Delta 8 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is a cannabinoid that occurs in significantly lower concentrations than most other cannabinoids. It is considered an isomer that forms as Delta-9 THC undergoes aging and oxidation. This process increases the stability of the Delta 8 molecular structure, making it less susceptible to degradation and allowing it to remain effective over a longer period.
It is worth noting that Delta-8 THC and Delta-9 THC share similarities in their molecular structures. Both contain double bonds, but Delta 8 has the bond on the 8th carbon chain, rather than the 9th. Consequently, Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC interact similarly with the Endocannabinoid receptors in the body, owing to their comparable structures and properties.