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CBN, short for cannabinol, is a cannabinoid found in cannabis and hemp plants that is produced when THC oxidizes over time. Unlike THC, CBN is not psychoactive, meaning it does not produce “high” or intoxicating effects.

In the context of hemp-derived products, CBN is present in trace amounts in full-spectrum CBD products, which contain a wide range of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other beneficial compounds found in the hemp plant. However, CBN is typically found in much lower concentrations compared to CBD.

Some uses of CBN in hemp-derived products can include:

  1. Sleep Aid: CBN is often used for its sedative properties and can be included in sleep aid products to promote relaxation and improve sleep quality.
  2. Pain Relief: Like other cannabinoids, CBN can have analgesic properties and can be used in products designed to alleviate pain and inflammation.
  3. Skin Care: CBN can have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that could benefit the skin. It can be included in topical products such as creams or balms for skin health and wellness.

As with other cannabinoids, the therapeutic potential of CBN in hemp-derived products requires further study to better understand its action and applications.