3 Reasons to use a Weed Grinder

on May 12, 2020

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A quality grinder is one of the best investments a cannabis vaper or smoker can make. Whether you smoke, vape, or infuse your cannabis into edibles, properly preparing your loose leaf material is crucial to the perfect experience.


What is a Marijuana Grinder?

As it's name suggests, a grinder is an important tool used to speed up the process of breaking up your looks leaf flowers into a fine consistency cannabis consumers prefer. Breaking up buds with your fingers can be inconsistent and messy while losing a lot of kief on your fingers.


Most grinders are either metal or plastic, and have at least two interlocking pieces that form an upper chamber and lower chamber. The upper chamber contains an array of teeth that, slices up and grinds your dry herb perfectly. There are even electric grinders, which automates the grinding process for you!


Herb grinders also help prevent any unintended loss of marijuana, improving the efficiency of your vaping, smoking, or cooking sessions and saving you money. Using your hands to break up herbs will likely cause you to lose some on your fingers, reducing the natural effects of the marijuana as a result. With a grinder, you know that all the valuable bud and trichomes are collected.


Grinders are a must-have for loose leaf cannabis consumers. Here are three major reasons to utilize a weed grinder for your loose leaf vaping and smoking: 


Better Consistency

Without a good grinder, it is difficult to get an even consistency, which is essential for the cannabis enthusiast. The flavor of the plant depends more upon its consistency than the type of device you use it to enjoy it with. The herbs with even consistency will burn evenly giving you a steady flow of vapor or smoke. 

More Intense Hits

When the plant is poorly ground with one's hands, it makes it impossible to fully release the potent combination of compounds and terpenes present within the buds. Most vaping devices for herbs are designed to have the vaping chamber filled with evenly ground herbs. This, in turn, leads to thicker vapor with richer flavors.  

Catch The Kief 

Speaking of longevity. Kief is one of the parts of the cannabis plant, that makes weed so unique and potent. It is actually a cannabinoid-rich concentrate extracted from the tiny hairs found on weed buds. By using the latest grinders that come with a mesh screen, you can efficiently catch chief that you might otherwise lose when using your hands. Kief can then be sprinkled into your session by adding it manually to the chamber, or by using other product forms, such as moonrocks.



Investing in a quality weed grinder is a solid long-term investment with many benefits. Not only can you assure the best bud consistency, it can improve your overall vaping or smoking experience, while catching all of your kief. 


If you're looking for a quality weed grinder or a dry herb vaporizer for your vaping needs, browse our extensive selection of the latest vape hardware and accessories!