Delta 8 THC is a milder and less intoxicating version of Delta 9 THC, which is found in most cannabis strains. It has been gaining popularity due to its potential therapeutic benefits, such as relaxation, euphoria, pain relief, and appetite stimulation. It has also been studied for its potential to help with neurodegenerative disorders. In this article, we will explore the potential benefits of Delta 8 THC and discuss the safety concerns associated with its use.
Respondents in a study said delta-8 THC had all the benefits of cannabis and fewer negative effects. In their study, 71% of users reported “a lot or a lot of relaxation”, and 68% said they had euphoria. More than half were relieved of pain. It is important for consumers to know that delta-8 products with THC have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safe use in any context.
They can be marketed in ways that endanger public health and should be kept out of reach of children and pets. The FDA is aware of the growing concern surrounding delta-8 products with THC that are currently sold online and in stores. These products have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safe use in any context. Some concerns include variability in product formulations and labeling, other cannabinoid and terpene contents, and varying concentrations of THC delta-8.
In addition, some of these products may simply be labeled as “hemp products”, which may mislead consumers who associate “hemp” with “non-psychoactive products”. In addition, the FDA is concerned about the proliferation of products containing delta-8 THC and that are marketed for therapeutic or medical uses, even though they have not been approved by the FDA. Selling unapproved products with baseless therapeutic claims is not only a violation of federal law, but it can also put consumers at risk, since these products have not been proven to be safe or effective. This misleading marketing of unproven treatments poses significant public health problems, as patients and other users can use them instead of approved therapies to treat serious and even fatal illnesses.
Delta-8 THC has psychoactive and intoxicating effects, similar to delta-9 THC (i.e., marijuana). The FDA is aware of media reports on products containing THC delta-8 that they “place”. The FDA is also concerned that products with THC delta-8 may expose consumers to much higher levels of the substance than those found naturally in raw hemp and cannabis extracts. Therefore, the historical use of cannabis cannot be relied upon to establish a level of safety for these products in humans.
The FDA is actively working with federal and state partners to further address concerns related to these products and to monitor the market for complaints about products, adverse events, and other emerging cannabis-derived products that may be a cause for concern. The FDA will warn consumers about public health and safety issues and will take action, when necessary, when products regulated by the FDA violate the law. The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) maintains the National Poison Data System (NPDS), which contains anonymous case records of self-reported information collected from callers during exposure control and informational calls about managed poisoning by the country's poison control centers (PCC). The NPDS data do not reflect the entire universe of exposures to a particular substance, since additional exposures may not be reported to PCC; therefore, the NPDS data should not be interpreted as representing the full incidence of U. S.
Exposures do not necessarily represent poisoning or overdose, and the AAPCC cannot fully verify the accuracy of each report. The findings based on NPDS data do not necessarily reflect the views of the AAPCC. Compared to THC, delta-8 THC appears to provide similar levels of relaxation and pain relief. While it seems to cause slightly lower levels of euphoria, it also seems to produce fewer cognitive distortions, such as an altered sense of time, problems with short-term memory and difficulty concentrating. Participants were also much less likely to experience distressing mental states, such as anxiety and paranoia.
Many participants commented that they could consume delta-8 THC and remain productive, while tending to use THC products recreational due to their more potent and mind-altering effects. According to the National Cancer Institute, delta-8 THC can bind to the CB1 receptor throughout the body. These receptors are part of our endocannabinoid system, which helps our body regulate and maintain homeostasis. In 2004, researchers analyzed the effect of delta-8 on appetite control. They concluded the trial and noted that even low doses of delta-8 stimulated an increase in food intake. According to a 1995 study, we know that delta-8 appears to have no negative side effects while eliminating nausea.
Children undergoing chemotherapy for cancer had a 100% success rate in reducing nausea with more than 480 treatments in total. As we mentioned earlier, delta 8 binds to CB1 receptors throughout the body. In fact, some researchers have observed that it also connects to CB2 receptors. Its binding capacity is what helps the cannabinoid convince the body to better regulate pain and anxiety. Delta-8 THC users report that the use of delta-8 produces a milder effect that improves concentration. They may experience many effects similar to those of delta-9 THC such as happiness, relief, euphoria and stimulation but these effects are less strong.
The Delta-8 may also be useful for people who suffer from insomnia. Recent studies also point to delta 8(THC) as a possible neuroprotector that can prevent and treat neurodegenerative disorders. As reported by the National Cancer Institute, THC delta 8 binds to CB1 and CB2 receptors throughout the body. Someone's experiences with Delta 8 may be different from yours so pay careful attention if this is your first time using it. The biggest difference users find is that a tall delta 9 can make them feel out of control while a Delta 8 helps them feel like they are still in control. Despite its increasing availability much remains to be learned about the properties and effects of delta-8-THC. Some research also suggests that Delta 8 THC might help with conditions such as anxiety disorders or depression but more research needs to be done before any definitive conclusions can be made. It is important for consumers to remember that Delta 8 products with THC have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for safe use in any context so it is important to exercise caution when using them. In conclusion, Delta 8 THC appears to provide many potential benefits such as relaxation euphoria pain relief appetite stimulation neuroprotection without many negative side effects associated with Delta 9 THC. Sign up for Consumer Update email notifications.