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Why Green Bee Botanicals

  • May 06, 2019
  • Green Bee
I started experimenting with cannabis-based skin care formulas for myself a few years back while still working full time as a chemist at an alternative-energy biotech firm. I named this side project “Green Bee” because my nickname is ‘B,’ hence the bee, and to some people’s surprise, the word ‘green’ has more to do with my deep passion for the environment as well as plants in general (I studied botany in school) than it does with cannabis. 

​ The western honey bee, Apis mellifera--and native bees too--are like mascots to me. Their work as pollinators is essential to our food supply and they have become somewhat like poster children for the environmental movement, since they are so sensitive to toxins. The communal structure of the bee hive, in which individuals work for the good of the whole is, although idealized, something that human beings could learn from. I want the name of my company to reflect my values and I want to build something that encourages others to act more with the “hive in mind.” Let's take better care of the environment and each other and let’s start with ourselves! The new year is a great time to start new...
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A consumer’s guide to pampering yourself with cannabis products

https://www.greenstate.com/health/cannabis-bath-products-treat/

Cannabis has all sorts of therapeutic properties, so it was only a matter of time before it entered the beauty market. Now you can get everything from lip balm to bath bombs with cannabis extracts, in addition to nourishing natural ingredients like aloe and lavender.

These products promise to soothe irritated skin, ease aches and pains, and minimize wrinkles, among many other benefits. Some have psychoactive properties, while others just make you very relaxed, if anything. And because many of them don’t require a medical cannabis prescription, you can buy them online, making them an easy entry into cannabis wellness.

One big disclaimer: None of these products have been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and therefore cannot be validated as a treatment or cure for any disease. Check in with a knowledgeable physician before starting any cannabinoid skin regimen.

 

High CBD Healing Facial Serum, $34, Little Green Bee:

The high-CBD healing facial serum stands out because it was formulated by a botanist and chemist. “Our serum is very high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, including some of the very strongest: cannabidiol (CBD) and...

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plants + herbs

  • Jan 01, 2018
  • Bridget May

The human body’s endocannabinoid system, particularly the skin, is proof that we are built to interact with the active ingredients in cannabis. Green Bee Botanicals skin care and medicinal salves use pure ingredients, organic herbs, and cannabinoids for their medicinal properties to help your body heal itself.

Green Bee line of topicals

  • Non-psychoactive
  • Scientifically formulated and lab tested
  • Full spectrum potent cannabis extracts
  • Organic ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Never tested on animals
  • All natural, paraben and formaldehyde free

 

Renewing Serum

We’ve improved our original serum formula by adding a potent and stable form of vitamin c. This super moisturizing serum is loaded with antioxidant power for normal to dry skin and is made of exotic oils, blue tansy flowers, vitamins C and E, and THC and CBD in a 1:1 ratio.

 

Perfecting Serum

Introducing a light and luscious, oil-based, antioxidant serum to soothe and help regulate the skin’s sebum production. Great for acne-prone skin, this new serum has the beneficial properties of potent full-spectrum cbd, clary sage and vitamins c and e blended into soothing exotic oils that absorb easily and effortlessly.

 

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organic + pure

  • Jan 01, 2018
  • Bridget May

Discover the beautiful science of botany

Green Bee Botanicals was founded by Bridget May, a botanist and chemist who left the pharmaceutical industry to pursue her passion for cannabis medicine.

The human body’s endocannabinoid system, particularly the skin, is proof that we are built to interact with the active ingredients in cannabis. Green Bee Botanicals skin care and medicinal salves use pure ingredients, organic herbs, and cannabinoids for their medicinal properties to help your body heal itself.

 

  • Non-psychoactive
  • Scientifically formulated and lab tested
  • Full spectrum potent cannabis extracts
  • Organic ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Never tested on animals
  • All natural, paraben and formaldehyde free

 

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cannabis + skin

  • Jan 01, 2018
  • Bridget May

Science is sexy: The skin, your body’s largest organ, is covered with cannabinoid receptors. Feed those receptors to help your body maintain endocannabinoid homeostasis.

cannabinoid benefits for the skin:

  • Promotes cell regeneration
  • Regulates inflammation
  • Soothes pain and itchiness
  • Maintains healthy skin
  • Antioxidants thc and cbd protect skin from free radicals and aging
  • Regulates skin oiliness and sebum production
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Little Green Bee is now Green Bee Botanicals – Like the honey bee, we're in the process of preparing our hive for something beautiful. Our full site will be live soon. In the meantime, learn about our new skin line, see which dispensaries will carry it first, and sign up for alerts below. Thank you!