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CBN for Better Sleep

The Natural Sleep Solution: Why CBN may be Superior to Sleep Aids such as Melatonin, Magnesium, and Ambien

If you're one of the millions who toss and turn every night, desperately seeking quality sleep, you've likely explored popular sleep aids like melatonin, magnesium, or the prescription medication Ambien. However, an emerging natural compound is gaining attention for its remarkable sleep-promoting properties without the drawbacks of conventional options - CBN (cannabinol).

What is CBN? 

Cannabinol, commonly referred to as CBN, is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in cannabis plants. It's considered a minor cannabinoid, meaning it exists in much lower concentrations compared to the more abundant CBD and THC compounds. CBN is created through the degradation and oxidation of THC over time as cannabis ages. While CBN shares some similarities with CBD in terms of potential therapeutic effects, research points to CBN as being particularly effective as a natural sedative and sleep aid.

The Powerful Sleep-Promoting Benefits of CBN

 Numerous studies over the decades have highlighted CBN's potent sedating effects and ability to significantly improve sleep quality. Way back in 1975, researchers found that CBN was several times more effective than CBD or THC at increasing sleep time in rats [1]. Another groundbreaking study in 1976 demonstrated that CBN facilitated faster sleep onset and increased overall sleep duration in individuals suffering from insomnia [2]. This early research set the stage for more recent studies further confirming CBN's promising sedative properties and potential as a treatment for insomnia, sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders [3].

How CBN May Outperform Melatonin and Magnesium 

While melatonin and magnesium are go-to natural sleep supplements for many, CBN may prove to be the superior option. Melatonin, the hormone that helps regulate our circadian rhythms, has shown mixed results in treating insomnia with some studies questioning its effectiveness [4]. Magnesium deficiency is associated with poor sleep quality, but taking magnesium supplements doesn't necessarily resolve insomnia issues according to research [5]. In contrast, studies consistently demonstrate CBN's more direct and potent sleep-promoting effects.

The Safer Alternative to Ambien 

For those who have used the prescription sleep medication Ambien (zolpidem), the significant drawbacks and risks are well-known. Ambien carries dangers of dependence, next-day grogginess, abnormal sleep behaviors like sleepwalking, and potentially life-threatening interactions with other drugs and substances [6]. As a natural plant-derived compound, CBN bypasses these pharmaceutical risks entirely while still delivering powerful sedating and sleep-improving benefits backed by scientific research.

The Bright Future of CBN for Restful Sleep While more large-scale clinical trials are still needed, the evidence continues to mount for CBN as a safe, natural, and highly effective solution for combating insomnia and promoting deep, restful sleep. As laws around cannabis continue to evolve globally, we may soon see a surge of new CBN-infused products, supplements, and formulations hitting mainstream markets to help the sleep-deprived masses. For those seeking a non-habit forming sleep aid without pharmaceutical side effects, CBN could represent the future of better sleep.

Don't let insomnia control your nights any longer. Consider exploring the power of CBN as a natural sleep remedy and finally get the restorative, high-quality sleep you've been craving. Speak to a medical professional about safely integrating CBN into your nighttime routine and try it now in our Mr. Moxey’s Dream.


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  2. Karniol IG, Shirakawa I, Kasinski N, et al. Cannabidiol interferes with the effects of delta 9 - tetrahydrocannabinol in man. Eur J Pharmacol 1974; 28:172-7.
  3. Kuhathayan N, Dufort A, MacKillop J, et al. The use of cannabinoids for sleep: A critical review on clinical trials. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology 2019; 27(4):383-401.
  4. Ferracioli-Oda E, Qawasmi A, Bloch MH. Meta-analysis: Melatonin for the treatment of primary sleep disorders. PLoS One 2013;8:e63773.
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