Understanding Cannabinoids for Sleep and Pain Relief
Non-psychoactive. Often used for pain relief as an anti-inflammatory. Different doses may produce different results. Lower doses may increase alertness while higher doses may cause sleepiness.
- You're new to Cannabis
- Have a low tolerance
- Prefer not to get high
CBD + THC
Less intense psychoactive effect (depending on dosage). Work together to reduce both pain and inflammation.
- You're looking for something in the middle
The psychoactive cannabinoid responsible for the "high" feeling. May cause relaxation and sleepiness. Decreases sleep latency (the time it takes to fall asleep) may also reduce pain.
- You want an intense high
- Lower THC varieties don't work for you.
CBD + THC
A psychoactive but milder version of THC. May be used effectively as a sleep aid or sedative.
Non-psychoactive. May be used to relieve inflammation, pain, and can be used to stimulate, providing energy and focus.
Non-psychoactive. May be used to fight inflammation, pain, and nausea. Has anti nausea and sleep/sedative effects
Cannabinoids For Your Primary Goal
Less aches and pains? CBD and THC are your friends!
Reduce inflammation? Look for CBD-rich products.
More ZZZs? Look for products with CBN + THC.
An intense high? Look for THC-rich products.
Help with stomach pain? Give CBG a try.
Dealing with nausea? Try products with THCa
Don't forget about Terpenes!
Terpenes are naturally-occurring chemical compounds in cannabis. They work in synergy with cannabinoids to create strain effects. This is called the Entourage Effect.
Pay attention to the terpene profile in cannabis products. Terpenes such as Myrcene, Caryophyllene and a-Pinene have been found to have anti-inflammatory properties!
Everybody is Different
Metabolism, Genetics, Age, Gender, and Mood can all play roles in how cannabis affects you.
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