The VaporGenie Vaporizer is dramatically safer and more pleasant to use than a conventional combustion pipe. It vaporizers your herbal blends or tobacco instead of burning them, thereby greatly reducing tar and particulate inhalation. The wood of the VaporGenie is finely sanded smooth and is sealed with natural a food grade varnish that reveals beautiful wood grain patterns. A great introductory unit for beginners, this portable vaporizer can be used with a regular lighter and easily fits in your pocket or purse. Made in the USA, each Vapor Genie Vaporizer is guaranteed against product defects for life.