It’s completely normal to be weary of trying new things. And if you’re unfamiliar with hemp-derived Delta 8, you may have some questions.
More specifically, “Can you have an allergic reaction to Delta 8?”
As for safety, there is very little threat of physical danger. But if you’re worried about having a Delta 8 allergy, it’s best to consult a medical professional.
With that in mind, this article should not be taken as medical advice. If you have any concerns about whether or not D8 is right for you, seek advice from your physician.
We’re going to cover:
- Is Delta 8 safe?
- Can people be allergic to Delta 8?
- How do you know a hemp product is safe?
- Can you take too much Delta 8?
- Where to find safe products
Is Delta 8 Safe?
Delta 8 is safe when used responsibly and moderately by those 21 years and older. If you are new to hemp, consult your medical provider to determine if it’s ideal for you.
Once you get the green light, start small. Otherwise, you could consume too much, which may lead to feeling “overwhelmed,” but there is very little threat of physical danger.
Before starting a session with D8, ensure all your errands are complete because you cannot operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after consuming THC.
If you are planning to become pregnant, are pregnant, or breastfeeding, you shouldn’t consume Delta 8 THC or other hemp products.
Although child-resistant packages are used, it is not “childproof.”
So before storing your products, make sure it’s in a secure location at all times.
Can People Be Allergic To Delta 8?
If you have experienced allergy symptoms with cannabis or are triggered by pollen, it may be possible to have an allergic reaction to Delta 8.
So if you’re wondering, “Could I have an allergic reaction to Delta 8 gummies?” There’s a possibility, but it’s uncommon.
However, if you have experienced allergies to cannabis, avoid consuming Delta 8 and all other hemp products.
Depending on your medical history, you may be concerned about potentially having an underlying allergy to hemp. If this is the case, consult a doctor before use.
How Do You Know A Hemp Product Is Safe?
Upon receiving approval from your physician, you start a new journey—finding safe hemp products.
This isn’t a difficult venture, as long as you know what to look for.
When determining if a product is safe, look at the manufacturer.
Ask yourself a few questions:
- Do customers have easy access to the product lab reports (COAs)?
- Are the items free of contaminants and heavy metals?
- Are there customer reviews?
- Does the manufacturer have a high-quality website?
- If you need to talk to customer service, is there a way to contact them?
Depending on the answers above, you can gauge the brand's safety and legitimacy.
Can You Take Too Much Delta 8?
Unless you know where your “sweet spot” is, it can be easy to consume too much Delta 8.
So it’s important not to overdo it because it may lead to “intense feelings” that could be overwhelming.
We recommend starting small and waiting an appropriate duration before reaching for more.
By remaining patient and choosing a small portion, you’ll be able to determine where your “sweet spot” is for future sessions.
Where To Find Safe Products
For overall safety and assurance, you should buy your Delta 8 products from reputable retailers.
Depending on your location, you may have many shops or a few.
Hometown Hero products are in over 8,000 brick-and-mortar shops, and by clicking on our “Find A Store” tab, you can locate our products with a click of a button.
Or you can shop with us online.
Every item we produce is tested for both cannabinoid content and contaminants at a DEA-registered lab to ensure our customers have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Delta 8 is a product meant for moderate and recreational use. If you’re worried about being allergic to Delta 8 or Delta 8 allergic reactions, contact your health care provider and seek their opinion.
Based on their response, you can determine whether or not you want to give D8 a try.
If you do, check out our sample page, and test out our Delta 8 gummies for free.
But we will warn you. With one bite, you’ll taste quality like no other.