A Brief History of Hemp
Hemp extracts have been used for many purposes dating back to the ancient Chinese Pharmacopoeia, written around 5,000 BC. Cannabis and hemp were considered medicines and were listed in the United States as well; in fact, cannabis could be found in the US Pharmacopoeia from 1850 through the early 1940′s. Despite centuries of hemp farming in the United States – including the hemp farms of Thomas Jefferson and George Washington – hemp agriculture was effectively banned in the United States in 1937. Fortunately for all, hemp products are legally imported into the US every single day, and account for the abundance of hemp foods, hemp clothing, hemp skincare, and hemp dietary supplements found online and in thousands of stores nationwide.
When derived from hemp stalk, the hemp oil constituent cannabidiol (CBD) is considered a food nutrient or dietary supplement, delivering the benefits of cannabinoids without the psychotropic/euphoric effects of THC.
We have a passion for the unique botanical profile of our hemp plants. We consider our hemp oil a “whole food” of hemp’s natural plant constituents. Our products contain industrial hemp oil pressed from the mature stalk of the plant, and our unique “cultivars” of hemp provide significant quantities and concentrations of CBD and other non-psychotropic phytocannabinoids in this natural oil.
Phytocannabinoids, also known as plant-based cannabinoids, are also found in other plants like flax, cloves, hops and black pepper, but we feel that hemp offers something unique: a harmonious combination of organic plant constituents that is unique in nature. There are over 200 natural compounds found in all Cannabis sativa plants, including hemp. Our goal at Dixie Botanicals is to deliver the natural goodness of hemp to you.
About Our Hemp Oil
Combining the latest scientific research with innovative thinking, Dixie Botanicals has created proprietary formulations promote overall wellness. Our unique products contain naturally occurring Cannabidiol (CBD) from the mature stalk of the industrial hemp plant. Long cultivated as a valuable companion plant for humans, hemp is now becoming a popular nutritional supplement. Dixie Botanicals hemp oil is derived from the stalk of a specific cultivar of the industrial hemp plant. Using this blend of science and nature Dixie Botanicals offers products such as Dew Drops, Tinctures and Capsules to assist in promoting overall wellness and balance to your life.
About Our Hemp
- Our quality standards lead the industry.
- We test and analyze our products from seed to shelf, ensuring that every natural product we offer is free from contaminants and of the highest quality possible. View test results
- All of our hemp is non-GMO and grown in the most ideal micoclimates in the European Union by our family of generational farmers using no herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
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About Our Formulations & Finished ProductsDixie Botanticals works exclusively with JBK Wellness Labs to formulate and manufacture Dixie Botanical Products. JBK is voluntarily registered with the State of California Department of Public Health Food & Drug. Everything we do is driven by our passion to help everyone achieve optimal health. Quality is expressed throughout all our processes and only the highest quality raw ingredients are used. To ensure our finished products are of consistently high quality and to prevent materials from being adulterated or contaminated, we have established manufacturing controls that meet or exceed cGMPs set forth by the US FDA. Our internal manufacturing controls provide documented proof that correct procedures are followed at each step of the manufacturing process and every lot is tested to ensure purity and potency. We require Certificates of Analysis for every raw material used in our formulations. Sanitation and Hygiene of our lab is a top priority of ours. Extensive controls cover the sanitation and hygiene of our facilities, utensils, production materials and containers, as well as testing specifications and limits for heavy metals, pesticides and bio-burdens. Utilizing qualitative and quantitative analysis, our quality control unit approves all procedures, specifications, controls, tests, and examinations that impact the purity, quality and composition of an ingredient or product. Controls are also in place for handling materials throughout each step of the production process, such as worksheets and traveling tags, assuring consistency from batch to batch, easy monitoring, and averting opportunities for adulteration. All bulk products are stored in quarantine before entering our production cycle. Products are labeled with a formula identification number, lot number, receiving date, and expiration date for easy tracking by our Quality Control department. Our formulas are packaged for freshness and purity. With proper storage, the shelf life of our products is 2 years. Once opened, exposure to air, moisture, heat and light will accelerate the formula’s natural process of erosion. All of our formulas are free of coloring, pharmaceuticals, preservatives and sugar.
Meet the Formulators
Jenelle Kim, MSTOM, L.Ac., Dipl. CH
Founder & Chief FormulatorAs the Founder & Chief Formulator of JBK Wellness Labs, Ms. Kim holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) and is board certified in Herbology, Oriental Medicine, and Acupuncture. Holding the guarded and proprietary Kim family formulations, Ms. Kim completed extensive training in East Asia under some of the most respected doctors in the field of Oriental Medicine and is the custodian of her family’s proprietary bi-bong formulas.
PresidentMr. Nandoo draws on a depth of experience in both the formulation and business logistics of the OTC personal care industry. Mr. Nandoo has years of executive level experience in the natural products industry, specializing in the manufacture and distribution of products to national and international retailers and retail chains.