Charlotte’s Web is a hemp cultivar that was specifically bred by the Stanley Brothers of Colorado for its high CBD and low THC content. These unique and proprietary genetics are used by Charlotte’s Web (the company) to create extracts for a variety of health and wellness products. Contrary to popular belief, Charlotte’s Web products are hemp-derived and are non-intoxicating. Charlotte’s Web gained popularity after being featured on CNN’s Weed 2 for the effects it had on Charlotte Figi, a young girl with a rare seizure disorder. New consumers should consult their doctor with any medical concerns.
The news-ranking sativa cannabis strain is renowned in the media, being the focus for many in the nationwide effort to have cannabis legalized for medical purposes. It was named after a young Colorado adolescent (Charlotte Figi) with epilepsy who began using this strain and successfully stopped her consistent seizures. Her story pushed many states to legalize cannabis on a medical level.
This strain bares an earthy pine aroma with similar tastes, some reviewers noting undertones of a smell similar to cat pee.
While Charlotte’s Web, won’t cause the consumer to get high, having a less than 1% THC content, its CBD content is 17% or more! Its one of the most powerful medical strains available on the market today and is usually classified as hemp, not marijuana.
Charlotte’s Web is known to treat muscle spasms, headaches, and pain, along with seizure disorders. Those that want relief of such conditions but no cerebral effects that could affect their day’s tasks can turn to this strain for relief. Some reviewers have noted that it helps them focus and makes reading and listening to music more enjoyable.
If consumed improperly, this this strain can cause dizziness.