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  • March 09, 2022

    What is dry herb vaping?

    Vaping cannabis and other dry herbs allows control over the exact temperature. Vaping your dry herb is much safer, more effective, can decrease the irritation and harmful effects caused by smoking, and can result in a more effective extraction of the active ingredients and therapeutic compounds of cannabis. Vaping makes estimating the dosage for medical patients easier as combustion can result in a loss of 20-80% of the cannabinoids in medical cannabis. Depending on the desired effect can influence your chosen temperature. You can find out more in our guide here.

    Volcano Classic

    What temp should I use with my dry herb vape?

    • 160 - 179°C
    • Huge Flavour
    • Best for during the day, newbies and flavour chasers.
    • Minimal sedative and side effects 
    • Cannabinoids produced 
    • Terpenes produced 
      • α-Pinene,β-Caryophyllene,β-Myrcene,d-limonene,Citronellol
    • 180 - 204°C
    • Generally the sweet spot for most vapers
    • Suited for both day and night.
    • Great flavour, mild sedative and side effects 
    • Cannabinoids produced
    • Terpenes produced
      • d-Limonene, Terpinolene, Linalool, Humulene
    Full extraction
    • 205 - 220°C
    • Strong effects, high euphoria
    • Best suited for late afternoon and night 
    • Cannabinoids produced
    • Terpenes 
      • Humulene, Phytol, Caryophyllene oxide
    Factors to keep in mind
    • Different vaporisers will produce a different vapour and even feel even when set to the same temperature 
    • Direct strains produce different terpenes and Cannabinoids

    Firefly 2+

    What are cannabinoids?

    Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds derived from hemp and cannabis that interact directly with the cannabinoid receptors found throughout the endocannabinoid system. 

    The two main cannabinoids we hear of are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Research has found that the cannabis plant produces more than 100 cannabinoids and about 300 non-cannabinoid chemicals. Here are some of the others and their benefits.

    CBD (Cannabidiol) - 180°C

    Benefits: Anxiolytic, analgesic, antipsychotic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic

    CBN (Cannabinol) - 185°C

    Benefits: Sedative, antibiotic

    CBG - Cannabigerol  105°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antifungal

    CBC (Cannabichromene) -  220°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antifungal

    CBDA - Cannabidiolic acid  120°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti seizure, anti-anxiety, anti cancer, anti-nausea

    Δ8THC - Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol 177°C

    Benefits: Analgesic, euphoriant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiemetic

    Δ9THC (Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol) - 157°C

    Benefits: Analgesic, euphoriant, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiemetic

    THCA (Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) - 104°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-seizure, antinausea, anti-tumor 

    THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin) - 220°C

    Benefits: Analgesic, Euphoriant

    Mighty Plus

    What are terpenes?

    Terpenes are also known as terpenoids are the fragrant molecules that occur in plants, fruits, herbs including cannabis and even some animals. This is what gives each strain its unique flavour and scents. Cannabis contains more than 150 types of terpenes, the most common terpenes found in cannabis are:

    Alpha Pinene - 155°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, bronchodilator, aids memory

    Beta Caryophyllene -165°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, gastric protective, sleep aid, muscle relaxant

    Beta Myrcene - 168°C

    Benefits: Sedative, muscle relaxant, anti-inflammatory

    Citronellol - 225°C

    Benefits:  Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antispasmodic

    Delta Limonene -176°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-anxiety, a gastric protectant

    Eucalyptol - 176°C

    Benefits: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-anxiety, Alzheimer’s treatment

    Terpinolene - 185°C

    Benefits: anti-cancer, sedative, antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, anti-cancer, antioxidant

    Linalool - 198°C

    Benefits: Analgesic, anaesthetic, anticonvulsant, anti-anxiety, sedative

    Humulene - 198°C

    Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, analgesic

    Phytol - 204°C

    Anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsant, anti-anxiety, anti-tumour, anti-oxidant

    Caryophyllene oxide - 257°C

    Anti-Inflammatory, anti-coagulant, anti-cancer, anti-fungal

    What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)?

    The endocannabinoid system is a widespread neuromodulatory system that plays important roles in central nervous system (CNS) development, synaptic plasticity, and the response to endogenous and environmental insults. The ECS is comprised of cannabinoid receptors, endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids), and the enzymes responsible for the synthesis and degradation of the endocannabinoid. The ESC is not just exclusive to humans, nearly all Animalia except insects have been found to have endocannabinoid systems.

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