A dry herb vaporizer is a device that uses heat to vaporize
dry herbs as opposed to burning them, thus creating a vapor, from which the flavour, aroma and aromatherapy
effects of dry herb can be extracted and enjoyed. With a dry herb vape you will experience more intricate
flavours than you would with combustion (smoking methods). This smoking alternative allows you to reap the
benefits of cannabis without inhaling the harmful and carcinogenic fumes associated with traditional smoking
methods. When using a dry herb vaporizer, the effects should be visible within 2-10 minutes, and they should
last for 1-3 hours. Dry herb vaporizers are renowned for being more herb efficient than the conventional method
of smoking, which means 1g of dry herb flower will last longer in a dry herb vaporizer than it would do in
comparison to smoking it.
A dry herb vaporizer consists of 3 main components – the
battery, the heating / herb chamber and the mouthpiece. To use a dry herb vaporizer, you would place your ground
herbs into the vaporizer’s chamber (which is also known as an oven) and once the dry herb vape is switched on
and the temperature selected, the herb gets heated and vaporized. The vapor passes through the airpath and into
the mouthpiece where it will then be inhaled through. After a set amount of time, the herb gets used up and the
user opens up the chamber of the dry herb vaporizer and empties it out.
You will be able to tell when your herb has reached the end
of it’s cycle in your dry herb vaporizer via a number of signs. The main sign to when your dry herbs have been
fully utilised or used up will be when they have discoloured and turned dark brown/black. You will also notice
when your dry herb vape needs to be topped up with new herbs when it starts to lose its flavour and the amount
of vapor decreases significantly.
Once your herb has reached the end of its cycle in your dry
herb vaporizer, you can either dispose of it or reuse it in edibles. Since the herb has been heated up in the
chamber it is actually now activated and can be used for other purposes like edibles – this form of used herb is
also known as ABV (already vaped bud). So you can either collect all your ABV from your dry herb vape in a jar
and save it for a batch of edibles or you can simply throw it out in your rubbish as you would with anything
There are no adverse health impacts when using a good
quality dry herb vaporizer that has been manufactured with premium materials and avoids materials like plastics
which can be toxic. Most quality dry herb vapes have precise temperature control, meaning the herbs are heated
to an exact temperature to release their active ingredients. This avoids burning (combustion), and therefore no
toxins will be released, making the vapour healthy. Moreover, it is important for the sake of the users health
and wellbeing that the dry herb vaporizer being used utilises isolated airflow, as without it you end up
breathing in air which has passed through all the internal electronics of the vaporizer therefore increasing the
possibility of inhaling potential toxics.
Dry herb vaporizers are a great, if not the greatest
replacement for smoking! Dry herb vapes are not only convenient and discreet but they’re also much healthier
than traditional smoking and you can also enjoy more potency as well as flavour when you use a dry herb
vaporizer. Smoking (via any method e.g. joints, bong etc) are not only used with tobacco in order to keep the
herbs burning but they all burn via combustion which exposes your lungs and throat to tar and harmful toxins
which can lead to lung cancer and upper airway cancer. On the other hand, dry herb vaporizers work with vapour
which is healthier for you, providing a great alternative.
Not only are dry herb vaporizers safe, they actually have a
huge amount of health & other benefits when compared to other ways of consuming dry herb. As mentioned
above, dry herb vaporizers allow you to enjoy the active ingredients in dry herb without any of the harmful
toxins released by combustion.
However, this doesn’t apply to all dry herb vaporizers…
beware not to purchase cheap dry herb vaporizers as they will most often be made of low quality materials which
brings a whole bunch of health risks along with it. Cheap dry herb vaporizers are most often made from plastic
which can expose you to toxins that have been found to be cancerous.
Instead, you should aim to purchase dry herb vaporizers
that are made from good quality materials, preferably plastic free and that also offer isolated airflow.
Also make sure that you are purchasing from a verified
supplier, a good way to ensure that it is a good choice is by checking testimonials and reviews.
