What Is Delta-11?
Posted by JJ's Hemp Dispensary on 12th Aug 2022
What is Delta-11?
Delta-11 is a unique, naturally occurring cannabinoid that can be found in both cannabis flower and hemp flower, although in very small amounts. Its chemical structure is similar to Delta-9
How is Delta-11, compared to Delta-9?
Delta-11 is considered a stronger version of Delta-9. It has a quicker onset, it is longer lasting and keeps the intensity of its psychoactive effects more steadily compared to Delta-9. Delta-11 may be more useful in treating insomnia, chronic pain and seizures since it is more potent and long lasting. Of course, personal experience may vary.
Is Delta-11 the same as 11-hydroxy-THC?
No, they are not. In the field of cannabis pharmacokinetics that delta-9 THC metabolizes into 11-hydroxy-THC in the body, serving as a middleman as this cannabinoid is further transformed into 11-nor-9-carboxy-THC, also known as THC COOH. 11-hydroxy-THC, sometimes referred to by its full scientific name, 11-hydroxy-delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, only metabolizes from delta 9, not other forms of THC.
Will Delta-11 make me fail a drug test?
At this point, it is safe to assume that it will most likely you make you fail drug test.
Is Delta-11 Available now?
As it slowly emerges on the market, so do more products. Like CBD, D8, D9 and D10, D11 can be extracted into gummies, vapes, oils and other forms to be enjoyed. From its potent effects, it is often sold in products that are in smaller, concentrated doses. Nevertheless, it is important for consumers to only, buy products from licensed, legal dispensaries and check the COAs for accuracy.
Here at JJ's, we are starting to sell Delta-11 products. Check them out here!