Snort sets and accessories for snuff
In this category you will find products needed for storing, dosing and consuming snuff and other powdery stimulants.
What is snuff?
Snuff belongs to the category of tobacco products and is only freely saleable from the age of 18. If you are now asking yourself - Is this a drug? - snuff, like cigarettes, is one of the so-called legal drugs in Germany, just like alcohol. In contrast to the popular cigarette, however, snorting tobacco is less widespread in Germany. Nevertheless, the trend towards snuff has changed slightly in recent years, especially since smoking has been banned in many places.
The powder for nasal consumption is obtained from various high-quality tobaccos that are pulverised and slightly moistened and fermented in a dark room. It is characterised by a fawn to dark brown colour due to its ingredients. Given the nicotine content, snuff has an invigorating effect. Snuff, like other tobacco products, is available from various manufacturers in different versions, also enriched with flavours. One of the best-known distributors of snuff in Germany is the Pöschl company.
How to use snuff
As the name suggests, snuff is consumed in a non-smoking manner by snorting it through the nose. The powder is slowly sucked in and remains in the nose for 3-5 minutes until a sneezing impulse is triggered and/or you blow it out yourself. To avoid pain in the nasal passages, you should avoid snorting the nose in a forceful manner. There are different ways of to take snuff. The best way to snuff depends on the type of tobacco, its processing and flavouring.
As a rule, there are 3 basic techniques that are used:
- snorting from the back of the hand
- the English method, where the powder is snorted from the fingertips
- snorting using a snorter tube
How many times a day should one snort at most?
A normal consumer snuffs about 1-2g of tobacco per day - but neither necessarily every day nor the same amount every day. Assuming a snuff quantity of about 40 mg of snuff per application, this would correspond to a maximum of 50 applications per day. A package size of 10g of snuff would therefore be sufficient for 250 applications.
It is estimated that a snuff user consumes about 15 packs of tobacco (150g) per year and snorts ten times a day. However, there are no exact figures for this. However, you should not overdo it, because excessive snuffing can also have consequences.
Is snuff harmful?
Like any tobacco product, snuff is a harmful product with addictive potential. However, compared to smoking tobacco and other smokeless tobacco products (chewing tobacco, moist snuff, or snus), any hazards are considered to be comparatively low. Nevertheless, chronic abuse of snuff can have consequences.
What happens if you snuff too much?
People who snuff habitually can damage the nasal mucosa because the mucous membranes become more frequently inflamed. Other possible problems include blocked nasal passages and even loss of the sense of smell. It should also not be underestimated that, as with cigarettes, the contained nicotine can lead to addiction.
Alternatives to snuff
If you would like to try an alternative for snuff that is free of tobacco and nicotine because you want to avoid the addictive factor that is nicotine, there is a growing market of substitute products for this purpose that are more or less suitable for daily consumption.
The Pöschl company sells white snuff powder under the name Schneeberg. The jokingly named Wiesn-Koks consists primarily of dextrose and flavourings such as menthol. They create a feeling of freshness and a pleasant tingling sensation in the nose. The white snuff powder is more commonly seen in Bavaria, for example in the beer tents at the Oktoberfest. Despite the absence of addiction-enhancing substances, the powder should always be kept away from children and teenagers and stored out of reach of children.
Cocoa - the original Nose Candy
Getting high on cocoa powder is not a completely new idea. The stimulating, caffeine-like effect of the active ingredient theobromine, which is contained in unsweetened cocoa, is used. There is even a special chocolate shooter for snorting suitable cocoa powder (yes, there is such a thing), with the help of which the cocoa powder can be catapulted up to the nose.
Stay away from pure caffeine, taurine and guarana powder!
Taurine, guarana and caffeine are freely available in powdered form. According to experts, however, it is unclear how strongly these substances are absorbed through the nose. What is certain is that high doses of caffeine, taurine or guarana can cause health problems. Overdoses can have serious consequences: from inner restlessness to epilepsies, impaired consciousness to coma, palpitations and cardiac arrest. Therefore, it is better to keep your hands off!
Snort accessories for dosing and storage
Snuff should only be taken in limited quantities. To avoid overdosing, which can be unpleasant and even harmful to the health of your mucous membranes, so-called snuff bullets help you portion. Snuff bullets - such as the SNS portioners, are called bullets because of their cartridge-like shape. They can appear as miniature jars with coloured plastic caps, made entirely of plastic, but also of aluminium, stainless steel or even brass.
They work with a 180° rotary valve. By turning the valve, a depot is opened to be filled with the powder contained in the dispenser. With another 180° rotation, this depot is opened in the direction of the outlet, thus always releasing the same amount of snuff.
Possibilities for storing large and small quantities of snuff as well as other snuffable and smokable tobacco products are offered in the form of zipper bags, seals and jars of all sizes, shapes and materials in our head shop.
Sets for snorting
The note method is all well and good, but cumbersome and wasteful. A snorter kit from brands like Honeypuff or Snow gives you everything you need to snuff. Snorter tube, razor blade, mirror and snuff bullet - safely packed in a stylish pouch, you can take it all with you wherever you go.