A grinder is a tool that helps you to grind your weed into small pieces before the consumption process. It is the most important step as it helps you to get the most smoke and it increases flavor, taste, and smell. Besides, it ensures optimizing efficiency and gives you consistent burn. The grinder is the best way to break your weed into small pieces in the shortest possible time.
Ever smelled your little green herbs before rolling a joint? Of course, you did at least once. The smell of those small cruciferous vegetables gave you a thrill inside you before smoking. Grinder helps you to add some extra smell by cutting it into small pieces.
Firstly, you have to separate each part of your dirty grinder. In four pieces, a three-chamber grinder, the parts will be grinding, collected, and kief chamber. In some grinders, removable parts can exist between the collection and kief chamber.
Right after dissembling your grinder, you have to bring on isopropyl alcohol. Then, place your grinder in a Ziploc bag or a plastic jar. Then fill up the bag or jar with alcohol till all parts of the grinder submerge fully. Then wait for around 30 minutes. After that, agitate the bag or jar a bit to loosen up any stubborn plant residue.
After pouring out from the alcohol, brush up your grinder with a stiff-bristled brush. Scrub each chamber properly with that brush so that no residue is left behind.
The following step is to clean your grinder thoroughly with warm water. Ensure you wash out all the plan residue and alcohol properly. Then, dry your grinder off with a clean towel. Wait for few minutes till your grinder is complete gets dried. Then, your grinder is completely ready to use.
Well, there are other easiest steps to clean your grinder properly. I call it the “to the freezer’ method. Well, you might have guessed the reason behind naming it. In this method, you have to go through an additional step of freezing it in your freeze. Let’s go through all the steps of How to clean a grinder:
Firstly, you have to disassemble your dirty grinder carefully of course without breaking it. You have to remove each chamber from the others.
Remove the leftover residue into a bowel. You can keep the leftover for your later use to prevent waste.
In this step, you have to freeze the grinder for around 30 minutes. Freezing makes the residue stiffer. When it freezes, it will start developing into trivial clumps instead of clinging strongly with the grinder. The main objective is to make the removal of the residue process easier.
After removing the grinder from the freeze, you can brush your dirty grinder with a toothpick or brush. Like before, you can place a bowel beneath to collect the residue.
After brushing the residue as much as you can properly, brings in alcohol. You have to submerge the residue for around 30 minutes. For that, place the grinder in a Ziploc bag or plastic jar, or glass jar. Fill up the container with isopropyl alcohol. Meanwhile, you can agitate the jar for loosening up residue.
After bringing it out from the grinder, you can use a toothbrush or stiff to clean the grinder.
Wash your grinder with warm-hot water for getting rid of alcohol and plant residue. Use a clean towel for choking all the water and make it dry.
Well, after reassembling it, your grinder is again ready to use. Load up your grinder with green herbs, grind them down and enjoy your smoke.
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