Delta-8 is a powerful cannabinoid, an isomer of CBD, and a derivative of cannabis and CBD. A CBD product is legal if it contains less than 0.3% Delta-8 THC.
Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol is a psychoactive substance from Cannabis sativa. It is this substance that is the euphoretic of marijuana. Delta-8 THC is one of the more than 100 cannabinoids in Cannabis sativa.
If patients use CBD oil and other cannabidiol for therapeutic purposes, it is important to know that products with delta-8 THC are not evaluated and approved by the FDA for safe use. Such products may put public health at risk. Always store the products away or out of the reach of children and pets.
The presence of Delta-8 in the composition of the oil suggests that it may cause euphoria, typical of marijuana, which includes a hallucinogenic and sedative component. As a rule, medical specialists will not recommend the product because it will cause a therapeutic effect and a narcotic one, which most patients will experience as a side effect.