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Although dry herb or concentrates are more popular when vaping weed, oils are another possibility for getting your fix. You may never have heard of weed oil, so here, we look at everything you need to know so that you can vary your experience.
Weed oil is the THC which has been extracted from the flowering plant. Usually, it is extracted using a solvent like butane gas or isopropanol and it takes several forms, from a dark sticky appearance to a light honey colored runny oil depending on which process was used and how high quality the herb used is.
Normally, weed oil has a concentration of THC of between 60% and 90%. This is stronger than the dry herb form which has an average content of THC that is only as high as around 40%.
Vaping weed oils is a better method than smoking it since none of the free radicals associated with combustion are produced. That means that you can enjoy all of the benefits without any of the unpleasant side effects associated with smoking weed. Using an oil vaporizer such as the Quickdraw 300DXL will give you a great experience.
You may want to dab some weed oil onto a foam pad or alternative place your oil on some vaped herb. Turn the temperature of your vaporizer to 220 degrees Celsius and inhale deeply. You should see the oils popping and bubbling inside the chamber when the air passes over it.
When you vape weed oil, you'll notice that the flavor will be more intense than you are used to since it is a lot more concentrated. You will also notice the strength of the high which will be more than you are used to if you usually vape dry herb. This means that it's best to start with a small dose and then work up to the level which best suits your preferences.
When vaping with oils, you'll need to clean your vaporizer more regularly as they tend to clog up more quickly when using this material. If you don't stay on top of the cleaning process, your air flow will be reduced, affecting your experience. Use Isopropanol to clean the tubes and screens as it is relatively inexpensive and can be bought easily in hardware stores. It is also non-toxic, although you should wear gloves when you use it since it may irritate your skin in its liquid state.
Overall, weed oil is a versatile way to get your fix, and as it is flavorful and strong, it is a great choice. As an added benefit, studies are being carried out at the moment into whether or not it can have added properties to fight cancer, so it may turn out that it's even more beneficial to your health. Give vaping weed oils a try and see for yourself whether or not you enjoy the experience – after all, variety is the spice of life!