Glass Smoking Pipes can provide you with valuable information on water pipes. Water Pipes actually originated in the Ottoman Empire, of which only the country of Turkey remains in the present day. In the Middle East water pipes are popular even today. Due to their ever-increasing popularity water pipes are now found in most places in the world.

Water pipes are available in various shapes and designs. You can find them in the shape of various animals like snakes and dragons; they are also available in the shape of skulls. Water pipes usually consist of a bowl on top of each pipe. These bowls are used to hold the smoking blend. The water used in the pipes acts as the filtering agent. So when the smoke comes in contact with the water some of the carcinogens are filtered, thus causing less damage to the lungs. Besides, the water also has a cooling effect on the smoke. Avoid using tobacco when you are smoking a water pipe. You can smoke the pure herb of the smoking blend of your choice. Water pipes make you feel relaxed since the smoke is drawn slowly through a hose and water.