If you have been an ardent user of anything dry herb or anything marijuana related (cannabis, tobacco,) and you want to be discreet, there is a better, healthier and more decent way of doing it or reducing the risk without causing more harm to yourself. Using your herbal vape pen or a dry herb vaporizer is healthier and can help you conserve weed while using your cannabis or medical marijuana.

A Dry herb vaporizer is a device used to vaporize the active ingredients of dry herb material, such as tobacco, marijuana or cannabis, or other herbs for the purpose of inhalation. However, many users inhale them with pure chemicals when mixed with plant material such as tobacco-free nicotine.

Dry herb vaporizers is an electrically or battery powered device usually in the form of a pen, Desktop device, a flask, a walkie-talkie used in heating your dry herbs to the perfect temperature suitable to vaporize them. The main difference between vape pens, desktop vaporizers and other vaporizers is portability.

Vaporizing is entirely different from smoking in that it releases the active ingredient during vaping without releasing any harmful toxins or causing the herbs to burn. When vamping medical marijuana, cannabinoids and THC are released leaving the weed intact. The leftover bud or Marijuana can also be used as edible typically called already been vaped (ABV) or already vaped bud (AVB). The whole process of vamping saves money as the already vaped bud (AVB) can still be used, and you can take more hits off one bowl of herbs in a vape than in a bowl or bong.

How to Use Dry Herb Vaporizers

Dry Herb Vaporizers or weed vapes come in different sizes and shapes. Some come in the form of Pens or Desktop (dry herb vape pens or desktop vaporizers). The pen type is discreet, portable and it is usually used when you are out and for discreet purposes. But the desktop vape is used mostly at home while alone or with your friends.

Ensure there is close monitoring of the Temperature of the dry herb vaporizers as they rely on variable factors and you can select any range of temperature. The purpose is for you to determine the degree of hotness at which your vaporizer gets to get a deeper, denser hit. A higher temperature will prevent your throat and lungs from getting sore — and by selecting a lower temperature. The Temperature control mods allow you to vape at extremely low resistances. 

Grinding the herbs before loading it into the chamber before using the vaping is very necessary. This is to enable the heat to circulate properly or evenly distributed and heats your herb. Use a grinder to grind the herb to get the full potential. If possible, break the herb with your finger to get the best result.

Dry Herb Vape Pen.

Weed vape pens are usually for stealth and strategic purposes, and they are portable. They are budget friendly. They are thin and small as a pen, hence the name. They come in 510 threads – universal thread connector thus making it convenient for you to replace chambers and batteries with ease. Before use, ensure they are fully charged, these can take between 2-4 hours. To switch on the device, press the power button 3-5 times on the battery. Unmount the mouthpiece and load it half way with the ground herbs. Then Mount the mouthpiece and you will feel or notice the spring clamping down the herb. Finally, press and hold the power button for about 3 seconds to shut it down before you take a hit and inhale the vapor slowly.

Portable Herbal Vaporizers

Portable marijuana vaporizers are specially designed to be used with ease of portability and comfort. They come in various shapes like a flask, walkie-talkies, and some just pocket size. They are powered by a battery and have an inbuilt temperature control setting which you can set to the temperature of choice. To turn it on, press the power button and set it to your most desired temperature. Load the ground herb in the chamber while heating up, then shot down the herbal vaporizers before you take a hit and inhale the vapor slowly.

Desktop Vaporizers

These are the best form of vaporizers, and they are used privately only in the houses where there are electrical outlets. They are the most consistent form of vapes, and they are usually used by the class of big bad boys(BBB). They are noisy when plugged, and in use, however, the noise is only in low hum and similar to the noise of a play-station. To use it, switch on the power switch and set the temperature control to the desired level. Then Break down your weed and load into the bowl during heat and drag slowly through the whip-style or balloon bag attached. The whip-style attachment gives your desktop vaporizer a look of a hookah. It is suitable for a group of friends seated closely together as it is about 3feet while the Balloon bag attachment is useful for chores around your houses. It is used by filling up your bag with the herbal vapor while inhaling slowly.

Conduction vs. Convection

Another thing you have to consider before buying a weed vaporizer is whether you want a convection or conduction type. In the convection type of Vaporization is the heat passes through your ground herbs without directly touching it best for those with a medical condition. It works without generating any smoke since it is very light visible vapor. It has the advantage of distributing the heat generated evenly. However, they are more expensive, and  they take time to heat up.

In the case of the conduction type unit, your herbs touch the coil of the vaporizer which burns the herbs instead of vaporizing it. The action is simple and heats up your dried herbs as quickly as possible. It has the advantage of making your herbs go through combustion. It is hard for beginner to use as you need to steer the herbs properly to get it right.

Wax vaporizers

Wax vaporizers also known as wax pens and dab vape pens are concentrate vaporizer kits that can be used in the medical marijuana department to vaporize your concentrates. Some people or patient use waxes, oil or concentrates to relieve themselves because the marijuana in the bud cannot do it. Like weed vape pens, dab pens come with a rechargeable battery that screw onto a chamber and with the same operation. There are a lot of them in the market today and more are being manufactured.

Wax vaporizer pens are popular in the market today all over the world offering much affordable pricing while still maintaining excellent quality from well-known manufacturers.

The triple uses vaporizers

The triple use vaporizers as the name imply, it is for multiple uses. It is can also be referred to as the multi-use or the 3 in 1 or all –in-one vaporizer. This kind of vaporizer is used with wax, herbs, and oil. If you are the type that uses more than one for instance the wax and herb, this is the best choice for you. The 3 in 1 Vaporizer comes with a separate tank or chamber for each material you prefer to use, sometimes it can be all one unit which you can use without even switching. It can be vape pen or just a single unit portable device.


Dry Herb is still widely used and the most popular form of vaporization. It is much easier and more economical to vaporize the original product than buying it and then getting it into liquid or wax form or paying somebody to do it for you. Above all, vaporizing dry herbs gives a better taste!