Smoking and vaporizing marijuana are the two most common techniques for consuming marijuana. When it comes to smoking, there are many disadvantages when inhaling carcinogenic tars and gases. Inhaling vapor comparing with smoke is also smoother and less irritating. There is no need of lighter, rolling papers and doing the whole joint rolling ritual before every marijuana session treat.
When vaporizing marijuana, the user inhales vapor (steam) not a smoke. The vaporizers can heat up the drug up to 400F. The high temperature releases the psychoactive element (THC) which can be inhaled through the vapor directly from a small and handy vape pen. Here is the exact way how this whole process works. The vapor is heated in the lower chamber. The marijuana is stored in the filling chamber where the vapor passes through. The THC infused vapor than moves to the top chamber into the balloon. The balloon cools the vapor down so it can be inhaled through the mouthpiece. Most of the vaporizers take up to five minutes to heat up and be ready for the process. If you can’t wait, digital vaporizers or a CO2 vaporizers heat cannabis oil almost instantly and are ready to use much faster. Some great vaporizers can be found at vaporizersdirect.com.au
Most of the studies about vaporizers and their usage prove that the vapor is much less harmful comparing with inhalation of the smoke. There is a higher concentration of tar than THC while vaping marijuana but comparing with a smoke, the levels are much lower. Vaporizers are often confused with water pipes. The water pipes are still based on the smoke where vaporizers are the healthier option for inhaling various marijuana strains. The high with vaporizing is substantially better and stronger compared to smoke. The reason is that while during smoking, the cannabinoids are directly burned by fire and destroy a large portion of the pressures THC content. Where vaporizing make all cannabinoids available for consumption. There are many different models, designs, and brands of vaporizers. Some of them are small and handy other are much more sophisticated. If you are tapping into the world of vaporizing, check our short guide about how to clean your pen vaporizer.