(Last Updated On: September 18, 2022)

Planning to start your cannabis journey with Delta 8? Well, that’s a pretty good strain to start with. The cannabis strain that happens to be known as Delta 8 is quite weaker than the other strains available out there. At the beginning of your cannabis journey, you are supposed to start with a weaker strain and intake in moderation. Therefore, the experts suggest Delta 8 is best suited for beginners. 

However, having the expert’s approval is not enough. It is safe to start with only when we consume it the right way. There are a few things that you need to know and be careful with to start well. Here are they;

  • You must be an adult to start your journey 
  • Get it from a reliable dealer
  • Know how much can you consume
  • Consume it the right way
  • Don’t do it alone, be surrounded by people you can trust

You must be an adult to start your journey

What’s more important for you to know than anything else is that you have to be at least 18 to start your journey. Most experts suggest starting consuming Delta-8 after you turn 21, however, if you can not wait that long you must have to be18. It’s because the product is designed to be for adults, therefore, it would not be healthy for people below the age of 18. 

Get it from a reliable dealer

Like every other cannabis product, the Delta-8 also comes in inferior and superior grades. Consuming inferior grade Delta-8 isn’t recommended, it is often sold by unregistered dispensaries. So, what you have to do is find a reliable dealer and know how to identify the high-quality Delta-8. 

Know how much can you consume

Whether it’s Delta-8 or any other cannabinoids, you have to consume them in moderation. If it is not consumed in moderation, you can experience lethargy, low heart rate, and uncomfortably high. Moreover, overdose can cause death as well. Therefore, to be on the safe side you can not afford to take 10 to 40 mg a day. Begin with 10 mg and slowly increase the dosage but keep the dosage below 40 mg. 

Consume it the right way

Getting the superior grade Delta-8 is not enough, you have to consume it the right way as well. There are many ways to consume Delta-8, you have to inhale, smoke, vape, or eat it. Most people find inhaling the Delta-8 more suitable. You have to figure out what you find more preferable and should stick to the same consumption method as long as you consume Delta-8.

Don’t do it alone, be surrounded by people you can trust

If you are consuming the Delta-8 for the very first time, you have to accept that your body is not used to it. Therefore, it can react. You shouldn’t be alone while consuming, have someone with you who can be trusted. It can be your friend, spouse, or any family member. Continue having someone with you for the first few attempts, once your body gets used to it you would not need anyone to be with you.

Written by Kathy Cooley