Folium Biosciences makes a great name for themselves by taking all the steps necessary to demonstrate integrity, authenticity, and safety. CoAs are available on request, and distributors are encouraged to visit the organic farms where their hemp grows. Although not a site for retail shoppers, those looking for a source of high-quality phytocannabinoid-rich (PCR) hemp oil for product creation need look no further than Folium Biosciences.
CBD for Life prides itself on being a company owned by women — a vibe that translates well into their product offerings. Sporting one of the best lineups of cannabinoid-infused body care products that we’ve seen, CBD for Life may tickle many a fancy. While the claimed absence of phthalates, parabens, GMOS, formaldehyde, and artificial colors is reassuring, we need to see published laboratory testing results to be truly at ease about using these products.
The people behind Hemp Fusion seem driven by a desire to bring health, wellness, and natural medicine to all those in need. Their products boast many innovative features that we rarely see in the CBD industry, such as effective herbal formulas or the inclusion of black pepper oil for increased bioavailability. However, a lack of relevant laboratory testing data has forced us to remain skeptical about Hemp Fusion’s level of integrity.
We are taking Pure Spectrum’s word for good when they not only claim organic from ‘seed to sale,’ but also tout laboratory testing for over 200 contaminants — as proof of neither is available online. Though Pure Spectrum appears to have very good intentions (especially considering they donate 1% of sales to the Industrial Hemp Research Foundation), there are some potential improvements they could make to their site that certainly wouldn’t hurt — and would only boost consumer confidence in their products.
AON Mother Nature, the self-proclaimed “Nature Superfood Store,” is a slightly more viable option than many of its competitors. A broad range of products finds their home at AON, including transdermal patches, vaping starter kits, and perhaps most notably various terpene juices. Despite these facts, AON’s failure to present pertinent information about not only the source but also the safety of their merchandise leaves us with questions.
With over 20 years of experience working in the health and wellness industries, Sophia and K. of Amma Life certainly have the credentials needed to bring plant-based medicine to the public. Using only organic and non-GMO hemp, they craft some novel products — including a potent pink paste that is purportedly excessively rich in mouth-watering terpenes. Like many others before them, Amma Life fails to publish relevant CoA’s that would quell a conscious customer’s worried mind
Founded by a family seeking alternative therapies for epilepsy, Alaska Cannabis Exchange makes some great-sounding claims about their products. If they truly do use a special strain of cannabis bred for its superior CBD genetics, that would be quite impressive. While ACE is ahead of much of the competition by posting even a single CoA, most products do not have any testing done for contaminants, and as such we encourage caution when considering said products.
While a trip through SOS Pain’s website gives the reader a few blips of hopefulness, overall the outlook is grim. While the claimed intention of helping those with pharmaceutical drug dependency is noble, there’s no avoiding the fact that all the talk of laboratory testing and source material is just that — talk. If consumers don’t know where products are from, and also don’t have a clue what is in them, there is little reason to purchase them — and a lot of risks.
Although 4 Corners Cannabis makes the bold claim that their 16% CBD, clone-only Ma-at cultivar is unrivaled in the hemp industry, their explanation for said advantage is largely unsubstantiated by scientific evidence. Our hats are off to them for being an end-to-end CBD company, removing all intermediaries from their business equation and passing the value on to the consumer. However, a lack of current lab tests forces us to hang our heads and weep, as this component is crucial to be considered a reputable CBD business.
More than just another CBD company, Palmetto Harmony’s passionate pursuit of natural healing remedies is like sweet music to our ears. Claiming to test everything from “seed-to-sale,” Palmetto Harmony uses only organically grown hemp on which novel “combative pests” replace pesticides and herbicides. The only thing that could make us love Palmetto Harmony any more would be if they decided to support some form of charity.