Delta 8 THC Edibles

Delta 8 THC is perhaps the second most sought-after cannabinoid after CBD and comes in the same delivery methods and forms that we’re all used to. Delta 8 edibles are a great way to experience what this cannabinoid has to offer, producing a mild psychoactive effect that can last for several hours at a time, while introducing a more powerful “body high” into the picture. And, it certainly doesn’t hurt that edibles taste delicious.

The delta 8 edibles we carry come from trusted names like Green Garden Gold, Farma Barn, Tillmans Tranquils, and more, so that you can know you’re getting only premium top-shelf hemp with each serving. You can find gummies, beverages, mints, cookies, and more, all containing active levels of this superstar compound.

What is Delta 8 THC?

Delta 8 THC is a naturally occurring cannabinoid that makes up about 0.1% of the hemp plant. It is the result of oxidized delta 9 THC that has converted into a new cannabinoid. Delta 8 was discovered in 1965, and has been studied by researchers ever since.

What are the Effects of Delta 8 THC?

Delta 8 THC is a psychoactive cannabinoid, meaning that it will get the user high. Besides that, many people find that it offers a mellowing effect on mood, and is even useful at bedtime. Others take it for physical discomfort, while a good number of people simply enjoy the high that it provides.

How is Delta 8 THC Made?

Delta 8 THC products contain delta 8 distillate, which is a purified delta 8 extract made by a steam distillation process. Delta 8 is an isomer of CBD, meaning that the molecules in the two cannabinoids are identical, but arranged differently from one another. A more cost-effective way to produce delta 8 is to rearrange the molecules in CBD to convert it into delta 8.

Does All Delta 8 Come from Hemp?

The delta 8 we sell at The Calm Leaf comes from hemp. Delta 8 also exists in marijuana, but as marijuana is federally illegal, only hemp-derived delta 8 can be sold legally.

How Psychoactive is Delta 8 THC?

Delta 8 THC is about 70% as psychoactive as delta 9 THC. This means that the high is noticeably milder. Many people find that delta 8 is a mellower high that’s not as mentally impairing.

What’s the Difference Between Delta 8 and Delta 9?

On top of the difference in psychoactive activity, delta 8 and delta 9 are completely different cannabinoids that behave differently in the body. Delta 8 focuses mainly on CB1 receptors, which are cannabinoid receptors in the nervous system, which is why many of its effects relate to nervous system functions such as mood and sensitivity to discomfort.

Can I Drive After Taking Delta 8?

Because delta 8 is intoxicating, you should not drive under its influence. Even though it’s legal, driving under the influence of an intoxicating substance is not. Driving while intoxicated can be dangerous for you and anyone else on the road.

Can I Give Delta 8 THC to My Pets?

Delta 8 THC should strictly not be given to pets at any time. While there are CBD products for pets, delta 8 is a potentially harmful cannabinoid as pets’ bodies cannot tolerate the effects of intoxication. Giving delta 8 to a pet can lead to serious harm.

Will Delta 8 THC Cause a Failed Drug Test?

Delta 8 THC will likely result in a failed drug test. Drug tests provided by employers are looking for an enzyme called THC-COOH which is released when a person consumes THC. THC-COOH is found in the urine regardless of the type of THC that was taken.

Will Delta 8 Make Me Paranoid?

Taking too much of a psychoactive cannabinoid can cause feelings of anxiety and paranoia, which is why it’s important to moderate your dosage. But, most users find that delta 8 is far less likely to cause paranoia than delta 9 as the effects on brain function are milder.

Does Delta 8 Come in Different Strains?

Many delta 8 THC products come in a wide variety of indica, sativa and hybrid strains. At The Calm Leaf, you can find vape cartridges, disposable vape pens, tinctures and flower products that offer a wide selection of strain options. Each strain will introduce its own unique effects through its distinctive configuration of terpenes found in a breed of the hemp plant.

What is Delta 8 Flower?

Delta 8 flower is the result of infusing raw hemp flower buds with delta 8 distillate. This means that they provide all of the effects associated with the hemp plant in addition to a concentrated serving of delta 8. Delta 8 flower comes in a variety of strains, and you can buy loose flower buds or pre-rolls.

How Much Delta 8 Should I Take as a Beginner?

We recommend that you follow the instructions on the label of your delta 8 product to take the ideal dosage for a beginner. Most beginners like to start out with 5-10mg of delta 8 to see how it affects them. As they develop a tolerance, they can increase their daily amount.

Can Delta 8 Help with Stress?

A lot of our customers have shared that delta 8 has been helpful when they’ve been feeling stressed. While each person’s experience with the cannabinoid is unique, we have seen studies suggesting that delta 8 can offer this effect. Overall, delta 8 may be particularly helpful in this regard.

Is Delta 8 Dangerous?

There is zero evidence that delta 8 is dangerous. Cannabinoids are nontoxic, and there have been no reported overdoses after taking delta 8. Overall, those who use delta 8 find that their bodies tolerate it very well.