Cleaning Up and Preparing for Delta 8 THC
Our Delta 8 Disti-kits have many uses. Many customers use them for recipes, while others make their own products, such as tinctures. Before getting started, make sure that you have a clean work surface such as a silicone mat. You will also want to wear gloves while working with the Delta 8 oil and have a high percentage of alcohol on hand for cleaning. Delta 8 is extremely sticky. Do your best to not get the Delta 8 distillate on anything not intended; Clean up any D8 spills as soon as you can to avoid sticking and spreading to other locations. Should you get Delta 8 somewhere and find it hard to clean up, you have a few choices. In addition to cleaning the D8 oil with alcohol, you can use a hard metal scraper to scrape the Delta 8 off any flat surface. Another trick is freezing the object. Freezing will cause the Delta 8 THC to harden and you may then have luck breaking the D8 away from the object. If you are still having a hard time, you a hairdryer on the surface until the Delta 8 becomes more liquid and then use the alcohol to wipe it away.
Getting Delta 8 Distillate Out of the Bottle
At room temperature, Delta 8 will be next to impossible to easily get out of the bottle. You will need to heat the Delta 8 to get it out. Never heat the bottle with an open flame as it may cause the glass bottle to break. If you do not have a warming tray, you can heat water up in a coffee cup in the microwave or on the stove for several minutes until it’s boiling hot. Then, put the bottle with the cap on, in the warm bath. Keep the D9 in the water until it is liquid. Then you can dispense the D8 as needed by simply pouring out the desired amount.
You may also choose to use the included glass syringe and blunt tip needle to remove the liquid once it is warm. When the distillate is warm, you can easily get the distillate into the syringe. When you are down to the bottom of the bottle it may be difficult to get the last drops out of the bottle. You can use the blunt tip needle to get to the bottom of the D8, or if you only have the syringe, take the Luer lock off the syringe to get the remainder of the distillate.
You can also use a hairdryer to get the remaining distillate out of the bottle. Heat the D8 bottle with the hairdryer until the Delta 8 is warm, then pours out as needed. Be careful not to burn yourself as the bottle may get hot.
What is Delta 8 THC?
Per Harvard Website
“Delta-8-THC is found in trace quantities in cannabis, but can be distilled and synthesized from hemp. It is increasingly being marketed as medical marijuana with less of the high and less of the anxiety that can come with this high. Unlike the other compounds discussed here, Delta-8-THC is an intoxicating cannabinoid, but it has only a fraction of the high that THC causes — and much less of the accompanying anxiety and paranoia. It can alleviate many of the same symptoms that cannabis can, making it a potentially attractive medicine for people who want little to do with the high of cannabis. It is thought to be especially helpful for nausea and appetite stimulation. There is some evidence (albeit from a very small study of 10 children) that suggests delta-8-THC may be an effective option to prevent vomiting during chemotherapy treatments for cancer. While the claims for delta-8 are intriguing, there is a lack of good human studies to substantiate its efficacy or safety, so we need to take the marketing claims with a grain of salt.”