Updated on July 19, 2020. Medical content reviewed by Dr. Joseph Rosado, MD, M.B.A, Chief Medical Officer
Azulene is a dark blue organic compound. The compound got its name from the Spanish term Azul. The meaning of this term in Spanish is Blue. The history of this compound dates back to the 15th century.
Initially, it was found by steam-distilling chamomile. The chemical combination of this compound encompasses cycloheptatriene and cyclopentadiene rings.
Some fungi and plants get the blue pigment from this aromatic compound. At times, it is found in cannabis. It can get concentrated either during the extraction or the distillation process. It is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It calms down a wide range of skin irritations.
Also, the compound is popular for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This is why many personal care products contain this ingredient. It will have a soothing effect on your skin. This is why it is part of many after-sun products and calming gels for the facial application.
What are cannabis strains? They are either pure or hybrid varieties of the plant genus cannabis, which includes the species C. sativa, C. indica, and C. ruderalis. To learn more, check out MarijuanaDoctors.com‘s directory of marijuana strains.