Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 chemicals found in the Cannabis plant, more widely known as marijuana, and is the second most prevalent active ingredient in cannabis after tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the chemical responsible for the psychoactive properties of marijuana.
As the stigma surrounding this particular drug continues to lessen , more and more people are slowly beginning to recognise the plethora of health benefits that cannabidiol especially is believed to offer including relieving pain, reducing anxiety and depression, and alleviating cancer-related symptoms, among others.
This particular chemical has since found its way into the world of health and beauty as we see a rise in companies and brands creating products infused with CBD. From oils, to vapes, to creams, to tablets and so much more, there are now endless amounts of CBD products at your disposal. To help you filter through your options, we have compiled a list of the best, and of course most luxurious, CBD products on the market . Oils and Tinctures
Oils and tinctures come in a range of flavours and strengths, with some even containing other cannabinoids, including THC, knows as “full-spectrum” products and can be ingested by placing a dose under your tongue, or into a drink or food if preferred. CBD oils are usually very pure and therefore require the lowest dosage, whereas tinctures, although still very pure, are mixed with flavour additives and solvents to create a concentrated liquid.
Oils and tinctures can differ greatly in terms of ingredients, strengths and recommended dosages so remember to read the label carefully.
Lord Jones Royal Oil $100
This is a multi-purpose oil produced by luxury CBD brand, Lord Jones, made with only two ingredients: broad spectrum hemp-derived CBD oil and pure grape seed oil. This particular brand prides itself in its ethos producing vegan, sugar free, gluten free, alcohol free, and colouring and additive free products. If taken as drops on your tongue or in drinks or foods, the Royal Oil helps to induce a sense of calmness, and when used topically it soothes, hydrates and de-stresses your skin.
Lab to Beauty The CBD Drops $60
Available in three different flavours—lemon, spearmint and chocolate mint—Lab to Beauty’s CBD drops are all-natural and vegan and can be ingested to reduce internal inflammation, calm the nervous system, boost the immune system, and relax the digestive system.
Treaty Recover $129
The Treaty brand combines broad-spectrum hemp with bioregional plant extracts to produce Four tinctures with in Calm, Focus, Recover and Balance effects. Treaty’s Recover formula can be taken orally to support healthy inflammatory and immune response to help reduce pain from normal overexertion. This tincture also helps to alleviate physical stress, pain, exhaustion, hangovers and signs of PMS. Topicals
There is a huge variety of topical CBD products from creams, to serums, to balms, to skin oils, to soaks, to masks and many more. Unlike the ingestible oils and tinctures, topicals allow the user to absorb CBD through their skin to aid physical pain, inflammation and joint issues, and also to nourish their skin.
Saint Jane Luxury Beauty Serum $125
Made with 20 potent botanicals, full-spectrum CBD and an award-winning concentrate, Saint Jane’s Luxury Beauty Serum helps to boost radiance, detoxify, moisturise and reduce redness in the skin.
Natureofthings Restorative Floral Bath $150
A unique addition to a relaxing bath, the Restorative Floral Bath by Natureofthings includes aromatherapeutic scents of Plumeria, Jasmine, Vetiver and Cedarwood, and luxurious emollients like Shea butter, Kahai and Green Tea oil to moisturise the skin. Additionally, the formula includes Malachite and Quartz extract for hydration and detoxification, mineral-charged seawater for conditioning, hops extract to boost oxytocin, and Capsicum pepper to ease muscle tension.
Hora Overnight Exfoliating Mask $62
An easy cruelty-free and fragrance-free solution to dead skin. This night-time mask can be used up to four nights a week to dissolve dry and dead skin whilst also rejuvenating and replenishing your skin with healthy oils and super ingredients including Vitamin A, Borage oil, MCG oil and Evening Primrose. Capsules
Much like taking a daily vitamin, CBD capsules can act as a way for people to consume a controlled and regular dosage of cannabinoids. Varying in strength, capsules are an easy method for people wanting to track their daily intake of CBD and those after a simple way of receiving CBD effects.
Kiskanu CBD Hemp Capsules $60
Each capsule contains 25mg of CBD for relaxation and recovery—a simple and convenient one-dose solution to promote wellness and well-being.
Mary’s Nutritional’s Nutritionals Capsules $65
Another vegan, gluten-free and additive-free product, the Nutritionals Capsules are made from full-spectrum hemp with a special coating for improved absorption in the body and help to support a proactive wellness routine and to ease discomfort.
Plant People Stay Sharp $59
These daily capsules from Plant People help to improve brain health, focus, mental clarity and function with a formula containing CBD, herbal nootropics and adaptogens.
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