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What is delta 8 THC?

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Delta 8 THC is a minor cannabinoid, occurring in cannabis in very small concentrations. Delta-8-THC is also a degraded form of delta-9-THC. When THC is stored for a long period of time, it degrades into delta-8-THC. It’s not psychoactive like Delta 9 THC but has similar properties and effects to CBD; however, the research on this compound is scarce due to its rarity and low concentration levels present in most strains.

Delta-8 sounds like a dream drug, but is it really as great?

The Delta-8 in cannabis has become popular because of its similarity to THC. It causes euphoria and happiness that can be helpful for pain relief or relaxation purposes. Too much of this stuff will cause sedation and could even lead to feelings of paranoia if not used responsibly!

Delta-8 is a cannabis compound that has become popular because of its similarity to THC, the main compound in cannabis for getting high and experiencing euphoria. Large amounts of Delta 8 are found in many strains of marijuana due to it providing similar effects as THC without causing any negative effects such as anxiety or paranoia from too much use.

The similarities between the two cannabinoids lie in their chemical structures and their names. THC’s scientific name is D9THC, or delta-9 THC, or just delta-9. Delta 8 is short for delta 8 tetrahydrocannabinol (or sometimes called d8THC), which can cause effects similar to regular 9THC but they will be much less potent than with traditional strains of cannabis that are typically grown using a variety of methods including indoor cultivation and outdoor agricultural practices like organic farming techniques used by licensed farmers who grow on large plots all across California’s landmass as well as Oregon!

The THC molecule is capable of producing effects in the brain that are very enjoyable. Delta-8 and delta-9, both forms of THC, have been shown to be effective at fighting cancerous tumors.

Delta-8-THC is an extract of cannabis that’s literally not legal in some states. Since the 2018 Farm Bill allowed growing hemp for production, it has become easier for extracts to be made all over the United States, meaning delta-8 is now legalized in certain states where D9THC is illegal.

Delta-8 THC contains a small amount of the therapeutic cannabis chemical constituents delta-9 and 9. This cannabinoid is discovered to be in hemp, which is not legal at the federal level. It is found that many extractors are focusing their attention on delta-8 rather than D9THC because most states where this extraction process can be performed allow crossover into use with no fear of prosecution by DEA.

Many people across the US have been eager for something more powerful than what they used before, and our manufacturing has increased product production to meet market demand.

What’s the difference between Delta 8 THC and Delta 9 THC?

Delta-THC is a molecule that binds to cannabinoid receptors in the brain and elsewhere. Delta-THC has two major forms, including delta-11 which can only be found naturally in very small quantities in cannabis plants or synthesized for research purposes. Delta-11 tetrahydrocannabinol was first discovered because it could not be detected with mass spectrometry techniques used by researchers before 1982. It also cannot bind as efficiently as delta-nine THC to CB(cannabidiol), leading some people to say this form of THC is inactive if consumed at low doses; however, studies have shown no difference between the effects of delta 11 THC and regular marijuana when Delta-8, like Delta-9 (regular THC), binds to your body’s endocannabinoid system and causes you to feel high. Chemically, Delta-8 and Delta-9 are similar in that they both have a double bond in their structures. This double bond is thought to produce the intoxicating effects that make you feel high.

Delta-8-THC is a minor cannabinoid. This type of THC can be produced if the marijuana has been stored for a long period of time, and it will appear in much smaller quantities than delta-9-THC (the other major form).

Delta-8 is chemically similar to delta-9-THC, the main psychoactive component of cannabis. While Delta-8 binds to the endocannabinoid system in a slightly different fashion, more research needs to be done on whether it is less potent than regular THC.

