This is a universal bowl, suited for blonde leaf tobaccos. The juice will not drain into your stem, but will remain in the bowl, The high quality glaze will contribute to the taste of tobacco. This bowl holds 13 - 18 grams of tobacco, the weight of the bowl 250 - 270 grams. You can wash it immediately after smoking without cooling the bowl - the glaze will withstand temperature extremes. This bowl will NOT suffer from thermal shock.The bowl is perfect for a HMD, but you can use foil too.