When a dry herb vaporizer has isolated airflow it means
that it allows the user to pull fresh air that is completely isolated from the battery and other electrical
components. This means the intake avoids any potential toxics and also provides you with improved, better
flavour. Specific vent holes in the dry herb vaporizer mean that you don’t end up inhaling dangerous toxins
produced from electrical and other components.
The short answer to this is dry herb vaporizers themselves
do not smell as such, but the herbs you use may omit an odour. However, dry herb vaporizers produce far less
smell than other methods of consuming dry herb. The smell depends on how pungent your herb is that you are using
in your dry herb vape. The smell produced when using a dry herb vaporizer is only a fraction compared to how
potent smoking is. So to summarise, dry herb vaporizers can smell, however they produce the least amount of
smell compared to other methods such as smoking, bongs etc.
Many people find that their herb consumption dramatically
decreases after switching to a dry herb vaporizer. This is because with a dry herb vaporizer you can steadily
and manageably slowly decrease your dosage downwards, while keeping track of how much you use per session.
Another reason why many people cut down on their usage is because they feel the effects of cannabis much
stronger with a dry herb vaporizer than when they use other methods like smoking, therefore they require less
herb than usual in order to feel the necessary effects.
Yes! This is a huge selling point of dry herb vaporizers as
they are incredibly convenient. Not only are dry herb vapes portable but they are also discreet. Many people
choose to purchase portable vaporizers because they can be easily tucked away into a pocket or handbag when not
Convection dry herb vaporizers heat the contents of the
chamber indirectly with a forced stream of hot air until vapour is released. Conduction dry herb vapes use
direct heat to vaporize the material – a heated surface, but not a flame, actually touches the herb or extract
to create vapour.
The biggest difference between convection and conduction is
the placement of the material.
Our dry herb vaporizers have a wide range of temperatures,
starting from 0°C all the way up to 240°C. We recommend vaping your dry herbs anywhere between 160° and 220°C.
There is no ‘perfect’ temperature for you to use everytime, as all herbs are different and require different
temperatures, ultimately it all comes down to personal preference.
The best and most common materials used for dry herb vape
ovens are steel and ceramic. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, ceramic and stainless steel ovens
both deliver the best results and are non-reactive. Both materials help your dry herb vaporizer to deliver a
strong and pure flavour.
The answer to this question will vary depending on what you
would like to use your dry herb vaporizer for, for example if you plan to microdose then a small oven would be
best, however if you want to get huge vapour clouds and usually use a lot of herb at once then a larger oven
would be best for you. Luckily for you guys, our dry herb vaporizers have ovens that are just inbetween. They’re
small enough to allow you to microdose if that’s what you plan on doing, but also large enough to fit a nice
full bowl for a session inside.
When choosing a dry herb vape it is best to go after one
that is plastic free, for a couple of reasons. Plastics, whether they are BPA free or not, all contain toxic
chemicals that can cause harm to you if they are leaked. When plastics are stressed through heat, which is
exactly what happens in dry herb vaporizers, there is a much higher chance of these toxic chemicals leaking,
therefore when using a plastic dry herb vaporizer it is inevitable that an amount of toxins will be inhaled
along with your herb vapour.
Due to this, we have ensured that all our dry herb
vaporizers are made from metal, aluminium to be more specific, which is not only safer than plastic but also
more durable. So with our aluminium, plastic free dry herb vaporizers, you will be safe and enjoy your vaporizer
for much longer than you would with others.
This depends entirely on how often you use your dry herb
vaporizer. If you are a frequent user then we recommend cleaning your dry herb vaporizer at least once a week.
If you do not use your dry herb vaporizer too often then we recommend cleaning it at least once or twice a
There are 2 ways to clean your dry herb vaporizer, you can
give it a quick clean or you can clean it extensively. The quick clean can be done at the end of every session
you have with your dry herb vaporizer, or every now and then – it is just a simplified method of cleaning that
can be used more frequently. However, the more extensive clean should be performed at least once a week or at
least once a month depending on your usage.
