What Is CBN? How It’s Different From CBD, Benefits + More
If you’re feeling stressed, you may be wondering if CBN is a worthy candidate to help. “When comparing CBD and CBN as a single molecule, the data is overwhelmingly in favor of CBD being a more potent and effective agent—this is true for a variety of issues including stress and relaxation,”* Gordon says, adding that CBN could possibly help with stress through its limited effects on the CB1 receptor.
So while more human research is needed, Dani Gordon, M.D., a U.K.-based double board-certified medical doctor and author of The CBD Bible, tells mbg that CBN is likely more helpful for promoting calm when it’s paired with other cannabinoids in a full-spectrum hemp product.*