Long before Alicia Rose was ever discussing soft tissue absorption or describing the potency of cannabis-fueled orgasms, she was shopping at Bay Area dispensaries and leaving disappointed. One item she bought — marketed as a topical intended to stimulate sensuality and arousal — resulted in yet another eventual letdown.
“I bought it,” Rose says, “and I was like, ‘Wow, this must be magical because it’s so expensive.’ I got it home and I used it a couple of times, but it really didn’t do anything for me.”
Frustrated by the lack of available options, Rose decided to create her own products. The result is Quiver, a sensual pleasure oil that combines organic coconut and essential oils with a micro-dose of THC. As the founder of HerbaBuena, the Napa boutique cannabis company behind Quiver, Rose now often finds herself serving as a defacto expert