Updated on January 16, 2022 – Written by Gleb Oleinik, CBD Journalist
Medically reviewed by Victor Nguyen, PharmD.
10 Best CBD Oils for Sleep & Insomnia (January. 2022)
Let’s answer these and other common questions to help you get the most out of cannabidiol.
CBD Oil for Sleep
Research suggests that insomnia affects about 10-15%  of the U.S. population and that’s before accounting for other sleep disorders and the odd night of poor sleep.
CBD vs. Other Sleep Aids
Cannabidiol (or CBD for short) is one of 80 known cannabinoids that is derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant. Unlike THC, this cannabinoid doesn’t produce the same psychoactive “high” that is acquainted with marijuana plants. In the United States, CBD as “hemp oil” is legal as long as it is derived from hemp and contains less than 0.3% THC.
What Do People Use It For?
We’ve worked hard to give you the best information you can find. But if you still have questions, we have a growing community waiting to lend an ear.
It was previously thought that the isolate form was the best choice, but now researchers are investigating something called the “entourage effect” where it is believed that properties found within the whole plant work synergistically to create a compounding effect.
What Is It?
There’s been a lot of buzz recently about CBD and cannabis thanks to the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized hemp-based CBD with less than 0.3% THC at the federal level.