About Me – a Natural and Holistic Mama
Before I dive into my thoughts on CBD, allow me to give you a bit of background information about me. I rarely drink. have never smoked anything, and I don’t even know where to get drugs (nor will I allow that into my system). Our medicine cabinet is filled with supplements like multivitamins and probiotics, as well as Young Living essential oils. As you can see, I try to be a natural and holistic mama, especially in a world where there is increased and unexplained illnesses and infertilities. I’m a better-safe-than-sorry kind of gal, and I was even determined to birth my children without epidural (though not all successful).
My decision to try CBD
CBD seems to be the hot new thing on the market all of a sudden, with a variety of health benefits that are intriguing, such as pain relief, sleep aid, anxiety and stress relief, anti-inflammatory and overall wellness, all with little to no side effect. I’m seeing CBD sold at my fitness center, on Young Living’s website, at the shopping malls and even inside grocery stores. I saw the interview between Dr. Oz and Sanjay Gupta discussing CBD, and watched tons of videos by doctors online. I had not tried CBD before now, because I simply didn’t know enough about it.
After LOTS of online research, I recently decided to accept a partnership with Supermom CBD, and I’m writing my experience as honestly as I can. Like the Young Living essential oils I use, CBD is also derived naturally from plants. CBD is Cannabidiol and is NOT the same as marijuana. It does NOT contain TCH and is NOT intoxicating or have properties of dependency in any way (I was SUPER concerned about the relationship between CBD and marijuana, but they are not the same).
Supermom CBD is a Houston based local CBD company that harvests hemp from right here in Texas. After a bit of research and curiosity, I tried two of their products. I want to give you my unbiased honest review and thoughts in this post, so you can make a decision on whether or not to try Supermom CBD yourself!
CBD Muscle Magic and CBD Chill Pill by Supermom CBD
Being a fitness enthusiast, I regularly get sore muscles from working out. The Full Spectrum CBD Muscle Magic seems to be a harmless way to ease into trying out CBD, and here are my thoughts –
The fragrance is wonderful with hints of eucalyptus, teatree, menthol, orange, lemongrass and rosemary oils. The remaining and main ingredients of Muscle Magic are CBD rosin, organic coconut oil, beeswax and camphor. I appreciate the high quality essential oils used in this product, and I could immediately feel a warm sensation over applied area (neck and bad where I have muscle tightness). The consistency is great, and not super greasy or thick. For those of you on the fence about CBD, Muscle Magic is a great way to try it. I do feel less achy and tight after using Muscle Magic.
I read more articles and watched even more doctor talks before taking the Chill Pill because it’s an oral supplement (I scored high on Enneagram 6 if that means anything to you). I decided it’s safe seeing there is little to no negative side effect out there, and the ingredient list looks great too. Here are the ingredients of Supermom CBD Chill Pill –
CBD rosin, organic coconut mct oil, organic sunflower lecithin, organic peppermint oil, organic monk fruit, stevia. Everything is natural and organic, sourced locally on a mission to help busy mamas.
I didn’t want to start with much so I just put two drops into my water, which made me realize how unpleasant the taste is in just plain water, so I tried in juice for subsequent days, which were much better! It can also be easily used in food and smoothies, and I probably should use it in my almost daily boba tea! I have been taking 2 drops a day for over a week now, and honestly I do feel calmer and able to slow down a little bit after taking. Although being the skeptic I am, I also wonder if it’s placebo effect (being brutally honest here Supermom CBD)! After reading tons of information, I realize just like any supplements, it takes more consistent use over a period of time to see the effect. So for Chill Pill, I would say it seems to help, there are no adverse effects of any kind, but I will need to use for a longer and more consistent period of time to really decide how effective it really is.
Here is the link to Supermom CBD website. Before I could access website, this disclaimer popped up –
There is also a disclaimer at the bottom that says
“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.”
I’m not alarmed by these disclaimers, since my favorite DoTerra and Young Living oils have similar disclaimers in informing consumers, so they are aware of these plant based supplements not being magical pills, but rather, supplements to help you live a healthier and more naturopathic life. I also want to have my own disclaimer here that I’m not a medical professional, and these are my from my research and personal experience.