Although the entire vanilla grinder can be cleaned in the dishwasher, it is still recommended to disassemble the parts to effectively clean all components. Remove the top of the vanilla grinder vanilla. Rinse out the vanilla grinder to remove any remaining vanilla from the equipment. Hold the lawn mower with the blade facing up. Squeeze the two tabs on both sides of your body with one hand. Use your other hand to turn the locking ring counter-clockwise until it is free from the herb grinder. Very carefully remove the rotating blade and blade fixed. Remove the insert from the body. Parts are ready to be cleaned. Assembly process: insert the blade into the body first, then install the fixed blade.