What is Gamma-terpinene?
Gamma-terpinene is most pertinent in citrus fruits, though it is also found in various essential oils and spices such as coriander oil, cumin oil and celery oil it is also present in grapes, cinnamon, cloves, cumin seed, ginger, pepper and tea. The primary purpose of this ingredient is to add a refreshing, spicy flavour and scent, making it popular in tea. It also has numerous health benefits.
Some benefits of Gamma-terpinene
Important Notice! We need to apply some caveats here; baijiu remains an alcoholic beverage. A strong one, with high alcohol content. This means that it must be consumed responsibly and is NO SUBSTITUTE for medication or the advice of a healthcare professional.
All the same, science has uncovered some benefits for Gamma-terpinene.
The perks of this terpene include:
Like many terpenes, gamma-terpinene is a potent antioxidant.
Gamma-terpinene can halt the advance of unwelcome microbes their tracks, reducing the risk of colds and ‘flu-like symptoms.
Gamma-terpinene can settle any inflammation in the body, especially in the intestines.
What else is Gamma-terpinene used for?
As discussed, gamma-terpinene is frequently used to improve flavour and scent in spiced teas and similar beverages. It can also create a pleasing and refreshing citrus scent in cosmetics.
Science provides the answers
The nine ingredients used in the V.I.P Jiu 8 recepie were selected by the Kangxi Emperor to be used in a jiu tonic. From studying Kangxi’s own writings and the writings of others it was clear he was a notable herbalist and a passionate scholar of both Chinese and Western medicine.
In order to validate Kangxi’s knowledge with unquestionable and measurable evidence we asked a team of scientists to analyze V.I.P Jiu 8.
We ensured the laboratory was a registered member of UKAS – The United Kingdom Accreditation Service that is recognised by the UK government when comparing products to internationally agreed standards.
Further Reading: A full report and a list of beneficial compounds found in V.I.P Jiu 8 – V.I.P Jiu 8 – The Restorative Baijiu