Everything You Need to Know About Delta 8 Gummies
Of all the delta 8 products on the market, gummies are quickly becoming one of the most popular. This is due to a few different factors. Delta 8 THC gummies have a colorful appearance, a great taste, and a fun and playful nature. An added benefit is their discretionary aspect. But be careful. These are not your average gummy bears, and they are not intended for anyone under the age of 21. In this article, we will explore everything you need to know about the growing popularity of delta 8 gummies.
What are delta 8 gummies?
Delta 8 gummies are edibles infused with delta 8 THC. Delta 8 THC is an isomer of delta 9 THC, which is the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Most people don’t realize that there’s more than one active psychotropic compound in the cannabis plant. The most well-known is delta 9. The second is delta 8. Delta 8 THC is very similar to Delta 9, both in its chemical structure and its effects. But the main difference between the two is the strength. Delta 8 is a little bit less potent, so it can produce the same experience but one that's less intense. Delta 8 gummies are an excellent alternative for people who feel that typical weed gummies are just a bit too strong for them.
Another significant aspect of delta 8 is that it is derived from hemp. In 2018, the federal government made the distinction between the illegal psychedelic compound THC 9, and hemp. Hemp is very similar to the marijuana plant except for the fact that it contains almost no delta 9 THC. Hemp has many great industrial qualities. Thus, the federal government has taken strides to ensure that it is entirely legal to grow and sell this crop. Because Delta 8 THC can be extracted from the legal crop hemp; delta 8 products, including gummies, are fully legal to buy, sell, and consume.
What do delta 8 gummies feel like?
If you’ve ever taken an edible, then you already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from delta 8 THC gummies. As previously mentioned, delta 8 is less potent than delta 9. Most delta 8 gummies on the market are dosed to accommodate the difference in potency. It’s safe to say that Delta 8 is about half as strong as regular delta 9 THC. So most delta 8 gummies will contain twice as many milligrams as a standard cannabis gummy. For example, we put 25 mg of D8 in our gummies. A typical weed gummy will contain 10 mg of THC. Despite this, the high from our edibles will still be a bit less intense and will likely not last as long in comparison.
Here are the most common things users have reported after consuming delta 8 THC gummies.
- A sense of euphoria.
- Feeling very calm or at peace.
- Feeling happy.
- Finding that their senses are heightened (food tastes better, music sounds better, colors are more vivid).
- Help with insomnia.
- Pain relief.
- Stress reduction.
How long do delta 8 gummies take to work?
When using delta 8 gummies, keep in mind that they take a decent amount of time to kick in. The edible form of delta 8 is the longest wait time of any product. From the time you eat the gummy, it will take anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and a half before you feel the full effects. Do not make the mistake of taking another one because you don’t feel anything yet.
These gummies are very potent. It’s a good idea to start with just ½ of a gummy or even ¼ to assess your tolerance before eating a whole one. First-timers should take just a piece then wait up to an hour and a half before taking any more. Delta 9 tolerance and Delta 8 tolerance have a corresponding relationship. If you already take cannabis products regularly, you may need a bit more to feel the effects.
Are delta 8 gummies safe?
Yes, delta 8 gummies are safe. The only notable side effects you need to worry about are red eyes or semi-drowsiness. You will only experience drowsiness if you take a lot. So the best way to manage this is by simply lowering your dosage. A lot of standard marijuana users report negative side effects such as feeling anxious or nervous. These feelings are usually associated with getting too high. Luckily since delta 8 is much less potent, it will not give you those feelings of paranoia.
Not only are delta 8 gummies safe, but delta 8 THC has many medicinal properties as well. You can use Delta 8 to alleviate pain or inflammation, and it is a great sleep aid.
Keep in mind that you need to be wary of where you get your delta 8 products. It is a new market, and there are some people out there who may try to take advantage of you. These shady companies sell delta 8 gummies that don’t contain any delta 8 within them. There is one very easy way to verify that the company you're buying from is legitimate. Simply look for their lab reports. Big names in delta 8 will always put their products’ lab reports front and center on their website. These reports will tell you precisely what is in the product that you are buying.
What are delta 8 gummies used for?
You can use these gummies for a wide variety of things. The most common use is simply as a tool to help you relax after a long day. Get home from work, pop a tasty gummy and slowly feel all your worries, stress, and work drama fade away.
You can also use Delta 8 gummies for aiding with sleep or alleviating pain. You can use them to help someone struggling with food intake from an ailment as they stimulate appetite. This is a very exciting benefit from a medical standpoint. People diagnosed with cancer often have difficulty keeping food down because of the nausea from chemotherapy. A delta 8 gummy is super easy to consume, and in addition to increasing appetite, it also reduces nausea.
Who makes the best delta 8 gummies?
There are many different delta 8 gummy vendors on the internet, and picking the right one may seem like a daunting task. At Elyxr, we believe in transparency. We have fully verified COA’s that display the delta 8 THC content in every one of our products. Each of our gummies contain 25 mg of delta 8, and the D8 percentage is a whopping 72%. These are some of the best numbers you’ll find anywhere on the market.
Our delta 8 THC gummies taste great, and they come in 5 different flavors. We have Blue Razz, Cherry, Mango, Watermelon, and Orange. You can also pick up a sample pack to give our line of delta 8 gummy products a try.
We will ship anywhere in the US as long as you live in a state where delta 8 is legal. For individual state legality, check here. Our products arrive at your front door in discreet packaging. See if you’re eligible for same-day shipping.
For any questions you may have regarding delta 8, please see our FAQ. You can also get in touch by sending us a text at 435-890-0244.