Lazarus Naturals CBD products review: What to know
Lazarus Naturals are one of the most popular CBD brands in the United States. The Portland-based CBD company offer a wide range of products, from CBD oils to edibles and topicals.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis plants. In response to the growing demand for CBD, brands are continually creating new products ranging from oils and lotions to candies and pet supplies.
Keep reading to learn more about Lazarus Naturals, including their background, sourcing, and reputation, and to take a closer look at some of their products.
Today, Lazarus Naturals are one of the most popular CBD brands in the U.S. They have three farms in Central Oregon and retail locations across the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and Bulgaria. People can use the company’s store locater to find a retailer near them.
Despite their massive growth over the past 6 years, Lazarus Naturals maintain their original farm-to-front-door model, handling every step of the production process in-house.
In general, Lazarus Naturals have a good reputation among customers, earning four- and five-star ratings on their most popular products, including their high potency CBD tinctures, CBD balms, and CBD-infused coconut oil.
Better Business Bureau (BBB) gave Lazarus Naturals an “A+” rating.
The company also support several social causes. They have partnered with community-based nonprofit organizations.
In 2020, Lazarus Naturals committed to donating $100,000 every year to support social justice causes. So far, they have contributed to the Epilepsy Foundation, Women in Need New York City, and America’s VetDogs.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company converted a portion of their production space to manufacture hand sanitizer for healthcare facilities, correctional institutions, food banks, and homeless shelters.
Lazarus Naturals customers give the company high ratings for their customer service, fast delivery times, and discount services. The company have a four-star rating on Trustpilot and a 3.67 out of five on BBB.
Lazarus Naturals provide same-day shipping on orders placed before 11:45 a.m. Pacific Time and free 3-day shipping for all orders.
The company also offer a 90-day return policy. They cover the cost of shipping on returned products purchased within the US.
Lazarus Naturals offer high quality CBD products and transparent information regarding their sourcing, testing, and production practices.
According to the website, Lazarus Naturals source 70% of their hemp from a company-owned farm in Central Oregon. They use this hemp in all of their full-spectrum products and many of their isolates.
They outsource the remaining hemp supply from farms certified through the Oregon Department of Agriculture Hemp Research Pilot Program.
Their products undergo quality and safety testing that adheres to the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia monographs, which provides evidence-based guidance for growing, harvesting, and processing botanicals.
The Lazarus Naturals manufacturing facility implements the Current Good Manufacturing Practices outlined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Lazarus Naturals use an ethanol-based extraction method for their CBD products. The resulting CBD extract undergoes an additional purification process to remove unwanted compounds, such as residual ethanol, chlorophyll, and fats from their full-spectrum CBD extract.
They further refine the full-spectrum extract through distillation and crystallization processes to achieve an isolated form of CBD.
Lazarus Naturals use recycled packaging materials. The company intend to be carbon neutral by 2030.
All Lazarus Naturals products undergo multiple rounds of testing during the manufacturing process. The final products undergo third-party testing by Columbia Laboratories, the first ISO 17025-compliant testing lab in Oregon.
Batch-specific certificates of analysis (COAs) are available in the “test results” tab on each product page. People can find the batch number on the product label.
COAs provide information about:
- cannabinoid concentration and potency
- presence of heavy metals
- chemical solvents
Lazarus Naturals recently received United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Organic Certification for 120 acres of their company-owned farmland. They plan to obtain USDA Organic Certification on all of their products in 2021.
Every Lazarus Naturals product is gluten free and non-GMO. The majority of their products are also vegan friendly. However, a few products contain beeswax, gelatin, or fish oil.
Compared to similar brands, Lazarus Naturals products are reasonably priced.
The company aim to make their products accessible to everyone, which is why they currently offer an Assistance Program for veterans, people on long-term disability, and people from low income households. Those who qualify for the Assistance Program receive a 60% discount on their first purchase each month that is worth up to $400. They also receive 20% off bulk isolates.