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Topicals are an incredibly effective form of pain relief when you find the right product for your specific needs.
weet Releaf – a family-owned legacy brand formulated in Grandmother Didi’s kitchen in Marin for her 35-year-old daughter, who became disabled in a severe multi-car accident – was born out of the need to provide pain relief and bring more comfort into the world. This sentiment is evident in the mindful ingredient selection consisting of full spectrum, sungrown Cannabis oil, essential oils, and additional ayurvedically formulated ingredients blended to elicit purposeful effects. Flower is sourced locally from small farms in the Emerald Triangle and made into oil using closed loop CO2 extraction, leaving the beneficial plant compounds intact. Sweet Releaf topicals employ high THC ratios – a contrast to the high-CBD topicals prevalent on the market, and a nod to recent research and
take advantage of the tingly effects of cranberry observation that shows THC delivers potent relief oil, rosemary, eucalyptus and jasmine, helping to needed to address chronic pain. dissipate swelling and inflammation. Their 14:1 THC:CBD Comfort+ Body Butter is Ever since I tried Sweet Releaf I’ve been using a whipped emulsion of terpene-rich THC, THCa, it daily (or let’s be real, more like CBD, aloe, shea, coconut butter, hourly). As a car accident victim, I “This aloe-based, sweet orange, frankincense, know all too well what it’s like to live clove and white camphor, non-transdermal with chronic muscle aches and nerve creating a delicious scent and formula hydrates and now I don’t go anywhere texture that melts into aches and the skin and provides pain, without my travel-sized Comfort+. pains. This aloe-based, noneasy absorption with It consistently eases some transdermal formula hydrates no psychoactive excruciating lower back and sciatic the skin and provides easy effects.” pain. If I could take a bath in this absorption with no psychoactive product, I would. effects. It has also worked wonders for sore muscles pre Their THC-rich Comfort Dry-Oils – available in and post Pilates class – working to aid in muscle Warms and Cools – provide a discreet, residuerecovery and elasticity, inflammation and pain free roll-on application for reaching difficult relief – so I can move my body safely and get the places like the lower back and shoulders, offering most out of my workouts. pain relief within minutes. The Warms line stimulates blood flow utilizing spicy natural ingredients like mustard seed oil, SWEETRELEAF.COM | @SWEETRELEAF black cumin, ginger and nutmeg, while the Cools
REVIEW by ALEXA JESSE @ALEXAJESSE | PHOTO by TOM BOWERS @PROPAGATECONSULTANTS