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The History Of The Hookah

Whenever our team is asked to explain what hookah is, we like to say: that thing the caterpillar from “Alice in Wonderland” is smoking out of. Jokes aside, hookah is a rather important device in the smoking and vaping culture, so let’s delve a bit deeper into hookah history, origin,…

Hookah Myths and Truths

Myth: The water cleans the smoke. Reality: After the smoke passes through the water in a hookah pipe, the smoke still contains high levels of toxins including carbon monoxide, heavy metals, nicotine, and other cancer causing chemicals. Myth: Hookah is safer than cigarettes. Reality: Hookah smoking can be just as…

Facts You Didn’t Know about Hookah

1. There are 3 main versions of hookah origination The most popular theory of hookah origination states that this device is coming from India. But lately, the researchers made several findings that developed more theories. So we discovered 3 versions: 1. Persian. This version suggests that water-pipe smoking was practised…

The Different Types of Hookah Smokers

Type of shisha is pretty varied. So, it is not only vapes or pipes that come with a lot of various types, but shisha too. Just like vapes, shisha also has other various flavors. But most of them are fruit flavors, such as apples, oranges, strawberries, and many more. If you want to…

The Variety of Hookah Tobacco Flavours

Here you’ll find my list of best-selling, most reviewed, and top shishas of all time. Choosing the right shisha is become an overwhelming process, due to many different brands and tastes. Back to the day when there were only a few flavors on the market, you didn’t have a lot…

The 10 Best UK Hookah Bars

There are many all over the UK, and each one has it’s own special unique offering. This could be a particular flavour of shisha, the types of fruits used to add a different taste, or even the special milkshakes. 1. Sequoia Lounge, Clapham Common A buzzing lounge that overlooks Clapham…

Components of a Hookah

Parts Of A Hookah Pipe Parts Names Hookah Bowl Hookah Tray Hookah Stem Hookah Base Hookah Hose Hookah Grommet 1- Hookah Bowl The hookah bowl is one of the most and important main parts of a hookah in order for you to be able to use your water pipe /…

What Tobacco Should You Use?

What do I need to enjoy my first hookah? A small digression on the basic equipment for smoking hookah Opinions about what is necessary in the initial equipment for starting to smoke hookah diversify a little bit, depending on who you ask. But there are some basic items, without which…

Evolution of Hookah and Shisha

A hookah (Hindustani: हुक़्क़ा (huqqā) (Devanagari), حقّہ (Nastaleeq), IPA: [ˈɦʊqːa]; also known as the qalyān (Persian: قلیان‎) or Shisha, is a single- or multi-stemmed instrument for heating or vaporizing and then smoking either tobacco, flavoured tobacco (often Mu‘assel), or sometimes cannabis, hashish, and in the past opium. The smoke is passed through a water basin—often glass-based—before inhalation. The health risks of smoking through a hookah include exposure to toxic chemicals that are not filtered…

Living and breathing the hookah culture

Few recent comparative data exist on smoking habits in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The objective of this analysis was to evaluate smoking patterns in a large general population sample of individuals aged ⩾40 years in ten countries in the region (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi…