What is Delta - 9 THC?

One of the hundreds chemical substances naturally present in cannabis plants, Delta-9 THC is the most famous cannabinoid. Hemp and marijuana are the two types of cannabis plants. Although hemp also has minor amounts of Delta-9 THC, marijuana is a cannabis plant that contains most of this substance.


The most potent cannabinoid found in hemp plants is Delta-9. It can offer a variety of uplifting and relaxing effects. Most consumers claimed that after ingesting Delta-9 THC, they felt upbeat, relaxed, tranquil, and able to sleep well. There are lots of ways to consume Delta-9 THC. You can eat or drink it with various D9 edibles, vape it, or smoke it. 

Why use Delta-9 THC?

If you want to feel the most potent euphoric feeling, soothe minor body pain, get a better good night’s sleep, or improve your focus – Delta-9 THC may be a suitable substance. D9 is a psychoactive component that has the potential to manage the stress of everyday life. This cannabinoid also shows promising effects in uplifting moods and relieving discomfort.


It is a powerful compound, but the effects of Delta-9 can vary depending on the user’s age, gender, and tolerance. Many users enjoy the out-of-this-world experience, while others find it very intense.


Additionally, Delta-9 compounds may stimulate the nerve cells that cause hunger, which results in increased appetite. Delta-9 consumers also claimed that it improved their quality of sleep.


Consuming this cannabinoid can increase the blood flow in the brain’s frontal lobes. As a result, it encourages better creativity and focus.

Currently, the production and consumption of Delta-9 are federally legal for as long as its THC content does not exceed 0.3% of the product’s dry weight. It is federally legal in different states.


The 2018 Farm Bill regulates the product of hemp-derived products. However, each state has legal regulations that are a little different from another. Thus, always check with your local state about the legality and restrictions of Delta-9 THC. 


The FDA labels this cannabinoid a Schedule I drug. It means Delta-9 THC poses a high potential for abuse and has no approved medicinal benefit. The law only legalized hemp-derived products for recreational or therapeutic use. 

How Does Delta-9 THC Work?

Delta-9 THC interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is a sophisticated cell signaling system controlling several vital bodily processes and behaviors. Then, Delta-9 binds to the CB1 and CB2 receptors to exert the effects of the cannabinoid.


Then, the body detects THC longer than most other drug components. It retains THC for three to four weeks in body fat and organs. Thus, testing on hair follicles may reveal THC after even longer intervals, which is for about 90 days. However, its effects would only last for hours.


Most of the time, Delta-9 THC molecules attach to CB1 receptors. The Delta-9 THC receptor is a gateway for Delta-9 THC and other cannabinoids to enter your system. As a result, it impacts several body systems and organs, such as the brain.

Will Delta-9 Get Me High?

Delta-9 is a psychoactive substance that can make one feel high. Any D9 substance you ingest into your body can impact your central nervous system, brain function, mood, cognitive function, and coordination. This cannabinoid can result in a variety of different experiences for every person. The intensity of feeling high depends on the user’s genetic makeup, tolerance level, and other factors.


The method of consumption also affects the amount of time it takes to affect the brain and how long the effects would linger. For example, edibles take the longest to take effect since it needs to go through digestion. However, it offers the most prolonged euphoric feeling of about 6 to 8 hours.

Where Is Delta-9 Sourced From?

Generally, Delta-9 is extracted from cannabis flowers. Most of our Delta-9 products are sourced only from the legal hemp plant. We only use high-quality materials to produce the most potent D9 products.


Isomerization is another technique manufacturers use to create Delta-9 THC from cannabidiol (CBD). This process dissolves CBD in a strong acid to produce a semi synthetic D9. This technique is common since it is inexpensive but necessitates chemistry knowledge to prevent unintentionally polluting the end result.

Is Delta-9 Safe?

With discrete consumption, Delta-9 is safe and can be beneficial to use. Safety starts with understanding your body and how it Delta-9 would affect it. Thus, finding the correct dosage is crucial to avoid consuming what your body can’t handle. Consumption of D9 THC can significantly impact the body, as with most medicinal drugs.


Our Delta 9 products are all subjected to third-party laboratory testing. In addition, we ship our D9 products to a different lab for objective testing. The outcome would allow us and our customers to verify that our D9 products adhere to all applicable safety and regulatory requirements according to federal law. Additionally, it confirms that the label attached to each Delta-9 product is valid.

How Much Delta-9 Should I Take?

Generally, we would recommend starting with 1 to 5 mg for D9 edibles or a puff or two for D9 vapes. On the other hand, the serving suggestion for syrup and oil is ½ tsp. 

Every consumer has a different ‘tolerance’ regarding how much Delta-9 takes. Therefore, always start in a low dosage and go slow until you find the proper dosage that matches your tolerance and desired results.

What is Delta - 8 THC?

Delta-8 THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is one of the many compounds found and naturally produced in a cannabis Sativa plant, of which marijuana and hemp are two varieties. It is chemically similar to its older brother, Delta-9 THC.

