Insomnia is no joke. Tossing in bed from one position to the next—left side, belly, right side, back to belly again—is enough to drive a person mad. For anyone suffering from frequent sleeplessness, these sleep-deprived beings have probably tried a slew of remedies, and, if reading this, likely without success.
But there’s hope for you yet. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil for insomnia might be an effective solution that can provide relief without the sluggish side effects of certain over-the-counter alternatives.
How can CBD help with insomnia?
The World Health Organization reports that, unlike THC, CBD—the second most well-known active ingredient in cannabis—does not produce a high and seems to result in less REM-sleep (that deep, restorative sleep) disruption than THC. In short, CBD may help a person fall and stay asleep by calming the nervous system. WebMD explains that CBD is known to have antipsychotic effects, but