Cannabis Oil is Available in South Africa

There is a growing health awareness within South Africa, awakening to changing to healthier and more holistic lifestyles. More and more South Africans are looking for healthier more natural, medicinal alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs that have let them down. Cannabis oil is recommended as a potent complimentary medicine by doctors, oncologists, neurologists and other specialists.
Oct 28, 2016
Cannabis 101, News

With the diverse array of healing abilities of medical marijuana, people throughout South Africa are looking to buy cannabis oil.  Cannabis oil is sold throughout South Africa but with marijuana being classed as an illegal plant and substance, one has no alternative but to seek relief from the black market.

Medical Cannabis Dispensary South Africa endorses only the finest medical grade cannabis oils in South Africa. All of the oils MCDSA endorses are medical grade manufactured to pharmaceutical standards fit for human consumption. 

The cannabis oils are made from organic medical grade cannabis specifically grown for the purposes of making cannabis oil “medicine” fit for human consumption. No harmful pesticides or herbicides are used in the process. After all what you put in is what you get out. Everything from soil to oil is closely monitored. The oils are made in a laboratory using the latest technology, cleanest extraction techniques, in line with those used in the legal states of America.

What cannabis oil is best for your conditions?

There are currently 111 known cannabinoids, but there are almost certainly more waiting to be discovered. The main “primary” cannabinoids are THC, CBD, THCA, CBN and they are used to treat various ailments. Cannabis oil high in THC is best for pain. THCA is primarily used to treat stomach related ailments. CBN is sleep specific. No more sleeping tablets! CBD offers the widest array of healing properties, including being a natural inflammatory, treating , epilepsy, depression, anxiety, stress, and so very many more. Read about CBD oil in South Africa.

For the dreaded "C word", Cancer, recent studies have shown both THC and CBD to be the most effective in treating and fighting cancer. For general pain management as well as pain related ailments such as Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Lupus often a combinations of the three (THC, CBD, CBN) cannabis oils are necessary. After all, most people that suffer from pain have difficulty sleeping.

Cannabis oils are able to cure some disease but more often than not they are used to manage the symptoms enabling one to have as normal life as possible. Isn’t that what we all want? A pain-free, stress-free life. Search for your condition in our Treatment Guidelines.

Oils high in THC are derived from a medical grade strains high in THC and low in CBD, the two main best known cannabinoids found in Cannabis. Likewise oils high in CBD are made from strains high in CBD and low in THC. THCA is un-aged medical marijuana and CBN is decarboxylase cannabis oil.

CBD oil sold in health shops and pharmacies thought-out South Africa is NOT cannabis oil nor is it cannabis CBD oil. These often very expensive nutrient supplement CBD products are made from whole industrial hemp plants, seeds and stalks included do not contain enough THC in it to render the oil effective. This is referred to as the entourage effect.

Which cannabis oil products are best suited for you?

The cannabis oil concentrates of THC, THCA, CBD and CBN are formulated into tinctures, capsules, suppositories and topical balms for easy absorption. Visit our Product Guide for our recommended products.

You have been warned

Please be wary when choosing your cannabis oil supplier in South Africa. When buying cannabis oil, don’t settle for anything less than the very best organic medical grade cannabis oil. Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) otherwise known as  full extraction cannabis oil (FECO) often sold in syringes is made using a dated technique. RSO oils are often polluted with toxins and made using less than favorable marijuana from the South African homelands, mainly Swaziland and the Transkei where crops are sprayed by the SAPS with toxic Cancer forming chemicals. RSO oils are easily recognisable as black tar like substance sold in disposable syringes. Read the essential guide to choosing a Cannabis Oil in South Africa.

Buying Cannabis Oil in South Africa

Medical Cannabis Dispensary is South Africa’s trusted resource for information about medical cannabis. MCD is here to help you buy the very best organic medical grade cannabis oil in South Africa. As with most things in life, you get what you pay for. Why are high-quality cannabis oils so expensive? Find out here.

Our trained staff have in-depth knowledge of the various strains of cannabis and which type of product  including suppositories, tinctures, oils and balms – is right for your condition. Get in touch with any questions you might have.


Please feel free to contact us with your questions below or visit our Product Guide for more information on the most-trusted, healthiest and highest-quality products on the market.

All information on this page is subject to MCDSA’s disclaimer.


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