Proper sleep is vital to our health as humans. In fact, it’s actually thought of as one of the pillars of good health.
Without good sleep, our functionality, mood, and productivity can end up in the dumps. And who has time for that?
There are many things one can do to help encourage sleep including shutting down phones and devices at a certain time, taking a warm bath, enjoying a cup of tea, meditating, and so on. All of these techniques to promote sleep are wonderful and encouraged!
However, if you want to amp up your cozy bedtime routine and introduce some CBD into your evening regiment to help really prepare the mind and body for slumber, well then, we have just the Sleep Gummy for you.
Earlier this year, Equilibria, launched their Sleep Gummies (THANK YOU EQ) to help women (and men) across the country experience better sleep and healthy sleep habits.
They were received with great excitement and when it turned out that they actually have an effect on sleep, we were ecstatic.
Now, as we’ve discussed before, not all CBD products are created equal. CBD requires a special blend of clean ingredients, consistency, and dosing to perform properly in the human body. (PS. if you’re wondering how CBD works in the human body, go here.)
What is CBN?
I like to think of CBN as CBD’s sister from the same mister.
CBN is a cannabinoid (just like CBD) but is thought of as a CBD booster if you will. The beautiful thing about CBN is it’s known for its natural propensity to promote sleep and lasting effects throughout the night encouraging the body and mind to fully relax.
When combined with CBD and the other lovely ingredients (see more below), it offers extra encouragement to promote the most restful of sleeps.
Know the dose.
Each Sleep Gummy holds 12.5 mg of CBD and 2.5 mg of CBN.
One serving size or dose is actually made up of TWO Sleep Gummies which equates to 25 mg of CBD and 5 mg of CBN.
You can always start low and slow and begin with half a dose to see how your system goes with it. If you’re a bit more acclimated with CBD, I say try the full dose.
Important note: Onset Time is 30-60 minutes and effects from Sleep Gummies can last from 4-6 hours.
The effects of Sleep Gummies.
One of the best effects I have heard yet is…they actually work.
To put this into perspective, allow me to tell you a bit about Anthony’s experience with them.
My husband has suffered from sleep issues ever since I have known him. When he first started treating his sleep issues medically, his doctors put him on Ambien. That didn’t last long. He then moved on to sleep-type gummies with THC. Now, those worked, but occasionally he found that he felt groggy the following morning. However, he has used those for years.
When Equilibria came out with their gummies, I gave him my package due to the fact that I am prego and couldn’t take them myself. If anything, I thought he could add them to his other gummies. He had other plans.
He ended up trying EQ’s sleep gummies all by themselves. This surprised me as I wasn’t sure they would do the trick.
I was wrong. They did the trick.
They did the trick so well that he switched to EQ’s Sleep Gummies and no longer uses THC to treat his sleep issues.
This is huge for someone with such intense sleep issues like Anthony. He finds that they make him feel very relaxed (and not high per sé) and help him stay asleep.
Michelle, on the other hand, does not have sleep issues like Anthony, but a good night’s sleep has always been one of her non-negotiables. However, sometimes she has a tougher time winding down, so implementing the sleep gummies into her regimen got her into bed earlier which lead to some book time and then drifting off slowly into the night. She loves the restorative way in which she feels when she wakes up without any of the groggy side effects.
What else is in the gummies?
Chamomile and L-theanine!
Chamomile is a botanical herb known to enhance restful nighttime support and encourage relaxation.
When it comes to L-theanine, this amino acid naturally occurs in tea leaves to help unwind and ease tension.
Another beautiful addition of ingredients to the Sleep Gummies.
Let me tell you more about Equilibria Sleep Gummies.
All of EQ’s CBD products are vegan, gluten-free, organic, fully traceable, NON-GMO, hand-harvested, and full spectrum.
These may just sound like buzz words to some, but where and how you source your CBD is exceptionally important!
Like I like to say, you never ever want to buy your CBD from just anyone or anywhere…, especially a gas station. Yuck.
You want to know exactly where you are sourcing your CBD (and any other supplement you are ingesting daily).
Here are a couple tips for ya:
Pro-tip #1: Be sure to suck on your gummies and don’t just gobble them up. This way they will enter your system a bit swifter and have a faster effect. Plus, it’ll make the delicious flavor, Bordeaux Cherry, last a little longer.
Pro-tip #2: Set up an appointment with a dosage expert to go over the best dose for you. If you decide to add Daily Gummies or Daily Drops to your every day, this would be a great time to also discuss this with them.
Pro-tips #3: After you have a Sleep Gummy, go right on ahead and relax. Put your legs up, read a book, veg out, do a face mask, and hop in bed! Do whatever you do to help promote sleep and relaxation.
Pro-tip #4: Consistency is KEY. Whether you take a daily dose of CBD or take nighttime gummies every evening, consistency plays a huge role in the efficacy of CBD in your body. While on the call with a dosage expert, inquire if Daily Drops or Daily Gummies would be a good addition to your daily life.
* This post is in partnership with Equilibria.
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