Effectiveness of Cannabis-containing Tea on Insomnia

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Dutsadee Srithat
Pongsathorn Tongkasee

Abstract

Cannabis is used as a medical herb, for which purpose of public health. Quasi-experimental Research aims to study the effectiveness of drinking cannabis-containing tea against insomnia in people of Sakon Nakhon Province. The inclusion criteria of the sample are aged 20-29, insomnia, sleeplessness, being awake in the middle of the night, or difficulty sleeping for more than 20 minutes and then falling asleep regularly in the last 1 month. The Thirty volunteers were given cannabis-containing tea of 3 %w/w (group 1), 5 %w/w (group 2), and 7 %w/w (group 3), which collect data with the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Questionnaire. The statistics for data analysis used Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test and Kruskal Wallis H Test. The result shown comparing sleep quality during pre-trials was statistically no different (p<0.05). After the trial presented statistically significant differences (p<0.05), which was after drinking cannabis-containing tea 30 minutes before going to bed for a week. The sleep quality before and after the trial in group 1 was compared, which is no statistically significant difference (p<0.05). The comparison of sleep quality before and after the trial between group 2 and 3, show a statistically significant difference (p<0.05). The results show that drinking 5%w/w and 7%w/w of cannabis-containing tea improves sleep quality, this is a healthcare option for insomnia people.

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Srithat D, Tongkasee P. Effectiveness of Cannabis-containing Tea on Insomnia. Health Sci J Thai [Internet]. 2022 Nov. 11 [cited 2023 Feb. 4];5(1):25-32. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/HSJT/article/view/257162
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