What Is A Hookah Diffuser?
Hookah Diffusers - What Do They Do?
When it comes to picking up new hookah accessories most smokers focus on the standard upgrades like a new hose, bowl, or heat management device. However, one of the most commonly overlooked accessories are diffusers, and while diffusers may be small in size they can have a huge impact on the quality of your session.
In a standard set up without a diffuser the smoke is generated in your bowl and drawn down through the stem in to the water as one big cloud where it is filtered by the water and then drawn back up through your hose. While this is perfectly fine and has worked well for centuries, there is room for improvement - and that's where diffusers come in!
Diffusers are typically made from plastic or silicone, and in rare cases may be made of metal, and will attach to the bottom of the downstem that sits in the water in your hookah base. They will have multiple small holes or slits punched in them so that when the smoke is being drawn down from the stem in to the water the smoke is broken up in to smaller bubbles as it ps