Delta-8 THC (Δ8-THC) is a natural cannabinoid with psychotropic properties derived from hemp. There are over 100 cannabinoids, but the two most popular are THC and CBD. More commonly referred to as THC, Δ9-THC is the main psychotropic compound in the cannabis plant, although Δ8-THC has similar effects. Δ8-THC is considered to be a psychotropic compound, which means that it has the ability to alter one’s mood, behavior, or perception. Research on the effects of Δ8-THC have shown the compound can help reduce anxiety, calm the body's reaction to stress, improve mood and motivation, increase appetite, and also assist with aches and pains.