CBN vs CBD What’s The Difference

There are thousands of hemp products available on the market. Whether an individual is new or experienced with hemp products, there is something for everyone. However, sometimes choosing the right product for your needs can be confusing. With so many options available, it can be hard to know which one to buy.

Take, for instance, CBD and CBN products. While both kinds of products are similar, CBD and CBN have their own distinct properties and uses.

What's The Difference Between CBD and CBN

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids found within the hemp plant. It is also the most prominent cannabinoid found in hemp, more so than THC, CBN, and other cannabinoid isolate products that can be found on store shelves. Because it is found in larger quantities than other cannabinoids, extracting CBD is easier and can account for the vast variety of options on the market.
Over the years, research has uncovered a plethora of properties possessed by the CBD cannabinoid. Some of the most popular properties include:

  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Sleep promotion/drowsiness
  • Calming properties
  • Evidence to suggest protection against neurological disease
  • Alleviate pain

Because of its variety of properties, it has become one of the most popular cannabinoids on the market. Shoppers can find everything from edibles to topicals and more on store shelves across the country. The popularity of CBD and its variety of properties has made this cannabinoid the largest niche in the hemp market.

What is CBN?

CBN, or Cannabinol another non-psychoactive cannabinoid, is found in much smaller quantities than CBD. Because it is found in smaller quantities than CBD and THC, it is often referred to as a minor cannabinoid. Formally known to the scientific community as Cannabinol, CBN has grown as a popular niche within the hemp community in recent years.

This cannabinoid is known for its calming and sleep promotion properties. However, there is some scientific evidence to suggest CBN can be used for conditions like arthritis and some forms of Epilepsy. Research concerning these conditions is still considered preliminary and is currently the ongoing topic of multiple studies by research teams around the world.

According to a paper published in 2018 by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Mexico, evidence suggests, “The current results are consistent with survey-based studies showing increasing reported usage of cannabis for treating insomnia in healthy people and patients with other primary health conditions.”

How are CBD and CBN different?

While CBN and CBD share many similar properties, they do differ quite a bit. For instance, CBN is better known for its sleep promotion property whereas CBD is better known for its anti-inflammatory properties.

CBD is also found in larger quantities within the hemp plant than CBN. Since CBN is a minor cannabinoid, it requires more biomass for processors to extract the CBN isolate. Genetics also plays a large role in cannabinoid production. Certain strains produce more of the CBN cannabinoid than others.

Where to find CBD and CBN products

Figuring out which cannabinoid is right for your needs is only part of the battle. The next step is finding a product produced by a reputable brand. Thankfully, CBD American Shaman has all the CBD and CBN products you are looking for!
Looking for high quality CBD products that won’t break the bank? Our water soluble CBD oils and CBD topicals are a great addition to anyone’s daily routine. Made with American grown hemp and processed using our patented technology, we adhere to a strict level of quality control in order to produce some of the best quality products on the market.

Are you looking to get your daily CBD in a sweeter way? CBD American Shaman offers a tasty CBD gummy that our customers just can’t get enough of. And with 10mg of CBD per gummy, incorporating CBD into your daily routine has never been easier! Or are you looking for a CBN product to add to your daily routine? CBD American Shaman carries CBN water soluble drops and gummies, giving options to those both new and experienced with CBN products.

Our CBNight gummies contain 2mg of CBN per gummy, a perfect option for those who prefer premeasured serving sizes. The tasty fruit flavor makes for a sweet addition to your evening routine. This easy option is ideal for those new to CBN products or for those who prefer premeasured hemp products. But even if you are experienced with hemp products, our CBN gummies are a sweet treat that is hard to pass up!

For those looking for larger serving sizes, our CBNight Water Soluble Drops are the ideal product for your needs. This product comes with a dropper to measure out the desired serving size. Our CBNight drops can be taken orally as is or mixed into your favorite nighttime beverage. This particular product is a must-have for those who need a larger serving size or are more experienced with CBN products.

You can shop all CBD American Shaman products online or in store at one of our locations in Richardson, Irving, and Midlothian. We have a staff of knowledgeable individuals who are ready to help answer your questions and concerns along your CBD journey. And when you stop by in person, you can even pick up a free sample product to try!

A Great Addition To Your Daily Routine

CBD and CBN products can both be wonderful additions to your daily routine. Their unique properties allow them to be useful in different ways and give shoppers more options to choose from. Whatever your needs are, there is sure to be a hemp product on the market to match what you are looking for.

CBD American Shaman has a variety of products with both cannabinoids to choose from. From topicals to edibles to oils and more, we offer many different high quality options for those both new and experienced with hemp products. Not sure where to start? Stop by any one of our convenient locations to chat with one of our staff members. We can’t wait to see you!

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