Delta 8, or delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, is a naturally occurring cannabinoid from the cannabis plant. It has been gaining popularity recently because of its similarities to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC — the main psychoactive component in cannabis, or, what gets you ‘high.’ Chemically, the two compounds are very similar, the only difference being the placement of the double bond in the carbon chain. Delta 8 has the double bond on the 8th carbon bond, while delta 9 has the double bond on the 9th carbon bond.
Even if you don’t know what any of that really means, it still matters. That’s because these carbon bond placements affect how these compounds interact with our brains. You see, our bodies (and every other animals’) have what is called an endocannabinoid system. These are specific receptors throughout our brains and bodies that interact with cannabinoids. While delta 9 THC tends to interact mainly with the endocannabinoid receptors in our brains — the reason that THC is mainly psychoactive, getting you ‘high’ — Delta 8 mainly interacts with the endocannabinoid receptors spread throughout our bodies.
Keep reading to learn more about the effects of Delta 8 in Corpus Christi
Because Delta 8 interacts mainly with the CB2 endocannabinoid receptors in our bodies, it tends to be milder on the psychoactive effects in comparison to THC. In fact, research has found that delta 8 is only about half as psychoactive as traditional THC. Users report that delta 8 has effects similar to Indica strains of cannabis, offering a smooth, mellow, and relaxed state. Plus, delta 8 generally leaves people feeling good without the anxiety and paranoia that some people experience with delta 9 THC.
In low doses, expect to feel happy, social, and calmer than usual. Higher doses of Delta 8 may make you sleepy — perfect for anyone with trouble getting some shut-eye. For those who have experienced ‘the munchies,’ higher doses of Delta 8 can increase appetite in the same way.
Our Delta 8 in Corpus Christi is a great option for those living in a cannabis-illegal state, who would still like to partake in a little something without breaking the law. Or, for those for whom traditional THC is just too psychoactive. Or, really, anyone just looking to unwind and relax after a long day. Here at KratomCC, we’re sourcing the best quality Delta 8 extracts for your enjoyment. Give us a call or stop on by and talk to us about how KratomCC can get you high-quality Delta 8 in Corpus Christi today.
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