The market for CBD oil products is growing heavily, and the legal status of cannabidiol (CBD) in South Africa makes it available for consumers on the shelves at health stores, pharmacies and delivered straight to your door.
But with so many different CBD oil products available, and different CBD oil types, how do you know which are the best CBD products to buy?
Here are a few of our favourite CBD products available; including CBD oils, CBD vapes, CBD water, CBD edibles, CBD topicals and more.
Best CBD Oil Sprays & Drops
Africanpure Plus CBD 1500mg (30ml)
africanpure Plus CBD 1500mg – 30ml is a high-strength drop for those who need a large amount of CBD per dose.
Made from the finest naturally grown hemp & blended with extra pure olive oil, this CBD product can be used for pain, arthritis, anxiety, stress, insomnia and more. Shop Now
Elixinol CBD 300mg Citrus Spray
This 1 oz (30 ml) spray dispenser bottle of Elixinol Liposome contains 300 mg of cannabidiol extract (CBD hemp oil) with a citrus flavor.
It’s stronger than tincture, with roughly 60 servings and a recommend dose of 3 sprays per day.
Best CBD topicals
Koi Pain Relieving Gel Roll-On 500mg CBD
We recently tried out this CBD roll-on gel from Koi CBD were pleasantly surprised with the results.
It help provides topical, instant relief to spots like sore backs and muscle spasms.
Includes 500mg of CBD and 10% menthol for cooling effect. We highly recommend this product!
fourfivecbd Muscle Rub 300mg CBD
This muscle rub from fourfivecbd comes in a small, beautiful container that only requires a small amount per application.
Included in the ingredients is 300mg of CBD, plus other organic ingredients like lavender, menthol, tea tree oil and vitamin E.
The smell is really great thanks to the botanical ingredients. Highly recommended! Buy now
africanpure Plus Pain Cream 1000mg CBD
This 100ml cream from africanpure contains 1000mg of CBD and is intended for shingles, arthritis and fibromyalgia treatment.
It’s long lasting and you’ll only need to apply it every six hours (if necessary). Shop now
Best CBD drinks
Goodleaf CBD Infused Sparkling Water
Goodleaf’s nano-filtered water-soluble CBD combines spring water with natural flavours, zero sugar or calories. There’s a small amount of 4mg of CBD per bottle and it comes in 3 unique combinations – Peach Geranium, Berry Hibiscus and Aloe Rose.
Canna Coffee Italian Roast infused with CBD
It’s highly debatable if you’re receiving all the good stuff with CBD-infused coffee. However, Canna Coffee’s CBD infused organic coffee is absolutely delicious, with 10mg of CBD per serving.
Best prepared with a percolator, you can get a couple of cups out of this and 250mg CBD per bag.
Best CBD edibles
Cheeba Africa Strawberry Lemonade CBD Gummies
When we tried out these CBD gummies from local company Cheeba, we were pleasently surprised.
The Strawberry Lemonade is vegan-friendly, packed with flavour and each gummy has 10mg of premium broad spectrum CBD. Buy now
Koi CBD Soft Gummies – Tropical Fruit
Koi CBD Soft Gummies are absolutely flavorsome and rolled thrice in broad-spectrum CBD blend. Every piece has a consistent and effective dose of CBD.
The flavours included are acai pomegranate, lime and tangerine. There’s a sour version too, if that’s your thing!
CBD gummies will take between 60 to 90 minutes to kick in, unlike spray or vape (which are nearly instant).
Thrive CBD Chocolate (20g)
If you’re all about eating chocolate and benefiting from CBD – these Thrive Artisan Cannabis chocolates have 10mg (2.5mg per block) of CBD and are made with a blend of dark cacao, coconut sugar, CBD oil and whole flower hemp extract. Just 1 block a day is recommended, so don’t over indulge!
Superfoods Raw Hemp CBD Chocolate (50g)
Another chocolate on the list, Soaring Free Superfoods have become popular with their range of superfood products.
Their new Raw Hemp CBD chocolate includes ethically sourced organic raw cacao mixed with high quality CBD oil extract.
Best CBD Vape Products
africanpure Unwind CBD Vape Pen 250mg
The Unwind Vape Pen comes in Strawberries & Cream flavour and is blended with coconut-derived MCT oil.
These devices come charged, ready-to-use and should last about 12 days before you have to throw it away.
africanpure currently have a deal on where you can get two vape pens for R500, which is a great deal! Shop now
africanpure Uplift CBD Vape Pen 250mg
Another CBD Vape Pen from africanpure, this one comes in Lemon & Lime flavour (which we personally tested – and love!).
You’ll just need to drag on the mouthpiece twice, for 3-seconds in order to receive the benefits. of CBD
This is also a great way to try stop smoking cigarettes.
PS: These are also two for R500 for a limited time only! Shop now
Koi CBD Vape Juice
If you’re looking for CBD Vape Juice to fill your Vape with, Koi CBD is an international brand imported from the USA that can be trusted.
They have a variety of different CBD juices available and come in strengths.
We personally love the Koi CBD Watermelon & Green Apple Flavour.
CBDfx Vape Juice
CBDfx is another American brand that is making waves in South Africa. Their vape juice comes in a variety of flavours including strawberry & kiwi, wild watermelon, blue raspberry, and more.
Their CBD Terpenes range also includes Pineapple Express, OG Kush, Platonum Rose and Gelato, which might remind you of your favourite marijuana strains.
CBD and Cannabis FAQ
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound that exists in the cannabis plant. Its therapeutic benefits are widespread and can be used to ease symptoms of conditions such as anxiety, acne, pain, sleep deprivation or even increasing your sex drive.
Is CBD legal in South Africa?
Yes – CBD oil products containing 20mg or less are legal to sell. For the next year, products containing CBD will not fall under the scheduling system that controls drugs in South Africa. This exemption was gazetted by health minister Dr Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledi.
Can CBD get you high?
Most CBD products contain little-to-no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the psychoactive chemical compound that gets you “high”. As a result, CBD products are safe to use at any time of the day – even before work.
What do people use CBD products for?
CBD products can be used to alleviate a number of symptoms from physical and mental ailments including insomnia, inflammation, anxiety, depression and more.
Can CBD be used to treat pets?
There has been studies that suggest CBD is beneficial for treating certain conditions in animals.
Can I purchase CBD oil and other products at Dischem or Clicks?
Both Dischem and Clicks stock CBD oils, topicals and other products at their stores – including Elixinol CBD oil products.
Is it legal to grow marijuana in South Africa?
The Constitutional Court has ruled that it is not a criminal offense to grow marijuana in South Africa for personal consumption. As of now, it is legal to grow your own marijuana plants at home.