THE SANA SANA STORY
A FORMULA OF WELLNESS
In 2014, Shannon Barnett, a licensed nurse and makeup artist, received a multi-autoimmune disorder diagnosis. Based on her history of being extremely sensitive to most traditionally prescribed pharmacological drugs, she opted to explore her options before taking the medications typically prescribed for her autoimmune disorders. She decided to explore what dietary changes and other alternative remedies were available.
"FOR MANY PATIENTS, MICRODOSING IS ALL THEY NEED; FOR OTHERS, IT IS A TOOL USED TO DETERMINE ONE'S OPTIMAL DOSE."
After doing her own extensive research on how to alleviate the multitude of symptoms she was experiencing, she discovered the long list of medicinal benefits associated with cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD. After 3 years of trying different CBD products, she found herself not getting better as well as disappointed in the lack of transparency and information around the products on the market. This left her feeling defeated. That’s when she decided to take matters into her own hands, and Sana Sana was born.
She discovered the importance of knowing where CBD is coming from, that there was a difference between whole flower cannabis and hemp- derived CBD and that cannabis is not one size fits all. As a nurse, Shannon understands both the medical conditions and the medications that many patients turning to cannabis might be taking. Considerations were taken with exactly that in mind with the implementation of microdosing. For many patients, microdosing is all they need; for others, it is a tool used to determine one's optimal dose.
LEARN MORE ABOUT FINDING YOUR OPTIMAL DOSE
The Sana Sana Formulas approach to dosing cannabis is truly patient-centered. Similar to traditional medicine, it's important for patients to have a sound understanding of the following
- what they are taking
- why they are taking it
- when to try a different strength or formula
THE SANA SANA DIFFERENCE
Our vision is to break the cannabis stigma by demonstrating methods of safely and effectively integrating cannabis into traditional treatment plans and bridging the gap between healthcare providers to bring cannabis into the mainstream of accepted treatment protocols.
Our patient-centric approach is based on the idea that patients deserve to know what they are taking and to have a personalized approach to their treatment options
Our products are made using only strain-specific, whole flower cannabis
Our commitment to providing the safest, most effective methods for consuming cannabis
Since Day 1, our products have been batch tested for potency, pesticides, microbes, and residual solvents with the full lab reports posted online and available in dispensaries
A Free Cannabis Education and Public Safety platform that also offers nurse consults. Cannication is a great resource for consumers looking to learn about all things cannabis—delivery methods, dosing tools, etc.—or as a continuing education tool for those in the industry looking to expand their cannabis knowledge. Visit the site to learn more!
SANA SANA COLITA DE RANA
Both of Shannon’s parents were raised in Mexico City. Her grandparents and other family have also lived there most of her life. Growing up, she experienced the blend of both Mexican and North American cultures and traditions. All over the Spanish-speaking world, children are brought up hearing the following when they fall down or hurt themselves as an attempt to distract or calm:
HEAL, HEAL, LITTLE FROG'S TAIL. IF YOU DON'T HEAL TODAY,
YOU'LL HEAL TOMORROW.
"SANA SANA COLITA DE RANA. SI NO SANAS HOY, SANARÀS MAÑANA."
After a brainstorming call between Shannon and her mom, Shannon just knew her company had to be called Sana Sana. What started as Sana Sana Wellness is now Sana Sana Formulas because what we do is more than just wellness.
EXPLORE SANA SANA
There are many ways to consume cannabis. Check out our product line that is comprised of strain-specific, whole flower medicinal cannabis products that are either CBD-dominant or THC-dominant, ranging from Micro Dose to High Dose, as well as body care and skincare products that are CBD-rich.