THCP used to have the title of being the strongest cannabinoid, but THCjd and THCh are now vying for it. In the realm of hemp, these recently discovered cannabinoids are causing a stir. Learn why THCh and THCjd are the newest cannabinoids with the highest potency.
What Are Cannabinoids?
One type of molecule found in the hemp plant called a cannabinoid binds to specific receptors in our bodies. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are the two main cannabinoids that bind to human receptors (THC). While CBD does not have the potential to make you high, THC is what causes you to feel that way.
The Power of Cannabinoids
Different factors affect a cannabinoid’s potency. Delta 9, which is categorized as marijuana, is one of the strongest THC compounds. While Delta 8 THC’s potency is less strong than that of marijuana, it nevertheless has the ability to produce a strong high. The actual potency difference is apparent at the molecular level.
Delta 8 will still get you high, even though it might take a little more of it to do so. The biggest error people make while taking Delta 8 is believing it will have no effect. As a result, ingesting large doses of THC frequently has undesirable side effects.
Effects of Cannabinoids
When we talk about the effects of cannabinoids, we’re talking about the high that THC gives you. The cannabinoids from hemp and marijuana both have the same effects. This is because they are both regarded as cannabis sativa plant cannabinoids. While Delta 9 is often produced from Marijuana Plants, Delta 8 is extracted from Hemp Plants.
The quantity of THC that Hemp and Marijuana naturally produce is the main distinction between the two. Low levels of THC are produced by hemp, while large levels of CBD are. Low levels of CBD are produced by the marijuana plant, while large levels of THC are.
Theoretically, since the marijuana plant naturally generates more THC, extracting Delta 8 from it would make much more sense. The Farm Bill of 2018, which was approved by the FDA, has rigorous rules for what constitutes hemp-derived products. Since hemp became legal, all of its by-products fall into the same category as CBD.
Despite the fact that marijuana has been legalized in some states, federal law still classifies cannabis as a Schedule I substance. Therefore, marijuana’s designation as derived from hemp would be revoked if Delta 8 were extracted from it. One of the main draws to THC products derived from hemp has been the possibility to sell Delta 8 over state lines.
One of our main objectives is to offer powerful, hemp-compliant goods that are generated from hemp. We are aware that several states continue to ban the sale or use of marijuana for recreational purposes. The other states where marijuana is illegal are left in the dark despite the fact that we have opened a dispensary, Extrax Palm Springs.
This has forced us to use potent cannabinoids to provide you an enhanced experience. The enormous demand for our Delta 8 goods caused us to be overwhelmed when we first offered them. This inspired us to introduce our popular Delta 10, THCP, THC-O, HHC, and Hemp Compliant Delta 9 product lines. There are still other powerful cannabinoids available for you to test.
How is THCh any different from conventional THC, for instance, might be one of your initial thoughts. The distinction between THCh and Delta 8 is its potency. THC’s molecular potency is apparent, as was previously mentioned. This is due to the fact that while ordinary THC only has a 5-carbon sidechain, tetrahydrocannabihexol (THCh) has a 6-carbon sidechain.
You are more likely to experience prolonged, drawn-out psychoactive effects the longer the sidechain of a cannabis is. The 6-carbon sidechain of THC is referred to as the hexol in Tetrahydrocannabihexol. Due to the fact that Delta 8 THC and Delta 9 THC only contain a 5-carbon sidechain, this is crucial.
Tetrahydrocannabioctyl is a powerful cannabinoid with an even longer carbon sidechain (THCjd). This cannabinoid is the strongest one to date because of its 8-carbon sidechain. Tetrahydrocannabiphorol was the lone additional cannabinoid that was regarded as the most potent (THCP). THCjd is the most potent cannabinoid because THCP only has a sidechain with seven carbons, whereas THCjd has eight.
THCjd is 19 times more potent than THC as a due of the extended carbon sidechain. Remember that THCjd has a 19% more probability of binding to your receptors because it is 19 times stronger. The sense of being psychoactive is brought on by these receptors in your body.
History of New Cannabinoids
While researching minor cannabinoids, Italian researchers (THCh & THCjd)1 made the discovery of these 2 novel cannabinoids. However, a few small cannabinoids were unintentionally identified, which frequently makes for an intriguing encounter.
Delta 10 THC
During the devastating wildfires that tore through the state of California in 2020, Delta 10 was found. Fusion Farms, a cannabis cultivation company, extracted THC from cannabis plants that still included fire retardant residue. The outcome was the discovery of a new cannabinoid called Delta 10 THC.
Through a government experiment, THC-O first entered the public consciousness. The Army Chemical Corps tested several medications in secret throughout the 1950s to see whether they could be used as weapons. The Chemical Corporation put hundreds of soldiers and animals through drug testing. THC-O was tested in one of those tests.
It should go without saying that THCjd is currently the new strongest cannabinoid. THCP previously had this distinction, but as developments are made in the field of THC generated from hemp, more strong cannabinoids will start to appear. Since the potential for THCh and THCjd is virtually limitless, we continue to monitor them.
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