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What is THCa?

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What is THCa (Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid)?

The THCa Cannabinoid is nothing new; it’s one of the most commonly used cannabinoids that makes THC. However, what’s not typical is using THCa to get high. Here is a breakdown of what is THCa and why you should try it.

What is THCa

THCa, or Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid, is a naturally occurring compound in the hemp plant. THCa is the acidic form of THC found in the trichomes of living hemp plants. Trichomes are tiny, hair-like structures located on the plant’s buds where cannabinoids are most abundant.

THCa is the precursor to Delta-9 THC, which means that it is the most abundant cannabinoid. The kicker, though? In its inert form, it doesn’t get you high.

Does THCa Produce a High

That’s right! THCa is non-psychoactive. In its natural form, it does not produce the euphoric effects that THC does. Instead, it has other benefits such as showing promise in boosting serotonin uptake, which could mean better moods and sleep for many.

How To Take THCa

Remember that we mentioned that THCa is the precursor to Delta-9 THC? This just means that once heated, the cannabinoid turns into Delta-9. This ultimately produces the feeling cannabis lovers seek. The process is called “decarboxylation” and it can occur when THCa is vaped, smoked, or even eaten.

Decarboxylation is a process that occurs when THCa is exposed to heat, causing it to turn into THC. This process involves removing a carboxylic acid group from the THCa molecule, which alters the compound’s chemical structure.

Basically, you can consume THCa the same way you’d consume Delta-8, THCP, or Delta-9 to get the effects that you want.

How Powerful is THCa

What kind of High is THCA?
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In its raw natural form, THCa is not psychoactive. But once you heat it up, it produces the euphoric effects you usually get from straight THC, making it a very powerful cannabinoid.

Always remember that the results of THCA can differ depending on the individual and the dose. Some people experience euphoria, relaxation, and happiness, while some can have a bad trip if they take too much.

Different Strains

Just like Delta-9 THC, you can find THCa in all your favorite strains! This is because terpenes are added to give it a better taste + experience.

Sativa THCa

What makes THCa great in Sativa is that it subtly hits you. If you’re looking to get pumped up and ready to take on the day, Sativa THCa strains are a vibe.

As the THCa begins to decarboxylate, the aromas and flavors from the Terps enter your body. It then creates an entourage effect like no other. Some like it because it’s strong, but others prefer mellow strains.

Indica THCa

If you’re one of those people who prefer to mellow out, then Indica THCa might be perfect for you. Although THCa is potent, the mellowness of the Indica Terps balances it out.

What people love about Indica THCa is that couch lock feeling; it’s the perfect strain for those lazy days when you’re bumming it around the house. Don’t worry though – a happy balance exists between Indica and Sativa, known as Hybrid strains.

Hybrid THCa

Hybrid strains are popular because you can enjoy them anytime. Although most users like to feel one way over the other, most Hybrid strains tend to be more dominant than the other.

While THCa Hybrid strains are ideal for someone looking for balance, you’ll have to see how your body reacts to it. The most common feeling reported is a mellow head high, which can vary.

How to Buy THCa Products

THCA Products

While THCa products are popping up all over, we invite you to try our incredible new line of cartridges and disposables featuring THCa!

Introducing our Adios Blend! Meticulously crafted with a delicious and powerful blend of THCa and Delta 9P THC, these will be your new favorites! Take a sneak peek at some THCa products.

THCa Cartridges

Berry Pie X Apple Fritters

Berry Pie X Apple Fritter THCA + Delta 9P THC 2G Cartridge - 2 pack

Grape Kush X Tangie Banana

Grape Kush X Tangie Banana Cartridges

THCa Disposables

Jelly Sherbet

Jelly Sherbet THCA + Delta-9P THC Disposable 4.5G

Thor’s Hammer

Thor's Hammer THCA + Delta-9P THC Disposable 4.5G

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth THCA + Delta-9P THC Disposable 4.5G

Alien Cookies

Alien Cookies THCA + Delta-9P THC Disposable 4.5G

Grandmommy Purple

Grandmommy Purple THCA + Delta-9P THC Disposable 4.5G

Learn More About THCa

What else to know about THCA

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