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March 31, 2020

My Experience with Equilibria Women || Best CBD For Women

Anna Baun of A Lily Love Affair shares her thoughts on the best CBD capsules on the market today. Plus, answering all of your questions on CBD! 20% discount code included inside!

Equilibria Women has been a game changer in our house. We’re detailing our experience with Equilibria Women, the best CBD for women, in our opinion.

Plus, save 15% off your first order with code ANNA20!

 

Today is an exciting day!

I am excited to share with you my experience with the best CBD for women on the market (in my opinion!), Equilibria.  Plus, we’re answering all of the incredible questions you all have been sending in over the last several months.  A really, really big thank you to all of you!

If you’re anything like me, over the last several months, you have been hearing all about CBD.  However, you may know little about what it is and how you might be able to benefit from products like CBD capsules, drops or creams.  Even more particularly, what’s the best cbd for women?

Similarly, as I have worked with the dosage experts at Equilibria CBD over the last several months, I have learned not all CBD is created equal.  It’s important you know the source of your CBD products.

Today, we will answer all of these questions and so much more!  Our review of Equilibria Women will include:

  • What is CBD exactly? 
  • What are the benefits of CBD oil?
  • What are CBD capsules or softgels?
  • How do I look for quality in the market?
  • Why we feel Equilibria has the best CBD capsules or softgels.
  • Our experience with CBD.
  • How often to we take it CBD, personally.
  • Discuss the product offerings from Equilibria.
  • Can you take CBD while pregnant?

… And so much more! 

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WHAT IS CBD?

CBD is a natural ingredient found within industrial hemp flowers that has been clinically proven to improve mental and physical well-being, when taken properly and consistently. CBD is completely safe and legal. It is a powerful health agent, but there is NO discernible impairment (no high!).  It’s one of the best CBD for women lines on the market today. 

Industrial hemp is a cannabis sativa plant grown specifically to express 0.3% THC content or less — this is why there’s no discernible intoxicating effect, but also why it’s legal.

Any industrial hemp plants that cross the 0.3% line in the sand become marijuana plants, federally illegal, and (after approximately the 10% THC mark) psychoactive/intoxicating.

With industrial hemp-grown organic CBD, you get a huge portion of the clinically-observed benefit of medical cannabis plants, with none of the illegality or impairment.

Equilibria’s CBD is farm-to-home, at the highest quality available in the US market (straight from our 1,100 acre farm in Colorado!).

All of Equilibria’s products are lab-tested with results readily available.

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WHAT ARE THE HEALTH & WELLNESS BENEFITS OF CBD?

There are a lot of great health and wellness benefits of CBD for women, including:

  • Reduces inflammation — the root cause of nearly all disease — over time, and relieves acute discomfort like heightened anxiety, nerve, and muscle pain 
  • Helps to manage anxiety
  • Improves overall mood (mood swing relief, hormonal balance assistance, etc.)
  • Assist in improved sleep
  • Generally helps the system regulate the way it’s meant to
  • PMS sympthoms relief
  • Chronic pain relief

When ingested, CBD attaches to receptors in our body within a system called the Endocannabinoid System (ECS), responsible for creating balance throughout the body’s system. 

Our bodies naturally create molecular compounds called endocannabinoids that interact with these receptors by turning them on or off to help manage things like sleep, mood, pain regulation, and inflammation. The ECS’s whole job is to maintain balance in our body by constantly regulating these receptors. 

As we get older, and we experience stress, mood swings, menstral cycle complications, etc., our bodies stop creating as many of these endocannabinoids, which means our system stops functioning as well. That’s where CBD comes in.

CBD is a phytocannabinoid, (along with THC and many others found in the cannabis plant) that also interacts with our ECS. When we use CBD, all we’re doing is replicating what our body already naturally creates with a plant substance that does a similar job. Our bodies are already built to accept these phytocannabinoids as though they were made in our own bodies!

CBD works best when combined with other cannabinoids and terpenes found in the plant, including its more well-known sister THC. 

Full-spectrum CBD oil produces the ensemble effect which maximizes therapeutic benefit. All Equilibria’s products are based around full-spectrum phyto-cannabnoid rich hemp hemp flower extract.

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Anna Baun of A Lily Love Affair shares her thoughts on the best CBD capsules on the market today. Plus, answering all of your questions on CBD! 20% discount code included inside!

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HOW DO I LOOK FOR QUALITY CBD FOR WOMEN IN THE MARKET?

