We will tell you about how best to use a portable vaporizer for the evaporation of medicinal plants.
Avoid using scissors when chopping dry herbs, for this, a grass grinder is used. The grinder conveniently and efficiently cuts your medicinal herbs to the right size.
In conductive vaporizers, the thrust is almost not reduced, but the penetration of thermal radiation into the vaporized herbs is reduced. This also affects the saturation of the steam with biologically active substances that are extracted when heated from medicinal plants.
Stir the herbs periodically in the vaporizer heating chamber. This will help to warm up evenly all parts of the milled plant, especially for conductive vaporizers. If you do not do this, you will receive little healing steam and a lot of air, in addition, all the useful substances will not be extracted from the plant, which will lead to cost overruns and unnecessary financial costs.
How to vaporize herbs
- Before using the vaporizer, read the operating instructions or watch the video on the Internet. So you will learn how to use the vaporizer correctly, understand the principle of its operation and get acquainted with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
- All herb vaporizers are designed to produce steam from dried plants. Accordingly, in order for the vaporizer to function properly and provide the best quality and density of steam, only well-dried herbs must be loaded into the heating chamber.
- Be sure to grind dry herbs before loading them into the vaporizer heating chamber. The finer you chop the grass, the more its fraction is in contact with the walls of the heating chamber. It, in turn, provides maximum and more uniform heating of the evaporated material.
- Do not ram the herbs into the vaporizer heating chamber. High density affects the production and quality of steam, this is especially true for convection vaporizers.
- Inhale slowly the steam and do not forget to mix the herbs in the heating chamber of the vaporizer. Light and slow breath allows you to get the maximum steam from each puff, especially when using convection vaporizers.
- Clean the vaporizer in a timely manner. A contaminated grass chamber degrades the taste and aroma of the steam produced, and clogged air holes at the bottom of the chamber and at the filter narrow or block the air path, making it difficult to make inhalations. Keeping the vaporizer clean is the key to its long life and performance.
- Observe temperature conditions. Most medicinal plants evaporate at temperatures up to 392° F. A higher temperature, although it increases the saturation of the steam, can cause the burning of the material and a deterioration in the taste of the steam. Temperatures above 419° F are best left to evaporate the concentrates. Below is a link to an article from which you will learn about the ten most useful medicinal plants for evaporation in a vaporizer.
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