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The Many Benefits of Delta 8 THC

“Delta 8 is incredibly energizing while also being completely clear-headed. There is absolutely nothing “stoning” about Delta 8 THC. There’s certainly a “high” of sorts but it’s neither euphoric nor heavy like the couch-lock of a true stoned feeling. And it completely rids me of any feeling of nausea, even the especially debilitating form of nausea that an [alcohol] hangover gives me.”

– Anonymous

What Is Delta 8?

Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as Delta 8 THC “is one of the many cannabinoids that occur in cannabis plants. Think of it as the younger brother of the more famous THC, the major psychoactive component of cannabis. Delta-8 THC is formed in the cannabis plant when delta-9 THC becomes oxidized. Some of it will convert into an isomer with an extremely similar molecular structure, referred to as delta-8 THC, or Δ8THC for short” (Vaping 360). 

How to Use Delta 8 

Delta 8 occurs in incredibly low amounts in cannabis plants. The compound is distilled into a thick, translucent liquid that looks like any other CBD distillate. It can be consumed pretty much any way traditional CBD can be consumed – in cartridges, syringes, vapes, edibles, and even flower. 

All The Benefits

Because Delta 8 is so new, there is unfortunately limited research surrounding the cannabinoid. However, what has been found is incredibly promising and exciting. In order to provide you with the best understanding of Delta 8 THC, we’re going to break down all of the known benefits which include. 

Appetite Stimulant

According to a 2004 study conducted on Delta 8 THC, Pharmacy Biochem, found that Delta 8 THC helped increase appetite in mice. “Delta(8)-THC (0.001 mg/kg) caused increased food consumption and tendency to improve cognitive function, without cannabimimetic side effects. Hence, a low dose of THC might be a potential therapeutic agent in the treatment of weight disorders with minimal side effects associated with cannabis use.”

Neuroprotective Properties 

“A study from a 1987 Alcohol and Drug Research journal conducted on mice, shows that delta-8 THC may also possess some neuroprotective properties based on brain activity that was monitored in the study. The point of the study was to test various cannabinoids, but delta-8 THC was one of the components of the cannabis plant that stood out to the researchers of this study for its significant effect from such a minute dosage.” (Vaping 360). 

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2 thoughts on “The Many Benefits of Delta 8 THC

  1. Doug says:

    My daughter had severe anxiety combined with anger after being in the hospital for sepsis! The drs tried an anti anxiety drug- celexa- and it made things much, much worse!
    She was having meltdowns ( bad ones) almost every day!
    Out of desperation I tried delta 8 and it has been a total surprise! No meltdowns, zero,i 6 weeks! She still gets pissy every now and then but I am so thankful that we have discovered something thats actually helps!

    1. Charlie cagle says:

      I have epilepsy and brain damage from the seizures. A friend of mine recommended delta 8 so I did some research and decided to try it. I haven’t had a single seizure in nearly two months. I don’t get disabling headaches or ringing in my ears that drop me to my eyes. I can go outside even when it’s super bright and hot. I can sleep at night, I can go on a walk without everyone worried sick about me. I’m finally regaining control of my life thanks to this cannabinoid.

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