How to clean a marijuana pipe?

Written by on 13 May, 2021

To enjoy the weed smokers can use different devices, one of the most popular and looking for after by users are the marijuana pipes.

Well, if you also like to smoke your Mary Jane with this device, you are probably wondering how to clean it properly after using it, fortunately, there are ways to do it, and the best thing is that they are very easy to put into practice.

Keeping your marijuana pipe clean after every smoking session can make a difference in your experience, as it can improve the taste of your puffs and they will be much smoother.

Follow along, we will tell you 2 ways to clean your precious marijuana pipe.

Method 1: Alcohol with salt

This method is ideal for when you are cleaning a piece of glass. Get some isoliprylic alcohol and salt.

Using a cotton swab and pipe cleaner, remove the residue from the bowl and the inside of the stem. Then place your device in a zipper lock bag with both ingredients (the alcohol and the salt), make sure it is well submerged, close the bag and shake it a bit.

With the shaking motion and the roughness of the salt, you will notice how this will help loosen the resin.

Let your device sit for a few minutes and then rinse thoroughly with warm water. Some people choose to scrub the bowl and stem again using a pipe cleaner and brush, then rinse thoroughly.

Be sure to check that your pipe is completely dry and solvent-free before using it again.

Method 2: Vinegar + Baking Soda

Another method that can be very effective and you can get the materials at home is the use of vinegar and baking soda.

You can start by inserting a pipe cleaner into your device a few times to remove any clogs. Then, in a bowl of warm water, add a tablespoon of baking soda and vinegar, and place your marijuana pipe in it, making sure to submerge it completely.

Leave your pipe in the bowl for approximately 5 to 10 minutes, then empty the bowl and rinse your device thoroughly with warm water.

Final considerations

As mentioned, keeping your device free of resin or residue will allow you to enjoy your buds to the fullest. Just make sure that the cleaning method you choose is the right one for the type of pipe you have, remember that this device can be made of different materials, such as glass, silicone or wood.


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