Over the past few years, Google searches for “micro-dosing” have increased exponentially. People are interested in micro-dosing for various reasons: to increase productivity, improve their mood, or counteract the side effects of traditional medications.
Micro-dosing is common in substances such as LSD and magic mushrooms. However, can it be done with delta 8 THC?
In this article, we will show you how to microdose delta 8 Gummies to enjoy the full benefits of delta 8 THC. We will also show you why microdosing is important so you can decide whether or not to do it.
What is a Microdose?
A microdose is a very small amount of a substance that is taken to experience its effects. The effects of a microdose are usually subtle and can be hard to notice. They are also different from the effects of a regular dose, which can be much more intense.
According to Havard Health, a microdose is when patients take “sub-therapeutic doses of a medication to achieve a desired clinical effect.” In other words, patients take a smaller dose of medication to avoid the side effects of a larger dose.
Generally, a micro-dose is anything between 10-20% of a standard dose. So, if the standard dose of a delta 8 THC gummy is 50mg, then a microdose would be between 5-10mg.
Microdose vs. Threshold Dose
It’s important to note that there is a difference between a microdose and a threshold dose. A threshold dose is a point at which you start to feel the effects of delta 8 THC. This can vary depending on your tolerance, weight, and other factors.
The threshold dose of delta 8 is between 20 and 30mg for most people. This is the point at which you will start to feel some psychoactive effects.
A microdose, on the other hand, is a much smaller amount of delta 8 THC. The goal with microdosing is to get the benefits of D8 THC without feeling any psychoactive effects.
The sweet spot for microdosing delta 8 is 5mg. This is a small enough dose that you won’t feel any psychoactive effects, but it’s large enough to get the benefits of the cannabinoid.
Benefits of Microdosing Delta 8
Microdosing delta 8 comes with a plethora of benefits, including:
If you are getting ready for a brutal workout, you can take a small dose of delta-8 to help you get in the zone. This is because delta 8 gummies may make you feel more alert and focused.
You can take the gummies before or during your workout. If you take them before, they will start to kick in after about 30 minutes.
For a more intense pre-workout experience, you can take the gummies during your workout. This will give you an immediate energy boost and help you power through your routine.
Adding delta 8 to your everyday pre-workout routine can help you take your workouts to the next level. You’ll be able to push yourself harder and see better results.
Kickstart Your Metabolism
Metabolism is the process of breaking down food and converting it into energy. It can be hard to lose weight if you have a slow metabolism.
To explain how this works, let’s say you eat a cheeseburger. Your body will start to break down the fat and calories from the burger and convert it into energy.
If you have a slow metabolism, your body will store more of the burger’s fat instead of converting it into energy.
Microdosing D8 can help to speed up your metabolism and make it easier for you to lose weight. A study (which was not necessarily looking at microdosing delta 8) showed that taking low doses of this cannabinoid increased food intake in mice. Surprisingly, the study also found that the mice did not gain any weight.
Even though human studies are needed to confirm these findings, it’s still an exciting possibility. When you microdose delta 8, you are essentially giving your metabolism a small boost. This can help you burn more calories throughout the day and lose weight in the long run.
Feel More Productive
Another common benefit of delta 8 is making you feel more productive. If you struggle to focus on your work, a small dose of this cannabinoid can help you get into the zone and be more productive.
This is because delta 8 gummies interact with the CB1 receptors in your brain. After consistent use, you may find it easier to focus on your work and get things done. This is because delta 8 will increase the activity of the acetylcholine neurotransmitter, which is responsible for memory and focus.
If you are looking for a way to be more productive, microdosing delta 8 is a great option. You can take the gummies in the morning or before you start working on a project. This may help you get into the zone and get more done.
In addition to making you more productive, delta 8 gummies may also boost your creativity. If you are working on a creative project, such as writing or painting, a regular small dose of this cannabinoid can help you develop new ideas and think outside the box.
This is because delta 8 interacts with the CB receptors in your brain. This increases the activity of the frontal cortex, which is responsible for creativity and problem-solving. This could explain why musicians, writers, and other creatives often use cannabis before starting their work.
The next time you feel stuck, try taking a small dose of D8. This may help you develop new ideas and get your creative juices flowing.
How To Microdose Delta 8 THC
Now that you know the benefits of microdosing delta 8 let’s talk about how to do it.
Microdosing with a Vape
Vaping is the most popular way to consume delta 8. This is because it’s a fast and efficient way to get the cannabinoid into your system.
When you vape D8, you will start to feel the effects within minutes. This makes it a great option for quick relief from anxiety or pain.
To microdose with a vape, start with a small puff and wait for 15-30 minutes to see how you feel. If you don’t feel anything, take another small puff. You can continue doing this until you find the perfect dose for you.
Microdosing with Tinctures
Delta 8 tinctures are another great option for microdosing. Tinctures are typically taken sublingually, which means you place a few drops under your tongue and hold it there for 30-60 seconds.
