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Oliver’s Harvest team members Katherine Caceres, Brian Dietz, Tiffany Rodriguez, Rich Egan, owners Herta and Frank Suess, and Victor Velazco.

Brings Natural CBD Oil To Wellington By Callie Sharkey

Longtime Wellington residents Frank and Herta Suess are ahead of the curve in the trending field of CBD oil. Oliver’s Harvest, the two-year-old company named after their son, is dedicated to bringing a natural product to people looking for a safe option for treating a variety of issues from pain and inflammation to insulin control. The variety of products available is impressive. Herbal supplements help with specific issues, such as joint support, sleeping issues and blood glucose management for Type 2 diabetics. Tinctures are concentrated CBD oils that provide more broad-spectrum support for general wellness. “CBD with melatonin — I take that,” said Frank Suess, who has used CBD oil since before starting this venture. “I used to take Lorazepam, which is a prescription and addictive. I switched

to our product, and it works well. With the Lorazepam, you need time to wake up, but with this, I felt rested and not drowsy.” Suess has been involved in the healthcare industry through his Wellingtonbased businesses for decades, so it was a natural fit to base Oliver’s Harvest here as well. Early on, Suess realized that while his pharmacist’s recommendations were solid, to develop a full product line, he needed an expert. So, he brought in a

biomedical researcher to keep them on the cutting edge of the field. That is when Jamila Mammadova joined the team as the company’s research and development director. “We want to refer to scientific data behind everything we claim,” Mammadova said. “We have studies on rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s, inflammation, pain sensitivity, insulin sensitivity for Type 2 diabetes and social anxiety. Currently, there is a clinical trial going on in Israel for inflammatory bowel diseases, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Currently, there is no cure for these chronic diseases, and people are just living with it. They need an anti-inflammatory that will be able to calm down the body’s response, and CBD does exactly that.” wellington the magazine | july 2019

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Wellington The Magazine July 2019  

July 2019 | ON THE COVER Patients Benefit From WRMC Wound Care Program | How A 65-Year Love Story Began With A Blind Date | From Soil To Oil...