Why Does Weed Help Me Sleep?

Does weed help you sleep? 

The answer is yes, but the more accurate answer is that the sleep aid comes from certain compounds, such as CBD and THC, in weed. In fact, these compounds are found in hemp products, and not just marijuana products. (Both hemp and marijuana are varieties of the cannabis plant). 

Many people are drawn to THC for the psychoactive effects. However, plenty of users use THC products, such as Delta 9 beverages, for additional purposes. 

From pain relief to appetite stimulation, you can get a lot from THC. You can even cut down on the psychoactive effects by microdosing

There is one use that a good number of our customers are interested in, which is sleep aid. 

Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC for Sleep Aid

D8 and D9 THC has grown in popularity for people with a range of sleep problems

Anyone who has not tried Delta 8 and Delta 9 need to be apprised that they both offer psychoactive effects. These can be quite mild in smaller doses, but once you start to get to 10 mg and beyond, then you may find the psychoactive effects distracting in bed. 

On the other hands, you may find the psychoactive effects pleasantly soothing and conducive to sleep. 

From full-on insomniacs to people who just want to get to bed earlier, THC can do a lot to help you out. It is more than just the pleasant psychoactive effects. There is actually a biochemical explanation for why this is so, which we will cover below. 

Why THC Helps You Sleep

THC binds to receptors in your brain’s endogenous cannabinoid system. 

Specifically, THC binds to CB1 receptors. These CB1 receptors can influence a wide range of brain activity. This includes everything from your ability to think to sensory perceptions such as hearing and taste. 

This might explain why, for many users, food tastes better and music sounds better when you are enjoying THC’s psychoactive effects. 

When THC binds with certain CB1 receptors, those receptors send signals to increase adenosine levels. Adenosine levels induce sleepiness in people. 

The Best Delta 8 and Delta 9 Products for Sleep

Perhaps the best Delta 8 product for sleep aid is the Batch No. 8 Delta 8 Tincture. You can readily experiment with doses to find your exact sweet spot for getting a good sleep. And, with 1600 mg of Delta 8 THC to experiment with, you will get a lot of experimentation with the 30 mL droppers. 

On the Delta 9 side, there are some great options, especially those that combine CBD and THC in a great ratio. 

One such option is cbdMD Delta 9 Vegan THC Gummies. The amount of CBD is higher than Delta 9, so the entourage effect is directed to bringing the wellness benefits of CBD (which includes sleep aid) to THC. 

Delta 9 is stronger than Delta 8, as far as psychoactive effects go. 

Buy Delta 8, Delta 9, and CBD Products Today

Delta 9 in Kentucky is legal and available to customers above the age of 21. Do you want to try Delta 9 gummies, beverages, or topicals, you know that we are your one-stop-shop for Delta 9. 

Hectare’s and Bourbon Country Cannabis commit to being on the vanguard of cannabis innovations. When you buy from us, whether in-store or on our website you get the best in cannabis innovations. 

And no matter your taste, you are sure to find a Delta 9 beverage that is right for you at Hectare’s and Bourbon Country Cannabis! 

Do you want to learn more about the many products available in the world of cannabis? Do not hesitate to reach out to us today, and we can help you find the cannabis product that is right for you!

From THC+CBD Bourbon Balls to Delta 9 gummies, we sell a wide variety of high-quality wellness and recreation products on and in-store at Bourbon Country Cannabis’ Nulu Location (819 E Market St Suite 101, Louisville, KY 40206). 

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"Hemp" is one variety of the cannabis plant, which refers to plants that contains 0.3% or less THC content (by dry weight).

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