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The Best CBD Vape Cartridges on the Market

You’ve probably been around enough vapers, or perhaps you’re a vaper yourself, to know what a cartridge or ‘cart’ is. But here's a list that will help you identify the best CBD vape cartridges to keep in your stash.

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You’ve probably been around enough vapers, or perhaps you’re a vaper yourself, to know what a cartridge or ‘cart’ is. Cartridges are small flasks that are pre-filled or filled by the user themselves with a vaping material. That same cart is then fit into a vaping device (i.e. vape pens) that will vaporize the material into vapor that you, the user, can inhale.

Cartridges come in an extensive list of varieties. Differing in thread types, sizes, and even functionality. While most carts are specifically designed to carry vaping oil or e-juices, other carts are also compatible with different types of concentrates like shatter, budder, resin, and many more. Many vaping brands even make their own patented cart design that only fits with their vaping device while other carts are manufactured to fit with pretty much any other standard 510 thread vape pen.

510 threads are the most common type of thread used on vape cartridges and batteries. It’s a term coined to distinguish the threading that connects the cart to the battery. This cart is five millimeters in length and has 10 screw threads, hence the name ‘510’. It’s important to mention it because most standard and no-brand batteries use this thread, so it’s more than likely that this is the type of thread you should be looking for.

Carts can also come pre-filled or come with the option of being re-filled by you. Pre-filled cartridges are often the preferred option by casual vapers that use any battery. On the contrary, re-filled carts are the go-to for regular vapers that like to keep stock of different vape juice flavors and pick and choose as the mood strikes.

How Does Vape Tech Work?

We’ll try to keep it simple but it’s important to note that there’s a difference between dry-herb vaporizing and vaping. Vaporizing dry-herb can be done by combustion or convection. This basically means that a vaporizer can heat the space where the dry-herb is stuffed or heat the actual chamber, this in turn will vaporize the material and create vapor without burning the herb. This is the same type of method used to vaporize denser concentrates like budder, resin, shatter, and so forth.

Vaping is a bit different because it usually refers to liquid vaporizing. This is where CBD vape cartridges fall. The way it usually works is that the device will dab a piece of cotton that’s wrapped around a coil that heats up when the vape pen is activated. As the coil heats it slowly begins to vaporize the CBD oil on the cotton material. As a result of this process you get vapor.

CBD Oil vs. CBD Concentrates

The main difference between oils and concentrates is the extraction method used to acquire each one. But we won’t go into the details of each extraction method because that’s enough information to write an entirely different article. 

Extraction methods can be split up into two main types, solvent extraction or solvent-free extraction. Oils and tinctures are usually made by using solvent-based extraction. However, there are alternative solvent-free methods to acquire oils and tinctures as well.

This doesn’t mean that concentrates are always made using solvent-free extraction. Like oils, they can be produced by using a wide range of extraction methods. Concentrates are usually denser and unlike CBD vaping oils, they are not often sold in pre-filled cartridges.

CBD Benefits

The CBD has been attributed an incredible amount of benefits on health and well being. However, it has to be said that preclinical and clinical research in this area is not conclusive and that is in part due to the lack of human studies. Because hemp-derived CBD was legalized in all 50 States in 2018, this type of research is still ongoing.

Regardless:

There is a large amount of anecdotal evidence recorded by frequent and new CBD consumers exhibiting positive effects of CBD on the body. Not only that, but the ongoing clinical research is also extremely promising.

Some of the main benefits attributed to CBD through anecdotal accounts are:

  • Anxiety Management
  • Better Sleep
  • Stress Reduction
  • Pain Relief
  • Seizure & Convulsion Reduction
  • Antiemetic Properties

These effects on a specific subject will ultimately depend on the condition of the person consuming it (weight, size, tolerance, medical history, etc.), the dose of CBD consumed, and the consumption or application method.

The Best CBD Vape Cartridges

Finding the best CBD vape cartridge will be defined by many different variables. Perhaps the most important ones being brand reliability and personal taste.

Best CBD Prefilled Cartridge

Blueberry CBD Cartridge by JustCBD

Something you’ll begin to understand once you start going through our list is that we really dig berry-flavored cartridges. But the good thing is that all the brands we mention on here have a ton of flavors to choose from with the exact same specs as the cartridge we bring you today. But in case you’re a berry fanatic like we are this JustCBD prefilled cart is a piece of equipment you should own. Packed with up to 200mg of CBD.

Natural CRD Cartridge by Funky Farms

CRD cannabidiol is probably one of the best inventions related to CBD in the last decade. If you’re a fan of CBD vape products then this cartridge is one you should definitely look into. CRD Cannabidiol prevents your vape oil from crystalizing, a scenario that all frequent vapers have probably lived through.

Although we’ll have another Funky Farms product later down the list, this natural cartridge makes it on it because of its natural flavor. A sleekly designed cart that won’t disappoint.

Relax Full-Spectrum Pen by Savage CBD

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Savage CBD  premiere CBD Relax Pen is infused with Apple Kush Terpenes, perfect for night time or anytime you want to relax. Terpenes are supposed to provide you with something called the ‘entourage effect’, this basically means that they may enhance the effect of CBD on the body and make your CBD experience that much more pleasant and effective. This Savage CBD prefilled cart comes with a total amount of 250 mg of CBD and is the perfect option if you’re trying to achieve a heightened state of relaxation.

