Updated: Aug 8
THCJD: What’s All the Buzz About It?
THCJD is a phytocannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis plants. Unlike other recent cannabinoids hitting the market (THC-O, HHC, etc), it's not synthetic. A If you’re curious about all the buzz around it and would love to know more about THCJD, you’ll definitely enjoy this article.
What Do We Know About THCJD?
The availability of new cannabinoids has grown significantly as more states are accepting adult-use cannabis legalization. As a result, formulators are working diligently to provide the safest and most powerful compounds from the marijuana plant. THCJD is the latest cannabinoid in the market: very powerful but safe for consumption.
Thought to be more potent than Delta 9 while also being a natural phytocannabinoid found in Hemp, it’s fast becoming of interest in states without legal recreational marijuana access.There are different variants of THC and each of them have their own characteristics and potency.
THCJD is a rare type of THC, a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in cannabis plants. It’s a rate octyl cannabinoid and THC isomer found naturally in all varieties of cannabis. Thanks to its 8-link alkyl side-chain, it causes a super potent high that, as said before, it is almost 20 times more powerful than delta-9 THC and delta-8 THC. Some consumers have experienced a relaxing effect after trying it while others have experienced an energizing effect.
Manufacturers extract THCJD directly from cannabis plants, so there’s no chemical alteration apart from the processing of THC, hence it is not synthesized, but extracted.
Why Is THCJD Stronger Than Delta-9 THC?
The number of carbon atoms located along its molecular structure is what gives thcjd its remarkable potency. While Delta-9 THC has 5 carbon atoms on its sidechain, thcjd has eight. The larger carbon chain is thought to be responsible for making thcjd more psychoactive as it may allow the cannabinoid to bind with biological endocannabinoid receptors in the human body.
Is THCJD Safe?
THCJD is a cannabinoid that has been shown to be safe for human consumption. Since its discovery in 2020, there have been no known issues stemming from its use. However, due to its high potency it may not be the best alternative for newbies or for those looking for a milder experience. We invite you to try our thcjd products so that you can enjoy a safe and joyful experience.
Is THCJD Legal?
THCJD falls under a gray area of the law. It’s hemp-derived an a phytocannabinoid so it fits the 2018 Farm Bill requirements if the final product contains <0.3% D9-THC. However, since the wording of the 2018 Farm Bill is quite ambiguous, it may still be regulated in your state.
In addition, you should be aware that THCJD will show up on drug tests as all THC homologs do. Want a tip of advice? Always do your own due diligence!