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What is Delta 8 Flower?

It seems that each day brings a new cannabinoid conversation. This week’s cannabinoid feature: Delta 8 THC flower. We’ve discussed a great deal over the last few months about Delta 8. Not only what it is, but how it’s produced and the potential benefits. Let’s dive a little deeper on all the details of Delta 8 THC and the Delta 8 Flowers specifically. We’ll share the latest Delta 8 flower products that will be hitting the market.

What is Delta 8?

Delta 8 is one of the four most common cannabinoids and is in fact very similar to many other cannabinoids in the plant such as Delta 9 THC or CBD. This cannabinoid naturally exists in hemp but in very small amounts. This is why it is typically produced in the lab to produce enough quantities for the market. Many are interested in the use of Delta 8 THC due to it’s suggested health benefits and other positive effects. There are many consumers that attribute Delta 8 to have a mental high of euphoria with fewer side effects than Delta 9 THC.

How is delta 8 made?

Delta 8 THC is commonly made in a lab for practical and economic reasons. This is made through a chemical reaction. This reaction is done by converting CBD into delta 8 THC. This replicates a similar, natural process that already occurs when cannabinoids are created when the cannabis plant grows. Cannabinoids can always change in the cannabis plant due to natural external factors such as heat, genetics, time and light. Creating this in a controlled environment can allow for a more successful product.

How is Delta 8 made?

Delta 8 THC is commonly made in a lab for practical and economic reasons. This reaction is done by converting CBD into delta 8 THC since they are chemically very similar.

How is Delta 8 flower made?

Delta 8 flower is made through a multi-step infusion process. Step one is to select premium hemp flowers. Once these are selected, it is time to coat them with Delta 8 infused kief and Delta 8 infused distillate oil. This process often involves multiple coats on the flower to increase psychoactivity and provide an overall frostier look.

What are common effects of Delta 8?

Many have found specific positive effects from Delta 8 THC including a focused mental high, euphoria, body relaxation, pain relief, appetite increase, anxiety reduction, sleep improvement and other effects dependent on the strain.

Delta 8 Flower
Delta 8 flower is federally legal under the 2018 Farm Bill.

Delta 8 is federally legal under the 2018 Farm Bill. This is classified under the distinction that all hemp cannabinoids were considered federally legal aside from Delta 9 THC. Many also may question the legality since it is produced in a lab. However, it is still considered legal because it is considered to be a “conversion” and not a “synthetic substance.”

How is it made?

Since Delta 8 is an extract, there is no ability to grow Delta 8 flower naturally. However, Delta 8 Flower can still be produced and create a stellar consumer experience! Delta 8 flower is made through a multi-step infusion process. Step one is to select premium hemp flowers. Once these are selected, it is time to coat them with Delta 8 infused kief and Delta 8 infused distillate oil. This process often involves multiple coats on the flower to increase psychoactivity and provide an overall frostier look.

Common Effects

Delta 8 THC has resonated with many because it provides a similar mental high and body relaxation as Delta 9 THC found in marijuana, yet it doesn’t provide many with anxiety or paranoia side effects that some experience with Delta 9 THC. Many have found specific positive effects from Delta 8 THC including a focused mental high, euphoria, body relaxation, pain relief, appetite increase, anxiety reduction, sleep improvement and other effects dependent on the strain.

Since Delta 8 flower is relatively new in the market, there is little information available in terms of user experience. However, here at The Green Dragon CBD, we will begin to offer several varieties of Delta 8 flower products and pre-rolls from two of our trusted, premium providers: Treetop Hemp Co and Delta Effex.

Treetop Hemp Co. Delta 8 Flower

Treetop Hemp Co makes several strains of Delta 8 flower including Gorilla Glue, Purple Punch and Skywalker OG.

Treetop Hemp Co’s Gorilla Glue Delta 8 Flower is a potent strain that delivers heavy-handed euphoria and relaxation, leaving you feeling “glued” to the couch. Gorilla Glue is a classified as an indica but is a hybrid with pungent earthy and sour aromas.  They are inherited from its parent strains, Chem’s Sister, Sour Dubb, and Chocolate Diesel.

Treetop Hemp Co’s Skywalker OG Delta 8 Flower is a potent hybrid cross of Skywalker and OG Kush, will knock you down into a delightful sedative state, easing away aches and pains, stress, anxiety, and more. It’s the perfect strain when relaxation and sleep is what you need, but make sure to have a few snacks within reach, you’ll probably need them!

Treetop Hemp Co’s Purple Punch Delta 8 Flower will sedate you while sweetening your taste buds.  Be ready for total relaxation. Purple punch is an indica-dominant hybrid made by combining OG and Granddaddy Purple to create a taste combination of blueberry muffins, grape candy and tart Kool-Aid.  Purple Punch is classified as a hybrid but is more indica than sativa.

Delta Effex Delta 8 Flower

Delta Effex is one of the leaders in the Delta 8 industry and has developed a couple of great strains available as flower or prerolls.

Delta Effex Bubba OG Kush Premium Delta 8 THC infused hemp flower is here. Bubba OG Kush is a tried and true indica strain created by a cross between Bubba Kush and Ghost OG.  This strain has a tantalizing sweet smell with peppery notes followed by a citrusy herbal taste. Bubba OG Kush is best for relaxing and socializing at the end of a long day.

Delta Effex Sour Diesel Premium Delta 8 THC infused hemp flower is here. Sour Diesel has been a fan favorite since the 1990s and for good reason. This sativa strain gets its name from the very pungent diesel-like smell that is sensed immediately upon opening the bag. The uplifting dreamy cerebral effects make this strain the perfect choice when you need to have a clear mind and have your creative juices flowing. No couchlock with this strain, expect to get everything on your to-do list done and then some!

Here at The Green Dragon CBD, we are a family-owned and operated business based in St. Louis, Missouri. Led by our CEO and Founder, Matthew Jadwin, The Green Dragon CBD started in 2019. We operate retail stores to serve our local community and provide easy access nationwide through the online store. Our mission is to empower people to use the right CBD products as part of their healthy lifestyle and to aid with health challenges such as chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and more. We strive to provide education about CBD products and their potential benefits to our customers. Bring any questions to us and our team will be happy to help you find the best product for your lifestyle.

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