Does Delta 9 THC Get You High?

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Have you ever wondered what it feels like to experience a euphoric state? It’s difficult to answer this question. However, the feeling is generally described as pleasurable or joyful. Euphoria can be achieved in several ways, through rigorous exercise (runners high), meditation, certain social activities and so on. It can also be accomplished by consuming the primary psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. Delta 9 THC is the compound which is often associated with an elevated state of being. Dive into the subject of D9 and learn about its effects in this informative article from The Hemp Doctor.

The medical definition of euphoria (pronounced yoo-FOR-ee-uh) is simply a sensation of well-being, brought on by a drug’s side effect. Hormones, like endorphins, are typically produced in the body in response to pleasurable experiences or even stress. Produced in the brain, these hormones can regulate pain and improve mood. There is also an endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter called Anandamide when translated means bliss, that can create a similar sensation. Found mostly in the brain, this naturally occurring substance interacts with CB1 receptors the same way delta 9 THC does.



Quick Facts About Cannabis

Compounds, such as D9 and cannabidiol (CBD), are produced from the cannabis and hemp plant. The cannabis plant contains several other substances including terpenes and flavonoids. These chemical compounds are located on the flowers and leaves of the plant, in what are called the trichomes or glands. Working independently, or together to create a variety of therapeutic benefits. This occurs as a result of the interactions between the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) and these natural compounds.

There are a variety of formats available in the US. Some products are inhaled and have rapid onset times, which makes dosing much easier. And other products are made to be ingested. The effects of this method last longer but can be difficult to dose for beginners. Each consumer will experience the effects and benefits of D9 differently, for several reasons. One factor is the potency of the product. Another factor is the product type. More factors include individual tolerance and biology, etc. Always be conservative when trying a product for the first time.

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Experience the High From D9

Delta 9 THC is the active component which is best known for producing intoxication. In other words, it is the primary psychoactive compound of cannabis and hemp. It’s this substance that can cause consumers to feel high, or euphoric. The difference between the psychoactive effects of cannabis and hemp is the potency of D9. Hemp will contain trace amounts of this compound, making the overall effects slightly less intense. Compared to D9 sourced from cannabis, which will have a much higher potency. Products using hemp-derived D9 have many advantages. They offer the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids with less intoxication and they’re legal.

How will you feel while you’re high on delta-9 THC?

Most consumers say the intoxicating effects of D9 produce euphoria, can enhance the senses and elevate one’s mind. Many consumers also say it helps them feel more relaxed and some feel more alert. D9 could cause some to have mental fog, dry mouth, or drowsiness. It’s commonly believed that the psychoactive effects of inhaled products can last an average of 1 to 3 hours. These include dried-flower and vapes. The effects from D9 edible products can be felt for up to 8 hours or more.

As we mentioned, everyone’s experience is different.

Will hemp-derived delta 9 THC show up on a drug test?

Generally speaking, yes delta 9 THC could cause you to fail a drug test. It depends on the frequency of use and the potency of the product consumed. A typical urine test has an allowable limit of 50 ng/ML of THC (marijuana metabolite). If you are subject to drug testing, it’s recommended you avoid using THC. Consider non-intoxicating formulations such as our broad spectrum CBD products, brought to you by The Hemp Doctor. Do NOT drive under the influence of cannabis.



Get the Facts About the Legal Status of D9

Is it legal to consume hemp-derived D9? Right now, hemp-derived D9 is federally legal. The 2018 Farm Bill allows products which contain a maximum of 0.3% delta 9 THC to be produced and sold to adult consumers. This law paved the way for a wide range of wellness products that include compounds like CBD, delta 8 THC and more. The exception to this is that each state has its own laws regarding the sale of cannabis and hemp. Some states allow the sale of recreational cannabis (with more than 0.3% THC) and some have medical programs. While others restrict the sale of hemp products. It depends on your local laws.

Describing the feeling you get while intoxicated is subjective. It could be compared to the feeling some get after a long run. Like the runner’s high, D9 can be used as a tool to keep you motivated. If consumed moderately and with intention, it could enhance certain experiences. Bringing happiness to a dull task or increasing the delight of a special moment. It can be soothing during stressful times and so on. Hemp-derived compounds are a natural option if you’re looking to experience the euphoric effects of D9 and other THC analogs.


Most consumers say the intoxicating effects of D9 produce euphoria, can enhance the senses, and elevate one’s mind.


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