Lotus Vape Review — High-End Weed Vaporizer


by James Bickford

Updated: July 29, 2021

Lotus Vape Review

Review Score: 55/100

Price Range:
Black, Silver
Saucer-like shape
Hotplate lifespan:
2+ years (herbs), 1 year (with concentrates)
Works with:
  • Wax icon
  • Herbs icon


  • Good build quality
  • No battery to charge
  • 90-day warranty


  • Requires an open fire/lightning

The Lotus Vaporizer is a state of the art Vaporizer with a durable, sleek and elegant design. It looks pretty basic but is actually skillfully created keeping different conceptions in mind. The product is capable of vaporizing herbs manually, without the risk of inhaling toxic fumes and without using any batteries. It accomplishes all this for an astonishingly low price of $150! This is a significantly less price than most of the portable vaporizers that produce a similar quality of vapor.

A unique feature of the Lotus vaporizer is that it is not powered by any battery at all. This may seem kind of primitive considering we live in a digital world, but trust us, the final product is purer than any digital vaporizer. The Lotus generates heat by a butane torch lighter. This is indeed a true vaporizer as the flame doesn’t touch the material you are using. Also, it is interesting and fun to operate this item.

This is the perfect vape for taking along with you for camping or on long journeys where electricity is scarce, and you want to rough it.

Heating Efficiency and Vapor Path

The Lotus Vaporizer produces the vapor of outstanding quality. Convection is the main process through which heat is generated, giving a smooth and consistent stream of vapor with high flavor and potency.

The tricky part about using the Lotus is that there is a certain technique that needs to be mastered to get the maximum vape experience. This is where a lot of people fail and label the product as incompetent. Firstly, we suggest that you finely grind your herbs. The chamber also needs to be heated for more or less 5 seconds before you start vaping. Gradually, start drawing from it until you get large clouds of vapor.

Lotus Vape Review

There is no way to monitor the temperature (like in the temp control mods) as there is no battery or mechanical heating system. It is all manual. The heat will be determined by how high the flame is and how long you draw out of it.

To further detail on the heating dynamics, the Lotus Vaporizer consists of a wooden exterior with a metal plate secured on top and a secondary chamber which is in a pipe form. The metal cap is heated using a butane jet lighter. The air that passes is heated and it enters the herb chamber.

Be mindful about the fact that the air intake system is situated at the bottom of the wooden shell, ensuring that you are inhaling fresh air and not just toxin-filled fumes. This is undoubtedly a smarter way to medicate and get your dosages.

Lotus Vaporizer: Size and Portability

The Lotus Vaporizer itself is compact and can pretty much go undetected. However, because it is operated using a lighter, it may be a giveaway in certain situations. It is impossible to mistake the vaporizer for a standard electronic cigarette or a box mod. Also, even though the product is portable, take extreme measures to prevent any accidental burns.
Lotus vape Kit Review


We have already established the fact that the Lotus vaporizer isn’t the most discreet vaporizer because it requires manual operation. It is not at all noisy and there are no flashy lights or sounds so that is definitely a plus.

Accessories and Applications

With the purchase of the Lotus Vaporizer kit, you will get: a vapor cap, an aluminum stem, a protective pouch for carrying, a torch lighter, and a three-year warranty. This is quite a lot of stuff for just $150. Additionally, you may want to purchase the water pipe adapter by Lotus and transform the water pipe to a vaporizer by simply adding the adapter to any water pipe stem.

The 90-day warranty is definitely a letdown and a very short duration for an item like a portable vaporizer.


If you still need another reason to purchase the Lotus Vaporizer, then you will be happy to learn that it is extremely easy to clean and maintain.

The Lotus has very few components and since there are no battery or electrical components you don’t have to worry about it getting wet. It is important to note that the Lotus is not described as being dish washer safe.


Lotus Vape
Weight: 0.30kg
Heating style: Convection
Heat-up Time: 4-5 seconds
Waterpipe Adapter: 14mm Stainless Steel Water Pipe Adapter + bowl
Water Pipe Adapter : 14mm Stainless Steel Water Pipe Adapter
Water Pipe Adapter with Black Vapor Cap: Black Vapor Cap (High Temp) with 14mm Stainless Steel Water Pipe Adapter



  • Works well with both herbs and concentrates
  • Small Size
  • High potency
  • Great Vapor Production
  • No battery to worry about charging
  • Carry bag included


  • Accessories do not come in a basic kit
  • Requires an open fire (lighter included)
  • No automatic Overheat protection

Lotus Vaporizer Review Verdict

The Lotus Vaporizer is undoubtedly one of the best vaporizers options available for those who don’t like the expensive price tags of digital vaporizers and still want to experience great quality vapor. We do think that it is more suitable for really advanced vapers as there is a certain technique that needs to be mastered while using the Lotus.

There is a possibility that even experienced users may burn or waste their dry material the first few times. It takes some time to get used to this vaporizer. It is also excellent for people who enjoy outdoor activities or just are partial towards using a manual vaporizer instead of a digital or technical one.

Published: September 23, 2016Updated: July 29, 2021

James Bickford

My way of understanding the significance of vaping came not only through the disruption of smoking but its effects on society as a whole. Now I bring people to vaping and bring vaping to people. I love using new gear, writing in-depth reviews and generally nerding out about vaping to like-minded people.


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