What is Delta 8 THC?
Delta 8 THC is a minor cannabinoid from hemp plant found in very small concentrations.
Currently commercial hemp growers are using selective molecular isolation to produce greater quantities
of Delta 8 THC.
How does Delta 8 THC work in the human body?
Human body has 2 CB receptors, CB1 and CB2.
Delta 8 binds to the CB1 receptors located in the body central nervous system.
CB1 receptors are located throughout the body and in the brain.
CB2 receptors are located in the immune and gastrointestinal system.
CB1 receptor is also responsible for intervening most of the psychotropic effects of the THC.
This intervening is responsible for supposed clearer high, reduced anxiety and greater concentration.
The Delta 8 THC potential Benefits:
Delta 8 also shows anxiety-reducing qualities similar to regular THC.
It's said that the consumption of Delta 8 may result in a calm and very focused feeling,
without the anxiety that sometimes accompany regular THC.
1995 study reported that Delta 8 may have a nausea fighting potential.
The study involved cancer patients for a period of 2 years and found that
no vomiting happened when patients ingested Delta 8 with very few side effects.
Research conducted in a 2004 found that small dose of Delta 8 resulted in
increase in food intake and increased food intake significantly more than THC.
Pain and Anti-Inflammatory Effects
Clinical study published in 2018 found that Delta 8 may help with inflammation and pain.
Side Effects and Warnings
As a small cannabinoid, there’s still a lot of unknown about Delta 8 therefore take a cautious approach
before using it.
If you’re thinking about taking Delta 8 you must be aware that a majority of the today's
knowledge is based on animal studies.