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CBD and Dreaming

Posted by Austin Angeleri on

Many people using cannabis products, either recreationally or medicinally, know that marijuana has various effects on different stages of sleep. Over the years THC has built up a cliché reputation of making people sleepy. However, studies show that while THC and CBD really do encourage a longer and restful sleep, even in the more severely sleep deprived, (2013) in many of these cases dreaming seems to happen less frequently if at all. The way in which CBD and THC effect the other aspects of sleep relate to how they affect dreaming.   The sleep cycle has several stages, but probably the...

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Does CBD induce sleep?

Posted by Juanita Padilla on

Common thought is that ingestion of marijuana, or any of its chemical compounds including CBD, will help with sleep. Studies suggest that this may not be the case. Where THC has been shown in human trials to induce sleepiness, CBD in low doses may actually have the opposite effect. How, then, can CBD be a sleep aid for so many? Current studies show that THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana, does induce sleep in varying amounts depending upon the strain with the indicas being best for sleep induction and reduction in nightmares and the sativas being less helpful. Low doses...

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