Vaping has become a cultural phenomenon. It is a relatively safe, effective way to consume CBD and THC in moderation. It is considered to be much better for you than inhaling the smoke directly, making it a good alternative to smoking CBD flower and cannabis flower. It is preferred by many people, as it very fast acting and it has a high bioavailability. Delta 8 vape juice and CBD vape juice is available in multiple flavors and strengths.
The CDC deems vaping to be unsafe but much of their research has been based on nicotine vape pens. There are several things the advantage of vaping CBD or Delta 8 THC is that you only need a few inhales to provide the desired effect. Vaping nicotine is highly addictive and is not advised.
5 key points to look for when choosing a CBD or Delta 8 vape product
- Ingredients – a high quality product should only contain CBD or THC distillate with natural flavors/terpenes.
- Always vape at the lowest temperature. Vaping at high temperatures can overheat internal parts of the vape causing them to give off gases and/or shed micro particles
- Choose a product with good reviews and customer service that is made in the United States
- Take a few inhales and put the vape down. Do not overuse your vape.
- Discontinue if you feel any negative side effects like shortness of breath or lung pain.
There are several factors that can make vaping unsafe. Always check your vape juice contains and lab COA to ascertain the ingredients. If it contains any weird fillers, particularly vitamin E acetate, it is definitely not something you should be inhaling directly into your lungs. Other factors to be aware of are any plastic parts on your vaping apparatus that could leach toxic chemicals when heated.
Its advisable to always choose products made in the USA. A good quality CBD or THC Distillate should only be mixed with natural flavors and/or natural terpenes. This allows for a pure product, derived from plant matter.
Vaping has many advantages:
- Takes effect quickly
- 55% – 65% Bioavailability
- Only a small amount is needed
- Fast acting to combat pain
Delta 8 Vape Juice
If you have your own vape rig or if you would like to invest in specific vape apparatus, then vape juice is a great way to go.
Vape juice usually comes in a 1oz or 2oz bottle. It is advisable to choose a product that is packaged in a glass bottle as this will preserve the integrity of the product. It is available in many different strengths and options like:
- Delta 9 THC (indica or Sativa dominant)
- Broad Spectrum CBD (No THC)
- Full Spectrum CBD (with no 0.3% THC)
- Delta 8 THC
- CBD/THC Blend
CBD Vape Cartridges
Pre-filled vape cartridges are available in many flavors and strengths. Most fit a standard 510 thread battery. They are a good option as the cartridge is disposable allowing you to try many different strengths and flavors to work which is best for you.
Disposable CBD & Delta 8 Vapes
These are vape pens that you can throw away after the contents are consumed. Issues with disposable vapes can be that they can have cheaply made parts or components that can degrade with heat. The batteries can often run out before the contents are consumed.
Vape safely. Understand your body and know your limits. There are many alternatives to vaping. There are tinctures, edibles and topicals. If one method does not feel right for you and your body, try another more suitable method.
Hempstrax uses only pure CBD and Delta 8 Distillate combined with natural terpenes in the production of their vape products. It is always recommended to vape on the lowest temperature setting.
If you feel that vaping is causing shortness of breath or chest pain, discontinue immediately and seek a consultation with a physician.