HHC vs. Delta-8 THC

HHC vs. Delta-8 THC

There are similarities between HHC and delta 8 and other energizing cannabinoids, but there are also important differences. To help you choose the best option, below is some information you'll find useful.


Chemical structure

HHC and delta-8 THC share remarkably similar carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen chemical structures. The difference lies in the cohesiveness of these parts.

The double bond in delta 8 THC can be found at the central ring's eighth carbon. However, HHC is unique in that it lacks double bonds.

This nuance is crucial in distinguishing the effects of delta 8 from those of HHC. The difference between HHC and delta 9 is also noteworthy.



Cannabinoid strength is an important factor to think about when considering dosing. There is a wide range of strengths available; finding one that works with your tolerance level is key to getting the most out of the products. In most cases, delta 8 is considered slightly more potent than HHC. Although the dosage makes a difference, delta 8 is generally less powerful than delta 9.

You may find that HHC is the least powerful of these cannabinoids. At the same time, however, that doesn't mean that HHC's effects are less desirable than other psychoactive cannabinoids. Many find HHC to be the perfect cannabinoid to consume for ultimate relaxation and euphoria. Of course, there is also the accessibility aspect to it. HHC is by far easier to get your hands on compared to the other two. 



The hemp plant contains both delta 8 and HHC, though in much smaller quantities than other cannabinoids like CBD.

Both are regularly made by converting CBD because they are relatively insignificant cannabinoids. However, they both use distinct production methods to end up with the same thing.

Isomerization of CBD yields Delta 8, while hydrogenation of Delta 8 THC yields HHC. The compounds clearly share common ancestry but are manufactured in distinct ways.

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