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I wonder if much like myself just a month ago, you’d even heard of CBD aka Cannabidiol but hadn’t had the guts to try it yet. I hear you. Perhaps you feel a little perplexed or concerned right now about its origins, are unsure of its benefits, or simply don’t know where to start or which brand to trust when it comes to trying out CBD based products. That was me just 4 weeks ago, too.

I’d read, and even personally witnessed first-hand via friends and family how CBD had helped relieve pain in everything from serious illness to muscular aches, pains, and even anxiety and depression but I’d not felt confident enough to give CBD infused products a whirl. Until recently that is, and with reassuring and pleasing results.

More on that in a min.

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Firstly though, let me provide a little context and insight into what CBD actually is.

CBD is one of over 100 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant but it DOES NOT have the same psycho-activity as THC tetrahydrocannabinol, the latter, a crystalline compound that is the main active ingredient of cannabis. The former compound, CBD, can be found in a huge array of wellbeing products and you might well have seen it advertised in health food shops this summer as it seemed to take the UK by storm becoming more mainstream than before.

Like anything in life, however, you want to seek out the highest quality products made from the finest, most ethical ingredients, and Grass & Co do just that.

Grass & Co was founded by brothers Ben and Tom Grass, who turned their trust in the power of nature into a holistic health brand combining organic hemp oil with complementary botanical ingredients with a focus on relieving pain, anxiety and insomnia. Their products are made in the UK and are ethically sourced with the smallest environmental impact possible.

They have also partnered with the best suppliers of organic CBD oil where it is organically farmed using state of the art extraction and they work with highly experienced food scientists and formulation specialists ensuring they meet all of the appropriate regulations.

All batches of Grass & Co’s CBD products are tested to ensure they meet label requirements and most importantly are free of THC, heavy metals and other toxins. They’re also vegan friendly.

And, I spent the summer trying them out for you guys!

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I want to add that prior to me testing these products out, I’d started to slowly reintroduce nuts into my diet. I was never allergic but found I was intolerant to some nuts, particularly Brazil nuts.

I quickly discovered that I’m fine with almonds but still can’t stomach their Brazilian sisters. However, testing the almond based products below didn’t prove a problem for me. Now all that’s out of the way, here’s my review.

I’ve come to use the Grass & Co EASE CBD Body Oil daily. A luxurious, fast-absorbing oil composed of Grape, Seed, Almond and Seed oil with CBD (250mg) as well as Peppermint, Eucalyptus and healing Arnica and Tea Tree amongst other ingredients, this smelt clean and refreshing and soothed my skin instantly. It’s been a huge help in the hotter months when my skin became tanned, and will help as the weather turns and my skin becomes dry. It helped with dry patches on my elbows too to the point those sensitive areas are almost completely gone.

As I adore face oils, I even used it on my face when I went away for the weekend away and found I’d forgotten my usual moisturiser. It’s a versatile oil that works hard all over your body leaving skin soft and supple. Most importantly, it’s suitable for sensitive skin like mine, causing zero irritation. £29.50.

Body oil

For aching muscles post gym or during PMT-something I’ve written a lot about before (I ache in my arms and legs then, too), Grass & Co’s EASE CBD Muscle Balm helps to sooth my pain away. With 300g CBD, this all-natural pot has a similar fresh scent to the Body Oil but is more intensive a treatment, getting to work immediately on application. Perfect for gym bunnies, or those who feel the cold quickly (me), I usually apply it after a warm bath, massaging it into my legs, arms and tummy. It not only helps ease my pain but also sends me straight to sleep, making it the perfect addition to my usual bedtime ritual. £39.50.

Grass & Co Muscle Balm

The Grass & Co EASE CBD oil blend combines three of my all-time favourite ingredients of tumeric, ginger and orange, along with CBD and comes in either a 500 mg of CBD or 1000 mg. As someone starting out with CBD for the first time, I opted for the 500 mg product. A citrusy blend of CBD and my aforementioned faves, it was surprisingly tasty and is now part of my morning routine before I down a smoothie before the school-run! I do change out of my PJ and nightie, promise!

