How to Smoke Moonrocks Like a Pro

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A table with a pipe, marijuana and moonrocks for a safe and enjoyable experience.
A table with a pipe, marijuana and moonrocks for a safe and enjoyable experience.
Alan Martínez Benito
CEO of Pev Grow, expert grower with more than 20 years of experience.
In constant struggle for the regulation of cannabis, mainly in the medicinal field.
11-04-2024 08:00:00 - Updated: 11 April, 2024



To talk about how to smoke moonrocks in Spanish, let’s first define what moonrocks are. Moonrocks are a high-potency form of cannabis consisting of buds (the floral part of the cannabis plant) that have been soaked in cannabis concentrate and then covered in kief (a fine powder containing trichomes, which are cannabinoid-producing glands). Due to their high THC concentration, moonrocks offer an intense and long-lasting experience. There are also CBD moonrocks, which do not get you high and are ideal for people who need the benefits of cannabidiol. Here I provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to consume them safely and effectively.



How to Smoke Moonrocks



Materials Needed

  • Moonrocks
  • Pipe, bong, or vaporizer compatible with concentrates and flowers.
  • Lighter or torch (if using a bong)
  • Scissors or herb grinder (optional)




Break the Moonrocks: It’s important not to use a conventional grinder as it can get sticky and clogged due to the consistency of the moonrocks. Ideally, gently crumble them with your hands or with the help of scissors to avoid losing too much kief and oil.


Choose the Consumption Method:

  • Pipe: Easy and straightforward, ideal for beginners.
  • Bong: Filters smoke through water, offering a smoother experience.
  • Vaporizer: The healthiest option, as it heats the cannabis without burning it, releasing its components without generating combustion. It’s not smoking, but it has the advantages of rapid assimilation without the drawbacks of combustion.



Ignition and Consumption


With Pipe or Bong:

  1. Fill the bowl of your pipe or bong for smoking with a bit of crumbled moonrock.
  2. Apply heat with your lighter or torch until the moonrock begins to burn.
  3. Inhale gently at first to avoid coughing or irritation.
  4. Hold the smoke for a few seconds before exhaling.


With Vaporizer:

  1. Make sure your vaporizer is set for concentrates if necessary.
  2. Place a small amount of crumbled moonrock in the heating chamber.
  3. Adjust the recommended temperature for concentrates (usually around 180°C to 210°C).
  4. Inhale gently and enjoy.


Tips for a Safe Experience

  • Start with small doses, especially if you’re not used to high-potency cannabis.
  • Stay hydrated and in a comfortable and safe environment.
  • Do not operate vehicles or heavy machinery after consuming moonrocks.
  • Be aware of local laws regarding cannabis consumption.
  • Remember that cannabis consumption, especially of high-potency products like moonrocks, should be done responsibly and with awareness of its effects.




The Best Method: Using a Pipe or Bong


The best way to enjoy moonrocks is by using a pipe or a bong. This preference is due to several fundamental reasons:


Preservation of Potency and Flavor

Moonrocks are covered in kief and soaked in cannabis oil, which gives them exceptional potency. By using a pipe or bong, this potency is better preserved, as the combustion process is more direct and controlled, avoiding the breakdown of cannabinoids and terpenes by excess heat.


Less Waste

Smoking moonrocks in a pipe or bong minimizes waste. Being so dense and sticky, if placed directly in the bowl, it ensures that all the product is consumed efficiently, without being lost in the rolling process or by unnecessary combustion.


Dosage Control

This method allows for better control over the amount consumed. Moonrocks are extremely potent, and being able to properly dose the amount used can help prevent an overwhelming experience, especially for less experienced users.



How to Smoke Moon Rocks in a Bong or Pipe


Smoking moonrocks with a pipe is an efficient and popular method for enjoying their potent effect. Below, I will guide you step by step and in detail on how to do it correctly to maximize the experience.


Materials Needed

  • Moonrocks
  • A glass, metal, or any suitable material pipe for smoking.
  • A torch lighter or matches.
  • An instrument for crumbling (better scissors, grinder not recommended due to stickiness).
  • A small piece of dry herb (optional).


