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Combining Yoga with Delta 8 THC

Why do people continue to try and plug cannabinoids into day-to-day activities? For one thing, it’s easier to sell a product if there’s a use for it. That’s part of the truth, which might put off some people, but it does not cease to be a part of it.

On the other hand:

You also have hard facts. Some people swear by a substance's effects and the uses they’ve found for it. After that, you have companies that are continuously developing products with formulas and designs that will target that end goal, which is what we’ve seen with yoga and Delta 8.

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Delta 8 and Yoga

Potential Delta 8 Benefits

Does Delta 8 Help with Anxiety?

Does Delta 8 Make You High?

Delta 8 and Yoga

Combining Delta 8 and exercise is not the first time that mixing cannabis with athletic activities has come up. For years people have been experimenting with other cannabinoids and physical activity. Primarily it has been Delta 9 THC as of a few years ago but in the past few years, CBD has also made room for itself in the mix due to its potentially beneficial effects for recovery and relaxation.

But the federally legal label on hemp in the U.S. has opened up new untravelled ground, especially in terms of new cannabinoids like Delta 8 THC and Delta 10 THC; psychoactive compounds that were once thought to be impossible to find in hemp.

But let’s dive deeper into yoga first:

Yoga is a physical activity that also has a very strong mental component, with positions that are specifically designed to activate the body and mind in very unique ways. In fact, doing yoga without focusing on the mental side of the practice is a synonym to not taking full advantage of it.

People have experimented with marijuana and yoga for a long time. This is not hot news. But Delta 8 presents an interesting alternative not only because it can be obtained from hemp extract, but because it provides a milder and perhaps more calming effect than Delta 9 THC (the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana).

Like D9, combining Yoga and Delta 8 can help practitioners set the mental turmoil of a straining day aside. But because Delta 8 is suspected to provide milder effects, concentration, a key feature of a successful yoga session, seems to come way easier than it would with regular D9 THC.

Because yYoga is a physical activity that requires an intention to ‘breath correctly’, it’s possible that an edible like Sticky Green Delta 8 Gummies is the best way to go.

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With edibles, the lungs are not strained by vaping or smoking. The only thing to bear in mind, in this case, is that edibles usually take longer to kick in. Unless you’re taking nano-THC edibles, which would then have an accelerated onset. Taking that into account, just make sure you eat your portion of gummies with enough time before your yoga session.

You will ideally start with small doses that allow you to understand your tolerance and consume Delta 8 based on that. While Delta 8 and exercise might be a better fit than Delta 9 THC and exercise, it will also benefit you to not go overboard with it as it is still psychoactive.

If you’ve never tried Delta 8 THC but have tried D9, then a good way to gauge whether you’ll like it is knowing if you like the way Delta 9 THC makes you feel but would also like the effects to be milder and more manageable during yoga. If that’s the case, then yoga and Delta 8 might just be for you.

Potential Delta 8 Benefits

Delta 8 has been linked to a variety of potential benefits and effects, including a smoother and milder experience than Delta 9 THC, appetite regulation, neuroprotection, sleep enhancement, digestive support, relaxation, and the list goes on and on.

Are there enough clinical studies to state that any of the potential Delta 8 benefits are conclusive? No.  Have people reported feeling a variety of benefits? Yes. Is there some evidence of it taken from studies and research? Yes.

These are the facts.

But to answer if yoga and Delta 8 are a good combination is really left open to interpretation of the practitioner and there are no clinical studies that can answer this one question.

Does Delta 8 Help With Anxiety?

It depends.

Anxiety suppressant effects have been attributed to THC by both consumers and medical studies. Although the results of these studies are not conclusive and consumer appreciation is only anecdotal and should never be taken for medical advice.

So whether or not Delta 8 or any form of THC can help with anxiety is yet to be proved conclusively but there is enough evidence to hypothesize that it could.

Does Delta 8 Make You High?

Delta 8 THC is a psychoactive compound. Yes, it is mostly obtained from hemp extract, but it is still THC regardless of its origin. So if you’re wondering what Delta 8 feels like, the answer is quite simple; it feels like a milder dose of Delta 9 THC for most people.

That said:

Most people have described Delta 8 THC as a milder version of traditional THC. Other people have attributed some of the same effects of D9 to D8, but not all of them. Others have even described Delta 8 as a hallucinogen-like substance.

The truth is that none of these are more than appreciations and cannot be counted as more than anecdotal evidence. Peoples’ tolerances vary widely and saying that the effects of a cannabinoid will be the same from one person to another is a huge misconception.

Hemmfy articles and blogs are meant to entertain and educate. However, we are not medical professionals and do not intend to give medical advice through them.

The knowledge around CBD and other cannabis-derived products is growing and constantly changing, as does their legal status. Hence, we recommend checking with your local authorities and a licensed physician prior to consumption.

Simon Cartagena

Simon Cartagena is a full-time cannabis copywriter. This has led him to write for companies like Hemmfy.com where he acts as Senior Content Writer and other world-renowned cannabis publications. Simon has created Content Marketing strategies and articles that have helped company revenues increase by up to 1,000%. Simon’s goal is to help people understand cannabis in an industry where misinformation seems to be predominant.