An Overview of Delta8 Tetrahydrocannabinol

Delta 8 tetrahydrocannabinol also known as Delta-8-THC is a positional isomer of delta-9-THC with a similar pharmacological profile and slightly lower psychoactive potency. Even though delta-8-THC has been very important for SAR studies on classical cannabinoids, not many bioactivity studies have been done with the pure compound.

It is probably not produced by plant metabolism, but rather it is an artifact caused by the degradation of THC. In very low concentrations, it increased food consumption, more than THC, whereas the performance and activity of the animals were similar. For detailed information, you can check out delta 8 thc reviews on

The cannabis plant contains over 400 chemical compounds, of which at least 80 are cannabinoids.Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is the most well-known and the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis.

This low dose is equivalent to about 0.1 mg for an average human, an amount that could easily be formed by degradation of THC during the smoking of Cannabis (or be already present in aged plant material). Consequently, it could, at least partially, be responsible for the ‘munchies’, a popular name for Cannabis-induced increase in appetite.

In a rat study, it was found that behavioral suppression by delta-8-THC was mediated by activation of the arachidonic acid cascade through the CB1 receptor. This may be a useful model to study amotivational syndrome in humans.