THE ART OF VAPORIZING CANNABINOIDS AND TERPENES AT PROPER TEMPERATURES

Learn about the Art of Vaporizing Cannabinoids and the temperatures they vaporize at:

Below is a list of some of the major cannabinoids in cannabis and the temperatures they vaporize at.  We also added some of the benefits each compound can help with.  Cannabis is not a medical drug, but it does enhance the lives of many people.  Whether used for medical or recreationally, cannabis has a plethora of great uses.

We feel vaporizing cannabis is a pure art form.  Its much like wine tasting or coffee roasting combined.  Like wine, each strain has a unique profile of cannabinoids and terpenes.  Each strain is comprised of many of the same cannabinoids, just at different amounts.  This is why a Sativa and an Indica make you feel different.  They contain much the same but in varying amounts of each molecule.  As you fall in love with vaporizing you will start to taste how each strain tastes different as you vape it further in the roasting process.  The first few inhales of a vape will deliver all the terpene flavors as they vaporize at lower temperatures and you have to get the herb from room temperature to vaping temperature.  Naturally, the terps come off first.  This is why we suggest less herb in a wand than more.  This will allow you to not just pull the first few hits but will allow you to experience the full spectrum of the plant as nature intended it.  As you go down the roasting path you will start to unlock other cannabinoids that need higher temperatures.  This is why we suggest running whatever vaporizer you have to the highest setting to unlock the full spectrum of the cannabis plant.  Some cannabinoids vape at around 430 while cannabis combusts at 450.  Running at a higher temperature will allow you to get those valuable cannabinoids your body wants.  Running at a higher temperature, however, will give you a nuttier roasted flavor that you will have to acquire.  Once you acquire the roasted flavor you will start to notice all the roasted cannabis flavors being unlocked with your vape and you will experience the value of full spectrum vaporization.

 

Cannabinoids

Cannabichromene

Cannabicyclols

Cannabidiols

Cannabielsoins

Cannabigerol

Cannabinols and cannabinoids

Cannabitriols

Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinols

  • Δ-8-THC – Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol
    • Resembles Δ-9-THC, Less psychoactive, More stable Antiemetic
  • Δ8-THCA – Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid -Vaporizing Temperature of 350   –   Neat Info
    • Less psychoactive.  More stable,  Antiemetic

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol

Miscellaneous cannabinoids

 

Terpenoid essential oils

The terpenes are what gives the cannabis plant its unique aroma and flavor.  As each strain is constructed of varying amounts of terpenes and cannabinoids each strain ends up having its own flavor and taste profile.

  • MYRCENE–  Vaporizing Temperature of  334       –   Neat Info
    • Anti-inflammatory treats pain and nausea and insomnia, allows other chemicals to cross the blood-brain barrier
  • CARYOPHYLLENE– Vaporizing Temperature of  320 Degrees       –   Neat Info
    • Anti-septic/bacterial,Anti-inflammatory
  • D_LIMONENEVaporizing Temperature of 349 Degrees        –   Neat Info
    • also found in citrus, treats gastric reflux, depression/anxiety
  • HUMULENEVaporizing Temperature of  388 Degrees        –   Neat Info
    • also found in hops, has shown to inhibit inflammation  and can suppress appetite
  • LINALOOLVaporizing Temperature of 388 Degrees        –   Neat Info
    • sleep aid, analgesic
  • PULEGONE -Vaporizing Temperature of 435         –   Neat Info
    • Memory booster?, AChE inhibitor, Sedative, Antipyretic
  • 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol) -Vaporizing Temperature of  348.8         –   Neat Info
    • AChE inhibitor, Increases cerebral, blood flow, Stimulant, Antibiotic, Antiviral, Antiinflammatory, Antinociceptive
  • PINENE-Vaporizing Temperature of 311 Degrees         –   Neat Info
    • Treats Asthma and anti-inflammatory
  • α-terpineol -Vaporizing Temperature of  423         –   Neat Info
    • Sedative, Antibiotic, AChE inhibitor, Antioxidant, Antimalarial
  • terpineol-4- ol -Vaporizing Temperature of 408         –   Neat Info
    • AChE inhibitor. Antibiotic
  • p-cymene -Vaporizing Temperature of 351         –   Neat Info
    • Antibiotic, Anticandidal, AChE inhibitor
  • borneol -Vaporizing Temperature of  410        –   Neat Info
    • Antibiotic, Δ-3-carene 0.004% 168 Antiinflammatory
  • Δ-3-carene -Vaporizing Temperature of 334         –   Neat Info
    • Antiinflammatory

 

Flavonoid and Phytosterol components

  • anxiolytics
  • apigenin -Vaporizing Temperature of 352        –   Neat Info
    • Anxiolytic, Antiinflammatory, Estrogenic
  • quercetin -Vaporizing Temperature of 482        –   Neat Info
    • Antioxidant, Antimutagenic, Antiviral, Antineoplastic
  • cannflavin A -Vaporizing Temperature of  360        –   Neat Info
    • COX inhibitor, LO inhibitor
  • β-sitosterol -Vaporizing Temperature of  273        –   Neat Info
    • Anti-inflammatory, 5-α-reductase, inhibitor

 

These are just a small accumulation of all the chemical compounds in cannabis.  There are over 100 compounds that are now being researched in the marijuana plant.  As the laws relax, researchers will be able to do more research and find even more benefits of the cannabis plant.

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1 Comment

  1. Wow thank you for this exhaustive list. Extremely helpful, you guys covered a TON of cannabinoids not often cited.

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