Gums are quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of Delta-8 THC, allowing users to enjoy a legal and "easy" high. The soft and chewy texture paired with a familiar fruit taste almost makes you forget that you are consuming a hemp product! In addition to being pleasant and tasty, Delta-8 THC gums often contain large amounts of the cannabinoid that will allow you to enjoy a powerful mind and body in just an hour. Today we're going to be reviewing Delta-8 THC Gummies from Koi CBD, a leading brand in the industry focused on quality and general mental wellbeing. Let's take a look at the review and see what makes this particular form of Delta-8 THC so popular.
Koi started out as a CBD company that recently added Delta-8 THC products to its catalog. Their Delta-8 THC gummies come in a variety of flavors: lime, mango, watermelon, blue razz, and strawberry. We will examine this taste in this article. Each gummy bear contains 25 mg of Delta-8 THC and can be purchased on their website in either a 6-piece bag for $ 13.99 or a 20-piece container for $ 39.99. Koi offers 10% for a monthly subscription service, a little thank you for the regular customers. The gummies are made with delta-8 THC isolate instead of the dominant sativa or indica strains.
The little gums were about the size of a sugar cube and covered with white sugar crystals. According to the label, a single cube contains 25 mg of Delta-8 THC. So it's best to start with a (or even half a) gummy bear the first time you try it. Be careful not to ingest too much Delta-8 THC as you may feel sluggish and sleepy if too much is consumed in one session. After looking at the appearance of the product, let's examine the taste and effects of the product that lead to the actual high.
After checking the overall appearance of the gum, it was time to see how the gums tasted and what effect the gum had. I held the bottle to my nose and discovered a strong strawberry scent with an almost imperceptible smell of hemp. I put one in my mouth and noticed that the texture was very firm. It wasn't the soft and chewy texture I was used to from other brands, but rather a hard chewy candy. The taste had a very strong artificial taste and smell and I didn't taste the hemp until a few seconds later. The hemp taste was very strong and lasted a few seconds and I immediately disliked the strong hemp aftertaste. I also noticed that my tongue and teeth were slightly slimy. My mouth felt hot but not dry, which was an odd feeling, but a quick swallow of water immediately resolved both issues. I didn't like the artificial taste or the bitter aftertaste, but I was curious to see how high the delta-8 THC would be due to the strength of the hemp taste. I noticed it was 9:30 am and started doing other tasks.
It took me about an hour to feel the effects kick in. I noticed that my eyelids felt heavy and I felt squeezed to keep my eyes open. There was a tingling sensation in my jaw as well as a slight pressure (not uncomfortable or uncomfortable) in both my jaw and sinuses. I felt a pleasant tingling sensation in my hands and feet, which also increased their sensitivity. I checked my eyes a few times and noticed a very slight reddening, although I wouldn't call them "rabbit eyes". Time seemed to slow down and five minutes felt like half an hour. Around 11:30 am, I noticed that I had a slight blurring of speech, random scratches in my voice, and faintly blurred vision. I was relaxed enough to fall into a deep and refreshing sleep.
I will say that when I woke up in the morning I felt slightly agitated, which was surprising as I usually wake up with no residual effects from the Delta-8 THC. That buzzing feeling subsided as my morning progressed and was an amusing reminder of my previous use of the rubbers. My only complaint was that towards the end of the high I got an extremely cottony mouth. When trying this product make sure you have a bottle of water on hand! Aside from these side effects, the high was nice and euphoric. I felt uplifted and clear-headed and would definitely try these rubbers again as the mind and body were highly powerful yet relaxing.
These gums are very strong, so I would recommend them to a more moderate Delta 8 THC user as I felt like a certain paranoia was about to set in, but the clarity allowed me to suppress the anxious feelings. I understand that Delta-8 THC affects everyone differently. So start with at least half a gummy bear the first time you try this product. Your delta-8 THC experience will depend on your experience with THC, as well as your height, weight, age, and other factors. Remember never to operate machines or vehicles while under the influence of Delta-8 THC products. You may feel drowsy or lethargy (which will affect your reaction time). So it is best to avoid Delta-8-THC products while working. If this is your first time trying Delta-8 THC, always consult your family doctor before adding Delta-8 THC products to your daily routine.
Koi CBD offers independent third-party laboratory tests for each and every one of its products. You can review these tests by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking the Laboratory Results tab. You will be taken to a page that has several drop down menus for their products, including rubbers, vape bars, and vape cartridges. You can click the product that you are looking for (i.e. 500mg strawberry) for a brief blurb, or you can select the COA tab to review the full scientific results. The organization that created this section of the website is impeccable and shows that Koi is committed to professionalism and ease of use for the consumer.
Koi's CBD products are sourced with hemp extract from strictly validated suppliers to ensure full plant-to-product traceability. The products are infused with hemp, which is both grown and extracted in the United States and uses the entire plant, not just the vital parts. Their products are high quality and professionally marketed, keeping Koi one of the best-selling brands in the industry. Each of their products are fully compliant with the 2018 Farm Bill (which means they contain less than 0.3% THC), so they can be sold in nearly every state in the United States.
I received a pack of 20 strawberry rubbers and was immediately impressed by the thoughtful design of the black plastic container. As opposed to a simple twist-off or tear strip, the child-resistant container was a little difficult to open because it required the right combination of twisting and pushing the lid down. I was able to open it after a few tries, but it is the first package in a long time that I had problems opening.
The front of the label was clear and professional, with a red background that turned black. The company name Koi was listed in the dead center, and a playful Koi fish jumped over the words. A large red sticker on the top left of the label indicated there were 500 mg of Delta-8 THC per container.
On the back of the label the ingredients and the portion size (1 gummy bear) were listed: sugar, corn syrup, pectin, sunflower oil, water, flavoring, sodium citrate, sodium acid sulfate, citric acid, natural and artificial food coloring, 25 mg hemp-derived Delta-8 THC and vegetable terpenes. There was a recommended use and storage recommendation, as well as a warning as to who should not use this product. The manufacturer's information has been listed in the lower left half along with a disclaimer as to how the product has not been evaluated by the FDA and should be treated as such. There were large stamps on the right side of the label showing that the hemp in the product was grown and extracted in the United States and was tested in a third-party laboratory. A barcode and QR code are displayed to make it easy to redirect to the company website, and a small block of text indicates that the product contains less than 0.3% THC. No expiration date has been given, but most rubbers have an expiration date of 1 year from production. While there was no direct record of how long it was to wait for the gums to set, the recommended usage advised consumers to take one every six hours, so this would be an indication of how long these gums would last.
Koi CBD is best known for its wide range of CBD products, but has also incorporated Delta-8 THC gums in the past few months. CBD products include tinctures and shots, balms and topicals, gums and capsules, CBD for pets, hemp flowers, inhalers, skin care, bath and body products, and CBD for sleep. Their Delta-8 THC products are currently limited to gums only, but their lab tests have shown previous results for cartridges and inhalers. Maybe we'll see these again in the future. Browsing the website was a joy as everything was clearly labeled, categorized and easy to navigate. Their descriptions were informative and well-written, each product had multiple reviews, and there was a loyal customer reward program. While the site is more geared towards CBD, their Delta-8 THC gums have been powerful and very popular. I can honestly recommend their Delta-8 THC gums to anyone looking to experience a powerful body and mind high, all with complete mental clarity and focus.
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