All CBD oil that is sold by prescription in NZ is imported from overseas suppliers. There are several companies operating in this space and these products are only by prescription at you local pharmacy with a script from your GP. These products generally contain between 10mg / ml of CBD and 150mg/ mL of CBD, and prices start at $100 per bottle. There are currently no NZ-made CBD oils available at present.
The weakest concentration of CBD oil currently on prescription in NZ is 10mg / mL of CBD and the strongest is up to 150mg / mL of CBD. Some products are full spectrum and broad spectrum, whilst others are CBD isolates. Most come in 25mL to 30mL bottles.
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There are many CBD products that you may have found available online. However, chances are that you are struggling to find any information about CBD in New Zealand. Here, I discuss and help you understand some of the basics of medicinal cannabis products in NZ.
Apart from their strength, the main difference between these CBD oil products is their price. The stronger or more concentrated the bottle is, the more expensive it is likely to be. On average, a bottle of CBD oil will set you back around $200 to $250.
There are many ways that you can use CBD based products and not all are available in NZ. For example, online you may find oils, capsules, gummies, creams, balms, vapes and even CBD cannabis flower. In NZ, a doctor or cannabis specialist is the best person to discuss with what might be suitable for you. They can help you understand your options and what the most suitable one for you might be.
Medical cannabis may provide pain relief to for chronic pain conditions, improving the quality of life for people living in pain and supporting them to manage their symptoms.
Medical cannabis can potentially improve the quality of life of patients in a number of ways, for instance through improving sleep and appetite, reducing pain, reducing muscle spasms, and lessening anxiety.
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There are many inflammatory and digestive conditions that medicinal cannabis may help including: ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, psoriasis, eczema, rheumatism and so on.
Consult with your selected medical professional in-person or via a private online link or phone call from anywhere in New Zealand. Our specialist will speak to you about your health condition(s) and how medicinal cannabis may help.
Both CBD and THC interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system. There is more to be learned about this system, but research has found it affects various functions including mood, appetite, movement and the immune system.
Instagram ads touting CBD oil-infused chocolate from the US may flicker across your social media feed. But you can’t just click on an ad for a CBD product and then have it shipped here. Because these products are prescription medicines, you typically have to buy them from your doctor or a pharmacy.
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“Given what you’re spending, you’re actually nowhere near what’s considered a therapeutic dose.”
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I have Neuropathy and I am aware that people overseas use CBD products to ease their symptoms. Until now I would have liked to have been able to try them for myself. Thanks to this report I will shelve the idea.
As a side comment I have tried smoking cannabis and found it made my symptoms worse.