Wondering what to choose between gummies vs tinctures? Confused about the differences that these two entail? We are here to help!
Delta 8 Gummies and Delta 8 Tinctures are popular methods of consuming Delta 8 THC given that the stigma around cannabis is breaking. More and more people are heading towards these two methods to consume Delta Eight THC.
But, the general lack of information about the differences makes it difficult to pick one.
Although, everyone knows what gummies and tinctures are, what people don’t know is how they act when they have D8 THC mixed in them. Do they act longer or shorter? Do they hit harder or softer? There are so many questions to answer.
In this post, we will answer all your queries relating to Gummies vs Tinctures, delineate the differences between the two, and how they act inside your body.
Let’s get on with it!
How are Gummies Different From Tinctures?
On the face of it, both gummies and tinctures are edibles. So how could they possibly be different? This question stumps everyone, from experienced people to beginners. Everyone keeps thinking about the differences between these two.
Gummies are eaten directly whereas edibles are consumed sub-lingually, this very factor is a cause of many differences between gummies and edibles. They have different textures too. Whereas gummies are mushy, tinctures are a liquid.
The differences between these two purported edibles are subtle but important to realize. The sections ahead will help you gauge an understanding of the broad differences between these two.
What are Gummies?
Delta 8 gummies are edible gummy candies that are infused with Delta 8 THC. They are soft, chewy, mushy food-grade edibles that come in many flavors and shapes.
Delta 8 gummies when eaten dissolve in your mouth depending on how good the craft quality is. They will cover your mouth with mushy delight. The juiciness of the gummies will explode in your mouth, making you jump with excitement.
The flavors that these gummies come in are plenty. You will never feel like a certain flavor is not available. There will always be something that you can have. This includes flavors like Watermelon berries, Peaches Shake, Banana Kush, etc.
How are gummies made?
Gummies are made in a manner distinct from tinctures. While tinctures are made by a long process of soaking and seeping, gummies are made in the kitchen.
To make gummies, Delta 8 THC oil or tincture is infused in sugary gummy liquid and then this liquid is frozen in molds. After a while, these gummies are set into the desired shapes and are ready to be consumed.
You can wish for any flavoring that you want to add to your gummies by adding the essence of that flavor. Therefore, if you want vanilla-flavored gummies, you add vanilla essence to the gummy liquid and so on.
How long do gummies take to act?
Delta 8 Gummies come under the class of edibles. As edibles are notorious for giving people an extreme high, it is well known that edibles can take you by surprise.
Delta 8 Gummies usually act within an hour if you don’t have a tolerance. They obviously take more time than tinctures to act and this is because they are supposed to go through the liver to be activated for our body to get high.
Whereas tinctures don’t work through the same mechanism. Therefore, whenever you have Delta 8 Gummies, block out an hour or two from your calendar for just the high to set in. But, one thing is guaranteed, whenever the high comes, it will be incredible!
What are Tinctures?
Tinctures are liquids that have high potency and percentage of a specific compound. Delta 8 THC was infused into them. They are made for sublingual consumption and that affects how they act on our body and their resulting effects.
Tinctures have been historically used to treat many ailments. It is a known fact that during the beginning of the 12th century, Egyptians started using tinctures and discovered the many benefits that it has to provide.
In the modern age, it is now possible to make tinctures that have Delta 8 THC infused into them.