When I was asked to review Greenbox’s Infinity CBD Calm Stick and the Ayucana 500mg CBD oil, I had some trepidation. The market is saturated with CBD wellness products. In the past, I have been baffled as to percentages, administration etc.
Having used Greenbox CBD products in the past however, I am aware of their quality and integrity. I know that both the unique CO2 extraction process used, combined with the 5% Broad Spectrum CBD, makes for a product that is both potent and bioavailable.
The Infinity Stick
The Infinity Stick comprises an enhanced blend of CBD, peppermint & lavender oils. You apply it directly to pressure points in times of need. Combined with Vitamin E, these act as both a fast acting relaxant and powerful antioxidant. In all honesty, I can’t directly pinpoint why I like this product so much. On application, there is no instant ‘high’ or change of feeling, more a general creeping sense of ‘this is okay’. It was absolutely fantastic when dealing with headaches. There was no need for oral medication and it eased away that muzzy feeling within half an hour.
The Ayucana CBD Oil
The Ayucana CBD Oil recommends that you apply 9 drops under the tongue morning and evening, waiting for it to be absorbed before eating or drinking. The taste was not to my liking, very pungent and almost acrid and it does linger on the palate. But I persevered and, while the taste never gets better, the effects manifested within a couple of weeks. To reiterate, there is no drastic change in mood or swinging from the treetops in euphoria. Nor is there a dazed stupor associated with cannabinoids. More, a gradual creeping sense of assurance. Being able to cope with stressful situations in a more rational manner and approaching life in a more optimistic manner.
But these effects do come with a hefty price tag. The Infinity Stick retails at £24.99 whilst the CBD Oil is £39.99. This irked me initially. But having used them and realising how little you use in each dose, they really do last a long time. A month in of daily use and I still have a large amount left.
I’ve never been on to jump on the CBD bandwagon but having tried these and actually stuck with them, I am favourably surprised at their effects. I would definitely consider replenishing my stock when its finished.
If I was to only buy one of the Greenbox CBD products, price aside, I would go for the infinity stick. Whether it is the calming aroma of the essential oils or the fact that as it is not orally consumed and therefore has no taste, the effects were so pleasurable? Is it down to the placebo effect? I have no idea. The power of the mind is a strong driving force. I believe in this company and therefore wanted the best result for this product; whether that tainted the results, I have no idea. But in the end, does that really matter? The end result was the same as the intended result, how I got there really doesn’t matter. Now I’m off to take the day in my stride.