What Is Charlottes 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.
The Stanley Brothers developed a variety of hemp 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 feedback 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 receptor system to support homeostasis and 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.