Whether you have kids, have pulled a few all-nighters, get jet lag or just have trouble sleeping, you know how frustrating it can be to not get a good night’s sleep. While putting your keys in the freezer, or adding baby formula to coffee are merely humorous blunders, sleep trouble is no laughing matter.
Like a lot of women, I started having trouble sleeping when I was going through menopause. Flash forward a few years later and I’m still having trouble both getting and staying asleep. Lack of sleep impacts every aspect of your health, both mentally and physically, and leaves you unable to function. When I haven’t slept I lack focus and feel like I’m in a daze. In fact, it’s no different than being drunk: even moderate sleep deprivation can impair your cognitive function and decision making ability to the same levels as impairment due to alcohol intoxication.
Receptra’s Serious Rest CBD tinctures are uniquely formulated to interact with your endocannabinoid system to restore balance and promote a normal sleep/wake cycle. All Receptra Rest CBD products are thoughtfully designed with added terpene and botanicals to support serious sleep and keep the mind and body at ease, empowering you for more productive, less drowsy days.
I’ve tried all the tips: no devices before bed, breathing and relaxing exercises, lavender on the pillow, etc. With all the over the counter sleep aids, I’m always tried the whole next day which isn’t an option for me. While there are many different remedies, CBD oil for sleep may offer some relief for the problem. Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the two most well-known cannabinoids. THC is famously known as the one that causes people to get high. CBD reacts very differently in the body. It does NOT lead to negative psychoactive effects, and people do not experience a high while using it.
Here are some of the benefits of CBD Oil for Sleep:
CDB may help regulate Circadian Rhythms. Circadian Rhythm regulates sleep/wake cycles. The endocannabinoid system plays a major role in the regulation of these cycles. You may feel more relaxed when it’s time to go to bed, and even finally stay asleep all night long. The best part of a good night’s sleep is waking up feeling rejuvenated and ready to face the day.
CBD can aid in regulating GABA and Seratonin production. Research has shown that CBD can interact with GABA (Gamma Butyric Acid) receptors and serotonin receptors in the brain. Both of them are very important because they help us maintain and stabilize our moods. They also help us stay calm and focused.
CBD may reduce physical discomfort. A lot of people struggle with sleep because of aches and pains that keep them awake at night. It can be hard to find a comfortable position to sleep when your body hurts, and of course, there are different types of pain. CBD can help to keep any discomfort under control so you can sleep without discomfort. CBD may also effectively calm inflammation, which can help you get better sleep at night. It may also make you more comfortable during the day as well.
CBD may reduce stress. This is a common problem of mine. I lay in bed and think of everything I need to do the next day or of what I didn’t get accomplished during the day. CBD may be able to help all of those stressful thoughts melt away. What is even better is that after you get a good night’s sleep, your subconscious mind will have processed a lot of that information.
CBD may relax your muscles. I have arthritis and sometimes my knees or my hands may hurt. I also get cramps in my feet and legs making it really hard to relax and get to sleep. The body repairs itself at night while you sleep. Because CBD can help with inflammation, it might also provide relief for muscle soreness. That means that anyone who experiences this type of discomfort might finally get to experience the sleep they’ve been lacking.
I’ve been using the Recepta Naturals Serious Rest + Chamomile Tincture 25mg /dose (1 oz.). Serious Rest + Chamomile CBD tincture has been formulated with a blend of natural and organic ingredients that promote a more restful night’s sleep.
This CBD tincture contains MCT oil, linalool, hints of valerian root, and flavors such as vanilla, peppermint, and chamomile that support serious sleep, and keep the mind and body at ease, empowering you for more productive, less stressful days. The drops have a mint flavor.
You need to experiment a little to determine a good dose. For helping you get to sleep, start with a full dropper (1 ml) under the tongue for about 60 seconds about an hour before bed. This way the drops absorb faster.
If you have trouble staying asleep, don’t keep it under your tongue, just swallow it right away. That slows the absorption and makes it last longer through the night. I’ve found I need a full 2 droppers and I fall asleep within a half-hour. You can take the drops up to 3 times a day.
Recepta Naturals Serious Rest + Chamomile Tincture has made a huge difference in my sleep patterns. CBD drops are so easy to use, are effective and most important to me, I don’t get a hangover like I do from over the counter sleep aids. It’s amazing how well-rested and fresh I feel with a good night’s sleep! I’M TOTALLY SOLD!