I haven't tried it yet for anything, but since I'm seriously considering it I've been researching it. Don't know what you're quitting, but I would advise against using anything other than basic nutrients such as fish oil while you're tapering off an anti-depressant. You don't mention which one you're on, but CBD oil is thought to affect serotonin. But even if it didn't, when you're quitting a med taking things that also affect the brain, if you enter into withdrawal while you're tapering off, might throw you back to an earlier state of withdrawal. Happened to me with some pretty benign herbs. Besides, you might not actually have any problems if you taper off properly -- as slowly as you need to. A problem with CBD is that because it has been illegal, there's not a lot of good research on it and how it affects people in a lot of situations. Although what research exists is very positive for certain types of epilepsy in children and some forms of anxiety, I doubt there's any of how it interacts with other drugs, only theoretical notions based on how it's thought to work. Unlike THC, which has an affinity to similar substances that occur naturally in the brain, CBD seems not to do that, at least as far as they can tell so far. It seems to affect serotonin on the melatonin area, so it's not the same as antidepressants that target serotonin but it's generally a bad idea to take, say, tryptophan when tapering off as it affects serotonin and can make withdrawal worse. Obviously, it will affect different people differently as all this stuff does, and it might prove to be great for your purpose, but without knowing, and without knowing if you'll even have any problem quitting the drug you're on or only have minor problems, I can only say, if it were me, I wouldn't risk the unknown as you're already so far into the unknown as we all are who take antidepressants. Don't expect major problems -- maybe you won't have them. As always, it's your choice. You might consult a physician if you can find one who works in a state that has been allowing medical use of CBD -- maybe they have experience. Peace.
Lots of people have good things to say about CBD oil. I've never tried it but am glad many get help with it. I do wonder if some of it isn't placebo effect. The best medication in the world is placebo. :>)
I have read a down side to using CBD oil and that is in relation to cognitive thought. That the mind is a bit fuzzy and less 'sharp'. Thoughts?