The main way to tell the difference between the REAL stuff and the bad stuff is to: 

  • Look for Full Spectrum CBD (for all the aforementioned reasons)
  • Always make sure you see third party Lab Results! Cannabis naturally absorbs toxins in the ground. CBD isn’t regulated by the FDA, so most of the products out there are either poorly grown and processed, which means they often have way less CBD than they claim; and/or they have pesticides and heavy metals in them. For the record, Eqilibria Lab Results have blown most of the competition out of the water! 🙂
  • Make sure it’s all coming from the same farm. Would you take medicine that was a different strength every time? No! So why would you use a company that combines products from multiple farms? 

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Anna Baun of A Lily Love Affair shares her thoughts on the best CBD capsules on the market today. Plus, answering all of your questions on CBD! 20% discount code included inside!

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WHY IS EQUILIBRIA WOMEN THE BEST CBD FOR WOMEN?

Launched Spring 2019, Equilibria is proud to offer personalized dosage support led by veteran cannabis educators, guaranteed quality from their organic CBD hemp farm, and a maniacal focus on women. 

Led by two tech entrepreneurs on a mission to bring balance back to women, they are not your average CBD company!  Here’s why we love them so much: 

 

They Offer Personalization & 1:1 Dosage Support

Equilibria Women simply does not believe in giving their members medical-grade CBD and sending them on their way.  CBD is a journey, and takes time (and experimentation!).  They help customers every step of the way:

  • All Equilibria Women members have phone & email access to their 1:1 dosage concierge to help them understand and personalize their daily systems
  • Members with severe conditions or concerns may even book time with our Clinical Cannabis Pharmacist or Functional Wellness doctor. 

With daily and consistent use, CBD can change lives. Finding this balance and relief is a journey and Equilibria’s science-driven support teams are active guides in their members’ experience.

 

CBD for Women: Equilibria Is For Women By Women

Equilibria’s mission is to restore balance to the lives of women.  Their CBD products for women and female-led team delivers on this vision by focusing their service and R&D efforts around CBD science and female biochemistry: 

  •  CBD helps the body balance better, and women’s bodies need balance.  From hormonal balance regulation (periods, fertility, and menopause) to anxiety to auto-immune to inflammation, women’s physiological and mental health systems can easily swing out of balance.  CBD helps achieve overall wellness and homeostasis throughout the body’s systems.

 

Product Innovation

Why is Equilibria Women one of the best CBD for women products on the market?  Equilibria is launching female specific products in Q319 including:

    1. vaginal suppositories
    2. capsules exclusively formulated with female hormonal support
    3. Balancing face serum
    4. Bath Line including Bath Soak & Bath Bomb

 

Vertically Integrated Supply Chain & 100% Traceability

In a new, exciting industry growing at record rates, brands are entering the CBD market daily, often without regard to – or knowledge of  – the complexity of the supply chain. Equilibria is proud to have their own 1,100 acre organic hemp farm in Colorado.  

Quality and consistency are everything, and Equalibria does not take their commitment lightly.  From seed to soil to harvest to extraction and formulation, our CBD is purpose-built to deliver therapeutic benefits. Each batch can be traced back to our own vertically-integrated, tightly-controlled systems.

 

Hand Harvested & Cleanly Extracted

All their organic, full-spectrum hemp oil is carefully harvested from flowers only, the purest source of cannabinoids.  They never use stalks, stems, seeds, or isolates. 

 

Single Source

Their CBD is fully traceable from their 1,100 acre farm to your doorstep.  No recombinants. No fluff. No fillers. Middle-men?  Nope, not that either.  

While they are not the only vertically-integrated company (with full traceability back to the seed) it is EXTREMELY RARE. 

In addition to their rare insistence on consistency and transparency, they choose to follow all the strict farming practices that a medical marijuana farm would use—not because they have to, but because they choose to.

The vast majority of brands out there simply purchase CBD as a white-labeler. They can’t tell you every single step the CBD has been through, from genetics/ botany lab to plating to harvesting to extraction to formulation. 

Everything Equilibria does is with an eye towards getting the best product possible.  Additionally, because they are a completely vertically integrated company, they get a level of consistency that most companies don’t.  And, provide the same product batch after batch after batch.

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Anna Baun of A Lily Love Affair shares her thoughts on the best CBD capsules on the market today. Plus, answering all of your questions on CBD! 20% discount code included inside!

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WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH EQUILIBRIA WOMEN?

As I mentioned at the beginning of the post, Equilibria has been a true game-changer in our house.  I personally thinks it’s the best cbd for women available.  

The product I use most often is the CBD capsules or softgels.  I take one every morning, or evening, similar to my vitamin intake schedule.

The CBD capsules have been incredibly beneficial when it comes to sleep aid.  When I take the capsules at night, I sleep so sound and peacefully.  Specifically, it helps slow the constant thoughts that typically run through my mind at night that end up keeping me up well through the night.

