How to Choose The Best Weed Vaporizer?

Due to some studies made in recent years, long-term vaporizing has much lower health risks than smoking. That’s why e-cigarettes and dry herb vaporizers are very popular in the last few years. If you‘re a cannabis user, you have a wide selection of weed vaporizers, you just need to choose the right one according to your needs and style. There are a lot of determining factors and the following are the most important during selection.

How much to spend?

How much to spend on weed vaporizer depends on various factors. First, you need to choose the style and design that you like the most, whether it’s stationary, portable or pen style weed vaporizer. If you want to know the cost of the equipment, you should ask you these questions:

How frequently you’ll use it?

What’s your desired steam quality?

Do you plan single or shared usage?

What’s your desired material? (Dry herbs, cannabis dab, or oils).

If you want to use it daily, make sure that your future device will be capable of vaporizing without the possibility of combustion.

If you are planning to evaporate daily, make sure the unit you are using is really capable of evaporating without any combustion.

What’s your favorite vaping material?

Before making any decision, be sure you know what material you want to use. Also, you have to know that you’ll find the perfect taste only by exploring all available options. If you want to create your own preference, you need to mix and match oils, waxes and dry herbs.

With dry herbs weed vaporizers, you’ll be able to vape your favorite dry aromatherapy mixtures. For the best vaporization process, you can use a weed grinder. You must be sure that your herbs don’t contain any moisture as it can cause unequal heat distribution when they make a contact with the heating element. It’s important because if there is no moisture, then the weed vaporizer can reach the desired temperature much faster. The moisture can block the healthy cannabinoids not allowing them to be released as vapors. Dry herbs are the best for beginners to enter the world of vaping because the usage of lower THC dosages per grams will help them to discover their personal dosage.

Oil and wax weed vaporizers are used for wax, oil and other types of concentrate. They are especially popular because oils contain a certain amount of THC (concentrated) and to experience a full effect, you just need several drops, whether it’s for fun or medical purposes. That is the biggest advantage of waxes as they are effective in just small quantities.

What’s your favorite design?

When you’re considering materials from which your future device is made, you should spend more in favor of quality. A lot of customers are not happy with the taste of vapor they get using devices bought from various Chinese online shops. Must production of these weed vaporizers have a big influence on the quality of device’s construction? So be prepared to avoid the cheapest vaporizers if you don’t’ want to get a poorly constructed device.

Different materials are used in and outside of the weed vaporizers. There are devices usually made from stainless steel, different metal alloys, hard plastic, end even from the glass.


The weed vaporizer is usually purchased to last for a long time, so you should choose a durable device.

If you already decided to buy yourself a good vaporizer, you should add a couple dollars more to buy the quality device, because you don’t want it to be broken the first time you drop it to the floor. 

When you decide to buy a pricier vaporizer, you can be sure that all precious concentrates of your dry herbs will be present in the steam.


The main purpose of these devices is discreetness and convenience. People spend a lot of time outside, and consider the size of these devices as the most important, as they carefully choose them by their measures. If vaporizer fits the pocket well, that’s the right choice.

But, you should also know that larger devices usually come with additional options and features. These devices are equipped with a more spacious hating chamber and some features that improve user experience as LED displays and accurate temperature control.

Vapor taste

There are a lot of factors that have the influence on the vapor taste. The first factor is the amount of content you put in the chamber. If the chamber is only half full, you may experience the full taste of the vapor.

Maybe your vaporizer needs preheating before you place the herbs. This could be essential for the perfect vapor taste. Also, there are some vaporizers that have fans which are responsible for high-quality vapor. You should know that these fans can provide you with the vapor of different thickness, but they are part of pricey devices.

There are some cases when you’ll notice a burnt flavor of vapor and it especially applies to some vaporizers with a design where herbs are located just alongside the heating element.

Advanced temperature control

Many vaporizers today have a built-in display that shows precisely what’s the temperature in the heater. There are also vaporizers with a graduated dial, which is used for the same thing – to choose the same temperature every time.

There are those vaporizers when there is no possibility of auto control, so the temperature depends only on your draw speed. So, to use these devices properly, you must learn some basic breathing techniques. If you drawing too fast, it may lead to the cooling of the content in the heating chamber and the vapor may not form. On the contrary, if you’re drawing too slow, overheating can happen.


Maintenance is crucial for proper work of any device. The same applies to weed vaporizers. If you want to have the best quality of your next vapor, your vaporizer needs cleaning after every single use. There are a lot of tools you can use to clean the remains of dry herbs and all other elements.

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Martin B.

Ex-smoker, passionate vaper who loves to tell the world about the life-changing potential of vaping. Co-creator of Ecigclopedia with a background in Business & Finance. Prefers a dessert flavored vape and loves to innovate.

Martin B.

Ex-smoker, passionate vaper who loves to tell the world about the life-changing potential of vaping. Co-creator of Ecigclopedia with a background in Business & Finance. Prefers a dessert flavored vape and loves to innovate.

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