Brand Spotlight: Humboldt Apothecary’s Condition-Specific Tinctures

Tricia Cleppe | March 2, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Note: as most brands are revamping their products to meet new standards and regulations, the information in this article is subject to change.


Looking for a great way to introduce cannabis into your life? Smoking, vaping and eating it too much? Try Humboldt Apothecary’s take on one of the oldest forms of healthcaretinctures.


The company makes it safe and easy to get a variety of results with their line of THC, CBD, and THC:CBD tinctures. Find your perfect formula!


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About Humboldt Apothecary


Nestled in Humboldt County’s redwoods, this female owned-and-operated company has over 25 years of combined herbalist experience that’s reflected in their distinct, award-winning tinctures. They’re not only made with trusted ingredients and organic, sungrown cannabis, but also with specific uses in mind.


How Humboldt Apothecary Tinctures Are Made


The ladies of Humboldt Apothecary implement the latest research and newest technological innovations to blend perfectly potent and balanced recipes that heal MMJ patients and recreational consumers alike.


They only use the highest quality ingredients, carefully selecting and blending the best sun grown cannabis and organic medicinal herbs to synergistically increase their tinctures’ effectiveness. The CO2 extraction method keeps them pure while retaining the plant’s flavor, terpenes, and cannabinoids.


All their cannabis elixirs use sustainable and environmentally safe practices, so don’t worry about inconsistent dosing or harmful ingredients. 




Humboldt Apothecary creates ten different tinctures each tailored to treat specific conditions by combining various ingredients and cannabinoid ratios.


They’re a low calorie, low sugar, and gluten-free way to conveniently dose all day long; as well as free from artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. Plus, each bottle is small and sturdy enough to put in your purse or backpack. 


Begin with five drops to a half dropper full (as suggested) under the tongue or, if it tastes too strong, add to water, juice, tea or smoothies! Experiment with your own recipes or start with Humboldt’s. Remember, it’ll take one to two hours to feel the tincture’s full effects. 


Deep Sleep

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Deep Sleep treats exactly what you think it would. Recommended to use against sleeplessness and to support deep and enduring sleep in a non-addictive, gentle way. The ingredients are super simple: organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, passion flower, hops, skullcap, and lavender. One fluid ounce bottle has 250mg THC (about 25 average doses) and sells for around $40 each.  


Canna Bitters

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This is such a unique product! A riff off of traditional cocktail bitters, you can use this tincture by itself or add a dose to a mocktail. Canna Bitters promote appetite stimulation, digestion, and relieve nausea. Like always, Humboldt Apothecary keeps those ingredients nice and simple, using organic alcohol, honey, filtered water, cannabis, angelica, gentian, cardamom, and orange peel. You can purchase a fluid ounce bottle with 250mg THC for about $40.



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Having respiratory issues like coughing, seasonal allergies or head congestion? This product’s for you. Breathe will help your lungs and chest, easing your airways and saving the day. With spring just around the corner and these drastic California weather changes, it’s great to keep in your medicine cabinet. Breathe is made with organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, elecampane, mullein, yerba santa, devil’s club, and peppermint essential oil. A 250mg THC bottle averages $50.


Love Potion No. 7

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This versatile cannabis liquid will put you in the mood, acting as both a tincture and a personal lubricant! A product that’ll make you feel better inside and out is a serious bonus. But just don’t take our word; it won 4th place in the tincture category at the 2016 Emerald CupLove Potion No.7 is made with a delicious blend of warming herbs and spices, plus 250mg THC. It’s full of coconut MCT oil, cannabis extract, damiana, cinnamon, kava kava, cardamom, cocao nibs, vanilla bean, vitamin E, and stevia. You can purchase one fluid ounce bottle at $40.


Sweet Jane 

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These Sweet Jane tinctures are available in six different blends, each perfectly tailored to address specific needs and preferences. Pick your ideal ratio: THC and CBD’s 1:1, 4:1, 8:1, 16:1, and 20:1. No matter the proportion, you get 150mg of cannabinoids in each bottle. Experiment with higher and lower CBD blends to see which is most effective for you. Sweet Jane is made with coconut MCT oil, cannabis extract, cinnamon essential oil, vitamin E, and stevia. Pricing varies for each option as they range from $25 to $50 (higher CBD ratios typically cost more).


Brain Tonic CBD

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Give your brain a boost with their Brain Tonic CBD. This tincture has a balanced 1:1 ratio of 125mg CBD and 125 mg THC. Take it daily to promote healthy brain function like focus, quickness and memory (exercise the mind like the body). It contains organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, rosemary, gotu kola, and ginkgo. Purchase a bottle for an average of $55.


Cramp Ease CBD

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Made with the ladies in mind, Cramp Ease CBD recently received a formula change and the new version has raving reviews.  If you’re looking to fight off menstrual cramps and period mood swings, this tincture is for you. Each bottle comes with a 1:1 ratio of 125 mg CBD and 125 mg THC; along with organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, black haw, cramp bark, wild yam, cloves, cinnamon, and orange peel. A bottle will set you back $50. If you’ve ever had terrible period cramps, you know that’s a bargain.


Blues Away CBD

Humboldt Apothecary

If you could bottle a bit of happiness, that’s what Blues Away would be. This herbal CBD tincture has 3:1 ratio of 188mg CBD:62mg THC, producing a perfectly balanced high that’ll keep you positive and productive all day long. If you’re feeling a down, stressed, overly anxious, depressed or dealing with seasonal mood issues, this will help. Blues Away CBD includes organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, St. John’s wort, lemon balm, and Siberian ginseng. Get yours for $50.


Calm CBD

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Occasionally, the anxiety of life is too much to deal with alone. Don’t fret, because Humboldt Apothecary’s Calm CBD will help reduce those unsettling feelings while promoting relief and relaxation. Calm CBD comes with a 3:1 ratio with 188mg of CBD:62mg of THC. Try this an hour before bed to help ease your body into sleep or right after a particularly long or strenuous day. Purchase a bottle for about $50.


Inflammation Soother CBD

Humboldt Apothecary

One of cannabis’ best benefits is its effective anti-inflammatory properties. This herbal tincture relieves mild/occasional inflammation and can help sprains, arthritis and headaches. Inflammation Soother CBD contains organic alcohol, organic honey, filtered water, cannabis extract, Jamaican dogwood, meadowsweet, turmeric, black pepper, and white willow bark. Each bottle has a 3:1 ratio of 188mg CBD:62mg THC. Find one for around $50.


Where to Buy Humboldt Apothecary


You can search for California dispensaries on their website, though you can’t instantly compare prices or order online.


Rather speed things up using Nugg’s medicinal cannabis delivery service to locate local dispensaries that’ll send Humboldt Apothecary’s tinctures straight to you. Just don’t forget, you need a medicinal cannabis rec or cannabis card before purchasing. If you’re in need, simply visit NuggMD to see a live doctor online for just $49.


Customer Testimonials


“You can feel it literally go from your head to your toes with these tinctures…you’re not going to get a strong high…[the calm CBD] is a very aromatic  tincture that’ll permeate your head with that skullcap, passionflower and lemon balm flavor…very stable, steady, and easy going.” Joe C.


“I believe the CBD Sweet Jane tincture helped me through some very tough cancer years. I used it for my son and I firmly believe it helped us with anxiety and healing. It gave him more time with me. It gave me the relief I had not gotten from traditional pharmaceuticals and I’ve healed completely.” Desirae Z.


“Quality medicine by quality womena win win! The CBD line is by far the best available on the market. The love potion also doubles as a great personal lubricate for his and her pleasure.” Michael M.


Official Links


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