However, the younger brother has less potent effects. Still, this psychoactive substance results in an intoxicating “high.” It can also provide benefits like relaxation, euphoria, and pain relief.

Although the cannabis plant naturally produces over 100 cannabinoids, only a tiny amount of delta-8 THC is present in the cannabis plant. As a result, hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) is often used to create concentrated levels of delta-8 THC.

Why use Delta-8 THC?

One of the primary reasons consumers use Delta-8 THC is to experience the euphoric feeling and relaxation it can provide. Moreover, some users reported its potential to soothe mild pain and may reduce inflammation. Other benefits include boosting appetite and mental health.

For a first-time user of any hemp-derived products, D8 is an excellent substance to start. It may give you that mild “high” feeling since it has a lower potency. However, note that there’s still a lack of research and evidence confirming that Delta-8 THC can impact your overall health.

Thus, no one can be sure whether or not this substance’s acclaimed benefits can really outweigh its risks. As a result, consumers using D8 edibles and vapes need to consume them with discretion.

Delta-8 THC, like other cannabis products, is legal in most US states for as long as it is extracted from a legal form of the cannabis plant. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, known as the 2018 Farm Bill, authorizes the production of hemp-derived products for as long as their THC levels are 0.3% and below.


The term hemp refers to a variety of cannabis Sativa plants with a low level of THC naturally occurring. Hence, it doesn’t have the same psychoactive chemicals present in marijuana, which is the illegal form of cannabis.


However, not all states across the United States have legalized using any variety of cannabis Sativa plants. So maybe the lack of scientific research and evidence confirming its benefits still put the use of Delta-8 THC in some states on hold.

How Does Delta-8 THC Work?

Once the consumer inhales or consumes it, Delta-8 THC interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). It is a complex network of cell receptors that responds to cannabinoids.


The endocannabinoid system consists of intricate networks of cell receptors that balance and maintain the body’s overall health. The body also has a natural ability to create its own cannabinoids, which scientists call endocannabinoids.


Once Delta-8, or other cannabinoids, enters the body – it engages with the endocannabinoids and the entire ECS network. Thus, it sends signals to the brain, affecting how the consumer feels.


CB1 and CB2 receptors are the two most active cell receptors that respond to cannabinoids. CB1 is generally concentrated in the brain and spinal cord. It explains why a consumer may experience cognitive and psychotropic effects from D8 high.


Meanwhile, CB2 receptors are mainly present in the immune and digestive tissues throughout the body. Thus, it can play a significant role in stimulating appetite, soothing pain, and decreasing vomiting. However, much more is needed to learn to confirm its response to Delta-8 and other cannabinoids.

Will Delta-8 Get Me High?

Consuming Delta-8 can get a person high. However, it has a milder high compared to Delta-9 THC. In addition, it is less psychoactive than other cannabinoids because it has a lower affinity to bind to cannabinoid receptors in the brain. While it is mainly from the reported experience of D8 consumers, Delta-8 appears to be aimed at those seeking an energizing high.


However, the intensity of getting high differs from one consumer to another. Each body is unique and responds differently to Delta-8 THC and other cannabinoids. It all boils down to getting the correct dosage that the body can only handle. While overdosing on Delta-8 might sound like it won’t let you go to the emergency room, it’s always best to take it with discretion. Always start with a low dosage and only take another after at least 2 hours.

Where Is Delta-8 Sourced From?

Delta-8 THC is sourced from a cannabis Sativa plant, a species of the Cannabinaceae family of plants. It is an aromatic annual flowering plant that is often used for producing fibers, making oil from the seeds, and other products for recreational or medical purposes.


A cannabis Sativa plant which others call as hemp usually has over 100 cannabinoids or components produced naturally. One of the most prevalent compounds is THC. It is the element responsible for most of the characteristic psychoactive effects of cannabis. Thus, a consumer inhaling or consuming hemp-derived products experiences feeling high. However, not all cannabinoids are psychoactive.


Is Delta-8 Safe?

Delta-8 is safe when consumed with discretion. It is essential to consume the right amount of D8 that your body needs. This component may sound safer than its older brother Delta-9; but you don’t want to take too much D8.


Users of Delta-8 have reported a variety of positive effects on their physical and emotional health. For some, it may be soothing pain or promoting appetite. But the most common and famous effect of D8 is easing the mind.


As a psychoactive compound, it creates a high or intoxicated feeling. As a result, it may affect how the brain functions and promote better productivity, focus, and creativity. So, overall, Delta-8 is safe. But the effects to humans differ.

How Much Delta-8 Should I Take?

The optimal Delta-8 dosage depends on the total number of milligrams on a product and your body. So start by identifying the number of milligrams a hemp-derived product has in a single serving. Then, estimate how much you need to get the expected results.


