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The beginners guide to dry herb vaporizers

Since legalization, there has been so much innovation with marijuana consumption methods and one that is very popular lately is dry herb vaporizers. Legalization has increased the demand for dry herb vaporizers and has made cannabis products more accessible. Many online shops have cannabis products and dry herb vaporizers, such as, and these are the next generation of consumption meaning that people will start ditching the traditional joint and start embracing this healthier alternative. Bongs are also another method of consumption and it burns the herb when you smoke it resulting in combustion which is very unhealthy for your throat and lungs. Dry herb vaporizers on the other hand do not burn the herb, rather heats it at a controlled temperature which is much healthier. If you’re a newbie who is interested in dry herb vaporizers, stick around for more information.

What is a dry herb vaporizer?

A dry herb vaporizer is a device that is used to vape dry herbs. They are small, convenient, and portable so you can carry them around anywhere. The components of a dry herb vaporizer include:

  • Mouthpiece
  • Chamber
  • Battery
  • Filter or fine screen
  • Charging cables

Dry herb vaporizers do not burn, rather they heat the product until the cannabinoids and terpenes turn into vapor. There is less smoke and odor with this consumption method and the hits are a lot smoother with no carcinogens that come as a result of combustion. There are many types of vaporizers however dry herb vaporizers deal specifically with plant products. Bongs burn the herb which causes combustion whereas dry herb vaporizers simply heat the herb and because the temperature is controlled, the effects are more potent and the flavor is much stronger. Dab rigs on the other hand work exclusively with concentrate, unlike dry herb vaporizers which deal exclusively with dry herbs or dry flowers. Many individuals use dry herb vaporizers including the young hip marijuana consumer and the working professional who wants to indulge in some bud after a long day of work. Overall, this device is good to use because it is a healthier way to consume and it is discreet, portable, and convenient.


A portable dry herb vaporizer can be taken on the go and it is slightly bigger than a pen vape. These vaporizers are highly convenient and allow you to easily pack up and go. Most portable vaporizers are rechargeable and to use them you have to ensure the battery is fully charged, you need to then fill the chamber with your dry herb, turn the vape on, set the temperature by starting with low heat, and working your way up. You should only change the herb when you start to lose flavor and vape thickness. The device is perfect for people on the go and is ideal for indoor or outdoor use. You should invest in this product because it is discrete and produces less smell.


Desktop vaporizers are large and are ideal for home use. This device is advanced and uses a forced-air system that heats the herb through convection heating. This vaporizer requires no batteries that need charging. You simply need to plug it into an electric socket making these devices very powerful. Desktop vaporizers are ideal for vaping enthusiasts who want a powerful experience and have some money to spend. The benefit of this device is that it never runs out of power as long as it is plugged into your wall outlet. This is a great investment if you are looking for an interesting experience and it is great for social settings.


Vape pens are portable and handheld vaping devices that use liquid forms of marijuana. These pens are slim and they work with an atomizer. Vape pens use a power source that will heat the cartridge or vape tank which contains the liquid that will create the vapor. Once the vapor is created, the user must inhale and exhale. This device is massively popular and started gaining mainstream attention in 2010. This device is perfect for on-the-go use because of the size which makes it discreet and just like other vaping devices, less smell and smoke is produced.

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