CBD for Energy: What Does the Research Say?
Author : Jessica Assaf
The Magazine: CBD for Energy: What Does the Research Say?
Mind-calmer, body-balancer, skincare wonder: Cannabidiol (CBD) can certainly be described as versatile, and the same can be said for its applications. Its uses are so wide-ranging, in fact, that its use cases may seem contradictory on the surface, especially when it comes to energy and relaxation. How is it possible that hemp extract is being explored as a focus-boosting, energizing element, when its effects as a sleep aid are being explored as well? Read on to learn how CBD balances biological processes to help you get better sleep and feel more energized throughout the day.*
How does CBD impact energy?
There are several ways CBD impacts energy levels, both directly and indirectly. Studies have suggested a positive relationship between CBD and mood related neurochemicals in the brain. In addition, an article published in Frontiers in Neuroscience in 2017 suggests that CBD increases metabolism activity. A slow metabolism is often associated with low stamina.
CBD’s usefulness in promoting sleep indirectly boosts energy throughout the day as well.* One naturally befits the other: with more hours of restful sleep each night, you’re more likely to wake refreshed and ready to take on the day.
So, when people say that CBD is good for both energy and sleep, they aren’t confused. The cannabinoid helps establish a balance that buoys mood and focus, as well as promoting more restful sleep at night.*
What are some energy-boosting properties of CBD?
From regulating neurochemicals* to promoting full-body balance*, the impact of CBD on energy levels around the clock can’t be understated. Here’s a closer look at four energy-supporting properties of CBD:
Read on to learn how CBD balances biological processes to help you get better sleep and feel more energized throughout the day.