Delta-8 Known benefits:Delta-8 Known Side Effects:
– Potent Antiemetic (anti-nausea)
– Natural Anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) properties
– Potent Analgesic (pain-relieving) properties
– Powerful Appetite Stimulate
– Neuroprotective (memory-boosting) effects
– Red Eyes (if consumed in large doses)
– Increased Heart Rate (A 2018 study on humans found that delta-8 THC may increase heart rate)
Delta-9 Known benefits:Delta-9 Knows Side Effects:
– Analgesic(chronic pain-reliever)
– Powerful Antioxidant
– Anti-Convulsant (helps combat seizures)
– Appetite Stimulant
– Anti-Inflammatory Agent
– Dry Mouth
– Dry, Red, Itchy Eyes
– Exacerbated Anxiety & Depression Symptoms
– Paranoia
– Anxiety
– Lightheadedness
– Sleepiness

Does delta-8 get you high?

Delta-8-THC is a cannabinoid that occurs in very small concentrations and never fully becomes delta-9 THC. Delta-8 -THC is the result of stored delta 9th THC breaking off as it degrades over time, similar to alcohol degrading into ethyl alcohol in wine or grapes.

Delta-8-THC is a form of THC that offers distinctive effects but is weaker than delta-9 THC. However, it may serve as an alternative for those preferring milder highs.

What is the effect of delta-8?

Delta-8 THC is a cannabinoid that has effects similar to other cannabinoids but in lower concentrations. Delta-8 consumers report euphoria, happiness, uplifting feelings, and relief from some symptoms such as pain.

Delta-8-THC is a minor cannabinoid and an alternate form of THC. When THC that was stored for a long period of time has degraded into delta-8-THC, it can have similar side effects like dry mouth, red eyes, getting the munchies, short-term memory problems, or paranoia.

Delta 8 vs CBD

Delta-8 vs. CBD

CBD is a compound that has medicinal properties that have become more and more popular in recent years with its effects on anxiousness, memory loss, pain relief, and anti-inflammation.

Delta-8 is a minor cannabinoid which means it only occurs in small concentrations within the plant material of all strains of cannabis (aside from some Hybrids). Delta -8 THC is a degraded form of delta 9 THC while cannabis stays stored for long periods; it can also be found as the residue left over after burning or roasting weed. It’s best to ingestible sources when you have it like hard candy, gel capsules, or topically applied using products like a tincture.

The BioWellnessX Difference 

At BioWellnessX, our delta-8 distillate is made using an advanced ethanol extraction process to eliminate any potential chemical solvent residue and is also triple distilled for higher purity. This process produces the purest, most potent delta-8 on the market!

Delta-8 distillation is a process by which the cannabis oil in raw cannabis material is distilled. Ethanol extraction is classified as GRAS or “Generally Recognized as Safe” by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Most cannabis consumers prefer to use ethanol as a solvent for cannabinoids. Most importantly, ethanol is the only solvent that maintains the original cannabinoid ratios present in each strain of marijuana. Additionally, certain strains of marijuana have special combinations of cannabinoids and THC distillates can vary slightly based on each production run.

5 Reasons to Choose BioWellnessX Delta-8 THC products

High Potency Formula

Our Delta 8 THC products are made with the purest, most potent, and legal THC distillate oil to guarantee your experience.

All Natural Organic Goodness

100% natural, toxin-free containing only healthy ingredients, free of any dangerous chemicals or stimulants so you can enjoy them with a clear and free conscience!

Assorted Delicious Flavors

You’ll never want to leave this tropical paradise. With our tropical flavors and sugarcoated gummies, you can taste it all without ever leaving your house!

Made In U.S.A.

Our company is proud that all of our gummies are manufactured, fulfilled, and shipped in the United States.

Multiple Therapeutic Benefits

You’ll feel a sense of pure relaxation, less soreness in your joints and body, happiness, and more. Best of all it’s currently legal in most states.

What are the benefits of delta 8 thc products

What Are the Benefits of Delta 8 Consumable products?

Although delta-8 THC has a low concentration, it is believed to have some major benefits. It binds with the CB1 receptor located in the central nervous system and produces some psychotropic effects. This cannabinoid also protects the immune system from most allergic reactions as well as providing antiemetic, anxiolytic, appetite-stimulating, and analgesic properties. Let’s take a look at some of the amazing benefits of delta-8 THC. [1]: 

Potent Antiemetic 

Possibly the biggest benefit is that it’s an antiemetic — Delta-8-THC is a minor cannabinoid that can help with nausea and vomiting. Depending on the type of treatment you are undergoing, these two symptoms are common.

