Founder of HealthNaturally®, Hempson Bio-Tech & HempCo
Founder and Clinical Director, Whole Health Centers & Acupuncture Associates
HealthNaturally® believes that the secret to wellness in people and animals comes from plants. All the medicinal botanicals come from sources who use the strictest standards for farming, harvesting, extracting and manufacturing. HealthNaturally® makes consistent high-quality, plant-based finished goods, which help people with pain, stress, skin care and other conditions. Products include full-spectrum hemp oil salves, softgels, tinctures, bath bombs and cosmetics that are all made with Hempson Bio-Tech true full-spectrum hemp oil.
Paul’s education includes a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University, a Bachelor of Business Administration from Colorado College, Diplomat of Oriental Medicine from The Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Certified Nutritional Counselor from the American Association of Nutritional Consultants.
Paul lives in Lone Tree, Colorado, with his wife, Dr. Wenying Lin, L.Ac., partner and friend.
Founder and President of Product Development
April is a Colorado local who has been around plants and in nature for most of her life, but realized her passion for plant medicine while working and studying on an herb farm in Southern Oregon. She loved learning about herbs in class and then going out and working in the fields with those same herbs. After her season in Southern Oregon came to an end, she moved to Reno, Nevada, where she worked with an urban farm to build up their herbal apothecary and help create products from the plants they grew. Once this urban farm’s apothecary was up and running, April made her way back to her home state of Colorado where she started an all-natural, plant-based skin care company, AprilShowers. AprilShowers offered everything from fragrant bath bombs, to healing elderberry syrup, to skin soothing salves.
April loved creating products for AprilShowers, but knew she had a lot more to learn in the plant medicine world. So, she enrolled in Boulder’s Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism. She graduated after eight months and is now a Certified Western Herbalist. Once she graduated, April began working with Paul Murray, a graduate of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Certified Nutritionist, to add CBD to the AprilShowers line. This new CBD-infused line was established as HealthNaturally®. April continues to formulate products to help everyone achieve Health…Naturally!
Dr. Gregory L. Smith earned his medical degree from Rush Medical School in Chicago, a Master of Public Health from Harvard University, and completed his residency training in Preventive Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He is a former Major in the US Army. He has extensive experience and education in the field of cannabinoid medications, frequently speaking at conferences and seminars both locally and abroad.
Dr. Smith published his first book Medical Cannabis: Basic Science and Clinical Applications (Aylesbury Press, 2016 www.AylesburyPress.com), as a scientifically based textbook directed at educating medical students and medical professionals on the science and applications of cannabinoids.
He has also written CBD: What You Need to Know (Kindle Press, 2017 - Amazon.com), a common-sense handbook written to empower the average patient and caregiver with the benefits and effects of CBD. In 2018, Dr. Smith published THCV: The “Anti-Munchies Appetite Killer.” His latest textbook FAST FACTS: Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Opioids (Springer press) came out in the spring of 2020. Dr. Smith has also developed multiple clinical research studies on cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals, including the most recent trial of CBD/CBDa topical application for hair regrowth. Dr. Smith consults as a scientific and medical advisor on cannabis applications, and cannabinoid therapeutics with over a dozen companies in four countries.