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CBD is short for cannabidiol (pronounced like can-uh-BIH-dee-all). It’s a chemical compound found only in the three species of cannabis plant (indica, sativa, and ruderalis). CBD Isolate is CBD in its purest form. CBD Isolate—or any CBD product for that matter—won’t get you high because of the high-CBD/low-THC strains used in the extraction process. CBD is known to provide a number of benefits, one of which is reducing inflammation.
Arnica Montana grows 1 to 2 feet tall with bright, yellow daisy-like flowers that appear in mid-late summer. You will find it growing naturally on the moist, grassy upland meadows in the hills and mountains of northern and central Europe and Siberia. Arnica is one of the most commonly used homeopathic medicines in the world. It is used to help relieve muscle pain and stiffness due to injuries, overexertion, and falls, and can also help reduce pain, swelling, and discoloration from bruises.
Beeswax is the wax secreted by bees to make honeycombs. It is used as a natural thickener and emulsifier, but it also carries natural medicinal purposes as a pain reliever.
Lipex Shea Butter
Lipex Shea Butter is a solid shea butter with a melting profile that gives both extra texture in a formulation and melting near body temperature. Shea Butter is a natural moisturizer, but is also used as a thickener and emulsifier for creams and lotions.
Virgin Olive Oil
Virgin Olive Oil has been used for centuries as a topical treatment to relieve every day skin ailments. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-aging properties because it is packed with antioxidants and vitamins. It hydrates the skin by building the skin’s moisture barrier to prevent loss of moisture.
Only water that is filtered for purification goes into Ortesia products.
Ginger Extract & Ground Ginger
Ginger is a flowering plant whose root is widely used as a spice and for its medicinal benefits. Ginger is scientifically proven to have many health benefits, including anti-inflammatory effects.
Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is known not only for its anti-inflammatory benefits, but also its anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and antioxidant benefits.
Rosemary is an evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and a woody aroma. It is known to have pain relieving benefits and may help increase circulation.
Sage is a common herb used in a variety of cuisines, but also a natural cleaning agent, pesticide and ritual object in spiritual sage burning or smudging. Sage is loaded with antioxidants.
Juniper is a short to medium-height tree that grows wild in some parts of Europe, North America, and Asia. The Juniper Berry is known to relieve pain in joints and muscles.
Birch is a tree. The leaves of the tree, which contain lots of vitamin C, are used to make medicine. Uses include treating arthritis and achy joints (rheumatism).
Eucalyptus is a fast-growing evergreen tree native to Australia. The leaves also contain flavonoids and tannins; flavonoids are plant-based antioxidants, and tannins may help to reduce inflammation.
Cajuput is a chiefly Australasian tree related to the bottlebrushes, having papery bark. Cajuput oil is commonly used either alone or in combination with other ingredients to treat joint pain (rheumatism) and other pains.
Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. Lavender is also grown for the production of its essential oil, which comes from the distillation of the flower spikes of certain lavender species. Lavender oil is believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to heal minor burns and bug bites.
Peppermint is an aromatic herb in the mint family that is a cross between watermint and spearmint. Peppermint has shown to relieve muscle and nerve pain, joint conditions, and inflammation.
Clary Sage is a flowering herb that’s native to the Mediterranean Basin. It is shown benefits of stress reduction and antibacterial properties.
While geraniums are commonly known for being beautiful summer flowers, they contain an abundance of flavonoids − quercetin being one of the more well known. Quercetin is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits.
Glyceryl Stearate and Natural Borax
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Legal Requirement for CBD is: All Ortesia products have 0.30% THC or less. However, because the CBD in Ortesia products is derived from industrial hemp, Ortesia products have zero THC.