TrustBrothers CBD Review + FREE Product Offer

This post is not intended to give medical advice. What I have written about is my own personal experience. As with any supplement it’s always a good idea to talk with your doctor if you have concerns.

I’ve written about CBD products a couple times on my blog and social media. I’ve also mentioned in a few posts that I deal with IBS and Ulcerative Colitis. I am on prescription medication for my moderate ulcerative colitis. I also deal with anxiety and depression which tends to be a vicious cycle with the IBS and UC as my anxiety can kick my symptoms up or if I’m having a UC flare up it can kick my anxiety up.

I see my GI doctor regularly. Worried about the side effects and long term effects of some of my medications I started searching for more natural options to supplement my current medications.

In my research, CBD oil kept coming up again and again. There are several research studies and articles about the effect of CBD as an anti-inflammatory. There is also some research out there about a number of other benefits. I’m not a doctor or a pharmacist and I encourage you to do your own research and talk to your doctor before starting any supplement.

With that being said, I turned to CBD supplements when my anxiety meds were starting to make my blood pressure drop and my GI doctor wanted me to go on an even stronger med for my UC. The current medication I’m on for my UC was still allowing me to have periodic flare ups, several a year. I would also have horrible burning pain in my colon and my anxiety was getting difficult to manage at times. Since I’ve started using CBD oil in addition to my UC medication I’ve not had any flare ups. I’ve been using CBD products for a little over a year. I’ve also not had to take the anxiety medication that was causing my blood pressure to drop.

Not all CBD product are created equal though. I’ve tried a few brands. There was one direct sales CBD product that was super expensive and wasn’t worth the bottle in was in. There are also different mg dosages so keep that in mind.

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I tried the Hello Happiness CBD Oil 750 mg from Trust Brothers. The oil has absolutely no taste so it’s not unpleasant to put a few drops under the tongue or mix into your drink. One serving size is considered 15 drops and there are about 60 servings in a 30 ml bottle.

I usually take it in the morning before I go to work.

Because of my anxiety I sometimes difficulty sleeping which is why I also requested to try the Trust Brother CBD Sleep Spray. One or two spritzes under the tongue before bed. Again there’s no flavor to it so you don’t have to worry about going to sleep with a bad taste in your mouth. My only complaint with this is that it tells you to spray under the tongue but the type of sprayer on it kind of makes it go everywhere in your mouth.

It typically takes me about 2 hours of laying in bed before I can actually fall asleep. I noticed after only about a half hour or so after the spray that my eye lids became heavy and I was able to fall asleep more easily.

In comparing it to other CBD oil brands I’ve tried this is higher up on the list of quality for me.

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Will I Feel The Effects Right Away?

According to Trust Brothers: Every person (and pet) is different and will experience the effects of CBD in different ways. Most will experience the effects right away when taking the proper dose, but the greatest benefit of CBD will be experienced over time when using the product consistently .

I received the above mentioned products at no cost in order to complete this post. Any opinions expressed are my own.


Up to 50% Off Chemical Free Cleaning at e-cloth #eclothpartner

I have several e-cloth cleaning products. They’re made well and they work. e-cloth is a much more affordable alternative to that other brand out there. e-cloth products lets you clean with just water. No chemicals, no special cleaner sprays, just water.

Right now you can get some e-cloth favorite products up to 50% off. Face cloth 10 pc it, home cleaning 3 pc kit, window cleaning 2 pack and more only $10! Shop the e-cloth $10 sale to grab these deals. Some items are already selling out!

I’ve done a few posts and reviews on e-cloth products if you’re not familiar with them. Check out my e-cloth review on the kitchen cleaning cloths and stainless steel cleaning cloths.

Also for the month of October, when you donate $4 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation you’ll get a 20% off discount code to e-cloth and a free mini water sprayer!

Get a great deal, reduce the amount of chemicals in your home, donate to a great cause, and get a free mini water sprayer. You could get a lot of helpful goodies this month without spending a lot of money. These are some of the best deals I’ve seen at e-cloth. I know I’ll be grabbing a few of these deals!

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Eco-Friendly Back to School Supplies Guide

Good for you for being interested i learning how to do better for the earth while supplying your kids what they need for their education. We have lot of options now for reusable and/or sustainable school supplies than ever before.

