HXC vs Delta-10

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If you are just familiarizing yourself with cannabis, you might be confused by all those different abbreviations and their meanings. HXC is a relatively new cannabinoid that most people haven’t heard of yet. As far as THC is concerned, many people are also unfamiliar with Delta-10 THC.

Today, we are going to discuss HXC and Delta-10 THC, what they do to the mind and body, and how they compare. As you are about to find out, these cannabinoids can be very beneficial in their own ways.

What is Delta-10 THC?

As you might gather from the name, Delta-10 is a type of THC found in cannabis and hemp plants. What’s interesting is that it was only discovered by accident when firefighters doused cannabis plants in California with a fire retardant. That cannabis was then sold to Fusion Farms, who at the time did not know that the crop had been contaminated.

That cannabis biomass was then processed, with the extract containing unusual crystals, which turned out to be Delta-10 THC. This was a happy accident. However, the Delta-10 THC we know now is actually made out of CBD. Through a process known as hydrogenation, CBD extracted from hemp can be turned into Delta-10 THC.

The reason Delta-10 is hemp-derived and synthesized in a lab instead of being extracted from the plants is that it doesn’t occur in enough quantities to make extraction viable. Delta-10 THC is a fairly weak cannabinoid, not nearly as potent as Delta-9 THC, and a bit weaker than Delta-8 THC as well. However, it will still intoxicate you, especially when consumed in large quantities.

What are the Benefits of Delta-10 THC?

Delta-10 THC does have some benefits, mainly the same ones as Delta-8 and Delta-9 THC. Because Delta-10 THC is so much weaker than the other THCs, the medical benefits are not as pronounced. If you do want big medical benefits, akin to Delta-8 or 9 THC, you’d have to consume large quantities of Delta-10. However, there are some potential medical benefits worth mentioning.

  • Delta-10 THC may have mood-regulating benefits in terms of controlling various hormone levels in the brain, mainly cortisol, serotonin, and dopamine. It may be able to help reduce stress and anxious thoughts, while also producing sensations of calmness, elation, and relaxation.
  • Although it is not a sedative, because it may help to relieve some stress and tension, it may also act as a sleep aid.
  • Delta-10 THC may also have both anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. This means that it could potentially help to relieve inflammation and pain. It could also help to block pain signals from getting to the brain, thus acting like a painkiller in this sense.
  • Delta-10 THC may also help to stimulate appetite and relieve nausea, which may be beneficial for people who have trouble eating.

What are the Effects of Delta-10 THC?

As for the effects of Delta-10 THC in terms of the high, it’s not nearly as potent as either Delta-9 or Delta-8 THC (closer to Delta-8 than Delta-9), but it does still have some mild intoxicating and psychoactive effects. You aren’t going to feel super euphoric or a strong cerebral head high that you feel with Delta-9 THC.

However, Delta-10 THC can help make you feel a bit more uplifted, talkative, giggly, social, focused, concentrated, and energetic. Most people say that a Delta-10 THC high is akin to a very mild Sativa high.

What is HXC?

HXC is the same thing as HHC (just a different abbreviation), and it stands for hexahydrocannabinol. This is a minor cannabinoid that is found in hemp and cannabis plants, in the pollen and seeds. This is interesting because most of the other cannabinoids are found in the flowers of these plants, not in the seeds and pollen.

HXC, or HHC, is also a hydrogenated type of THC. Besides having a hydrogen atom attached to the carbon tail, it is structurally the same as Delta-9 THC. No, it is not Delta-9 THC, and it doesn’t contain any. The hydrogenation process effectively turns CBD into HXC or HHC, which also helps keep it on the legal side of things.

Just like with Delta-10 THC, because HXC doesn’t exist in large quantities, it is more cost-effective to make it from CBD in a lab than it is to extract it from the plant matter.

What are the Benefits of HXC?

HXC does have a variety of benefits, most of which are similar, if not the same, as with Delta-9 THC, which is because the two are virtually identical.

Just like Delta-9 THC, HXC may act as an analgesic, which means that it may be able to help reduce the perception of pain by preventing pain signals from the nerves from getting to the brain.

At the same time, HXC may also act as an anti-inflammatory, therefore potentially helping to relieve pain and inflammation. HXC may also have mood-regulating benefits. It may be able to help decrease cortisol levels in the brain, therefore possibly reducing stress levels.

It may also be able to help increase serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain, therefore making you feel calmer, more relaxed, and happier. Due to this, as well as the fact that HXC may also act as a sedative, it may be able to help you get a good night’s sleep.

Furthermore, just like Delta-9 THC, HXC may also act as an appetite stimulant while also reducing feelings of nausea, which can be beneficial for people suffering from issues that prevent proper eating. Many people also just like the high that HXC produces, which brings us to our next point.

