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Palmetto Harmony started as a last resort for Janel Ralph’s daughter, who was having hundreds of seizures per day, caused by a rare genetic disorder.
Today, the Ralph claims to be leading the way in cannabidiol (CBD) oil manufacturing, as she celebrates her company’s first national TV advertisement, which she says is the first national CBD oil advertisement to get approved.
CBD oil is made from the hemp plant’s flowers and stems, which does not have the chemical found in marijuana that creates a high.
Advocates of CBD oil say it helps control seizures and inflammation from a variety of medical causes.
“I really feel like we’re pushing American hemp into the mainstream,” Ralph, the CEO and Founder of Palmetto Harmony, said.
When ABC15 checked in on the company in 2015, Palmetto Harmony’s products were sold in three South Carolina stores.
That’s grown to more than 15 today. She said she has about 400 nation-wide, and