If you’re interested in cannabis, especially for its medicinal and therapeutic effects, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard of Rick Simpson oil, frequently called RSO. And you might find yourself wondering, what exactly is it, and how can I get some?
Who is Rick Simpson?
Simpson is a longtime advocate for the use of medicinal cannabis, who popularized the type of highly concentrated cannabis oil that now bears his name. Back in the late 1990s, Simpson reportedly suffered a medical incident due to some toxic fumes at a work site, which left him with headaches, dizziness, and ringing in his ears.
Simpson was unsatisfied with the effects of traditionally prescribed medication for his condition, and so turned to producing his own highly concentrated cannabis oil. Simpson says that the use of this oil helped some of his ongoing symptoms. He’s also claimed that applying the oil topically helped eliminate an incidence of skin cancer on his arm. It is strongly discouraged to exclusively rely on cannabis to treat serious illnesses and ailments ― it is of the utmost importance that if you’re suffering from a severe illness, you have a comprehensive conversation with your doctor to find out what treatment you need.
What is Rick Simpson Oil?
Although there is no specific, ironclad formula or officially licensed version of RSO ― to the contrary, Simpson himself urges people to prepare their own oil to meet their potency needs ― one common feature of RSO is a high concentration of THC, clocking in at more than 20 percent. Simpson’s own website offers detailed instructions on how to produce your own RSO.
There are a variety of cannabis oils and tinctures on the market right now which meet this threshold, although many oils employ a higher ratio of non-psychoactive CBD, a therapeutic part of the cannabis plant that does not cause people to feel a traditional high. Many people who need cannabis for symptom relief, but for one reason or another cannot ingest high amounts of THC, rely on high-CBD oils to provide them relief.
Does Nice Guys Delivery Carry Rick Simpson Oil?
Yes and no. We at Nice Guys Delivery carry a variety of oil-based tinctures with varying ratios of THC/CBD, and they’ve been used by countless customers to soothe a wide range of ailments, including but not limited to inflammation, insomnia, lack of appetite, anxiety, and general aches and pains. We also carry Vet CBD tincture, a much-loved product for pet owners.
RSO, to be clear, is simply a familiar name for a highly concentrated THC oil, it does not refer to a specific brand or product. The good news is that Nice Guys Delivery carries a robust selection of such products, including a pair of super-concentrated tinctures by Aunt Zelda’s, boasting 900 milligrams of CBD or THC in just 30 milliliters of oil. In other words, if you’re looking for a potent cannabis oil, we at Nice Guys have you covered.