Customer started asking us for CBD/hemp oil a couple of years ago. Because of them, we looked long and hard to find a reputable company. We did – Charlotte’s Web. And now more good companies have come on the market, and we can offer even more variety. Each of these companies is offering a broad spectrum hemp extract, allowing for an entourage effect. That means multiple cannabinoids work together to offer more effect than CBD alone. We thought we’d give you an overview of each company we have in stock, along with what customers are using the product for.
How are our customers using hemp/CBD?
Our customers currently are nearly evenly divided between using the products for pain and/or anxiety. Some also use it for sleep, others for seizures, and still others as an anti-inflammatory. We even have a Parkinson’s patient who has found the product reduces tremors.
This company offers full-spectrum hemp extract oils that contain more than 80 beneficial cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (CBD), but less than 0.3% THC. The hemp extract is added to either extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil, depending on the flavor. Grown on American family farms, Charlotte’s Web hemp was developed specifically to provide health benefits without psychoactive effects. The company was started in Colorado by the seven Stanley brothers who developed a special variety of hemp to help a little girl – Charlotte Fiji – reduce her seizures. It worked. Charlotte’s Web products come in various strengths in oils, capsules, balms and unscented lotion. There’s also a pet formula. All are U.S. Hemp Authority Certified, gluten-free, non-GMO, and 100% vegan.
Garden of Life
As part of its Dr. Formulated line (directed by Dr. David Perlmutter), Garden of Life is offering THC-free whole hemp extracts with a unique blend of essential oils added to a base of MCT oil. Grown on U.S. farms, this hemp comes in 10, 30 & 50 mg servings in oil, or 10 and 30 mg in capsules. Also in the line are oils and softgel formulas of CBD plus herbs designed to help with sleep, stress, focus, or inflammation. There’s also a pet formula. All are non-GMO, and third-party certified by Labdoor to verify label claims.
Solaray Leaf Therapeutics
Solaray has just come out with a line of capsules, each containing 15 mg. of U.S.-grown hemp extract. Each product combines full-spectrum hemp extract with cold-pressed hemp seed oil. The basic liquid VegCaps come in 30- or 60-count sizes. In addition, the company offers hemp and herb blends specially formulated for Sleep, Pain, or Stress. All products contain less than 0.3% THC, are vegan and non-GMO.
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