Move over CBD; there’s a new cannabinoid in town! CBN, or cannabinol, has recently taken off as the new cannabinoid of choice for a variety of users. As it turns out, taking it daily could have some brilliant health benefits that rival those of CBD.
Research into CBN is a relatively new field, so nothing about this compound is concrete. However, some users have reported benefiting from CBN for several reasons. Let’s find out why CBN edibles could be a great addition to any diet.
Does CBN Have Any Benefits?
The effects of CBN are generally very similar to CBD, but some say they are even stronger. Some have even said the effects of CBN last longer, especially when taken in edible form. Here are a few ways CBN gummies and other types of CBN edibles might be able to help.
Like CBD, CBN is proving to have wonderful benefits in terms of helping people calm down and just relax. Most people these days are flooded with stressors caused by the ambient “noise” of all the different things going on in our lives: the news, social media, job worries, personal relationships, and so on. One of the biggest benefits of CBN is that it can help people truly relax and find balance in the midst of all the chaos that is happening around us.
A byproduct of the relentless stressors that are going on in most of our lives, is that it’s hard to genuinely focus on a particular project or goal. By truly relaxing the body and mind, we can clear out the clutter and brain fog that’s a result of our bust daily lives, and better focus on the things that really matter – job goals, personal relationships, home projects, whatever it may be.
Get Better Rest
Of course, a relaxed body and mind go a long way towards achieving better sleep and getting a better night’s rest. The importance of quality sleep when it comes to our overall health cannot be understated. Sleep is when our body and mind recovers, replenishes, and recharges – if you can start getting at least six hours of decent sleep a night, the changes you’ll notice in terms of your overall wellness will be nothing short of phenomenal.
How Does CBN Work?
CBD works by interacting with receptors in the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). There are two primary receptors in the ECS – CB1 and CB2. The latter are found most abundantly throughout the body’s various muscle and tissue systems, while the former are most abundant in the brain and central nervous system.
Like CBD, the effects of CBN appear to influence the regulatory mechanisms of the ECS. The endocannabinoid system regulates dozens of different processes in the body, but its main goal is to achieve homeostasis – a balanced state where all systems are working, flowing, and functioning in sync. When a specific ‘system’ (this could refer to sleep, stress, etc) is out of balance, various internal processes of the ECS work to adjust the body’s chemistry and restore a state of balance and homeostasis.
CBD and CBN support the inner workings of the ECS by interacting with CB1 and CB2 receptors, thereby helping achieve the balance that ultimately leads to our overall health and well-being.
CBN in Edibles
Edibles are proving a popular way to take CBN. In particular, CBN gummies are taking over the market. It’s common to find CBN edibles that combine cannabinol with CBD, CBG, and even other compounds like melatonin, which is known to help improve sleep.
One of our favorite things about CBN edibles is how good they taste. With products like oils or capsules, you often miss out on a major part of the ‘CBN experience’ – taste! CBN gummies taste delicious, and in some instances, users may notice longer-lasting effects due to the fact that the CBN is processed in the digestive system.
Can You Take CBN Daily?
Many advocates take one CBN gummy per day, usually around bedtime. When it comes to edibles, it’s important to remember that it can take a while for the hemp extract to be digested. This is why some prefer to take the supplement about an hour before bed, giving the digestive system a chance to break everything down.
CBN Edibles for Your Daily Routine: Final Thoughts
CBN is an exciting compound with lots of potential. If you listen to its advocates, then this cannabinoid has some great potential for daily use. It’s unlikely that CBN will come to replace CBD as the cannabinoid of the moment, but it may still be worth trying cannabinol to see if you like it. As mentioned above, it’s common to find melatonin-containing CBD sleep products, but there are a few CBN isolate products now available.
High-quality hemp products like CBN gummies can make a fantastic addition to any daily routine. After all, a healthy life and productive days revolve around a good night’s sleep. Have you ever tried CBN edibles? Let us know if they’re your go-to product in the comments below.