Step by Step to Smoke Moonrocks with a Pipe

  1. Preparation of the Moonrocks
    Crumbly: Start by crumbling the moonrocks into smaller pieces. It’s important to do this carefully so as not to lose too much kief. Use scissors or simply your fingers to break them apart. Avoid using a conventional grinder, as moonrocks are very sticky and could clog the device.
  2. Prepare the Pipe
    If you decide to use a bit of dry herb as a base, place it first at the bottom of the pipe’s bowl. This not only facilitates cleaning after smoking but also improves airflow and ensures a more even burn of the moonrocks.
  3. Place the Moonrocks in the Pipe
    Place the crumbled pieces of moonrock on top of the dry herb layer, if you chose to use it. If not, simply fill the bowl with the crumbled moonrocks. Do not pack too tightly; allowing good airflow is crucial for effective combustion.
  4. Light the Moonrocks
    Light the moonrocks with the lighter or matches, keeping the flame just above the material without touching it directly. Moonrocks may take a bit longer to light due to their density and oil content.
    Inhale slowly at first to ensure that the moonrocks burn evenly. It may be necessary to apply the flame several times until they start to burn on their own.
  5. Inhale the Smoke
    Once the moonrocks are lit and producing smoke, inhale steadily but gently. Moonrocks are very potent, so it’s advisable to take small inhalations at first, especially if you’re not used to their intensity.
  6. Enjoy and Repeat
    After each inhalation, let the smoke settle for a few seconds before exhaling. Repeat the process until you have achieved the desired effect. Keep in mind that the effects of moonrocks can be very strong and long-lasting.
  7. Cleaning
    Once finished, make sure to clean your pipe. Moonrocks can leave sticky residues, so proper cleaning after each use is essential to keep your pipe in good condition.


Additional Tips

  • Hydration: Keep water nearby to stay hydrated, as smoking moonrocks can cause dry mouth.
  • Safe Environment: Make sure you are in a comfortable and safe place, as the effects can be quite intense.
  • Responsibility: Consume responsibly, especially if it’s your first time or you’re not used to high-potency cannabis products.



Why Not Roll Them in Paper


Rolling moonrocks in paper, whether to make a joint or a blunt, is not recommended for several important reasons:


Difficulty in Lighting and Maintaining the Flame

The sticky nature and density of moonrocks make it difficult to light them and maintain even combustion. This can lead to a frustrating experience and the need to constantly relight.


Waste of Material

When attempting to smoke moonrocks this way, some of the oil and kief may be lost or burned inefficiently, thus wasting its most valuable components.


Possible Need to Mix

To achieve somewhat even burning, it is often necessary to mix moonrocks with flower cannabis. This dilutes the pure experience of moonrocks, altering their unique effects.


Difficult Handling

Preparing a joint or blunt with moonrocks is tricky due to their sticky texture. This not only makes the rolling process difficult but can also obstruct airflow, resulting in a less enjoyable smoking experience.





In conclusion, smoking moonrocks can be an extraordinarily rewarding experience if done correctly. By following our detailed guide, you’ll ensure you make the most of the potency and unique flavors of moonrocks, while maintaining a responsible consumption experience. Remember to start with small doses, stay well-hydrated, and choose a safe environment to enjoy your session. With these tips, you’re ready to elevate your cannabis experience to new heights.





Why is it recommended to use a pipe or bong to smoke moonrocks?

Because these methods allow for better control of combustion and dosage, preserving the potency and flavor of the product without waste.


Can I smoke moonrocks in a joint or blunt?

It is not recommended due to the difficulty in maintaining even combustion and the potential waste of material. The sticky and dense texture of moonrocks can also complicate preparation.


How do I clean my pipe after smoking moonrocks?

It is essential to clean your pipe with isopropyl alcohol and salt to remove sticky residues. Proper cleaning after each use keeps the pipe in optimal condition.


What precautions should I take when smoking moonrocks?

Due to their high potency, it is important to start with small doses, stay hydrated, and consume in a safe place. Avoid driving or engaging in activities that require full attention.

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  1. Avatar for Holly Goodsell

    Look at that! I just read an article about how to smoke moonrocks and, hats off!, I must say I was quite clueless on the subject, but the article explains it all wonderfully, step by step, and with such clarity that even my Aunt Encarna would understand it, and you know she’s old school! It has helped me a lot to understand the method, which is no small feat, and now I feel like an expert.