However, getting the correct dosage takes various testing and experimenting with your body. We suggest starting with a low dosage of 5 – 15 mg per serving. Then, if you don’t feel the results that you’re expecting, take another dose after two hours.


People with medium tolerance on Delta-8 usually consume 15 – 45 mg per serving. On the other hand, the most experienced consumers can take as much as 45 – 150+ mg per serving.


For liquid hemp-derived products, the measurement is milligrams per milliliter. For example, a vape cart contains 1200 mg of delta 8 in 30 ml. It means there’s about 40 mg of D8 for every 1 ml. Always check with the manufacturer’s label.

What is HHC?

HHC or hexahydrocannabinol is the hydrogenated form of THC that occurs naturally in hemp plants but only in trace concentrations. In short, it is a THC charged or combined with hydrogen. It may not be as potent as Delta-9 and Delta-8 – but it has been gaining popularity due to its relaxing but not so high effects.


Most people claim that HHC causes their mood to improve gradually. It is because it can alter their headspace and cognition. Still, it doesn’t entirely take control the ability to take over the mind. The effect is more on the side of mild euphoric or energizing high.

Why Use HHC?

HHC is a popular option for consumers who don’t want to experience Delta 9’s uplifting effects; instead, they only want to get soothing and mood-boosting effects. Thus, many users enjoy HHC for its energizing boost. Moreover, this cannabinoid offers various beneficial effects like any other hemp-derived product. However, it varies depending on how the consumer takes it.


It can trigger dopamine in the brain, promoting mild euphoric effects. As a result, it can create a relaxing experience that can help lift your mood. In addition, HHC can boost the brain’s ability to focus on a single task while promoting creativity.


Physically, this cannabinoid can create positive effects to soothe pain and reduce soreness. Some users even increase their dosage to help induce insomnia and improve sleep quality. Like other hemp-derived products, HHC can contribute to your overall wellness when consumed with discretion.

The rules outlined in the 2018 Farm Bill legalized the cultivation of hemp and the use of HHC products for as long as it contains less than 0.3% THC by dried weight. Anything more than 0.3% THC is considered the use of marijuana, which is illegal under federal law.


State governments can pass similar laws and reclassify substances. However, rules and regulations are always subject to change in the future. Thus, always check your state’s guidelines in consuming HHC products.

How Does HHC Work?

Like any other cannabinoid, HHC affects the body by engaging with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). The complicated networks of cell receptors that make up the endocannabinoid system balance and maintain overall body health. Once HHC engages, it affects how the endocannabinoid system functions. So, it affects the consumer’s mood by sending signals to the brain.


The two most responsive cell receptors to cannabis are CB1 and CB2 receptors. However, there’s little study validating how exactly the body would react once HHC attaches itself to the body’s receptors.

Will HHC Get Me High?

HHC can produce similar effects to THC when used in the proper dosage. For example, you can feel high or euphoric when HHC triggers dopamine. Like many cannabinoids, many users describe their experience with HHC as halfway between Delta-8 THC and Delta-9 THC.


HHC is one of the newest hemp-derived products available. It produces a high that is similar to THC but more calming. However, the intensity of feeling high depends on the user’s tolerance.

Where is HHC Sourced From?

HHC naturally occurs in cannabis plants, but it only appears in low amounts. So, manufacturers replicate the molecules of HHC for commercial use. Thus, HHC is both a natural and semi-synthetic cannabinoid. 


Roger Adams, a chemist, discovered this process in the 1940s. The method of hydrogenation creates semi-synthetic HHC. It involves adding hydrogen to the THC molecule to alter its physical properties, which makes HHC more stable. Furthermore, it prolongs the shelf life and prevents UV and heat damage. 


The complete hydrogenation process occurs in a chemical reactor. The end product is a dark, golden oil called HHC. After being refined and distilled, this oil can subsequently be converted into a useful HHC product.

Is HHC Safe?

Like any new hemp-derived cannabinoids, HHC is safe to use with discretion. However, HHC products are also subject to federal law. Thus, every product undergoes strict protocol to follow safety measures and adhere to the regulations of the 2018 Farm Bill.


First, only buy HHC products from reliable and trusted brands that produce high-quality hemp-derived products. Always check its label and ensure that each product went through third-party testing. Finally, only consume what the body can tolerate.


Our HHC products are subject to third-party laboratory testing for unbiased results. It would help us and our clients to confirm that our HHC products comply with all pertinent safety and legal regulations as per federal legislation. It also verifies the validity of the label attached to each of our HHC products.

How Much HHC Should I Take?

Psychoactive substances should be administered at the appropriate dose depending on various factors, including age, weight, and tolerance. However, as a general rule of thumb, we recommend all new and experienced users start low and go slow.


New users can start from 1 to 5 mg for HHC edibles and at least ½ tsp for syrup and tincture. But if you prefer vapes, begin with 1 or 2 puffs. Then, wait for at least an hour before taking another dosage. See what each dose does to your body until you feel the desired results and test your tolerance level.

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