Top dry herb vaporizers
October 19, 2019
Pen-style vape cartridges filled with unknown concentrates are out. But if you don't like drawing burnt plant matter into your lungs by smoking, there's still a less harmful way to consume cannabis — and high-CBD flower — than smoking it.
Vaping dry herb is a way to:
- — Get more out of your cannabis
- — Keep hot smoke out of your lungs
- — Consume your cannabis discreetly, with less odor than is caused by burning
- — Achieve what some say is a cleaner, clearer high
- — Still get your medicine into you immediately
When you use a dry vaporizer, hot air is drawn over your flower to essentially melt the trichomes — the gooey resins that contain THC, CBD and other medicinal cannabinoids. This creates a vapor that allows you to really taste the terpenes in your cannabis, and even control, through the vaping temperature, which terpenes you want to activate and taste.
You'll want to grind your flower first, you’ll expose more of the trichomes than if you’re vaping a tight bud. Here are the vaporizers that we've tried and like.
DaVinci IQ Dry-Herb Vaporizer
The DaVinci IQ is a sleek, discreet wonder. The brushed aluminum conduction device fits nicely in your pocket or palm with just the right amount of heft, and gives you precise control over your vaping experience. It's compact and easy to operate and keep clean.
Really taste your herb
The IQ’s ceramic zirconia air path delivers a clean draw that lets you really taste your cannabis.
Choose your flavor profiles
The IQ enables you to customize your temperature settings to control the flavor of your cannabis. Set your preferred temp and enjoy – it’s simple and smart.
Control your IQ with the Bluetooth app
You can use your phone to turn on your IQ and dial in your exact vaping temperature.
Priced at $274.99, the IQ comes with accessories including two mouthpieces, the lithium-ion battery, charging cord, brush and packing tool.
Want to learn more about dry vaping? Listen to our podcast with John Bailey of DaVinci Vaporizer.
Quant Dry Herb Vaporizer
The Quant is a stylish, compact dry-herb vaporizer that hits the sweet spot. It fits in your pocket or the palm of your hand, so you can take it anywhere for a discreet hit, any time. The Quant uses convection heat, which means hot air is drawn over your flower to essentially melt the trichomes — the gooey resins that contain THC, CBD and other medicinal cannabinoids — to create a vapor that allows you to really taste the terpenes in your cannabis.