Forbidden Fruit Extract Tank Kit by Extract Labs

A full spectrum CBD extract tank made with all-natural ingredients. This kit is perhaps the easiest way to get started with CBD vaping. Extract Labs’ Tanks use CO2-extracted distillate and terpenes to make for an enhanced CBD sesh. Extract Labs is a brand that promises you won’t find any commonly used fillers that you might encounter with other products and that could potentially be detrimental to your health. Each tank includes 500 mg of full spectrum CBD which means it comes with a pretty decent potency. Not only that, but you can choose from a wide variety of flavors and strains.

Blue Raspberry CBD Vape Pen by CBDfx

A convenient way of vaping your daily CBD serving and ensuring that you meet your quota goal is by using disposable vape pens. Sure, it might not be the best option if you’re trying to be money-conscious but it’s THE best choice if you’re constantly on the go. Disposables ensure that you don’t have to travel with CBD on you and still get your daily dose delivered. This CBD Blue Raspberry :Vape Pen is draw activated, extremely portable, and carries 30mg of CBD. The flavor is one of our favorites, and if you’re into berry-like or sweeter flavors then you’ve hit the jackpot.

Stem Uplift by E1011 Labs

So, technically E1011 Labs’ Stems are not actually cartridges per se. However, they are also technically, a kind of pod. A paper wrapped dry-herb pod which in this case is crafted to provide a deep uplifting effect on the body and mind. We love Stems for two reasons: They are made using only but the highest quality hemp (which we know sounds cliché but it’s the truth) and they are probably the most environmentally conscious type of pod system. This Stem Uplift pod comes with 5g of total hemp flower and up to 25mg of total CBD per pod.

Best CBD Cartridge for Anxiety

Dark Star CBD Cartridge by Creating Better Days

CBD Cartridges made with nanotechnology to deliver perfect blends of flavor, convenience, and fast acting CBD all in one. NanoTech-enhanced CBD is the fastest acting and most bioavailable type of CBD extract in the market today. Creating Better Days full spectrum CBD oil provides a complete range of terpene profiles from hemp that contains less than 0.3% THC and helps CBD reach its true beneficial potential in your body. This Pineapple flavored cart is just a modern day delicacy that you need to try.

Strawberry Citrus CBD Cartridge by Savage CBD

A 1ml Strawberry flavored CBD cartridge infused with 500mg of CBD. By mixing the strawberry flavor with a low-key citrus scent that slowly creeps up on the palate and mixes with the sweet strawberry flavor that we all love. This cartridge is made with a premium full-spectrum CBD hemp extract and is mixed with a proprietary blend of terpenes that helps enhance the effects of CBD in the body. Savage CBD makes some of the best prefilled carts in the market and this one is crafted just right to help you deal with anxiety.

Grandaddy Purple CRD Cartridge by Funky Farms

CRD is a special type of CBD extract that resists crystallization. What does this mean exactly? Well, if you’ve ever kept a CBD oil cartridge long enough you might have noticed it became dense and basically impossible to vape any longer. This usually happens when cannabinoids, in this case CBD, is suspended in hemp extract and it’s especially unwanted if you’re trying to vape your product. Crystal Resistant Distillate (CRD) CBD prevents this from happening.

That said, this Funky Farms vape pen offers 600mg worth of total cannabinoids extracted from Granddaddy Purple hemp strains. Granddaddy Purple is a relaxation strain, so if you’re feeling anxious, don’t feel like moving and just want to chill; you’ve hit jackpot.

Stem Relax by E1011 Labs

Pretty much like it’s close relative on the list above this E1011 Stem Pod is not an CBD oil vape cartridge. Like the pod above it’s a paper wrapped dry-herb pod. However, in this case the Stem Relax is made with hemp strains that aim to target anxious and stressed people like you and me (I’m just supposing this). The Stem Relax provides deep feelings of bodily relaxation and a mental state that leaves you open and willing to be happy. We love Stems for two reasons: They are made using only but the highest quality hemp (which we know sounds cliché but it’s the truth) and they are probably the most environmentally conscious type of pod system. This Stem Uplift pod comes with 5 g of total hemp flower and up to 25mg of total CBD per pod.

Pineapple Express Terpene Pen by CBDfx

CBDfx is a brand that you’ll see multiple times on a few of our ‘best of’ lists but their presence is rightfully earned. CBDfx not only provides high quality CBD products but they have become one of the most reliable brands out there, so you can expect this type of high quality every single time.

This Pineapple Express Terpene disposable vape pen for instance is made with pure Pineapple Express Strain Hemp and comes with a hefty dose of 50mg. We like this because unlike many other disposables in the market they did not skim with potency on this one. A discreet and sleek looking vape pen that you can but on the road and finish in a day. But the real reason why this pen is on this list is because it’s made with Pineapple Express, a strain that yours truly really digs when he’s feeling a bit stressed. Although I usually consume it in the THC version, Pineapple Express manages to always leave me happy and in a great mood.

Stawberry Cough CBD Vape Pen by Kat's Botanicals

Although Strawberry Cough is a Sativa-dominant strain, it’s also a great option for when you’re feeling a little bit down in the dumbs and want to relax. Sure, anxiety is usually countered with relaxation, breathing exercises, and a yoga sort of vibe. But I’ve found that sometimes I just need to get a move on to get rid of my anxiety, getting my heart rate going, and seeing things that make me happy. Strawberry Cough is a strain that does that for me and I think could do the same for you. A great solution for times of elevated stress and Kats Botanicals has managed to craft a perfectly non-psychoactive CBD Strawberry Cough vape pen with a whopping 250mg of CBD per unit.

November 13, 2020
Written by Simón Cartagena

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