Frequently Asked Questions
What is Charlotte's Web?
Charlotte's Web is the name of the proprietary hemp genetics developed by the Stanley Brothers and is the core of CW Hemp products. All CW Hemp products include whole-plant hemp extracts from Charlotte's Web plants. The extracts contain a unique blend of cannabinoids plus terpenes and flavonoids. Cannabinoids are phyto-compounds that are produced by the hemp plant. According to the US Department of Health & Human Services, cannabinoids are "antioxidants and neuroprotectants," making them useful for health & wellness.
The Stanley Brothers developed a variety of hemp that was high in CBD and low in THC to provide health benefits without psychoactive effects. This was initially called "Hippie's Disappointment," until the Stanley Brothers met Charlotte Figi and her family. As a result of Charlotte's very positive reaction and health transformation after using their extract, the Stanley Brothers renamed their proprietary hemp, Charlotte's Web.
One of the most commonly known cannabinoids in hemp is non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD). Cannabinoids work with the mammalian Endocannabinoid System (ECS), which is a vast and vital receptor system essential for maintaining homeostasis, or good health. It exists in the immune system, the central nervous system, and within many organs. The ECS accepts our bodies' own endocannabinoids as well as the cannabinoids found in hemp. Charlotte's Web naturally contains the cannabinoids cited in the US patent, as well as other phyto-compounds (such as terpenes and flavonoids) that work together to heighten health benefits, otherwise known in science as the Entourage Effect.
Charlotte's Web is legal and can be shipped to all 50 states.