How do I properly inhale smoke from a pipe?

Smoking weed from a pipe can be a simple and enjoyable experience, but for those new to smoking or unfamiliar with pipes, it can also be a bit intimidating. One of the most important aspects of smoking from a weed pipe is learning how to properly inhale the smoke to get the desired effects. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to properly inhale smoke from a pipe:

weed pipe

1. Pack the bowl: First, you'll need to pack the bowl of the pipe with ground-up cannabis. You can use your fingers or a small tool to break up the buds into smaller pieces. Fill the bowl about three-quarters full, making sure not to pack it too tightly.

2. Light the bowl: Once the bowl is packed, use a lighter or a hemp wick to light the cannabis. Hold the flame to the edge of the bowl and inhale slowly, drawing the smoke into the chamber.

3. Inhale: When you've lit the cannabis, place your mouth over the mouthpiece of the pipe and inhale slowly, pulling the smoke into your mouth. Be careful not to inhale too deeply, as the smoke can be harsh and cause coughing.

4. Hold the smoke: After you've pulled the smoke into your mouth, hold it there for a few seconds before exhaling. This allows the active compounds in the cannabis, such as THC, to absorb into your bloodstream and produce the desired effects.

5. Exhale: Once you've held the smoke in your mouth for a few seconds, exhale slowly. You can exhale through your nose or mouth, whichever feels more comfortable.

6. Repeat: If you haven't gotten the desired effects after one hit, repeat the process until you feel satisfied. It's important to take breaks in between hits to avoid getting too high or experiencing negative effects.

It's also important to note that everyone's smoking preferences are different, so it's okay to experiment and find the inhaling method that works best for you. Some people prefer to inhale directly into their lungs, while others prefer to inhale into their mouth and then take a deep breath to draw the smoke into their lungs. It's all about finding what works for you and getting the most out of your smoking experience.

Back to blog
1 of 3