HERB

Charlotte’s Web

SHARE
THC
CBD
LINEAGE
1%
17%
Unknown
Charlotte's Web is the strain that won the hearts of the general public. Completely non-psychoactive, preparations from this sativa hybrid are often used in pediatric cannabis treatments. Yet, anyone with anxiety may also enjoy this strain.

Charlotte's Web is a high-CBD, low-THC strain that made headlines all over the world. It's the strain that sparked mainstream interest in medical cannabis and captured the hearts of the general public. Back in 2013, the story of Charlotte Figi, a little girl with Dravet Syndrome went public. Dravet Syndrome is a rare form of epilepsy that can cause dozens of seizures each day.

Out of pharmaceutical options for their daughter, the Figi family decided to try something radical. They connected with the Stanley Brothers who grew medical cannabis in Colorado. The Stanley's had bred a plant that produced somewhere around 17% CBD, and less than 0.3% CBD. Basically, they had bred a fancy type of hemp.

Desperate for something to ease their daughter's epilepsy, the Figi's gave Charlotte the extract of this plant. The result was astounding. Charlotte's seizures dropped from a few hundred a week to a couple per month. Charlotte found more relief with this cannabis strain than she had from any of the pharmaceutical drugs.

But, seizures aren't the only thing this strain is good for. CBD is a powerful anxiolytic. Other patients find that sativa-dominant Charlotte's Web eases headaches, muscle spasms, and fatigue. May with depression and other psychiatric ailments use this strain to reap the herb's medical benefits without any psychoactivity.

The Stanley Brothers now have a line of CBD products made from extracts of this strain. You can find information on those products here.

Effect(s)

Creativity
Focus
Happiness
Relaxation
Uplifting

Flavor(s)

Earthy
Lemon
Pine
Sage

Flowering Period

60 to 70 days

Average Yield

Moderate (actual yield N/A)

Outdoor Harvest Date

October

Average Height

Medium

Growing Tips

The original Charlotte's Web is owned by the Stanley Brother's of Colorado. Clones from this strain can be hard to find. It tends to produce a very tender, wispy plant with very thin, fine leaves. It also tends to bud late.

Availability

Aberdeen, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
Vancouver, Washington
Eugene, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phoenix, Arizona
Detroit, Michigan
San Diego, California
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Grow Difficulty

Medium

Food Pairing

Charlotte's Web has a floral, citrusy, and woody aroma. Pair this strain with other calming herbs like chamomile and lavender.

May Help

Anxiety
Depression
Epilepsy
Fatigue
Headaches
Muscle Spasms
Pain
Seizures
Stress

Terpenes

Caryophyllene - Pepper
Linalool - Lavender
Myrcene - Musk, mango
Pinene - Pine

Negative Effect(s)

Dizziness
Dry Mouth
Headache
SHARE
Delilah Butterfield
Follow me!

Delilah Butterfield

Delilah Butterfield is a Pacific Northwest native with a passion for cannabis and natural health. Contact her on Twitter @delilahbfield.
Delilah Butterfield
Follow me!
View Comments
Comments

system featured 386x193 Charlottes Web

How Long Does Weed Stay In Your System?

How long does weed stay in your system? That all depends on the how much you smoke, and the method of testing.
pass drug test hero 386x193 Charlottes Web

How To Flush Marijuana Out Of Your System

Sometimes it can be good to detox, and sometimes you have no choice because you really want that job you applied for and you know you’re going to be drug tested.
homemade feature 1 386x193 Charlottes Web

5 Homemade Bongs And Pipes For When You’re In A Bind

Okay, so you're home with a bag of weed, but you don't have a smoking piece. Well, luckily there are many ways to make homemade bongs and pipes.
tip feature 386x193 Charlottes Web

How To Roll The Perfect Joint Filter

Using filters are a matter of preference for smokers, but there are benefits to using joint tips. Learn how to roll amazing joint filter tips, for the perfect joint.
HERO 1 386x193 Charlottes Web

What a $20 Bag of Weed Looks Like in Jamaica

Check out this exploration video of Jamaican weed, and just how much you can score for as little as $20.
7 386x193 Charlottes Web

How To Make Quick And Easy Cannabutter

If you’re having friends over and want to make special brownies, space cakes, or similar, this quick and easy cannabutter recipe is what you need.
GettyImages 853595516 386x193 Charlottes Web

Big Pharma Is Donating To Anti-Legalization To Gain A Head Start In The Weed Business

Pharmaceutical companies like Insys Therapeutics are opposing the cannabis industry, while at the same time entering it.
GettyImages 548979711 386x193 Charlottes Web

A Company Launched Weed Into Outer Space And Now You Can Smoke It

If this sounds like the sort of plan that was brainstormed by a group of high cannabis-entrepreneurs, that’s because it was.
JOIN OVER 6 MILLION CANNABIS ENTHUSIASTS, JUST LIKE YOU
THANKS FOR JOINING!
There's just one last step.

Click the CONFIRM link in the email we just sent you.
GettyImages 123368463 386x193 Charlottes Web

Kratom Might Be The Secret Weapon In The Opioid Epidemic

If the DEA had succeeded, Kratom would already be illegal. Until then, overdose prevention sites are using Kratom to help fight the opioid crisis.
oil good 386x193 Charlottes Web

Lucky’s Market Is The First Grocery Store To Openly Sell CBD Oil Nationwide

Lucky's Market is not just a grocery store, they're pioneers in the medical marijuana movement.

GettyImages 637482404 386x193 Charlottes Web

Ironically, The U.S. Criticizes The Philippines’ War On Drugs For Targeting The Poor

President Duterte thinks that the United States has no right to criticize the violent drug policies in the Philippines that currently target poor people.
  • News
  • 18 October, 2017
  • Comments3
GettyImages 826476112 386x193 Charlottes Web

This Overdose Prevention Site Is Giving Opioid Addicts Free Weed To Get Clean

Sarah Blyth of the Overdose Prevention Society says that cannabis is literally saving lives.

GettyImages 200357175 001 copy 386x193 Charlottes Web

Michigan University Now Offers The First-Ever Marijuana Studies Degree

Professor Brandon Canfield stresses that “a stereotypical stoner need not apply.”
Can Marijuana be a Performance Enhancing Drug 1 of 1 386x193 Charlottes Web

Don’t Tell WADA, But Maybe Cannabis Really Is A Performance-Enhancing Drug

Michael Phelps did it. Ricky Williams did it. So did Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Allen Iverson. Maybe it's time that the couch-locked stoner stereotype finally died.
LOAD MORE