Why a vaginal suppository?
Using a vaginal suppository allows faster and more localized release of the active ingredient which provides period relief exactly where you need it – in the reproductive tract. This way, the active ingredients can act quickly and directly on receptors that already exist in the reproductive organs without affecting the rest of your body.
Does it contain CBD?
Yes, OVY vaginal suppositories contain cannabidiol, or CBD. CBD has been shown in several studies to be a safe and promising ingredient for management of pain. Scan the QR Code on the product label to see our Certificate of Analysis.
How often should I use OVY?
You can use OVY as often as you need to relieve period discomfort. Unlike with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, there are no known adverse effects from regular use of vaginal CBD suppositories.
Will it make me smell like pot?
No - there is a big difference between pot (THC containing marijuana) and cannabidiol! The distinctive smell of pot does not come from the cannabidiol, which is the main compound used in OVY. The smell comes from the dried flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant, which are not used in this period relief product.
How long does it take for AIMA to work?
The answer to this will vary depending on your level of discomfort and dosage. Generally, vaginal suppositories are fast-acting because they dissolve within 10-15 minutes and are directly absorbed into the bloodstream in the area of insertion. Users may wish to insert another OVY after 6-8 hours.
How do I get the suppository out of the shell?
After washing your hands, remove the suppository from the wrapper by pulling apart the two pre-cut tabs of the plastic strip.
How do I insert the suppository?
Wash your hands with soap and water and ensure your vaginal area is clean and dry. After removing the wrapper, use a clean finger to gently insert the suppository as far into the vaginal canal as it can comfortably go, just as you would a tampon.
Why isn’t there any THC?
It’s illegal to mail THC across state lines. It may be part of future products when regulations change.
Why doesn’t my CBD tincture work?
69% of products sold over the counter may be mislabelled and therefore do not contain what the label claims. This is why having a legitimate Certificate of Analysis from a reputable laboratory is important. CBD is not like Aspirin; it requires a cumulative and titrated dosing.
CBD vs THC
CBD is not intoxicating whereas THC is intoxicating.
Can I take OVY RELIEF while breastfeeding?
No. Consult your cannabis clinicians and receive guidance.
Can my teenager take OVY RELIEF?
This is up to the parent and the clinician. Epiodilex is prescribed in high doses for children who have epilepsy and there are no adverse effects. Consult your cannabis clinician and receive guidance. Be aware that CBD is a scheduled substance.
Is CBD effective orally?
Yes it is effective. However, the suppository is more direct.
Is CBD effective for rectal use?
Yes it is. Our suppository base is approved for both vaginal and rectal use.
What is primary and secondary dysmenorrhea? How are they different?
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, “Primary dysmenorrhea characteristically begins when adolescents attain ovulatory cycles, usually within 6–12 months of menarche. Secondary dysmenorrhea refers to painful menses due to pelvic pathology or a recognized medical condition. The most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea is endometriosis”.
Can OVY RELIEF help with PCOS? Fibroids?
OVY RELIEF can help soothe pelvic discomfort but is not intended for medicinal use or used to affect the function/structure of the body.
How Do Vaginal Suppositories Work?
Vaginal suppositories are a solid medication inserted into the vagina. Suppositories with CBD and CBG dissolve and are absorbed locally. This process works more quickly than if taking products orally. CBD suppositories provide soothing exactly where you need it for menstrual cramps and ovulation or period discomfort. Read more about how vaginal suppositories work.
What Are Vaginal Suppositories?
Our vaginal suppositories are high-dosage CBD & CBG created to efficiently target period discomfort. They can also be used during ovulation discomfort, menopausal symptoms, PCOS, endometriosis, and other women’s health issues faced by menstruators. OVY RELIEF can help soothe pelvic discomfort but is not intended for medicinal use or used to affect the function/structure of the body.
Best Way To Insert A Suppository?
It’s easy to learn how to insert a suppository into the vagina! Wash your hands with soap and water and ensure your vaginal area is clean and dry. After removing the wrapper, use a clean finger to gently insert the suppository as far into the vaginal canal as it can comfortably go, just as you would a tampon. You may also use an applicator if desired when inserting the suppository.
Where to Buy CBD, CBG Suppositories?
Buy CBD and CBG vaginal suppositories from us! You can purchase online and we ship in North America, the UK, and Europe. Orders for the United States are in states authorized for purchase only.
Is PMDD A Disability?
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe and disabling form of Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and affects about 3-9% of menstruators. You may be able to receive support for PMDD as a disability depending on where you live. This is a great resource for those in the United States. No matter where you live, it is best to speak to your doctor about the best steps to take if you experience debilitating pain when menstruating. Find out more about what PMDD is.
Does CBD Help With Period Cramps?
Vaginal Suppositories with CBD can help with menstrual cramps. By inserting a suppository into the Vaginal canal, CBD is able to relieve the localized issues menstruators can experience. Many people who have periods find relief from period cramps with CBD. Read more in our blog post about CBD for menstrual cramps. OVY RELIEF can help soothe pelvic discomfort but is not intended for medicinal use or used to affect the function/structure of the body
Are Vaginal Suppositories Safe?
Vaginal suppositories are generally considered safe and effective depending on their use and ingredients. As we are all unique individuals, it is always important to talk to your doctor before taking any medication into our bodies. Our product is third-party tested to the highest standards and we have been granted a Certificate of Analysis. We have also received the Physicians Cannabinoid Council's trusted "Quality Verified Seal".
Are There Any Vaginal Suppository Side Effects?
Although generally well tolerated for most individuals, taking CBD intravaginally may affect some people. Some individuals may experience an allergic reaction, skin irritation, diarrhea, reduced appetite, drowsiness, or fatigue. If you experience any side effects you should stop using the product and talk to your doctor.
How Long Does It Take A Vaginal Suppository To Dissolve?
Vaginal suppositories are fast-acting because they dissolve within 10-15 minutes and are directly absorbed into the bloodstream in your vagina. You'll likely start to feel relief 30-45 minutes after insertion with up to 8 hours of long-lasting soothing. Depending on your level of discomfort and dosage, we recommend inserting another OVY after 6-8 hours.
What Are CBD, CBG Suppositories Used For?
Our CBD, CBG Suppositories are used to treat menstrual cramps and period pain. Individuals who menstruate or other issues in women’s health can find relief with a CBD and CBG suppository inserted in the vaginal canal. Read more about how CBD suppositories can help with period discomfort.
What Is The Best Period Relief?
We think that CBD and CBG vaginal suppositories provide some of the best period soothing as ingredients are absorbed quickly and target localized discomfort. Read more in our blog post about how CBD can help with period discomfort.
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