How to Pick an Herb Grinder to Buy
Selecting a herb grinder can be a confusing and tricky process if you are unfamiliar with the different variations of herb grinders. The purpose of this article is to help with the decision process and we will do this by explaining the different types of materials, different styles of herbal grinders, and the best places to find a grinder. We will also talk about products that will supplement your spice grinder purchase such as pollen press and stash jars.
We will starting our discussion with different types of materials that herb grinders can be made from. The main materials available are metal, wood, and acrylic. Metal spice grinders are usually made of aluminum and can be made from other materials as well. Wooden and acrylic grinders tend to be less durable but also tend to be more reasonably priced that metal herbal grinders. If you are looking for long term use and durability then buying an aluminum herb grinder may suite you best, however, many people use acrylic and wooden as well.
The different styles of herbal grinders are the traditional two part grinders, four and five part kief catcher grinders, and electric grinders. All of these styles of herbs grinders come in a variety of sizes and are made from all different types of materials. The traditional spice grinder is the two part spice grinder which can grind your plant material into a finer consistency. Most people are more than satisfied with a two part spice grinder. Four and five part herb grinders are used to collect the pollen kief matter from mixer grinder your dried plants. They include a screen which will collect the pollen separately from your ground herbal and spices. People who use these type of herbal grinders also use a pollen press to help compact the pollen matter. The third main type of herb grinder is the electric spice grinder which consistently blends your spices in a matter of seconds. These are a popular type of herb grinder as well.
The best place for buying herbal grinders is definitely online. I use to think that you could find a good one at your local head shop but most places have a limited selection and much higher prices for the same products you find online. Don’t get me wrong, you can find a good spice grinder anywhere but I have found many places that I personally like online. When shopping online its always important to make sure that the website has good pictures and information about there products and also an easy way to reach them in case of a problem, preferably a phone number.