How this cannabis compound came to be so popular and how to find it
Delta 8 THC! (It’s one of those things that is unfortunately named at this point in time so let’s focus on the positive.) Delta 8 is one of many compounds found in the cannabis plant. Delta 9 THC is a compound that you know well as it is the THC found in most products.
So, if they are both THC than what’s the difference? Do they both offer intoxicating effects? Is one better for your health than the other? Let’s start with the basics.
What is Delta 8 THC (delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol)?
Simply put Delta 8 THC is a compound found in cannabis. When ingested, it binds itself to the human body’s endocannabinoid system. Like its popular mate, Delta 9 THC, it creates similar intoxicating effects but they are known to be calmer. Delta 8 is found in both cannabis and hemp, making it more accessible in states that prohibit Delta 9 THC.
Why has Delta 8 gained popularity?
Users that enjoy the classic high from THC (Delta 9), but want to enjoy a lighter experience tend to choose products with Delta 8 THC. In addition to its smoother high, it also has been reported to provide relief to more uncomfortable symptoms.
What are the benefits of Delta 8 THC?
Although the high may be lighter than Delta 9 THC, the list of reported benefits is growing. According to WebMD, Delta 8 THC has been reported to help:
- Calm nausea
- Boost appetite
- Ease pain relief
- Boost mental health
- Prevent vomiting from cancer treatments
Research still needs to be done to prove and analyze these benefits further. Check out our blog post to learn more about Delta 8.
Here’s one of our favorite products in-store to help you kick off your journey:
Mobius – Flyright, Delta-8 Patch (50mg)
Mobius Flyright D8 wearable cannabis patch is designed to offer a metered transdermal absorption of cannabinoids through your skin for up to 8 hours. Peel and place on the inside of the wrist and D8 will offer a sophisticated, focused and limitless experience.