Delta 8 is a powerful cousin to the infamous Delta 9. Both from the cannabis flower, Delta 8 is found in smaller compounds unlike Delta 9. Being found in the smaller compound comes with its own benefits. Very similar to each other, Delta 8 is more of a body sensation, primarily targeted for relaxation. The psychoactive cousin Delta 9 is well known as the THC that everyone talks about. Activated by heat and inhaled, you’ll receive the psychoactive effects. Delta 8 is considered psychoactive but with a far less potency. Binding to the central nervous system receptors called CB1, the body receives relief for symptoms stemming from anxiety, pain, and nausea.