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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. Angela Macdonald

    I have daily recurring pain at the top of my back and I’ve been reading up on CBD products but have not yet tried any, would love to give this a go

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  2. Sheila Reeves

    I’d love to win as I feel this could really help with my painful hips

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  3. Emma Fox

    Would love to see if it works for my painful boney condition… Maybe then I can cut down on taking painkillers 😊

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  4. Louise Reeks

    Would defo like to try this, have wear and tear on my knees at moment. Have heard great things about CBD

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  5. Maria Jane Knight

    I think these products would really help my god-mothers fibromyalgia.

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  6. Kim Neville

    Would be nice to win for my OH to try when his muscles ache from work to see if helps

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  7. Carla carthy

    I would love to win this as i suffer with a lot of pain thanks for the chance 😍😍

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  8. Anthea Holloway

    I would love to win these because I suffer from pain in my knees and I think it would help a great deal.

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  9. Marjoleine Kok

    My partner suffers with back pain , so I would love to win this to as it is something he has been wanting to try.

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  10. Hayley Todd

    I would love to try these, as I have Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Syndrome so would love to see if this helps reduce the constant pain I am in.

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  11. Jeanette Leighton

    I suffer with my back and am trying pilates to strengthen my core muscles but this could benefit also

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  12. Karen R

    I’d love to win because these sound like miracle products and we could all do with a little help!

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  13. Anneka Davies

    I’d love to win this for my fiance who suffers from a bad back and as a results his back muscles tend to be very tense. I’d love to be able to find a product that might bring him some relief 💗💗

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  14. Marylyn Hammersley

    The older I get the more aches and pains I get, shoulders, lower back and knee can be a problem and also disturb my nights sleep. It would be great to try something with great benefits and make movement easier.

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  15. Emma England

    I’d love to win this as my husband is really struggling with shoulder pain and this would hopefully help.

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  16. Allison Sherwood

    I’ve recently started swimming and the muscle balm would be wonderful for my shoulders and neck.

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  17. Deborah Hambleton

    I’ve been using CBD oil as a supplement for a while and it’s made a big difference to my Fibro pain – this would hopefully help even more.

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  18. Emma Perry

    I had my spine fused 9 years ago due to Spondylolisthesis/Spondylosis and have issues at the next level up in my spine now as well as Fibromyalgia, so I would love to win this to see if it would help me with the pain in my back and legs. Fingers crossed xx

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  19. Kirsty Taylor

    I would love to win this as I suffer (as does all my family) from anxieties – I hve good days and bad days, but I also have RSI so this would really help with the pain.

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  20. Claire Hennighan

    I’m on tamoxifen to prevent breast cancer. Although I’m only 40, it’s pushing me into early menopause and I get horribly aching joints for weeks on end. I’d live to see if this could help.

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  21. Tim Woolfenden

    the older i get the more I’m beginning to notice my joints aching and stiffening up , so i’d love to give this a go

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  22. Cherry Lloyd

    I think this product might help my painful joints that get much worse in the cold, wet months

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  23. Lorna Ledger

    I’ve got MS, I already take a CBD capsule twice a day and can’t recommend them highly enough. Trying it topically would be great too! thanks for the chance

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  24. Amy Bondoc

    i suffer from back and knee pain would love to try to see if this is good!

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  25. zoe brown

    my dad is very ill at the moment would love to see if this would help his pain

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  26. Karina Goodwin

    I’d love to win this for some of the chronic neck muscle aches I’ve been experiencing! Too many blog posts for me, I think. 🙈
    I love products that contain CBDs! They just work for me. I’d love to try this after a work out… or after a long time on social media.

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  27. Iris

    I would love to try this to see if the muscle balm would help my neck pain, which has got worse over the last few months giving me a lot of headaches

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  28. Shelley Jessup

    I suffer from fibromyalgia & other muscle, nerve & joint problems so I would like to try it because of the pain I go through on a daily basis.

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  29. Lucy vassallo

    I have heard amazing things about CBD , I have tried the oil which goes under the tounge for anxiety and have positive experiences. I would love to try the muscle balm for my knees which I seem to suffer with pain there.

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    • Stephanie Clifford

      I would love to win for my partner! They are diagnosed with fibromyalgia so in alot of pain constantly. Would love to try new things to keep the pain at bay….especially in the cold weather that is fast approaching

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  30. Susan Bennett

    I have a condition called fibromyalgia and would love to win this to see if the rumours are true about CBD products

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  31. CLAIRE WOODS

    My partner suffers with a lot of neck nerve pain. I would love to see if this helps.

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