Delta–8 THC is an isomer or analogue of delta-9 THC which is the most abundant cannabinoid found in cannabis flower. … it only naturally occurs in minuscule amounts in cannabis.
Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol has a lower psychotropic potency than its close cousin delta-9 THC, which is the most abundant cannabis constituent found in cannabis. Processors extract and concentrate it since it only exists naturally in small percentages within the cannabis flower. Like other cannabinoids, it interacts with the body’s endocannabinoid system – specifically the CB1 receptor of the nervous system – to bring on its psychotropic effects