Origins and forms of bongs

by Liu Renhao

Origins and forms of bongs
For marijuana smokers, a bong is a common accessory.
According to some individuals, it enables you to inhale pure cannabis without the need for tobacco, making it a popular accessory among customers who desire intense effects at a reduced cost.
This device works with water that the user warms with his lighter.
The bong and its cousin, the water pipe, are often confused.
Now, I can tell you that the two aren't exactly the same and aren't utilized for the same purposes.
Perhaps the mistake stems from the fact that the bong is less popular in the United States.
The bong allows you to experience the benefits at a rate that is beyond your wildest dreams.
Where does the bong come from?
We don't know the exact origin of the bong, like many other equipment used to smoke certain substances.
As a result, we can only make educated guesses about this item's origins.
What I can say is that man has always wanted to smoke tobacco or other drugs using accessories he created with his hands throughout development.
Furthermore, according to relics discovered on both sides of the globe, the bong's first progenitor was a coconut!
It was initially employed in the 15th century, with a straw added to simply suck the smoke.
Smoking was used to improve one's mood during the time.
The animal horn was another predecessor of the bong, and it was used for the same purpose as the bongs we know today, according to current study and excavation.
Experts disagree on the actual location of this cannabis accessory's genesis.
While some are certain that the bong originated in India, others believe it originated in Persia.
What constitutes the bong's components?
A bong consists of a reservoir into which the user pours water and a place on the open end of the top intended at situating the user's mouth to inhale the smoke, which is feasible and even common to manufacture with one's own hands.
A hollow tube is added to the side, and the herb is placed at the end of it.
In the tank, you may put ice cubes.
You should also be aware that the presence of water softens the smoke, making it less harsh to inhale.
What sorts of bongs are there?
Bongs come in a variety of sizes and shapes, ranging from small to huge.
As a result, I can promise you that a variety of materials may be obtained.
They may therefore be fashioned of bamboo, and the bong's original name is derived from a Thai term meaning "bamboo."
Aesthetic glass bongs, transparent or colorful, are also available in the trade, according to users, and do not change the flavor of the cannabis eaten.
There are also acrylic items, which, unlike glass, do not absorb shocks and are durable.
Acrylic, on the other hand, would have a greater or lesser impact on the original flavor according to its components.
Others are constructed of wood, making them both ornamental and functional.
Some of them are made of plastic, while others are made of ceramic.
Of course, the list is not complete, since producers' imaginations go wild when it comes to designing smoking accessories!
Their form, like their substance, may change for a variety of reasons, including simply aesthetic ones.
A carburetor bong, often known as a carb, is thus feasible.
All bongs with an air hole are referred to as "airhole bongs."
A percolator bong, which softens the smoke, is also available.
Other kinds are always appearing!