Originally Posted by mattathayde
a lot of people mix the baking soda and lemon together, i dont see the point since that neutralizes the 2 things.
when i used my mya i would first rinse it out, wet a brush, put a little dawn dish soap in it and scrub the crap out of it, rinse it all out very well, then fill it with vinegar while plugging the stem with my finger and hold it for about 30 seconds. then drain and rinse it out well. with that plated common chamber you have you jsut need to figure out how to get in there. i would maybe even try to jsut soak the whole stem in vinegar for any where from 5 mins to an hour or more to get it cleaned this first big time.
and baking soda? when do you use it and how do you insert it into the heart of the hookah? After the vinegar and baking soda treatment do you rinse it with water?