Book Covers

We use stretchy cloth book covers. They have smaller and larger ones available. They stretch easily over my kids textbooks and don’t fall off. They’re washable, reusable, and come in lots of colors and designs. We have several book covers that have been around for several years. I think we’ve had one get a hole in it but they can be easily repurposed into hair ties, hacky-sacks, barbie doll clothes, or whatever you can think of. You can find them in-store at Walmart too really cheap.

Snacks

Our school allows our children to bring in snacks. We can send them in daily, weekly or for the entire month. Reusable snack bags are not only eco-friendly, but also saves money in the long run. I have 4 kids, I can go through a box of sandwich bags or freezer bags in a blink. Even buying the generic brand it adds up.

There are clear reusable snack bags that look more like the normal sandwich bags and freezer bags. Then there are cloth reusable food storage bags that come in fun designs.

Pencils

There are lots of options for more earth friendly pencils. There are plantable pencils, pencils made from recycled newspaper, and if you just have to have a mechanical pencils there are even mechanical pencils made from bamboo.

If you’re a pencil snob and just have to have the Ticonderoga brand #2 pencils well Ticonderoga envirostik is your answer. It’s a natural wood pencil from “responsibly managed” forests. And still the #2 designation.

Erasers

This one seems to be harder to find but not impossible. A company called Onyx and Green make erasers made from recycled rubber.

Glue

It seems Elmer’s used to make a natural glue but I can’t seem to find it available anywhere which makes me wonder if they stopped making it. But that doesn’t mean you have to. I found this great recipe for easy homemade glue. You can reuse an old glue bottle or use another similar reusable squeeze bottle. I’m even wondering if a clean, empty mustard bottle would work? What do you think?

Crayons and Colored Pencils

The elementary kids tend to use the crayons more while the teens seem to use the colored pencils more.

There are several choices for environmentally friendly crayons. There are crayons with reduced packaging as well as crayons made from beeswax.

You can even repurpose broken crayons you have by melting crayon stubs down and creating new chunky crayons. For mine I used a mini muffin tin for the shapes.

Onyx and Green comes through again with earth friendly colored pencils made from recycled newspaper.

Just FYI, for markers, Crayola has a program called Colorcycle for schools where schools can collect unusable markers and send them back to crayola for marker recycling.

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Easy and Affordable Eco-Friendly Swaps

I’ve been wanting to do better in regard to making better choices for the earth. I realize there is a lot of changes I need to make. It’s a little overwhelming. One thing I started doing was to keep a stash of reusable shopping bags in my car so I wouldn’t forget them when I’d go shopping. Here are a few more changes I’m making

Choosing Eco-friendly Stores

I’ve been shopping at Aldi more. Even though it’s a bit out of the way they’ve been more eco-friendly for a while and continue to make changes to do better, themselves. Aldi fairly recently announced they would be moving to fully sustainable packaging by the year 2025. There are tons of options for reusable shopping bags out there. I’ve actually got quite a few from local events, swag bags, etc for free.

Making Eco-friendly Swaps

So one issue I kept having was disposable utensils. We have a lot of get-togethers with a lot of people multiple times a year. The idea of washing that many dishes and utensils was daunting but the reality is, I don’t own enough for the amount of people that come to our parties. Initially when looking into biodegradable or sustainable disposable products they were pretty pricey for a minimal amount.

A fate, facebook post helped me to find Avoplast. Avoplast is 100% eco-friendly disposable utensils and straws made from avocado pits! As if there was any more reason to love avocados. How affordable are these? Well as a an example the Avoplast forks come in a 24 pack with free Prime delivery.

It doesn’t appear that Avoplast makes disposable plates or napkins though but there are lots of options for biodegradable plates and biodegradable napkins.

I also found this 114 pc set from Earth’s Naturals that has service for 16 people at a reasonable price.

Everyday Eco-friendly choices

My nieces have some kind of crazy obsession with straws. I keep stainless steel straws handy when they visit. What i like about stainless still straws is, they’re sturdy, they hold up well, and they come in different sizes. They have everything thing from regular size straws to Boba straws. I tried glass straws but they just didn’t hold up in our house. The stainless steel straws definitely do better.

Check out this set of 10 stainless steel straws with silicone tips (a little safer for the kids). It also comes with cleaning brushes. They actually gave me a coupon code to share with you too that is valid until Sept 9, 2019. Use code: METST5FF to get this set for only $5.99 with free shipping! (expires 9/9/19)

Some local convenience stores allow you to buy a branded reusable travel mug and refill coffee for a lower price or even offer so many free refills. Save money and the environment but using reusable water bottles too. There are plenty of different sizes and options from glass, stainless steel, BPA free plastic, and more.

