Delta-8 THC: The New Addition to the CBD Market

Aug 20, 2020 | CBD, Delta 8-THC, Delta 9-THC

Being part of such a big industry, we are surprised how many new pieces of research on individual cannabinoids are causing advocates to rave in the Cannabis World. The most talked-about cannabinoid in 2020 is Delta-8 THC, because of its resemblance to Delta 9. Hence, why they call this the loophole of the Delta-9 THC.

Delta 8 THC Distillate that is used to make many of our products.

What is Delta 8?

Delta-8 THC is one of the 120+ cannabinoids found in the hemp flower. According to the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information), Delta 8 exhibits a lower psychotropic potency than Delta-9 THC, which is the primary state of THC in cannabis. Delta 8 is considered a minor cannabinoid because of its low concentrations within the plant. It’s know to be a degraded form of THC, but it’s not derived from cannabinoid enzymes inside the plant. Delta 8 offers a unique and potent high of its own. The past consumers of Delta 8 have reported experiences of calming body sensations, clear-headedness, and relaxation with a lower psychotropic effect.

Potential Benefits

The effects of Delta 8 are similar to those of the traditional Delta 9 THC but have a less intense effect. It is a more functional version of Delta-9 THC but offers the customer a calming focus. There are many preliminary and clinical studies that are unveiling the therapeutic and unique properties of Delta 8. These are some potential benefits of Delta 8:

  • Pain Relief
  • Appetite Stimulation
  • Nausea & Anxiety
  • Anti-Inflammatory Effects

Difference between Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC?

Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC are very popular cannabinoids because of their ability to cause psychoactive effects. The very subtle difference between these two versions of THC is a couple of atomic bonds and is the reason Delta 8 is two-thirds the potency of Delta 9. Delta 8 THC is still very potent on its own even though it’s less than Delta 9. Delta 8 has a lower psychotropic potency than Delta 9 which makes it easier to function while taking it. The stability of Delta 8 is what makes it an extremely valuable cannabis-derived chemical compound.

Our newest selection of Delta 8 THC.

Why use Delta 8 rather than CBD?

People who frequently take CBD will build a tolerance to it which makes the effects not as prevalent. Delta 8 THC would be useful in this instance because of its potential benefits and affordability.

Has shown positive results with people who:

  • Have a low tolerance to THC
  • Suffer from Nausea or Lack of Appetite
  • Want to manage anxiety without the risk of impairment
  • Someone who is recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Someone who is struggling with Low Libido
  • Menstrual Cramping
  • Hangovers
CBD Farmhouse cares about the quality and effectiveness that our products provide to our customers. We love feedback about our products.

Why we decided to sell Delta 8-THC?

Our mission is to refine and isolate as many cannabis compounds that benefit our customers. Delta 8 has come to our attention because of its outstanding reviews and recommendations from our customers. We offer Delta-8 THC in Gummies, Tinctures, and Carts. Visit our “Shop” section for more details.

Trusted Sources:

  • Abrahamov A, et al. “An Efficient New Cannabinoid Antiemetic in Pediatric Oncology.” Life Sci,56, no.23-24, 1995, pp.2097-102. Journal Impact Factor =3.488; Times Cited = 188 (GoogleScholar)
  • Avraham Y, et al. “Very Low Doses of Delta 8-THC Increase Food Consumption and Alter Neurotransmitter Levels Following Weight Loss.” Pharmacol Biochem Behav, vol.77, no.4, 2004, pp.675-84. Journal Impact Factor = 2.781; Times Cited = 34 (ResearchGate)
  • Hollister LE and Gillespie HK. “Delta‐8‐ and Delta‐9‐Tetrahydrocannabinol; Comparison in Man by Oral and Intravenous Administration, Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics.” Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol.14, no.3, 1973. Journal Impact Factor = 7.266; Times Cited = 64 (GoogleScholar)


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