Abusers use several different
techniques to inhale:
- "Huffing" involves breathing through an inhalant-soaked rag held over or stuffed into the mouth; or
Inhaling from balloons filled with nitrous oxide.
or "Snorting" implies inhaling vapors from a container.
implies spraying an aerosol directly into the mouth.
- "Bagging" refers
to sniffing or inhaling fumes from substances sprayed or deposited
inside a plastic or paper bag.
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse
Research Report Series
NIH Pub Number: 10-3818
Published: May 1999
Revised: July 2012