Malaya Botanicals

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Pia T. Barton, Founder 

About Malaya Botanicals

We combine the power of CBD with modern science to bring you malaya (freedom).

Malaya Botanicals is a community-focused wellness company specialized in hemp-derived CBD products crafted with integrity. 

Founded by Pia T. Barton, a former triathlete and cannabis industry expert who sought a natural remedy for her chronic pain, Malaya Botanicals aims to make quality and trustworthy CBD products accessible for all.  

Every Malaya product - from CBD-infused creams, skincare, bath products and more - is made with premium ingredients, locally grown USA hemp, and crafted with utmost care.

The Highlights

  • Year founded: 2018 
  • Proudly women and minority owned and operated 
  • Products we offer: CBD creams, essential oils, tinctures, hair and skincare, bath products, and more.
  • Number of employees: 4
  • Storefront: 1542 Webster Street Alameda, CA

Our Commitment


Always Safe

Made By Experts

Made By Experts

We never compromise on quality. At our very core, we are here to provide the highest quality CBD products, services, and consultation for you to discover wellness. Our products are always made with premium ingredients from clean sources. 


Made By Experts

Made By Experts

Made By Experts

Our team comes with extensive experience in the cannabis industry, having worked with cannabis farmers, regulators, and consumers for several years. We use our expertise to ensure all our products are formulated with expert care.


Community First

Made By Experts

Community First

We advocate for the empowerment of women’s health and wellness by providing CBD infused products, championing for self-care, and supporting community outreach.


Our Story

Founder and CEO of Malaya Botanicals, Pia T. Barton, embarked on a personal journey to create natural products to relieve her debilitating fibromyalgia and painful back and neck pain. Born in the Philippines, raised in San Leandro, CA, and now living in San Francisco, Pia’s personal journey began after an injury as a triathlete. 

Pia suffered for many years and tried all known and unknown physician prescriptions available to avoid undergoing surgery. Eventually she realized she wanted a more natural remedy, and so she embarked on a journey to find the perfect solution. 

Through her passion, research, and resilience, Pia discovered CBD from Cannabidiol and it changed her life.  She began creating CBD infused products as an everyday holistic approach to discovering wellness - and thus, Malaya Botanicals was born!

Malaya Botanicals is created with intention and a community first approach, With a focus on modern science and integrity, Pia hopes to empower people from all walks of life to experience malaya (a Filipino word for ‘freedom’) and to benefit from the truly liberating powers of premium CBD

About The Founder

Pia T. Barton

Pia T. Barton is a passionate advocate for CBD wellness and women empowerment. She’s Founder/CEO of Malaya Botanicals, a CBD wellness company created by women for women. 

Pia is also a former triathlete and cannabis industry expert. She spent the first three years of her journey in the THC side in sales and marketing for various cannabis companies. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Small Farmers Association in Mendocino to assist cannabis farmers with their licensing and marketing. 

When CBD changed her life mentally, emotionally and physically, she decided to make it her advocacy to normalize cannabis and to empower more women through CBD, self-care, and education. She has been invited to speak at industry conferences and professional events across the United States.

Brand Assets


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Customer Testimonials

Sherilyn M., Client

Sherilyn M., Client

Sherilyn M., Client

“I have trouble with stress and anxiety by the end of the day and it is so hard for me to just relax and fall asleep.  I purchased the CBD roll on oil and used it for three nights. AMAZING. 

It made me feel relaxed and as soon as I hit the pillow I was out with a good night’s sleep. I totally recommend giving this product a try because IT WORKS. They have a great product line."

Michael P., Client

Sherilyn M., Client

Sherilyn M., Client

"The anti-inflammatory properties of CBD are great and effective. Malaya Botanicals are making it accessible in products that makes sense and we may already be using everyday."

Lisa B., Customer

Sherilyn M., Client

Lisa B., Customer

"My first time ever using CBD infused bath bombs was a purchase from Malaya Botanicals during the San Francisco Fillmore Jazz Festival 2019. My muscles and body did not want to get out of the bath soak. Total body relaxation and restful sleep. Definitely will be gifting many of the bath bombs to friends and family."

Updates/In The News

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