Broad & full spectrum extracts are valued over isolated molecules due to what is known as the “entourage effect”. Simply put, this means that naturally occurring levels of phytochemicals exist in a plant for a specific reason- typically in order to work together to create a harmonious effect that is greater than the sum of its parts. Known as synergy, this phenomenon exists all over the plant and natural medicine world, not just within cannabis extracts. Although one or two molecules may be rightly seen as the “star components”, full plant extracts have shown to be more effective than their isolated parts.
"Choosing the right essential oil or essential oil blend is important when facilitating both physical and physiological healing, for the client and practitioner. By developing a relationship with the essential oils and understanding how our body and mind reacts to them, we are able to work together to create a powerful, personalized blend that is aimed to support the clients overall health and well-being."
One of the most frequently asked questions I get asked is, “Why CBD in a deodorant?”- and it’s even sometimes more along the lines of, *sigh* “CBD in deodorant…it’s really in everything now, huh?”- yes, it is, and for good reason.