So you’re interested in trying Delta-8 gummies. Good for you! A question we get asked a lot at the Hempire is, “What are these Gummies?” Today I’ve decided to break down our top three best-sellers so that you can understand what they are and whether they will be right for your lifestyle.
For example, if you have an active lifestyle and use your Delta-8 for pain management or exercise recovery then the Chill gummies might be the best choice for you as they contain only 25mg of Delta-8 THC per serving. However, if you spend most days working from home and want to ease the transition from daytime to nighttime activities then the Unwind gummies may be more suitable for your needs as they contain 50mg of Delta-8 THC per serving.
These cannabis-infused edibles contain Delta-8 THC, which is a lesser known cannabinoid that’s slowly gaining popularity in the world of cannabis.
Delta-8 is a powerful and legal cannabis compound, which is an analog of Delta-9 THC. This means that this molecule is similar to Delta-9 but it has two less hydrogen atoms. The difference might be small, but it makes a big impact on its effects!
This article we’ll go over how to make your own Delta-8 gummies at home using Delta 8 Distillate. The process is very simple and requires very few ingredients.
What are Delta-8 gummies?
Delta 8 is legal and non-psychotropic (unlike Delta 9). However, it can still cause euphoria and relaxation. This cannabinoid is often used as a legal alternative for Delta 9 THC.
Why make Delta 8 Gummies?
Delta 8 gummies are a sweet and effective way to dose your Delta 8 THC. Making them is surprisingly simple and fun, but does require some time. Making Delta 8 gummies requires 1 gram of distillate, though you can use more if you want them stronger.
Delta 8 is a compound found in the cannabis plant that delivers a clear-headed, euphoric high. Delta-8 gummies are the easiest and most delicious way to enjoy this unique cannabinoid.
While Delta-8 is less psychoactive than its cousin Delta-9 THC, it’s still possible to take too much. Start with a small dose, such as half of one gummy, and wait at least an hour before taking any more.
Delta-8 is often sold in tinctures that you place under your tongue. But another simple way to take it is by eating gummies made with a Delta-8 THC distillate or extract. Here’s how to make your own cannabis edibles at home.
How do Delta-8 gummies work?
When you consume Delta 8 gummies, they bind with your CB1 receptors in your endocannabinoid system. They can also interact with other receptors in your body, like serotonin and vanilloid receptors.
How do Delta 8 gummies work? The interactions between these receptors and cannabinoids are still not fully understood. But when you consume cannabinoids like Delta-8, they interact with the endocannabinoid system in ways that can have many different effects on your body and mind.
Delta-9 THC is the most abundant cannabinoid in cannabis products. However, it’s also the most psychoactive compound found in cannabis plants. In comparison, Delta-8 is only present in small amounts and less potent than its counterpart.
Despite both cannabinoids being produced from hemp plants, they vary significantly in their effects. The two cannabinoids take different routes to get to their final form, which changes their properties.
The first step of the process takes place when Delta-9 THC converts into Delta-10 THC through decarboxylation. This method occurs when heat activates the elements that make up hemp plants.
Then, farmers use a proprietary extraction method to create pure Delta-10 from hemp plants, allowing them to produce high quality products. Finally, manufacturers convert Delta-10 into its final form.
Delta-8 THC may have several benefits. But before you try it for any health reason, talk with your doctor about the possible risks and how it might interact with other medications you take. Here are some potential benefits:
May reduce nausea and vomiting. Research shows that delta-8 THC can help reduce nausea and vomiting in people who have cancer or AIDS.
Delta 8 THC Gummies are edible. This means they’re consumed orally, usually in the form of a gummy candy. They’re meant to be taken as a dietary supplement.
Delta 8 Gummies are infused with hemp extract that contains Delta-8 THC, the compound found in cannabis that’s known for its psychoactive effects. The hemp extract also contains other cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol (CBD), cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabinol (CBN).
Hemp is different from marijuana because it has less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound found in marijuana that causes a high.
Research on Delta-8 THC is limited, but many people take this cannabinoid to help manage stress and anxiety, improve sleep and reduce pain.
The way Delta-8 THC works depends on how it interacts with your body’s endocannabinoid system.
How to make Delta-8 gummies?
Delta-8 THC is an isomer of CBD, meaning that it shares the same chemical formula but with a different structure. While its effects are similar to those of Delta-9 THC, the psychoactive cannabinoid found in marijuana and hemp, Delta-8 THC is much less potent and does not produce anxiety or paranoia. It has also been found to be more potent than CBD in terms of pain relief, appetite stimulation and anti-nausea benefits.
Delta-8 gummies are a fun and easy way to medicate on the go. Everyone’s favorite childhood candy is made with cannabis-infused oil. This recipe will make about 20 pieces of gummy, depending on the size of your molds.
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over low heat. Stir continuously until gelatin is completely dissolved.
- Pour mixture into gummy molds and place them in the refrigerator for approximately 15 minutes, or until completely solidified.
- Remove gummies from molds and enjoy!
- 2g (1/16oz) Delta 8 Distillate
- 25g (1/4cup) unflavored gelatin
- 60mL (1/4cup) water
- 1tbsp sweetener
- Candy molds and dropper or syringe
Mix juice, gelatin, and sugar in a pan. Heat the mixture for about 15 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly to avoid burning the bottom. When the mixture is smooth, remove from heat. Add flavoring and food coloring (if desired). Pour into candy molds. Let cool in the refrigerator for about 60 minutes. Remove from molds and store in an airtight container.