If you’re new to vaping or want to learn how to properly use a vaporizer, you’re in the right place! In this guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about using a vaporizer so that you can experience all of the benefits that come with it.
What Is A Vaporizer?
A vaporizer is an electronic device that heats up flower or concentrates and turns them into vapor. Unlike smoking where combustion occurs and creates smoke, a vaporizer releases flavorful clouds of vapor without any harmful toxins.
Types of Vaporizers
There are two main types of vapes: desktop vapes and portable vapes. Desktop vapes are stationary devices meant for home use and plug into an electrical outlet. Portable vapes can be used on-the-go and tend to have rechargeable batteries.
Dry Herb Vaporizers
Dry herb vaporizers work by heating cannabis flowers at controlled temperatures until they release their active compounds as vapors which are then inhaled by users.
Concentrate or extract vaporizers typically involve metal coils which heat up while being activated, causing liquids w like THC oils to turn into a vapour/mist that’s drawn into the lungs upon inhaling.
How To Use Dry Herb Vaporizers
Using dry herb differs depending on what type of vape you have but generally speaking, there are some basic steps:
- Grind Your Bud: Grind your herbs using either an electric grinder or manual shredder until they’ve reached a fine consistency.
- Power Up: Press the power button located on your device – note some models may differ
- Load Your Chamber: Gently pack grounded material onto chamber ensuring not to overpack it
- Heat It Up: Once the device has reached it’s desired temperature , start drawing at a slow and steady pace.
Maintaining Your Vaporizer
To maximize your vaporizer’s lifespan, make sure you keep clean up after using it. Most vapes typically come with cleaning instructions explicitly mentioned in the user manual.
How To Use Concentrate/Extract Vaporizers
Concentrates require less storage space than dry herb and can be used whenever discretion is required.
- Load The Chamber: Using a tool, add the concentrates onto to coils inside of the chamber.
- Power Up: Turn on / activate your device – once activated this allows heat coil to start heating, melting vapourizing the extract inside
- Heat things up : Wait until its hot, Then inhale from mouth piece
Please note that different types of extracts may have varied consistencies requiring changes in look&feel during loading and activation for optimal usage experience.
Maintaining Your Vaporizer
Cleaning direction listed in operation manuals should be followed as proper care prolongs usage life maintaining flavour while providing good functionality.
Advantages Of Vaping Over Smoking
There are many advantages to vaping over smoking, here are just a few:
- No ash residue
- More discrete experience
- Reduction of harmful toxins inhaled which result from burning plant material
- Increased flavour upon consumption without harsh puffing
Q: What do I need before vaping?
A: Before vaping you need cannabis bud/extract usually; Also don’t forget to ensure batteries within portable vape models fully charged due uncharged devices hinders complete usage satisfaction.
Q: Can I customize my vape pen?
A: While not every model will have tons of features like adjustible temperature levels some can offer engineering aspects like regulating air flow & wattage
Vaping is a great alternative to smoking since it’s healthier and more discrete. We hope that this guide has helped you better understand how to use a vaporizer properly so that you can get the most out of your vaping experience!