To give your dry herb vape a quick clean you should use a
cotton swab, dip it in some ISO (isopropyl alcohol) and thoroughly rub it all over the heating chamber and
screen to pick up and eliminate any build up or resin. Do this until it appears clear and clean.
To clean your dry herb vaporizer more extensively we
recommend that you take your dry herb vaporizer apart and soak the individual components in ISO, the longer that
you leave the components to soak the easier they will be to clean. We suggest that you leave the components to
soak overnight, that way the next day all you have to do is give them a rinse under water and leave them to dry
Be sure not to soak or clean any electrical components from
your dry herb vaporizer as they will get damaged.
Do you see a dark, sticky build up of something tar-looking
in your dry herb vaporizer? Well if you do then don’t worry, this is completely normal! This stuff is called
resin, also known as reclaim and weed-tar. You can prevent this build up by cleaning your dry herb vaporizer
regularly, however, some like to save it up for dabs.
If you want to get rid of the resin then follow the
instructions above, it will definitely require an extra long soak to eliminate. Otherwise, you can scrape off as
much as you can and dab it in a rig or vape it using your concentrate pad if your dry herb vaporizer supports
concentrates. Then soak and clean it once you have collected the amount you want.
There are a whole bunch of accessories that
you can choose from for your dry herb vaporizer. One that we definitely recommend you try out is the glass water
bubbler. This will make your dry herb vaping experience even smoother, who would have believed that was even
possible? But trust us, it definitely is.
We also recommend stocking up on extra filters for your dry
herb vape as you never know when you will need a replacement, they’re always good to have. So are concentrate
pads, these are incredible as they allow you to vape concentrates in your dry herb vaporizer too!
There are so many other accessories that are great to add
to your dry herb vaporizer collection so definitely check them out, from batteries to grinders and more.
The filters have a lifespan of up to a year, however that
can vary depending on how often and how well you clean the filter and dry herb vaporizer. If the filter is
extremely built up with resin it will reduce the amount of air that comes through, therefore reducing the
quality of your dry herb vaporizer sessions. We recommend that you try to clean the filter thoroughly, and if it
is still clogged then you should replace it. It is important that you keep the filter clean and free of any
build up as this will have a large impact on your dry herb vaporizer’s quality of vapour.
You can put any dry herb in your dry herb vaporizer. As
long as it is properly dried then feel free to experiment with other dry herbs – such as lavender, eucalyptus,
basil, blue lotus, and much more!
The process to use a dry herb vaporizer is incredibly
simple which is one of the huge benefits and attractions of this particular device. All you need to do is grind
up your dry herb of choice, place it in the heating chamber / oven of the dry herb vaporizer, close the chamber
& place the lid / mouthpiece back on, then simply turn the dry herb vaporizer on, allow it to heat up and
The way that you pack the chamber in your dry herb vape is
very important as it does have an impact on the quality of your vape session. Avoid packing herbs into your dry
herb vaporizer too tightly as this will restrict the airflow running through the chamber. You should instead
pour your herbs in and very gently poke them down – this will help them heat evenly which will maximise
efficiency and make them last longer.
Dry herb vaporizers work better when they’re around half
full. This doesn’t mean you’ll use up more herbs. In fact, more herbs last longer, and remember you don’t need
to finish the bowl in one session.
Contrary to burning herbs to ashes (when using papers), a
dry herb vaporizer heats your herbs and gradually releases their compounds – so you’re able to put the dry herb
vape down and come back to the same bowl at a later date.
Usually, a bowl can last between five to fifteen minutes,
however this depends on the quality of your dry herb, the temperature setting you are using, and your
preferences in terms of taste and flavour. It will take some experimenting to figure out how long each bowl
lasts and will most likely vary from different varieties of dry herb that you are using.
To find out
more about why temperature is important when vaping your dry herbs check out this article here.
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