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About Elixinol

Elixinol traces its origins to 1991, when the company's founders embarked on research aimed at enhancing longevity and improving people's lives with natural products. Paul Benhaim, one of Elixinol's co-founders, has been dedicated to developing and fostering hemp-based products globally since that time. The company remains steadfast in its ongoing research endeavors, particularly as the benefits of cannabinoids gain increasing recognition.

Elixinol's South African operation launched in South Africa in 2016, suppling 100% organic, THC-free hemp oil to the local market.


What is CBD Hemp Oil?

CBD hemp oil extract is derived from industrial hemp plants, specifically from their stalks and seeds. These plants are selectively bred to possess elevated levels of the naturally occurring cannabinoid known as cannabidiol (CBD).

Can You Get 'High' on CBD?

Consuming CBD hemp oil or any unprocessed natural product from industrial hemp plants cannot induce a 'high' or intoxication. Unlike "medical marijuana," it lacks the psychoactive effects of THC. Scientific research has also widely acknowledged CBD's anti-psychoactive properties.

Why is CBD Beneficial to You?

CBD stands out as the luminary of the cannabinoid realm, according to scientific consensus. It reigns supreme as the most abundant cannabinoid in hemp, boasting a plethora of beneficial attributes.

In its patent (#6,630,507) titled "CANNABINOIDS AS ANTIOXIDANTS AND NEUROPROTECTANTS," the US Government presents several remarkable assertions about CBD, affirming that:

  • Cannabinoids function as potent antioxidants, readily permeating tissues and possessing the capability to access the central nervous system and brain.
  • Non-psychoactive cannabinoids like CBD offer distinct advantages, being non-toxic and showcasing unique antioxidant qualities devoid of the adverse effects associated with THC.
  • The antioxidant potency of CBD surpasses that of both Vitamin C and Vitamin E significantly.

CBD hemp oil is suitable for all members of the family. As noted by renowned cannabis physician and researcher Dr. William Courtney, non-psychoactive high CBD cannabis ought to be recognised as a dietary necessity.


Elixinol's Commitment to Quality

Before Elixinol dispatches their products they subject all items to comprehensive testing. In addition to potency testing, Elixinol also assess for microbiological contamination, heavy metals, pesticides, and the unique terpene profile. 

Furthermore, Elixinol extends these quality control procedures to every unique batch that they produce for each customer or Elixinol™ branded product. There is absolute certainty about the composition of each purchase.

The laboratories Elixinol employs are the sole facilities specialising in hemp-based product testing that have established their operations to align with the processes and standards mandated in the pharmaceutical sector. By implementing these procedures, they have effectively addressed the prevalent issue of inconsistent test outcomes. Their entire staff originates from the pharmaceutical industry, possesses a profound understanding of the intricacies of operating within a truly cGMP/GLP-compliant environment, and boasts decades of experience in this domain.

Elixinol enhances your peace of mind by furnishing batch and lot numbers for each product. Not only is this a mandatory practice for Elixinol to adhere to manufacturing standards (GMP), but it's also crucial for offering complete transparency to all customers regarding their purchases at any given time. 

You can access certificates of analysis for all our Elixinol products on the their website www.elixinol.co.za.


Check out Elixinol's range of products here or shop our extensive CBD product range here!

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