Hemp-derived Delta 9 THC and the Entourage Effect

hemp-derived Delta 9 THC

As more people begin to discover the wellness benefits of cannabis, consumers must be proactive about educating themselves on the subject of holistic supplements. Being well-informed about what you introduce into your body is beneficial for many reasons. Knowing the limitations of any supplement and having reasonable expectations of what it can do is key. The growth of the cannabis industry will rely on the provider’s ability to successfully educate consumers about the overall risks and rewards. We take consumer education very seriously, understanding our responsibility as a provider, using this as an opportunity to build trust with our customers. For more on the subject, read this helpful article below about hemp-derived Delta 9 THC.

A Breakdown: Hemp-derived Cannabinoids

Cannabis is a flowering plant from a species called Cannabaceae. It includes several subspecies, such as hemp, with its closest relative being Humulus or hops. Both cannabis and hemp have cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD) and Delta 9 THC in varying amounts. These chemical compounds are found in the resin glands or trichomes of the plant, which are mostly located on the buds and leaves. The main difference is that cannabis is produced for recreational and medical purposes.

In contrast, hemp is cultivated with a lower THC potency and historically has been used for industrial purposes. These compounds are made into several different product formats — everything from the standard dried flower offerings to infused topicals, capsules, and so on.

Your Body’s Endogenous Cannabinoid System

These naturally occurring compounds work with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) to help balance and regulate various functions. A network of receptors can be found throughout the body, which interacts with the chemical compounds available in the plant. This system mainly features CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors, each providing different effects. CB1 receptors are found in the central nervous system and CB2 receptors can be found in the immune system. It’s these biological interactions for which cannabis has become known.

Another significant interaction to consider when evaluating your consumption goals is the entourage effect. But what is the entourage effect, and what does it have to do with cannabis? The entourage effect describes a phenomenon that occurs in the body, resulting from consuming certain compounds found in cannabis. It influences the effects, making the experience more or less intense depending on the combination of compounds in each cultivar. The key is that these compounds are more effective when consumed together, maximizing overall health benefits.

Cannabis products on the market can be classified as either full or broad spectrum and, in some cases, isolate. Full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolate are categorizations that refer to the product’s formulation, giving some indication of what compounds may or may not be present. For example, full-spectrum cannabinoid products will have all the cannabinoids available in the plant. The term broad-spectrum refers to products that only have certain compounds and are usually made without THC. Products classified as isolate will be formulated with one type of compound, like The Hemp Doctor’s CBD isolate or CBG isolate. Choosing the format that is right for you is personal. It depends on what fits your lifestyle, wants, and needs.

If you are still new to consuming cannabis, it’s important to know that each product and cultivar will produce different effects for each person. Therefore, we cannot say you will definitely experience a particular effect, just that you will have to experiment. The best strategy is to start with a low-potency product and increase the strength slowly until you get the effect you desire. Cannabis, purchased from a reputable provider, is considered a low-risk substance and is well tolerated by many consumers. However, inhaled cannabis products do have some health risks.

These naturally occurring compounds work with the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS) to help balance and regulate various functions.

Facts About Delta 9 THC

Let’s take a closer look at one compound rising in popularity, hemp-derived Delta 9 THC. It’s similar to the THC found in marijuana but is sourced from hemp instead. All Hemp Doctor Delta 9 THC products contain less than 0.3% Delta 9 THC by weight to comply with federal law.

It does contain psychedelic properties but is less potent. This versatile compound is extracted from the hemp plant using one of several methods. Products derived from hemp are legal in the U.S. under The Farm Bill. This legislation allows for the sale and consumption of cannabis products that contain 0.3% or less of Delta 9 THC.

Introducing our newest Delta 9 THC gummies from The Hemp Doctor: 

Down Shift Delta 9 THC full spectrum gummies come in a mixed fruit flavor, with 20 pieces per bottle. Each delightful gummy contains 7.5mg of Delta 9 THC, 1mg of CBC, 1mg of CBG, and 1mg of CBN. The hemp oil used in this formulation was produced using high-tech extraction procedures to create this product. It provides a slight yet euphoric effect, helping to support your wellness lifestyle. The Hemp Doctor has the best Delta 9 THC product selection. Check out our full line of premium Delta 9 gummies and edibles. We believe in our products, which is why your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Although cannabis is largely restricted in the United States, adult consumers can access legal hemp-derived products through Farm Bill compliant distributors. This allows consumers the ability to experience what cannabis has to offer for themselves. In addition, product innovation and safety standards will continue to improve once the appropriate legislation is implemented. Science-backed research will also influence the acceptance of cannabis in society, giving credibility to its potential health benefits. Now that you understand more about hemp-derived cannabinoids and how they work, you’ll be empowered when making your next purchase.

It’s a privilege to be part of your customer journey! Our goal at The Hemp Doctor is to share our knowledge of the advantages of hemp and CBD with our customers. And to provide hemp-derived products that are safe, natural, and effective. Browse our high-performance products today. Shop now.

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