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How to Use a CBD Vape Pen

September 01, 2022 6 min read

How to Use a CBD Vape Pen

How to Use a CBD Vape Pen

Are you looking to use CBD oil but don't know where to start? A person might have heard about CBD oil or have even seen it on the news but are wondering how they can use it safely and effectively at home. While an individual can use many different products with CBD oil, one of the most popular is the CBD vape pen. This guide will help a person learn how to use a CBD vape pen to reap all of the benefits this product offers and start their CBD journey immediately.

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the most common cannabinoids found in marijuana plants and has been shown to have many potential health benefits, such as pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties. However, many people find it difficult to reap the benefits of CBD by smoking or vaporizing it alone, which can be pretty harsh on the lungs and throat. Luckily, there's another way to consume CBD—and that's through CBD vape pens. While these pens are great at ingesting CBD oil and providing an individual with the many health benefits of cannabis, they can be a bit tricky to use at first. If this is the first time using CBD vape oil, then one is in the right place. This article will help an individual find out how to use CBD vapes and use them in their best interest.

Overview

Häuser et al. (2018) explained that CBD oil had been used to treat various medical conditions, including anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. A CBD vape pen may be an ideal way to medicate if one is on the go or short on time as it’s simple to use, convenient, and discrete (it can look like an e-cigarette). There are various types of CBD vape pens available, so whether an individual wants one with more advanced features or just the basics (like the favorite vape pen), there’s sure to be something that works for each person. CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plants using solvents and then mixing it with other carrier oils such as hemp Vape oil. This CBD oil is what is heated up in the vape tank or cartridge and vaporized, and then inhaled.

There are two types of vape pens: rechargeable and disposable. Most vape pens consist of a Charging port (mostly USB), a cartridge where the vape oil is, and a battery. These three main features make the whole thing work and are the backbone of the vape pen. In a rechargeable vape pen, the user gets the luxury of changing or refilling the tank or cartridges when they are depleted. However, disposable vape pens are not rechargeable or refillable, meaning that one can get to use them once and throw them away when finished. Some of the steps that are needed to be followed by an individual are:

Charge Your Battery

The most important thing is to set everything ready; everything should work smoothly when one has assembled all parts correctly. Before using the pen for the first time, ensure the battery is fully charged. It will ensure that one can get the maximum use of their cell and avoid any issues later in usage.

Assemble Your Parts

An individual's vape pen consists of many different components, which must be assembled correctly before using it for the first time.

Choose Your Oil

Hernandez (2021) explained that many types of CBD oils are available on the market. Still, some oils might not be compatible with one’s pen, so before buying oil, make sure that it's compatible with the vape pen, and if not, then do not buy it as a person might end up damaging their cell permanently, or worst-case scenario breaks it entirely due to overheating which may result in fire hazard too.

Screw in Your Cartridge

Zuardi et al. (2017) stated that to get a total dosage of CBD, one must begin with a full tank. First, unscrew the vape pen cartridge from its battery and screw on the new cartridge. Make sure there's no oil still left in your old cartridge before switching over to ensure that all of it is effectively used (and avoid any mixing between two varieties if possible). It's also worth noting that many vaporizers automatically shut off after a set period, so be sure they aren't turned off during use.

The good thing about using CBD vape pens is choosing what flavor is comfortable for you. If one loves orange or pineapple taste, it's their choice to make. However, there are still researches that are being done on Flavors to determine how they affect the quality of the CBD vape and if they might be harmful to the lungs.

Select Your Power Setting

One must select their temperature setting when they turn on their vape pen. Each vape pen has a power button that's usually located at one end of it. Most have multiple locations, ranging from levels 1 through 5 or more. Power level 1 is typically recommended for novices using a concentrate for the first time and still finding their way around how everything works together. By starting with a lower level, one can familiarize themselves with how it works without having to deal directly with higher heat levels, which can lead to combustion when using waxes and oils in a vape pen. If that's not possible because of their particular vape pen, don't worry; some cells also offer less potent temperatures at levels 2 and 3.

Select Your Vapor Temperature

Avoiding hot temperatures with the vape pen is a good idea. Heating the extract above 320 F creates a greater risk of combustion and is best avoided. Russo (2016) explained that the only exception is if one uses a product containing terpenes, in which case heating the pen can release different therapeutic qualities. When in doubt, don't overheat it, as one should wait for the Extract to Vaporize: To get started on your journey of discovery, turn on the battery-powered device and wait 10-15 seconds for it to heat up before inhaling.

Put It in the Mouth & Enjoy

People can use most vape pens while charging, but some need to be charged before their first use. Whether using a disposable or rechargeable pen, they should ensure they charge it thoroughly before starting their dose (the cell should come with instructions). Now that one has the pen filled and ready for action, just put it in the mouth and press down on the power button. The vaporizer will heat up quickly, so keep puffing until one has had enough. Safety first, individuals are advised not to drive or perform other potentially dangerous activities during their dosage because it can cause drowsiness.

Conclusion

Choosing if a vape pen is right for you comes down to a specific factor. It's more than just having fun and feeling great that an individual can experience. There is scientific evidence that these pens can help improve one's overall health and wellbeing. This natural option for many chronic ailments might be the greatest thing that medics and researchers have found in modern times. If one is wondering how they should use a vape pen, then hopefully, they are now on their way to finding out. Just remember whatever questions or concerns arise along the journey with using CBD oil, there is always someone ready and willing to lend some advice and support on forums or online groups.

References

Häuser, W., Finn, D. P., Kalso, E., Krcevski‐Skvarc, N., Kress, H. G., Morlion, B., ... & Brill, S. (2018). European Pain Federation (EFIC) position paper on using cannabis‐based medicines and medical cannabis for chronic pain management. European Journal of Pain, 22(9), 1547-1564.

Hernandez, L. M. C. (2021). A WOMAN’S ORGASMIC JOURNEY USING CANNABIS-INFUSED SEX PRODUCTS (Doctoral dissertation, San Francisco State University).

Russo, E. B. (2016). Current therapeutic cannabis controversies and clinical trial design issues. Frontiers in pharmacology, 7, 309.

Zuardi, A. W., Rodrigues, N. P., Silva, A. L., Bernardo, S. A., Hallak, J. E., Guimarães, F. S., & Crippa, J. A. (2017). I have an inverted U-shaped dose-response curve of the anxiolytic effect of cannabidiol during public speaking in real-life—frontiers in pharmacology, 259.