gets dirty as it is used. Kief formations on the walls prevent proper rotation,
make it difficult to open and reduce the efficiency of the machine. Here are a
few tips on how to clean your grinder and extract the pollen inside, without
damaging this very useful tool.
humans, brushing the grinder’s teeth is essential for its proper functioning.
And in order to get into every nook and cranny, the toothbrush seems to be the
most suitable to rebuild the health of your grinder. Small brushes can also be
used, the kind that you can find among old school things or a ricochet of
mascara (thank you, ma’am). The use of the brush is the simplest and quickest
technique for quick and effective cleaning.
can make it easier to extract the kief stuck in the teeth of the grinder and on
the ends of the appliance. Open the different parts of the grinder. Let it
enjoy the freshness for 45 minutes and then take it out. Tap it against a flat
surface, as usual, here the pollen should fall directly. If any pollen remains
on the walls, a toothbrush should be enough to remove it.
A milk bath
dipping your grinder that’s been lying around is not very hygienic if you want
to drink the milk afterward. However, using whole milk will allow the
absorption of the THC stuck in the encrusted waste. Not recommended with
plastic and wooden grinders.
technique is the most efficient and works with all grinders except acrylic
grinders. First of all, all parts of the grinder must be opened and soaked in a
container of 90° alcohol. The weed waste will be dissolved in the alcohol.
Remove the parts of the grinder, wipe it with a cloth and let the alcohol
evaporate. Once the alcohol is gone, you will be left with a small extraction.
Soap and hot water
disappointed from previous experience, or those who have an acrylic grinder,
there is a simpler and more effective solution as a last resort. Hot water,
soap, a brush and it’s done.
It is not advisable to scrape the grinder with
a sharp tool. Scratches and after-effects left by the pointed tool could damage
the walls. These scratches will facilitate future pollen incrustation and will
eventually doom your grinder.