Example: Some chemotherapies can cause nausea and vomiting as a side effect for patients undergoing their treatments.

A 1995 study by world-renowned cannabis scientist Dr. Raphael Mechoulam exposed delta-8 THC to chemotherapy treatment in children, measuring its antiemetic effects. Unlike Delta 9 THC, Delta 8 THC was 200% more effective and had side effects that were negligible. The study’s outcome was extremely positive, which is why it is used today for treating nausea-related conditions such as cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or kids on the verge of vomiting from the flu symptoms. [1]

Potent Appetite Stimulant

Delta 8 THC, once called D9THC Degraded THC, is a minor cannabinoid from cannabis. When Delta 9 THC is stored for long periods of time it degrades into Delta 8 THC. A 2004 animal study revealed that very low doses caused increased food consumption and protection against the side effects without any serious consequences in mice. [1]. 

Anxiolytic Properties

Many users of cannabis report having feelings of anxiety even after consuming Delta 9 THC. With Delta 8 THC, it’s a different story. The psychoactive effects of this compound are described as more mild and relaxing, but uplifting and alert at the same time. Users who don’t like feeling anxious from delta 9 THC are turning to Delta 8 THC, which gives them an energetic high that helps them stay focused while performing daily tasks.

Neuroprotective Properties

Delta-8 THC may provide some neuroprotective properties. Most of its processes are still unknown, but one mice study found that delta-8 THC increased levels of acetylcholine in the brain.

Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays an important role in learning and memory, and lower levels of this neurotransmitter are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of memory loss [1]. 

Some studies suggest that delta-8-THC may help with hangovers

Delta-8 is getting the recognition it deserves, but we need more research on its possible effects on humans. Some anecdotal evidence shows that delta-8 THC may help with hangovers.

Delta-8 can cause a clear-headed, energizing sensation without the heavy feeling of euphoria. Muscle relaxation and nausea relief are also two drawbacks of delta-8 THC.

What are some of the delta 8 thc products you can get

What are some of the Consumable Delta 8 products you can find at BioWellnessX today?

Delta-8 THC Edibles: You can find all sorts of edibles on the market today with delta 8 THC. Everything from cookies, brownies, lollipops, nerd ropes to the classic gummies. At BioWellnessX we keep it simple. You can find delta-8 THC gummies as a 10mg or 50mg if you need something that can kick a little higher. All our gummy edibles are organic and only made with clean and natural ingredients.

Delta-8 THC Oil Tincture: When searching online you will find various blends, with most just being pure delta 8 oils. We decided to make our oil stand out even more as we only want the best for our consumers. We took the best of both worlds and blended our delta 8 oil with our organic full spectrum PCR hemp oil. Our oil is slowly extracted to give you all the various cannabinoids, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, Delta-9 THC which don’t exceed the 0.30% legal limit, and terpenes that naturally exist in hemp plants!

Delta-8 THC Soft Gel: We are excited to announce our pure 30mg soft caps. Here you get just delta 8 mixed with an organic MCT oil to keep the simple and to the point.

Is Delta 8 thc legal

Is Delta-8 Legal?

Delta-8 currently exists in a legal gray area.

Delta-8-THC is a minor cannabinoid that shows up in very small concentrations. Delta-8-THC also appears to be a degraded form of Delta 9 THC, which occurs when your plant’s levels of THC drop because it was stored for too long. Few state laws specifically address the issue at this time—most state laws cover more general language about marijuana, cannabis, THC, CBD, or D9THC. There are only 11 states where delta 8 is illegal according to their state law.

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has, Delta-8 THC was proposed to be placed in Schedule I under a new rule, which would make it federally illegal. That rule is not yet final. 

Delta-8 THC is a derivative of cannabis that can be found in very small concentrations. Delta-8 THC is also known as marijuana’s degradation product and is primarily sourced from hemp, not cannabis. To be more specific, nearly all delta-8 THC currently on the market is derived from CBD isolate extracted from federally legal hemp, which means the majority of Delta-8 THC that is on the market today is derived from hemp.

