Cannabis Oil South Africa

Cannabis Oil South Africa FAQ’s

Cannabis Oil in South Africa!  Here are answers to frequently asked questions so as to provide information, options and choices to the layperson about Cannabis Oil South Africa. 

What is Cannabis Oil (THC oil)?

Cannabis oil, also called dagga oil,  is an extract of the cannabis plant. Phoenix Tears is a full extract cannabis oil containing everything the plant has to offer including THC, whereas CBD oil contains only one active compound. There are more than 140 identified compounds in the cannabis plant. Cannabis Oil has many names, most notably Rick Simpson Oil and Weed Oil.


Why should I buy cannabis oil suppositories/capsules?

Cannabis oil suppositories are the best way to take cannabis oil (It is most effective taken rectally). Research shows that THC is absorbed better into the body rectally than orally. Rectal administration of cannabis oil gives the best results, taking cannabis oil orally has excellent results, while smoking Marijuana comes in third in terms of medicinal application. Many medicinal compounds are destroyed during smoking.

This is why we sell our cannabis oil cancer treatment in a suppository format.

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What is the difference between cannabis oil and hemp oil?

Cannabis and Hemp are the same plant!  The difference between them is in the amount of THC that the plant produces.  It has been defined that a Hemp plant is a cannabis plant containing less than 0.3 percent THC.

Hemp Oil made from a Hemp plant won’t  get you high. CBD oils are made from this low-THC plant.  But, THC has huge medical value and THC oil (oil that also contains THC as well as everything else in the plant) has the best medicinal value.

Where can I buy cannabis oil?

You can buy cannabis oil in South Africa, here, at our shop.  We sell Phoenix Tears Cannabis Oil Drops and Cannabis Oil Suppositories.

We’re based in Johannesburg, and we ship everywhere within South Africa including Cape Town, Durban, Mangaung…  Overnight shipping to any area in South Africa.

What is the difference between cannabis oil and dagga oil?

Cannabis oil is the same as dagga oil – they’re just different names for the same extract.  Hemp oil is another name for cannabis oil.\

What is the difference between THC and CBD?

CBD is Cannabidiol.  THC is Tetrahydrocannabinol.  Both of these are cannabinoids are found in the cannabis plant.  They are very similar, but small differences have big effects.  Experts aren’t completely sure how CBD works with the Endocannabinoid System, but they do know that it does not bind to CB1 or CB2 receptors the way THC does.

Instead, many believe it works by preventing endocannabinoids from being broken down and this allows CBD to have more of an effect on your body. Others believe that CBD binds to a receptor that hasn’t been discovered yet.

CBD is however known to work in entourage with THC to produce better effects than either of them can alone.

What is the price of cannabis oil?
Here is the cost of our cannabis oil products:
  • 20ml bottles containing 3g of cannabis oil: R 1450
  • 10ml bottles containing 1.5g of cannabis oil: R 800.
  • Quarter gram cannabis oil suppositories:  R 65
  • Half gram cannabis oil suppositories: R 130

What are the side effects of Cannabis oil?
Side effects of cannabis oil can include a dry mouth, bloodshot eyes, dizziness, and a slower than usual disposition.  Cannabis oil is safe!  However, the cannabis oil we make at Cannabis Oil South Africa is very strong, and it’s important to balance the side effects it has with cannabis oil’s medicinal benefits. Cannabis oil taken rectally by suppository does not produce the same psychoactive effects as when it’s taken orally.

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Can cannabis oil make you last longer?

Yes.  Researchers aren’t sure exactly why cannabis oil helps with ED but they think that it enhances blood flow to the penis by dilating blood vessels.  And, it also helps with anxiety.

What are the legal implications of cannabis oil in South Africa?

The South African Constitutional Court ruled on the 18th of September 2018 that cannabis and cannabis oil in South Africa are allowed to be legally consumed within the privacy of people’s homes in South Africa.  This privacy extends to possession of cannabis and cannabis oil on people’s persons and anywhere else where there is an expectation of privacy, such as in a vehicle.

The South African Constitutional Court ruled that, although there is no limit to the amount of cannabis one is allowed to have, the officer on duty in the case of discovery can use his or her discretion.

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How is cannabis oil extracted?

Here at Cannabis Oil South Africa, our Phoenix Tears medicinal cannabis oil is extracted using isopropyl alcohol, as this is the safest solvent for extraction.  Once the cannabinoids (which are fatty, lipid-type molecules) are dissolved in the alcohol, the solution is heated to a specific temperature to remove the solvent, leaving only the oil behind.

Phoenix Tears cannabis oil uses Extra Virgin Olive Oil as a carrier oil for the remaining extract. 

What is the best weed to make cannabis oil?

There are three types of cannabis plants – Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Ruderalis.   Cannabis Oil South Africa uses a specially imported medical cannabis strain from the Netherlands which is 40% Indica and 60% Sativa, that we grow ourselves.

How often should I take Cannabis Oil?

We recommend to take 1 drop of cannabis oil on the first day, at night, then to take 2 drops on the second day, and 3 drops on the third day.

There is no maximum.  However, one should be careful and maintain a dose close to your personal tolerance.  See more here on our dosage page.

What is cannabis oil used for?

At first, the main use for cannabis oil, (also known as THC oil and Rick Simpson Oil) was for treating cancer.

But, as more evidence became available, it was clear that cannabis oil treated many, many conditions.  The Endocannabinoid System is so important and central to human and animal physiology that changing it produces profound changes in many systems across the human body.

Cannabis oil has successfully been used to treat these conditions:

What else can we do with cannabis besides cannabis oil extraction?

Hemp is used in South Africa for low cost housing (creating hempcrete), a nutritious food supplement, creating clothing and more.  Watch this short documentary about the state of cannabis usage in South Africa from 2015 (before legalisation).

Please visit our shop where you can buy Cannabis Oil South Africa products including cannabis oil tinctures and suppositories.