How Does HXC Make You Feel?

The high from HXC is very similar to that of Delta-9 THC. The difference is just that HXC isn’t quite as potent as Delta-9, so either the effects won’t be as noticeable or you just have to consume more HXC to achieve the same result.

Either way, the high from HXC is going to mirror that of Delta-9 THC. It can make you experience a cerebral high, which means that you might feel happy, elated, euphoric, social, giggly, talkative, uplifted, energetic, focused, concentrated, and energetic.

You will also experience basic cognitive impairment, such as a loss of memory and basic reasoning skills. You may also experience a body high. You might feel tired and sedated, heavy, tingly, warm, fuzzy, and hungry too. You may also experience a loss or reduction of fine motor skills.

Is HXC Legal?

HXC is federally legal in the United States. The 2018 Farm Bill states that any hemp-derived cannabinoid that contains less than 0.3% Delta-9 THC is legal. Therefore, as long as the HHC or HXC is hemp-derived, it is legal. That said, individual States do have the power to outlaw it themselves if they see fit.

How is HXC Different than Delta-10 THC?

HXC and Delta-10 THC are both minor cannabinoids, and as far as our consumption is concerned, both are hemp-derived from CBD. So, how are these two cannabinoids different from each other?


HXC, or HHC, is nearly as potent as Delta-9 THC, about 75% to 85% as potent. On the other hand, Delta-10 THC is anywhere between 30% and 60% as potent as Delta-9 THC. In simplest terms, this means that HXC should be roughly twice as potent as Delta-10 THC, which explains why it produces much heavier psychoactive effects.


Delta-10 THC is not overly intoxicating per se. It is akin to a mild Sativa high in the sense that it can make you feel a bit happier, more elated, energetic, talkative, and focused. However, it doesn’t have very strong psychoactive effects, but HXC on the other hand, does. HXC is far more psychoactive, with the high being more akin to a classic Delta-9 THC high, characterized by both strong body and head highs.


HHC products, due to their rarity, tend to be a bit more expensive than Delta products, whether Delta-10 or otherwise. It does depend on the retailer, although you can expect HHC to cost anywhere between 5% and 50% more than Delta-10 products.


At this time, Delta-10 products are more readily available than HXC products, although HXC is becoming more popular as the days go on. For instance, right here at Botany Farms, you can find a variety of amazing Delta-10 edibles, such as these Delta-10 THC Mango Gummies.


There does not appear to be any big difference here. While both of these cannabinoids may produce very mild side effects, both should be perfectly safe, non-toxic, and non-life-threatening.

Ways to Enjoy it

Both of these cannabinoids can be enjoyed in various forms, including tinctures for sublingual application, edibles such as gummies, chocolates, and lollipops, in concentrate form for vaporizing, and infused flower as well. Although HHC-infused flower is much rarer than Delta-10 flower. If vaping sounds like something you’d like to try, check out our Delta-10 THC Pineapple Haze Vape Cartridge.


What the selection is like really depends on the retailer, although the selection of Delta-10 products tends to be a bit better than with HXC.

Where to Buy Delta-10 THC Online

If you are looking to buy some Delta-10 online, there is no better place than right here at Botany Farms. Check out our own Delta-10 THC Pineapple Gummies. Thanks for stopping by! Botany Farms has you covered for quality Delta 10 THC products:

HXC vs Delta 10 FAQs

Which is stronger HHC or delta 10?

It is difficult to compare the strength of HHC and delta 10 as they are different compounds with varying effects. However, HHC is reported to have a potent psychoactive effect and is sometimes marketed as a replacement for delta-9 THC.

What is HXC vs delta 10?

HXC and delta 10 are both synthetic cannabinoids with psychoactive effects. HXC is a relatively new compound that has gained popularity in some circles, while delta 10 is a less well-known compound that has been around for several years.

What is HXC cannabinoid?

HXC is a synthetic cannabinoid that is chemically similar to delta-8 THC and delta-9 THC. It is believed to have psychoactive effects similar to delta-9 THC, but with a milder and more controllable high.

What is stronger than delta 10?

There are many synthetic cannabinoids that are stronger than delta 10, such as HHC, HU-210, and JWH-018. However, it is important to note that synthetic cannabinoids can be unpredictable and potentially dangerous, so their use should be approached with caution.

How does HXC make you feel?

HXC is reported to have psychoactive effects that are similar to delta-9 THC, but with a milder and more controllable high. Users have reported feeling relaxed, euphoric, and slightly sedated.

What is HXC smoke?

HXC smoke is the smoke produced by burning or vaporizing HXC. Like other forms of smoke, it can be harmful to the lungs and respiratory system if inhaled in large amounts over an extended period of time. It is recommended to use caution when smoking or vaporizing any substance.

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