Herb’s Guide To The Best HHC Brands

Here are five brands leading the way in the booming HHC market. 

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HHC is a new discovery recently made and is characterized as an effective alternative to THC, with similar effects and characteristics. 

It is a cannabinoid found in minimal amounts in hemp and must go through a hydrogenation process to obtain a final product. It gives mild highs as it is less potent than THC but is just as effective. 

Here are our recommended HHC brands.

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HHC Brands To Check Out

Delta Extrax

Photo courtesy of Delta Extrax

Delta Extrax has a Hydro Collection that features premium HHC (Hexahydrocannabinol) cartridges and disposables.

Their products are derived from the hemp plant and CBD, a cannabinoid found in the hemp plant. 

They are innovative while focusing primarily on purity, quality, and safety. To ensure this, they send their extracts to a third-party testing lab.

Delta Extrax outperforms their competition by the low number of extra ingredients they use in their products, guaranteeing their purity.

They extract the best HHC distillate and take the cleanest terpenes.

All Hydro Collection products are laboratory tested for quality in the raw material and the final product.

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Photo courtesy of Binoid

Since its launch in 2018, Binoid has become a reliable company with high-quality products. Specializing in products made with unique and effective hemp-derived CBD and THC Delta 8.

Binoid believes that hemp cannabinoids should be a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. 

Their mission is to provide exceptional hemp products, ensuring good quality, reliable ingredients, and products that contribute to overall wellness.

At Binoid, they work with local hemp farmers in Oregon, where they grow exclusive phytocannabinoid-rich plants with the best plant genetics, high concentrations of cannabinoids, and beneficial terpenes

They also send their products to third-party labs to ensure high standards. 

This includes the purest major and minor cannabinoids, including CBD, CBG, CBN, and CBC. 

Their new legal category derived from hemp is HHC, 100% natural. HHC metabolizes in the body similar to THC Delta 9, with nearly the same effects and benefits.

These products can be purchased online and include vape cartridges, disposables, tinctures, and more.


Photo courtesy of FukedUp

FukedUp offers one of the most extensive HHC product offerings in the United States. 

To ensure purity, all their products are thoroughly tested. Each product sold by FukedUp will have a corresponding Certificate of Analysis.

Bearly Legal

Photo Courtesy of Bearly Legal

Bearly Legal offers products for vaping and gummies with HHC, with a guaranteed purity of up to 99.9%. 

Bearly Legal’s HHC undergoes standardized third-party lab testing, which ensures its high quality and purity. It produces a smooth and potent buzz, said to help relieve aches and pains.

It is Bearly Legal’s newest cannabinoid and probably the favorite they have released.

Utoya Organics

Photo courtesy of Utoya Organics

Quality control is Utoya’s primary focus. The company closely monitors the entire production process and uses hemp sourced in the United States. 

Customers have complete confidence that they are receiving quality products with consistency, purity, and potency.  

Utoya is committed to using all non-GMO ingredients and testing everything to ensure no solvents or pesticides. 

What Is HHC

HHC was first created over seventy years ago by American chemist Roger Adams, using a hydrogenation process. Specifically, he added hydrogen molecules to Delta-9 THC—converting the THC into hexahydrocannabinol (HHC).

Today the cannabinoid HHC is derived from the hemp plant, known for its low THC content, which Congress made federally legal in the 2018 Farm Bill. 

HHC is a unique cannabinoid that is so new that we still don’t know about it.  However, from what we do know, it offers pretty pleasant effects and properties similar to THC.


While THC and HHC may have certain similarities, they are substantially different. THC is a cannabinoid that exists only in the flowering buds of the cannabis plant, and HHC is only derived from the seeds and pollen of the cannabis plant.

Both cannabinoids can be very similar in terms of the effects and properties they offer. Still, HHC may be able to mimic THC to a great extent, being a compound that is in a gray area of legality, being -at first- a legal compound.

HHC Benefits

This minor cannabinoid found naturally in the hemp plant has certain potential benefits. However, there is still much to study and learn about this unique compound. 

  • It may help manage chronic pain and reduce inflammation. 
  • May promote deeper, more restful sleep.
  • May relieve nausea or vomiting.
  • Impressive shelf life.
  • Similar benefits to THC, but in a more stable formulation.

HHC Effects

The effects of HHC can be very similar to those of THC, although they do have differences.

Some people claim that it gives them the same feeling of euphoria, pain reduction, and calming sensation against nausea/vomiting.

While they may have similar effects, HHC is less potent than THC.

Is HHC Safe?

It should be considered that because it is a new cannabinoid derived from hemp, there is currently no standard dosage or comprehensive studies on the immediate and long-term effects of HHC use.  

Most places that market HHC offers their consumers third-party laboratory testing to ensure the quality and stability of the product. This gives some peace of mind.

But it is essential to know that it is a product that is still under study, and there is no complete knowledge about its possible effects and characteristics.

Will HHC Get Me High?

HHC is a hemp extract that provides a smooth and potent high. Users have mentioned that it helps relieve aches and pains and have an overall pleasant feeling. 

Some users even claim that it has given them more energy, although most agree that it is a smooth and manageable high.

Is HHC Legal?

There is currently a great deal of discussion about whether HHC is really as legal as many companies claim. Some claim that since it is a natural cannabinoid found in hemp, not a type of THC, it’s legal.

Other experts are more skeptical, claiming that HHC is subject to the Federal Analogs Act, which states that any substance analogous to a Schedule I drug – in this case, conventional THC – would qualify as a Schedule I drug.

In conclusion, HHC, being a substance analogous to THC -which is prohibited- would consequently be banned as well.

Thus, HHC products are currently in a regulatory grey area between hemp as a legal substance and cannabis as a controlled substance.

It is up to each user to weigh the risks and benefits of this compound.

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