This can be confusing because hemp is technically a type of plant that contains less than 0.3% THC, but when we say “cannabis” we are referring to cannabis plants with a THC content of 0.3% or higher.

The 2018 farm bill legalized hemp in the United States. This federal act defined hemp as: “All derivatives, extracts, cannabinoids, isomers, acids, salts, and salts of isomers, whether growing or not with a D9THC concentration of not more than 0.3 percent.” With this definition (which makes it legal status), delta-8 has been made legal because it does not have any delta-9 THC.

However, some states have chosen not to adopt this specific language of the farm bill in their own state laws. Producers and retailers of delta-8 sell only to those states that have laws mirroring the farm bill’s language (and some producers may sell property based on their own interpretation of a state’s law). Even then, some producers may only sell to certain states based on their own interpretation of a state’s law.

Additionally, the DEA released an Interim Final Rule in August 2020, a document meant to update and confirm the differences between hemp and cannabis products in general.

That interim rule said: “All synthetically derived tetrahydrocannabinol remain Schedule I controlled substances,” which would make delta-8 illegal because it is THC that is extracted or synthetically derived. 

The Legal status is whether the farm bill’s language stands, which outlaws plants with more than 0.3% delta-9 THC, or the new IFR language is adopted, which bans all THC-related compounds and determines if delta-8 is federally banned. The DEA’s IFR is open for review until October 2021, and until then, delta-8 legality remains hazy on a federal level.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is delta 8 thc?

Delta 8 THC is a minor cannabinoid, occurring in cannabis in very small concentrations. Delta-8 THC is also a degraded form of D9THC. When THC is stored for a long period of time, it degrades into delta-8-THC. It’s not psychoactive like D9THC but has similar properties and effects to CBD; however, the research on this compound is scarce due to its rarity and low concentration levels present in most strains.

What is delta 8 THC made out of?

Delta-8 is a minor (but still psychoactive) cannabinoid that’s found in trace amounts in the cannabis plant and hemp plants, and as hemp is legal to grow anywhere in the US, delta-8 THC products are often sourced from there.

CBD is extracted from hemp and refined into an isolate, but the isolation process creates some cost increase. The increased production costs are balanced out by the high demand for delta-8.

Delta-8 is created when THC degrades over time. It can be found in the cannabis plant that has been stored for a long period of time, or it could occur naturally if the plant was grown under less than ideal conditions and contained lower levels of nutrients. So in other words all or most delta-8 THC products you will find on the market today are derived from hemp.

What does Delta 8 THC metabolize into?

Delta-8 THC products, a cannabinoid found in cannabis but only in small concentrations, are also present as a metabolite and byproduct of delta-9 THC. Because it’s a degraded molecule, Delta-8 THC has lower psychoactive effects that last for 6 to 8 hours during digestion for oral ingestion.

What is the difference between delta-8 THC and delta-9 THC?

Delta 8 THC is a type of cannabinoid that occurs in cannabis in very small concentrations. Delta 8 THC is also a degraded form of delta 9 THC, the intoxicating cannabinoid found in marijuana. Delta 9 THC becomes less potent when it degrades into Delta 8 due to differences in molecular structure--or minor structural changes which make Delta 8 less potent than delta 9.

Does Delta-8 THC Get You High?

Some people describe the high feeling as a clear-headed feeling, more of a euphoric body sensation. Others have said they don't feel anxiety or paranoia which is typically associated with its analog delta 9.

Can Delta-8 THC Make you Fail a Drug Test?

Yes, it is most likely that you will test positive if you consume delta-8 THC and do so frequently.

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  1. I like how you mentioned that Delta-8 causes euphoria and happiness that can be helpful for pain relief or relaxation purposes. My cousin mentioned to me last night that she is having issues with anxiety and asked me if I have any idea what is the best option to do. Thanks to this informative article and I’ll be sure to tell her that she can try to use Delta-8 consumable candies and other products that can help her physical and emotional health.

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