Chewing tobacco can be a more discrete way to get your nicotine fix than smoking but it can also be dangerous to your health and look unsightly should you get caught spitting out the extra saliva that chewing can create. In this article, we take a look at some of the alternatives to using tobacco, read on to find out if there is a product for you.
Swedish snus is a type of moist tobacco that originated out of a dry snuff that was prevalent in Sweden during the 18th Century. Snus is made to sit under the top lip and release nicotine into the body slowly. This has benefits over chewable tobacco because there is no need to spit, you could enjoy your snus and nobody would ever need to know. Snus also benefits from decreased health risks, many doctors agree that, although they would rather a person never used tobacco products they would be far happier for them to use snus than any other. There are some great flavours available too, so you won't have to put up with that tobacco taste. Head to SnusDirect
to see the full range.
There are a variety of tobacco-free chews on the market that can come with or without nicotine. They claim to give you the feel and experience of chewing tobacco, including the kick that it gives you but without all of the carcinogens associated with tobacco. Many of the alternatives come in pouches, just like real tobacco would so you can feel like you are having exactly the same experience. There are lots on the market, so you should be able to find the perfect product for you, whether you are looking for the right flavour or for an experience that more closely matches up with what you get from tobacco chewing. There are also some fun alternatives, such as chews that release caffeine or herbal products designed to give you an energy kick.
Whether you go opt for Swedish Snus or a tobacco-free chew product, we are sure there is an alternative out there for you that will free you from tobacco chewing.