SO... WHAT IS DELTA-8-THC?
As defined by the National Cancer Institute (NIH), Delta-8-THC can be defined as:
“An analogue of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) with antiemetic, anxiolytic, appetite-stimulating, analgesic, and neuroprotective properties. [Delta-8-THC] binds to the cannabinoid G-protein coupled receptor CB1, located in the central nervous system… This agent exhibits a lower psychotropic potency than [delta-9-THC], the primary form of THC found in cannabis.”
According to NIH, Delta-8-THC has been shown to be Antiemetic (preventing nausea), Anxiolytic (used to reduce anxiety), Analgesic (acting to relieve pain), and Neuroprotective (Serving to protect nerve cells).