Earth Friendly and Family Friendly Cleaning

There’s lots of reasons to swap out your cleaning products. Not just environmental but for your families health. Fumes and chemicals in some cleaning products can actually cause more harm than good.

There are more eco-friendly options in your grocery store with reduced packaging and free of chemicals but you can also make your own. A simple vinegar and water solution can be great for cleaning windows, counters, and more.

There are also essential oil companies that offer safer cleaning options and essential oil recipes. Simply Earth actually has a subscription service that send you several essential oils each month with natural product recipes. Everything from cleaning products, hygiene products, cosmetics, and more.

You can also choose products that are reusable and let you clean without chemicals using water. E-cloth is an affordable alternative with chemical free options to clean windows, scrub dishes, even remove make up with just water. I’ve used these products myself and they work better than I ever thought. Who knew you can get a good clean with just water?

Are you trying to make earth-friendly changes? I’d love to know what you are doing.


Apothecary Extracts Tea Tree Oil So Many Uses

I received this product in order to complete an honest review.  Any opinions expressed are my own.  This post does contain affiliate links. 

As a mom of 4 with busy kids (one being a toddler) there’s big messages, germs galore, bumps and boo boo’s, and all kinds of stuff that goes along with having kids.  I realize that some of my cleaning products weren’t what I wanted to have around my kids, especially a toddler.  Yes I keep my cleaning supplies up high in a cupboard but it’s not just that. The chemicals and harsh fumes that can come from things like bleach and ammonia that you really don’t want to be inhaling regardless of how many germs they kill.  Then you look at first aid things and you see stuff on them like “if swallowed call the poison control center” and you’re like “um, then why do I even want to put it on my kids cut?

I had been using more natural cleaning products. I love using water and vinegar solutions but when I heard about ALL the things Apothecary Extracts 100% Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil could be used for…safely…I was happy to give it a go.

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I know when I thought of tea tree oil I’d think of the shampoos and some skin products that have tea tree oil in them.  Tea Tree oil is known for helping with things like itchy scalp, acne, and skin irritations.  What i didn’t know what that it could also be used for cleaning, pain, and first aid.  This generous size 4 oz bottle come with a free ebook with recipes and uses for all kinds applications.

The bottle warns you that it has a potent scent.  They weren’t lying.  It’s very strong but it is 100% pure.  In most cases you won’t but using straight from the bottle you’ll be mixing or diluting with other ingredients.  For instance, one of the things I HAD to try from the ebook was the recipe for an all purpose cleaner.  I’m not going to type out the recipe here because it’s available in the ebook but you just take a clean spray bottle and mix tea tree oil, water, vinegar and there’s your cleaner.  As I stated  before I have definitely used water and vinegar for cleaning but this Tea Tree Oil really pics the cleaning effectiveness up a notch.  My kids have sticky messes every where.  With a few sprays of the solution it wiped away all that mess: the sloppy joes we had for dinner, the melted and dried ice cream, the spilled apple juice, everything.

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Please don’t mind the messy counter I’m mixing it on.  That was actually job #1 to test the tea tree oil cleaner on.  And I did, and it worked great. Spilled juice, dried grape jelly, with just a few sprays and wipes it was gone.  The dropper I used is one I have reserved in my cleaning cupboard strictly for mixing my cleaning solutions like this.

Another thing I read in the ebook was how to make homemade dryer sheets using Apothecary tea tree oil.  Then I remembered, I use the wool dryer balls for my clothes.  I remember when I got those it said you can add essential oils and things right to the dryer balls. So I thought, well if I could use Tea Tree Oil for homemade dryer sheets, and I can add things to the dryer balls, why not use a drop on a few dryer balls and see how that helps with my laundry? So I did.

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The next thing on my list to try is the recipe for a dry itchy scalp treatment (which I deal with) the recipe calls for dried lavender which I do not have at the moment so I’ll have to get me some, or grow me some.   I also want to try the topical pain ointment.  And for the spring and summer months they have recipes for insect bites and sunburn treatments.  Really this stuff seems like it could be used for so many things.

I’m enjoying trying out the different ways to use the Apothecary Tea Tree Oil.  You can purchase it on Amazon:

 

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