This allows the cannabinoid to be absorbed directly into your bloodstream, and you will start to feel the delta 8 THC effects within minutes.
To microdose with a tincture, start with one drop and wait for 30-60 minutes to see how you feel. If you don’t feel anything, take another small drop. You can continue doing this until you find the perfect dose for you.
Microdosing with Gummies
Gummies are regarded as the best way to microdose delta 8. This is because they are easy to take, and you can accurately measure your dose.
The D8 is slowly released into your system over time when you take gummies. This means you will not feel the effects all at once like you would with vaping or tinctures.
Gummies are not absorbed as quickly as vaping or tinctures, but they do provide long-lasting relief. This makes them a great option for chronic pain or anxiety.
To microdose with gummies, start with a tiny piece (can be half a gummy) and wait for at least 90 minutes to see how you feel. If you don’t feel anything, take another small piece. You can continue doing this until you find the perfect dose for you.
Remember, gummies effects take longer than vaping or tinctures to kick in. This is because, unlike vapes and tinctures that are absorbed directly into your bloodstream, gummies must be broken down by your digestive system first. This means it can take up to two hours to feel the full effects.
Therefore, don’t be too quick to take another dose. Start with a small piece and give it time to work before taking more.
Dose Size for Microdosing
The perfect dose size for microdosing delta 8 will vary from person to person. It depends on factors such:
Tolerance is the minimum amount a substance must be taken to produce the desired effect.
If you have never used delta 8 before, your tolerance will be low. This means you will need to take less to feel the desired effects. On the other hand, if you use delta 8 THC regularly, your tolerance will be higher. This means you will need to take more to feel the desired effects.
Your weight also affects how much delta-8 you need to take. Generally, people who weigh more will need to take more delta 8 than those who weigh less.
This is because delta 8 is broken down and metabolized by your body weight. So, if you weigh more, it will take longer for delta 8 to be broken down and metabolized.
The Potency of the Delta 8 Product
The potency of the delta 8 product you are using will also affect your dose size. If you are using a low-potency product, you will need to take more to feel the desired effects. On the other hand, if you are using a high-potency product, you will need to take less.
When microdosing D8, starting with a low dose and increasing slowly is important. This will help you find the perfect dose for you without taking too much.
If you take too much, you may experience some unwanted side effects such as anxiety or paranoia. These side effects are typically short-lived and will go away on their own.
It is also important to note that delta 8 can increase your heart rate and blood pressure. If you have a heart condition or high blood pressure, it is important to talk to your doctor before taking this cannabinoid.
Microdose Guide for Delta Munchies Gummies
At Delta Munchies, our D8 gummies range between 10 to 30mg of delta 8 per piece. If you plan on microdosing with our products, the easiest way is to get the ones with the lowest potency (10mg per piece); these are the Peach Rings, Watermelon, Sour Bites, and Gummy Bears.
Grab one piece and take half of it. Wait 30 to 45 minutes, and if you don’t feel anything take a bit more the next time until you feel the effects of the microdose.
The general rule of thumb is always to remember that the standard dose for a delta 8 microdose is 5mg. So, once you know the potency of the gummy, split it into smaller pieces aiming to have 5mg on each. This will be easier with the 10mg ones.
Where to Buy Delta 8 Gummies
At Delta Munchies, we stock a wide range of delta 8 gummies in different flavors, potencies, and sizes. Whether you want a low-potency gummy for daytime use or a high-potency gummy for nighttime use, we have you covered.
Here are some of our best sellers:
Peach Rings are peachy with a twist. These gummies are perfect for those who want a little more flavor in their life. Thanks to their varying strengths, they provide a perfect balance between daytime and nighttime use.
Watermelon Runtz are perfect for those who want a little more flavor in their life. Their fruity, tangy, and slightly sweet taste will tantalize your taste buds. They have a sweet and tangy flavor profile, making them perfect for those who enjoy sour candy.
Our delta 8 Sour Worms are a multi-flavored spin on a classic gummy worm. They are chewy with a sour sugar coating, giving them a delicious tangy flavor.
If you need a fruity and refreshing gummy, look no further than our Watermelon gummies. Their bold and juicy watermelon flavor is perfect for a hot summer day. They pack a punch, so they’re perfect for those who want a strong delta 8 gummy.
All these gummies are perfect for microdosing. Make sure to start with a low dose and increase slowly to find the perfect dose for you. Try out different flavors and potencies to find the perfect gummy for your needs.
All our gummies are third-party lab-tested for purity and potency, so you can be sure you’re getting a high-quality product.
We ship all our products nationwide, so you can get your gummies delivered straight to your door. Make sure you understand the laws in your state before ordering.
If you have any questions, our friendly and knowledgeable customer service team is always happy to help.
Order your delta 8 gummies today and start microdosing!
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