Why is CBD oil in South Africa so Expensive? Our team at Panacea oil will try to explain the reasons, CBD is a trending health supplement that has taken the world and South Africa by storm.  CBD or Cannabidiol, is one of the compounds found within the Cannabis Sativa plant. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound and medical evidence has found that CBD and its sister compound THC have numerous health benefits when taken in controlled amounts.

The Cannabis plant contains a large number of cannabinoids and science allows us to isolate CBD and its this process that pushes up the cost of the product. In the article below, we will further explore the factors that affect why CBD oil in South Africa is so Expensive.

What makes CBD Expensive: How CBD Oil is Made

We often get asked by interested clients why the oil is so expensive, the answer lies in the process of how the oil is created.Many of us may ask the question “Why is CBD Oil so expensive?” The answer lies within the process of its creation. There are quite a number of factors that affect the final price of CBD oil, the process by which the oil is made is long and requires expensive equipment as well as highly qualified specialists that collectively ensure that the final product is safe and fit for human consumption. 

The process of extracting CBD from the plant material starts with a Co2 extraction. Co2 extraction involves placing the plant material under high pressure and low temperatures that enables the CBD from the plant to be separated into a specialised holding container.

The extraction process as you can imagine requires specialised expensive equipment and highly qualified staff to operate and oversee the entire process. All these costs need to be factored into the end product that is found on a store shelf. 

In Conclusion: Are CBD Prices Worth It?

CBD oil prices are based primarily on two primary factors, namely size of the bottle and strength

Our team at Panacea oil strive to only produce and supply a truly world class product. Our products are not the cheapest, but we do produce excellent safe oil. If you would like to know more about our product lines, please do not hesitate to contact one of our highly trained medical consultants. Please just click here.