Delta-8 THC is similar to THC found in cannabis (D-9), but it is derived from the hemp plant. Delta-8’s double carbon bond is found in a different location on the compound than Delta-9; so it binds to receptors in your body in the same way but without the intense psychoactive high. This raises the question of how long it will remain in your system, which we will answer in this post.
Because Delta-8 THC comes from the hemp plant, it’s legal in almost every state. With that being said, it will still show up on a drug test if you have a concentration higher than 0.03% in your system because most drug tests won’t differentiate between the two THC compounds. More on Delta-8 THC and dr
How Long Does Delta-8 THC Stay in Your System?
The amount of time it takes to get Delta-8 out of your system depends on a couple of specific circumstances. First, is how quickly your body will metabolize the THC compounds in your body? The faster your metabolism, the faster the THC leaves your body.
Second, what type of drug test is being used? Are you getting a urine, saliva or blood test? THC remains in your bloodstream for up to two days, and in your saliva, until it’s been fully swallowed (which can last up to two days). The test you’re likely to run into trouble with is the most common type, a urine test. THC can remain in your urine from 8 days to a month in certain situations, depending on your consumption habits.
A few simple considerations to speed up the process:
- Hydrate often
- Up your iron consumption
tl;dr – If you use Delta-8 once, it may leave your system in a week, whereas an everyday user would likely see traces for months.
Quality Products = Quality Results
The best way to control how much THC is in your system from your Delta-8 is by using products that have been lab-tested and show the concentration of THC in the products you’re using. At The Hemp Barn, we believe strongly in only providing our customers with high-quality CBD products that have been lab-tested and provide those results on each product page. Why not take a few minutes to browse our carefully curated CBD products?