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Vaporizing Mint

Discussion in 'Vaporizables' started by hiphiphooray, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. hiphiphooray

    hiphiphooray Well-Known Member

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    Is it safe to grind up Mint leaves bought at a grocery store and vaporize them? Do they need any preparation?

    I was going to add it some cannabis to see the effect.
     
  2. Snappo

    Snappo Caveat Emptor - "A Billion People Can Be Wrong!" Accessory Maker

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    Get some good quality peppermint tea. Add a pinch to your favorite herb, or just use it by itself in your favorite vape. Tastes nice and feels minty cool. Relaxing! Enjoy!
     
  3. syrupy

    syrupy reitcello - it's what's for breakfast

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    I tried some peppermint today. It felt like mouthwash, minty-fresh. The taste was very strong. I probably could have used less, but hey, peppermint is cheap.
     
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  4. Osn Dosn

    Osn Dosn Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone has real experience in mixing mint + mj - especially regarding potential waste?

    My gf is good with mj, but she can't stand the smell and especially the taste, even with the finest buds, weird as it is, but mixing it with mint might be a solution I can live with
     
  5. syrupy

    syrupy reitcello - it's what's for breakfast

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    I have. Not sure what you mean by potential waste. The good news is, just a small amount of mint will completely cover the smell and taste. The bad news is, whatever instrument you're vaping out of will taste like mint for a very long time.
     
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  6. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    I think I added some mint to ground cannabis before.
    I believe it worked as long as I didn't go too high on the temperature.

    Sounds like a decent plan if you like Peppermint. I know I do.
     
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  7. Osn Dosn

    Osn Dosn Well-Known Member

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    What I meant by potential waste was if mixing mj with mint could somehow result in not getting the full potential out of the mj by..I don't know.. science.

    I already vape a mixture of mint and other, non really medical herbs at work trying to quit the smokes with.. and yes, the taste is durable.. But luckily the Ascent currently using came with a whole replacement air path so I switch that out every time something else comes in.

    And yes ofc I could just give it a try..but I'm currently running frighteningly low on supply (but I can has as much mint as I want wohoo -.- ) Doesn't sound like a danger to the trees so far, thanks
     
  8. Dafni

    Dafni Well-Known Member

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    No danger to the trees indeed. To get the last bit of actives out of your meds you turn your vape up, right? At these temps the mint will have lost all the mintyness and the usual ABV smell comes back. Other than that, no issues whatsoever.
     
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  9. bleak

    bleak Well-Known Member

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    I've vaporized dried mint leaves (intended as tea), liked it! It's very cooling and refreshing on the throat. Couldn't feel any effects, but I was already high from cannabis :lol:
     
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  10. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    :) Try herb called Intoxicating Mint , tastes awesome and kicks mildly :)
     
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  11. Tweek

    Tweek Well-Known Member

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    What temp are you folks using for dried mint?
     
  12. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    Because mint is dirt cheap and i don't worry bout efficiency , i like to load bowls as big as possible and vape them on temps lowest as effective :) (to feel taste) .. I don't mix cannabis with mint cause mint taste like ass when you overheat it which happens in temp range needed to proper extract the expensive herb in the mix..
     
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  13. GenYHippie

    GenYHippie Well-Known Member

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    Glad I found this thread, very interested in vaping other herbals for medicial effect. Mint steam help with my sinuses (I have a small structural defect, family trait) but it annoying to keep hot. Maybe vaping can give a similar result.
     
  14. Dafni

    Dafni Well-Known Member

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    The book says up to 140°C for mint.
    I found this gives nice minty bags on my EQ.

    Vaping would give you even better results!

    Try Thyme and White Sage too. Especially try to find Thyme and give it a go, might do wonders for your sinuses.
     
  15. GenYHippie

    GenYHippie Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info and recommendation Dafni :). I have bunches of organic tyme around I love it!
     
  16. Dafni

    Dafni Well-Known Member

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    You're welcome. The good book says up to 190°C for thyme. I vape mine usually at around 170°C. Good luck
     
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