Grass & Co

I’ve definitely found myself more relaxed too and less of a Shouty Mum too (eek), and it’s no coincidence that my clarity and focus has sharpened since taking this oral CBD blend. The benefits were instant and they’ve lasted with use. This is the perfect starting point if you’re new to CBD, perhaps transitioning to 1000 mg down the line or during extra stressful times and to help with sleep when the clocks change.

I’m impressed!

What super products with proven benefits. Word of warning, though, these are not for children so keep out of their reach.

Wow, I’m feeling all zen now!

Let me know if you try them, won’t you?

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131 Responses

  1. Amy Wright

    I’d love to win because I suffer with clinical depression and really think the cbd products may help with this

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  2. Cara-Jane Hunter

    I want to win for my Mother. She has knee problems that this could really ease!

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  3. Jennifer Toal

    Working with 2/4 year olds all my working life has taken its toll on my joints my knees and back this would be worth a try else I think an alternative career is on the cards in the near future

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  4. nicko D

    could do with some right now, ache in small of my back builds up overnight, and won’t go away without ibuprofen, which I really don’t like using…..

    Reply
  5. Sue Price

    I have fibromyalgia so have muscle pain all day every day. I’d love to find something that works well enough to combat some of the pain so that I could cut down on some of my medication.

    Reply
  6. Georgie Wright

    I have dry sensitive skin so struggle to find products I can use but this balm sounds wonderful!

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  7. Diane Duggan

    I regularly get pain in various parts of my body but don’t like to take too many painkiller tablets so this would be great to try.

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  8. CAROL PATRICK

    I have severe rheumatoid arthritis, I have had it over 40 years. I can no longer have biological meds. so I am on prescribed old styke medication which is not controlling pain. I would love to try this balm to see if it helps me. I have read about CBD

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  9. Rachael Simmons

    My boyfriend is suffering from terrible depression, anxiety & chronic pain. He lives on painkiller, antidepressants and takes CBD oil to help. I would love this for him to help alleviate his shoulder and neck pain, which leaves him with several migraines every week. Seeing him so miserable makes me feel absolutely helpless

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  10. Christine Taylor

    I’m making a Christmas Hamper full of beauty treats for my Mother in Law so I’d like to win this for her x
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  11. Chantel L

    I’m using (& loving) CBD products – oil for pmt symptoms – cramping mainly, edible oil for anxiety and a balm for skin complaints.
    This one actually sounds much better than my current balm so I’d love to try it!

    Reply
  12. fiona d

    I have psoriatic arthritis, suffer with joint pain particularly in my lower back & my hands. I can no longer take the disease modifying drug I used to as it suppressed my immune system so badly that I was hospitalised with sepsis twice. I need something effective to help with the pain, I have heard of the pain relief properties of CBD products so I would like to give them a try.

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  13. Jessica Slater

    I want to win because I have heard great things about CBD so am interested in trying it out. Thank you for the chance.

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  14. Adrian Bold

    I’d like to win this for my partner to see if it helps with joint pains.

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    • Niki Marie Wardle

      I would love to win this, with a variety of health issues affecting my joints and muscles along with 4 children l, I could definitely use something to help me through the day!

      Reply
  15. Gemma Clark

    I’d actually be over the moon to try this if I won. I’ve suffered with chronic knee pain since my teens, after several dislocations and realignment surgery on both knees I’m still in awful pain and on strong medication which I’d rather not be on. This stuff sounds amazing!

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  16. Claire W

    Would love to see if this helps as so far i haven’t found anything that gives me enough relief, so thank you for the chance to win.

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  17. Ruth Dunkin

    Being the wrong side of 45, I keep fairly fit and healthy but the aches and pains are becoming a regular occurrence, would love to feel a bit younger again!

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  18. Suzanne Sendell

    This Is getting so popular now, Id hope Id see the benefits as I suffer with anxiety

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