September 23, 2022 6 min read

Vaping THC-O is probably the most popular way to consume it. Vaping, in general, offers fast acting effects and makes it simple to stack on a small dose at a time until you reach the lift level you want. Of course, not all vapes are the same, and some people fiercely underestimate how much the quality of a vape can affect the THC-O experience.

If you’re looking for the best THC-O disposables on the market, there’s plenty to consider (like third party test results, terpene profiles, and variable temperature control settings). Here’s how to choose the best THC-O disposable vape for you:

Key Takeaways

  • A great THC-O vape is third-party tested and contains clean, legal ingredients.
  • You may also want to look into additional vape features, like a rechargeable battery and variable temperature control settings.
  • Many THC-O vape manufacturers also offer different terpene and cannabinoid profiles to choose from.

What’s a THC-O Disposable Vape?

THC-O, otherwise known as THC-O acetate, is an analog of THC with potent psychoactive effects. Just like other phytocannabinoids, like CBD and THC, THC-O interacts with the endocannabinoid system in the body. It’s made from hemp (which means it’s federally legal) and, in this case, poured inside a disposable vape pen.

Two disposable THC-O vapes, each with different terpene profiles

Disposables are convenient because there’s no need to refill a vape tank or deal with any sticky, messy oils. That means that no concentrate, known as THC-O distillate, gets lost or wasted–it’s all neatly tucked inside the vape pen.

Disposables are like the “all-in-one” of the vape world, meaning they come with the battery and tank already attached. There’s no need to purchase a separate battery, and most THC-O disposables are ready to go right out of the box.

Of course, not all THC-O disposable vape pens are made equal, so you need to understand how to choose the best THC-O disposable before you spend your money. When it comes to vape pens, there are two things to consider:

  • The quality of the THC-O oil
  • The build and features of the battery and pen itself

We’ll break down everything you need to know about both below.

Checking the THC-O Distillate Inside the Vape

The actual formula, meaning the oil inside the vape that is vaporized and inhaled, matters quite a bit. It affects the overall experience and the safety of the vape. Here’s what to consider:

THC-O Distillate Quality

Because of the way that THC-O distillate is made (a method that’s new to most manufacturers and highly unregulated), its incredibly important that you verify the quality of the products you choose.

Ideally, you should look for a product that is:

  • Made from high-quality, organic hemp material
  • Manufactured by experience technicians in a qualified facility
  • Free of pesticides, heavy metals, microbials, and other contaminants
  • Third-party lab tested to ensure label accuracy

THC-O Vape Oil Formula

The oil inside the vape is usually made primarily of THC-O distillate, but it may contain other ingredients as well. In addition to all of the quality standards mentioned above, you should apply a few other considerations to the actual formula used in your vape pen. For instance:

Does it contain terpenes?

THC-O vape oil often contains terpenes that alter its effects, so you can choose from a variety of different formulas to meet your needs. This method, known as “strain profiling” lends THC-O distillate the unique properties of different cannabis strains. Its important to consider the terpene profile used in your THC-O vape oil since it will play a heavy role in the effects you experience.

Terpenes profiles that mimic sativa strains are known for being more uplifting, while indica strains may be more relaxing in nature. Hybrids, however, fall somewhere in the middle and may be a great place for beginners to start.

Does it contain other cannabinoids?

A THC-O vape oil may also contain other cannabinoids used to alter the vape experience. For instance, many THC-O products also contain Delta-8-THC. This combination of cannabinoids may more closer alter the effects of traditional THC. Some products may also contain CBD or other non-psychoactive cannabinoids in order to provide more significant therapeutic benefits.

Does it contain added flavors or sweeteners?

Some vape pens contain sweeteners, flavorings, and other added ingredients to change the vape’s taste. This is usually not a problem unless you are allergic to certain ingredients, need to avoid artificial sweeteners, or just want a natural-flavored vape pen. Be sure to check out the additional ingredients to make sure the formula settles well with you.

A woman inspecting a yellow THC-O disposable vape pen

Checking the Disposable Vape Pen Quality

Once you know that the THC-O inside the vape pen is up to par, take a second to consider the actual build of the vape. Remember, disposables come with the battery already attached and the vape oil cannot be transferred out of the vape device if it happens to not work. Before you buy, check the following:

Is it rechargeable?

Most avid cannabis consumers have had it happen–you buy a disposable, use it a few times and then suddenly the battery has run out. Now you have a tank full of oil you cant use and no way to move it to a new battery. This happens for various reasons, either because the battery was a dud to begin with or the product sat on the shelf for a while and the battery waned down.

Thankfully, this common problem was recognized a few years back, and now many disposable vapes come with a charging port where you can easily plug it in (usually with a micro-USB cord) and give it a charge when needed. Check to make sure the vape pen you choose can be recharged so that no THC-O oil gets wasted.

Does it have variable temperature control?

This is a bit less common with disposable vapes. In fact, its one of the most common reasons that people choose to use carts on their own battery instead of disposables–they want to be able to control the temperature of their vape.

Ideally, the best THC-O disposables will have variable temperature control with at least three different temperature ranges so you can control the temperature, flavor, and vapor output of your vape.

Are the materials safe when heated?

The materials that the actual vape cart is made from matters quite a bit since they need to withstand the high temperatures required to vaporize the THC-O distillate. You wouldn’t want to find out that the cheaply made vape you thought you scored a good deal on was actually leaching toxic chemicals into your vapor output.

Avoid plastic, which can off-gas, absorb terpenes and other elements from the hemp oil, and overall alter the vaping experience. Also avoid vapes with loose gaskets that leak or that have pre-moistened wicks that may have been primed with a chemical like propylene glycol.

Look for a vape made of premium, heat-resistance materials, such as glass, metal (like stainless steel), and ceramic.

Read “Are THC-O Carts Safe?” to learn more.

Best THC-O Disposable Vape Pens to Buy Online

You can find many different THC-O vape pens on the market today–they are quickly becoming one of the most popular psychoactive hemp products! Unfortunately, you can’t trust the quality of all hemp manufacturers because federal and state regulations are still inconsistent and unreliable.

At Vida Optima, we have a small selection of potent THC-O disposables that we believe to be some of the best quality THC-O vapes on the market. Here’s why:

  • Our original hemp material is USDA Certified hemp that is grown in the U.S. in the states with the most developed hemp programs.
  • Hemp is lab tested and free of contaminants before production begins.
  • Products are tested throughout manufacturing to ensure that no contaminants are added along the way.
  • Extraction and isomerization process is carried out by a cGMP compliant manufacturing facility with decades of experience in cannabis extractions.
  • Final products are third-party batch tested to ensure that our premium-quality promise trickles all the way down to the consumer.

Every Vida Optima Disposable vape pen is fully rechargeable and has three different temperature control settings.

Vida Optima Elev8 THC-O Disposable Vape Cart

We offer three different THC-O Vape formulas to choose from:

The Sativa THC-O Vape blend contains a total of 1,000 mg of Delta-8-THC and THC-O combined with a hand-chosen, sativa-leaning terpene blend designed to stimulate cognitive energy, boost creativity, and lift your spirits.

The Indica THC-O Vape blend also contain 1,000 mg of hemp-derived THC, but this terpene profile is designed to mellow you out, help you unwind, and provide a more body-centric relaxation experience.

The Hybrid THC-O Vape blend falls somewhere in the middle, offering a balanced, mellow buzz that’s still functional and uplifting.

Looking for something else? Check out our Elev8 Collection for a variety of hemp-derived THC edibles, oils, and more.


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