Is Delta 8 THC Something I Should Know About?
Delta 8 is one of the 4 most common cannabinoids - but if it's that common, why don't you know more about it?
If you are thinking; "Well I am a cannabis-connoisseur and I've never heard of Delta 8", you're not alone! We've got your covered - by the time you finish reading this post, you will know all you need to about Delta 8!
Because of Delta 8's ability to function similar to CBD - expect with more noticeable effects - Delta 8 is becoming a hot topic in the industry.
Like CBD, Delta 8 is less-psychoactive. This means it is physically sedative rather than mentally sedative. People who consume Delta 8 have reported less psychoactive effects than when using the common cannabis. They didn't experience social anxiety, paranoia, or couch potato behavior.
Delta 8 is full of the good stuff!
Unlike CBD and THC, Delta 8 binds to two receptors - creating a more comfortable and social effect.
When ingested, Delta 8 is like a stronger version of CBD! Delta 8 has a smoother intake and a sweeter flavor, which appeals to even the most seasoned cannabis-connoisseur.
Early Studies of Delta 8 showed that Delta 8 will actually boost a channel in the brain which plays a role in learning and memory - providing more mental clarity and less head high.
Chemists first began experimenting with Delta 8 many years ago - their research showed promising effects.
In 1975, researchers discovered it could shrink cancer tumors in rats. In 1995, Israel scientists administered Delta 8 to pediatric cancer patients who were suffering from nausea associated with chemotherapy and found it dramatically cured the nausea, with a 100% success rate over 480 treatments.
The US’ National Cancer Institute reported a “lower psychotropic potency” then that of Delta 9 THC, meaning that Delta 8 is less associated with a stoned feeling. They also suggest that Delta 8 could affect a different set of cannabinoid receptors—the brain’s natural mechanism for receiving the benefits of these types of compounds. This may be why many patients report that Delta 8 provides a general sense of well-being—the cannabinoid receptors involved are associated with a physical state known as homeostasis, the body’s natural resting state, when it is not in a fight, flight, or freeze mode.
What to Expect
Many users reported positive experiences; including but not limited to - feeling relaxed, clear-headed and energized.
Research also suggest that Delta 8 could potentially help patients produce a neurotransmitter called Acetylcholine. Acetylcholine is responsible for:
Who is Delta 8 Good For?
Delta 8 is good for people who:
- Have not found the relief they desired from a CBD regimen
- Have a low THC tolerance
- Suffer from a lack of appetite or nausea
- Want help managing their anxiety but don't want to be impaired
- Person recovering from a TBI
- Menstrual cramping
Although Delta 8 is less psychoactive than Delta 9 THC, if you are very sensitive to cannabis, you may still feel some impairment from Delta 8. It is important to start slow with Delta 8 so you can find you "sweet spot" and know how you will respond.
If you are looking for physical relief but don't want to be bogged down or totally impaired, Delta 8 is right for you!
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