FAQ

What is a shisha?

A shisha is a bong that allows you to smoke herbs and water pipe tobacco. The shisha has many designations such as a hookah, Nargileh, Ghaliyan or Hubble bubble. He is mainly used by young people in the Netherlands as a way to relax together. This can be with herbs containing tobacco but also with herbs that do not contain tobacco.

What is the difference between a shisha and a bong?

To be honest there is no difference between a shisha and a hookah. Shisha is the Arabic name for hookah. The other names we know for a shisha are often sourced from other countries. The name hookah comes from India and narghile from Turkey and Israel.

How do you use a shisha?

Use a shisha may look complicated for laymen but it is actually best. You place the herbs or the water pipe tobacco in the tobacco Bowl. You place a piece of aluminum foil Over the tobacco bowl. Above the aluminum foil you place a cabbage with which you will heat it. After that, it is a matter of sucking the mouthpiece. This causes the air to pull through the bowl and the resulting smoke enters the mouth through the pipe.

How does the shisha work?

A shisha does not burn the tobacco or herbs but heats it. That’s a big difference with, for example, just smoking. Smoking herbal or tobacco through the shisha is less toxic. The smoke that arises from heating the herbs or the tobacco then enters the vase with water. This cools off the smoke, which gives you cool smoke that also feels soft. That way you can comfortably enjoy smoking through the shisha.

What can you smoke with a shisha?

Many people think that you can only smoke tobacco through the shisha but this is absolutely not true. Through a shisha you can smoke different herbs. For instance, there are special herbal blends or even fruit mixtures. You can also smoke water pipe tobacco by means of a shisha. This can be with a taste (fruit tobacco) or without taste. Do not forget, however, that you can also smoke weed and hashish through the shisha, although this was not originally intended.

History of the shisha

The first documentation of the shisha claims that it was invented by an Iranian physician while working in present-day India. Hakim Abul Fateh Gilani worked for the Mongolian emperor and sought a solution for combating tobacco smoking. At least, make it healthier. By letting the smoke purify by first letting it go through water, it seemed to be the right solution. Thus arose the first shisha sometime in the 16th century.

Difference between a bong and a shisha

Although you can smoke with a shisha weed, so-called bongs are more suitable. These bongs are also often called water pipes. It is good to realize that they both work about the same but that there is a difference. The shape of the vase is not for nothing else, but also the mouthpiece is different. With a percolator, you can regulate much better the heat exchange between smoke and water in a bong. This will prevent you from coughing that you can get from the sharp edge of smoking.

Buy Shisha on the Internet

In Our headshop you can buy discounted Shishas. These are carefully packaged after purchase and delivered neatly and discreetly to your home. That way you can safely buy a shisha online. A shisha does not have to be expensive. You can already order a shisha from 9.95. Buy your shisha online now and you’ll have it in your home soon.

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