Does CBD Make You Sleepy?

Does CBD make you sleepy? This question is the focal point of today’s article.

As you will know, over the past few years, there has been a significant amount of interest in CBD. Consumers are eager to understand more about how this hemp-derived compound is able to interact with the human body. Despite having been around for thousands of years, scientists are still unable to present definitive answers on how CBD interacts with the body.

In this article, alongside answering a broad range of questions, we are going to be looking at whether CBD has the potential to make a person feel sleepy or tired. If CBD does have the potential to make you feel sleepy or tired, how will this impact the possible use cases? There are many questions that need to be answered about the effects of CBD products.

We will be taking a closer look at the following questions:

  • Why does CBD make me so sleepy?
  • Does CBD oil cause drowsiness?
  • Is CBD good for falling asleep?
  • When should I take CBD oil morning or night?
  • What does CBD do to you?
  • Can you take too much CBD?
  • Can CBD keep me awake at night?


Please note: At Spero CBD, we are not attorneys. We do not provide legal advice. Every effort has been made to provide useful and accurate information. Regardless, this information should not be relied upon in place of consultation with appropriate legal advisors in your jurisdiction. These questions and answers may not be correct at the time of reading.

If you are at all unsure of the laws and regulations relating to specific CBD oil products, we strongly recommend that you seek advice and information from the relevant authorities. This article will only be providing a brief overview of the potential effects of CBD products – not an in-depth exploration. Before you make any buying decisions, it’s vital that you go and do further research into this matter and consult with the relevant professionals.

Despite our best efforts to provide accurate information, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content. When you are researching CBD oil, you should always look at a range of sources before coming to any conclusions. There is plenty we still don’t know about cannabidiol. With ever-growing intrigue, we expect research on CBD to continue long into the future.

Without any hesitation, let’s dive straight into answering the central question!

Why does CBD make me so sleepy?

Why does CBD make me so sleepy? This is a question that we occasionally see CBD consumers asking each other. While a select few people may experience feelings of sleepiness after taking products containing this compound, these experiences are often unique to the individual. It is vitally important to remember that we can all have very different experiences with CBD.

This hemp-derived compound offers experiences that are unique to the individual. The sense of mystery created by CBD has become part of the appeal. When a person tries a CBD product for the first time, they don’t know what to expect. While this can be frustrating for some, going into unknown territory can be exciting for others. Everyone’s CBD experience is different.

CBD products could make some people feel sleepy. However, the vast majority of people do not have feelings of tiredness or drowsiness after consuming CBD. If there are many people feeling sleepy after taking a specific CBD product, this could be an issue that’s unique to the product. With this in mind, you should always check consumer reviews before buying CBD.

After trying CBD products, if you experience any unwanted side effects, you should speak with the product manufacturer or seller and seek medical assistance. By following the guidelines on the product packaging, you should be able to avoid any unwanted side effects, such as feeling tired or drowsy. If you have any concerns, it’s important that you seek assistance.

Does CBD oil cause drowsiness?

There is no evidence to suggest that all CBD oil products on the market will cause drowsiness upon consumption. While this may be the case for some people, the compound is not known to universally cause drowsiness. When you take CBD oil products for the very first time, it’s best to try them in the comfort of your own home – where you are settled.

While some people will experience positive benefits from taking CBD products, others simply won’t experience anything at all. The effects of CBD can vary from person to person. CBD may not affect you in a way that is necessarily obvious. Sometimes, the effects of CBD can be rather subtle. In other cases, people may experience profound effects in a matter of hours.

Is CBD good for falling asleep?

There is no substantial evidence to suggest that CBD can help you to fall asleep. There may be cases where people have alluded to CBD being responsible for improved sleep – but claims like these are yet to be substantiated through research studies. As scientists learn more about this compound, the potential benefits of CBD will be more clear and less ambiguous.

The varied experiences of consumers presents a tremendous challenge to those trying to market CBD to the general public. Cannabidiol seems to affect people in different ways. Taking CBD is an experience that is unique to the individual. Even though there is plenty of chatter about the potential benefits of CBD, there is absolutely no guarantee these will materialize.

When should I take CBD oil morning or night?

You can take CBD oil at any time that suits you. Although, you should always check the product packaging and guidelines to see how much CBD you can take. Depending on the time of day, CBD products have the potential to affect people in different ways. If you’re curious about taking CBD products at different times, the best thing to do is give this a go yourself.

What does CBD do to you?

We always encourage people to go into the CBD experience with muted expectations. If you have sky-high expectations and the product fails to deliver, you will only end up disappointed. It’s much better to expect nothing from CBD and be pleasantly surprised as positive benefits and effects begin to emerge. We believe that this is the best approach to take.

Can you take too much CBD?

If you want to have a rewarding experience with CBD, you must follow the product-specific guidelines on how to use CBD. Typically, these can either be found on the product packaging or the seller’s website. If you find yourself feeling unsure about how much CBD to take, the best thing you can do is speak directly with the seller or manufacturer for guidance.

It’s important to not take more CBD than recommended. Every product is likely to come with different guidelines. You cannot apply the same guidelines from one product to the rest of the products on the market. Each product is likely to contain different concentrations of CBD. This can have an impact on how strong and profound the effects are upon consumption.

Can CBD keep me awake at night?

There’s no evidence to suggest that CBD will keep you awake at night. If this is something you are worried about, why not take CBD in the morning? You can experiment with CBD products by taking them at different times of the day. This must, however, be done in line with the usage guidelines on the product packaging. You should not deviate from the usage guidelines.

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Dr. Jordan Talley

Dr. Talley is a Physician Anesthesiologist who completed his medical residency at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to medical school, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Physiology & Biophysics from Georgetown University. He completed his medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM - Bradenton Campus). During his Anesthesiology training at Johns Hopkins he completed rotations in Chronic Pain Management and continues to manage acute and peri-operative pain for his patient as a private practice anesthesiologist in Virginia.