For quite some time now I have been a fan of CBD products to support my running training and recovery, so I am always excited to learn about products from new companies that specialize in supporting people with maintaining active lifestyles and balance in their lives. Miraflora CBD is one of those – a company specializing in premium organic CBD products for daily wellness and active lifestyles.
This Miraflora CBD review covers the benefits of using Miraflora’s organic CBD products to support active recovery and everyday lifestyle, plus some background on the Miraflora brand and how it is differentiated from other CBD companies.
Miraflora CBD Review: Table of Contents
- The benefits of CBD for athletes
- About Miraflora CBD
- Miraflora CBD Review: What separates Miraflora CDB from other CBD products?
- My experience using Miraflora CBD
- Where to buy Miraflora CBD products
- Miraflora CBD Review Summary
- Miraflora CBD Video Review
The benefits of CBD for athletes
CBD (Cannabidiol) is a plant-based, all-natural, anti-inflammatory supplement that is well-suited for the endurance athlete’s therapeutic needs. CBD does this by working in synergy with existing systems within the body to help alleviate inflammation, soreness, loss of mobility, stress, anxiety, and insomnia.
The key benefits of Miraflora CBD for athletes
- Farmed and produced using Organically certified methods – Pesticide and GMO-free
- Federally legal in the USA. Hemp plants marked for CBD harvest are selectively bred to produce little to no THC and high levels of CBD. CBD products sold across the US must only contain a maximum of .03% THC, which is 33 times less THC than the least potent strains of marijuana.
- You cannot overdose on CBD, it’s non-addictive, and it will not get you high.
Miraflora currently offers three CBD products, which I have been using and are covered in this review: CBD Recovery Balm, Full-spectrum CBD Tinctures and CBD Liquid Soft Gel Capsules.
About Miraflora CBD
Miraflora is a CBD brand focused on organic production and sustainable farming to produce high quality, effective, full-spectrum CBD oil, by utilizing strains, production methods, and extraction processes that capture all of the pure components that the plant produces naturally to provide a superior flower oil ingredient for formulation.
The brand was founded a few years ago by family-led team, namely Christopher Wynne, Anna Selezneva, William Wynne, and Brent Facchinello. According to Miraflora’s CEO Christopher Wynne, the team saw a need for a line that truly combines the sustainable heritage of the plant with the innovation to cleanly harness its most healing properties.
Miraflora’s products are traceable from plant to product, beginning with organic, Colorado-grown hemp cultivated in nutrient-rich soil with the purest water fresh from the Rocky Mountains.
In a recent press release, Miraflora has also announced that they have partnered with Red Granite Ranch, Colorado’s largest alpaca ranch, to manage and raise the alpaca that will provide the organic fertilizer that will be worked into the soil used to grow the hemp plants on the Miraflora farm in Boulder County, Colorado.
Miraflora CBD Review: What separates Miraflora CDB from other CBD products?
As CBD products are not yet regulated by the FDA, it is particularly important to be familiar with, and understand, where they come from, how they are made, and how the quality is controlled – otherwise you don’t really know what’s in your gel, dropper or balm.
The main differentiation for Miraflora CBD products is that they are all organic, and produced with a focus on sustainable farming and production. This focus on organic and sustainable production, as well as their ability to trace all products right back to the crop, gives us confidence and trust in Miraflora’s products. All of Miraflora’s CBD products are:
- Grown in Colorado
- Produced using Organically Certified CO2 Extraction Methods
- Grown with natural organic production practices
- Pesticide & GMO Free
- Certified with Farm to Formulator with a traceable Chain of Custody
- Never made from hemp seeds, stems, leaves or stalks, or hemp seed oil
- Never made from fractionated isolate
We also appreciate that lab results from product tests are published on Miraflora’s website.
My experience using Miraflora CBD
Miraflora CBD Recovery Balm
Miraflora’s CBD recovery balm is specifically designed with athletes and people with an active lifestyle in mind. The purpose of recovery balm is to aid recovery in specific parts of your body, whether from training, strains, or other injuries.
I’m a big fan of massage-on recovery balms containing CBD. If I have aching muscles or am recovering from a strain or sprain injury, I find that using this recovery balm really helps to not only encourage me to actively massage the affected area but also the relief that the CBD provides – I have noticed I recover quicker from niggles, aches, and strains if I’m massaging this in morning and evening.
Miraflora’s recovery balm has a really smooth texture and it is not greasy like other CBD balms can be. The ingredients that help provide this texture include shea butter and extra virgin coconut oil. The smell is nice, and not too strong – part-aromatherapy, part-medicinal, on account of it also including lavender, eucalyptus, and menthol essential oils.
For more on this topic, watch my video review below, where I talk about how I have used Miraflora CBD recovery balm to aid muscular recovery from long training runs and races.
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Miraflora full-spectrum CBD Tincture
If you have never used a CBD tincture then it’s great to try it as you can really see and taste what you’re consuming (as opposed to a capsule). The Miraflora CBD tincture tastes very natural – kind of like Rescue Remedy. I would describe it as a soft floral taste, not strong or overpowering, so it’s pretty enjoyable to consume. Miraflora recommends holding the liquid under your tongue for 30-60 seconds to aid absorption so it helps that it’s a nice taste!
One ‘serving’ of the Miraflora CBD Tincture is one complete dropper, which contains approximately 50mg of CBD, and they recommend that you start off with half a dropper – so half a serving, or 25mg of CBD if you’re using it for the first time.
The advantages the tincture has over the soft gel capsules discussed below, are that you have the flexibility to adjust your dosage, it is slightly less expensive, and if you enjoy the taste then you’d miss out on that if you chose to take the capsules.
Available at Miraflora’s online store:
Miraflora CBD soft gel capsules
Miraflora’s CBD soft gel capsules are an easy way to take a CBD supplement and know that you’re consuming a consistent amount each time. They are also great if you don’t enjoy the taste or want something mess-free that you can take with you when traveling.
You should experience the same effect from the Miraflora CBD soft gel capsules as from the CBD tincture.
The capsules are currently sold in either 10mg or 25mg dosages, so one of the 25mg dosages would be equivalent to half a dropper of the CBD tincture – which is what is recommended you start with when you’re first using CBD.
Cost-wise, a bottle of 60 x 25mg (total 1500mg) CBD capsules costs $159. This compares to a 1500mg bottle of CBD tincture which costs $149 – so you’re paying $10 more for the same amount (in mg) of capsules, but have the convenience of them being in a capsule format and there being no taste to them as you just swallow them.
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Where to buy Miraflora CBD products
We love that Miraflora’s products and production methods are focused on sustainability, organic (non-GMO, and pesticide-free), and they make a great choice if you’re focused on buying quality-focused, organic products.
Miraflora CBD is currently sold directly from Miraflora’s online store which you can visit below:
Miraflora CBD Review Summary
Miraflora CBD Video Review
I hope you enjoyed reading my Miraflora CBD review, if you have a question for me, please leave it in the comments below.