Are you like me?  Can you often not sleep soundly at night thinking through your to-do list for the next day?  Did you pack the kids lunch?  Did you prepare completely for tomorrows meeting?

For me, those thoughts run all night.  The CBD products help calm my mind and allow me the comfortable sleep I deserve without any side effects in the morning.

Also, Shawn and I recently started to use the CBD cream more consistently after tough workouts with our personal trainer.  It’s a lifesaver many days!

The question I can asked most frequently is whether the CBD makes me sleepy during the day and I can say confidently, it does not.  Not at all!

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HOW OFTEN DO YOU TAKE YOUR CBD CAPSULES?

I take the CBD capsules either once or sometimes twice daily.  On days I know my workday will be more stressful, I will take a capsule in the morning for added anxiety relief and relaxation.  As mentioned above, I also love, love, love the CBD capsules in the evening as a sleep aid.

I use the cream a few times a week when Shawn and I meet with our personal trainer.  On those days, Shawn and I both struggle with muscle soreness and aches.  The cream is such a great remedy!  It offers almost immediate pain relief with out any residue or smell.

Also, I use the drops a few times a month – or in cocktails and smoothies!  Keep you eyes out for a few cocktail recipes soon! 

RELATED POST:  7 Simple Tips on How to Commit to Working Out

 

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Anna Baun of A Lily Love Affair shares her thoughts on the best CBD capsules on the market today. Plus, answering all of your questions on CBD! 20% discount code included inside!

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WHAT OTHER PRODUCTS DOES EQUILIBRIA OFFER?

With their focus on personalization and custom routines, Equilibria members and customer usually start out with one of their curated boxes that offer a variety of the below products.

Their Dosage Specialist then works with them to customize based on desired results and initial reactions to starting doses and deliveries. Typically members and customers end up needing a combination of these products. Everyone’s body chemistry is different, so too is their dose. 

 

Daily Drops:

The strongest product is their daily drops. The oil is held under your tongue for 30-60 seconds before swallowing. This

allows it to bypass the digestive system; so it hits you harder and faster; but it also leaves your system sooner. The Daily Drops are great for immediate relief. I recommend using the oil if you’re struggling with anxiety, chronic pain, or falling asleep; among other things.

 

Daily Capsules/Softgels:

The daily softgels are taken like a vitamin, so you do lose some strength to your digestive system, but it also acts as a slow release.

The softgels are easy to fold into your daily routine, and are great for anyone who doesn’t like the flavor of the drops. I recommend the softgels for anyone who is loooking for assistance with improved sleep, assistance with overall health and wellness, a natural remedies for mental health and PMS symptoms.  Using quality CBD capsules in tandem with the oil to maintain a consistent base, or anyone with stomach troubles–in which case it can act as a “internal” topical.

 

Relief Cream:

The relief cream is great for targeted relief. Equilibria went through 44 formulations before they found the right one. Made with arnica, menthol, and 500mg of CBD this powerful cream helps deliver relief right where you need it!  I use the CBD relief cream directly on my stomach for additional nautral relief with menstral cramps and sore muscles from working out.  

 

Balance Bath Bomb:

Their luxurious self-care treats are packed with 50mg of full-spectrum CBD to center the mind and relax the body. Carefully crafted essential oil blends of Lavender Lemongrass will calm and uplift while Cardamom Rose invigorates and soothes.

Set of 4 mini-bombs includes:

  • 2 Lavender Lemongrass CBD Bath Bombs (50mg full-spectrum CBD each)
  • 2 Cardamom Rose CBD Bath Bombs (50mg full-spectrum CBD each)

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CAN YOU TAKE CBD WHEN YOU’RE PREGNANT?

You should always ask your doctor, but there are no studies done on pregnant women to see how CBD affects pregnancy or unborn babies.

There aren’t many studies on what does or doesn’t affect a fetus in general, because nobody wants to conduct studies on moms and unborn babies. Only you can decide what is best for you, but many on our team would feel more comfortable taking CBD than taking a synthetic medication that has much riskier side effects. 

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ARE EQUILIBRIA CBD PRODUCTS COSTLY?

Here’s the really great news!  With Equilibria coupon code ANNA20, you can save 15% off your first purchase today!

If you’re on the fence about CBD, I highly recommend the ‘Beginner Box.’  For $49, your Beginner Box will include:

  • 14 Day Supply
  • Daily Softgels 10mg, 14ct
  • Daily Drops 150mg/15m
  • 30 Minute Dosage Consultation

Limit 1 per customer. Exempt from coupon codes.

XOXO,

Anna

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  1. Does the method of taking CBD oils have any bearing on its effectiveness? I just wondered if I took the CBD capsules is it going to work better than the CBD oils drops under the tongue. Thanks for the post, Anna by the way very informative.