Can CBD oil help you sleep?

Feb 13, 2019

Cannabidiol (CBD) has become increasingly popular over the last few years as medical cannabis research and interest has grown around the US and the world. CBD is claimed to help with a wide variety of ailments but some of the most common being for trouble sleeping, stress, pain and anxiety. Specifically there has been new research highlighting the benefits of CBD for more effective REM sleep which can help reduce daytime sleepiness. A recent study showed that 79.2% of the studied adults with anxiety or poor sleep had their anxiety decrease within the first month. Sleep scores also improved in the first month for 66.7% of studied adults with little to no symptoms being well tolerated. 

'It is particularly helpful for people whose sleep problems are due to anxiety,' explains Dr Brewer. 'A recent review of 72 adults with anxiety or poor sleep found that anxiety scores decreased within the first month in 79.2 per cent and remained decreased during the study duration. Sleep scores also improved within the first month in 66.7 per cent and it was well tolerated.'