Routes of administration and dosage of jwh018
JWH018 is mainly offered on the Internet either in the form of ‘herbal mixtures’,where the chemical has been sprayed on plant material (e.g. damiana), or as a powder. Based on user reports and on the dosage forms offered, the primary route of administration is inhalation either by smoking the ‘herbal mixture’ as a joint or utilizing a vaporizer, bong or
Furthermore, oral consumption of the compound was by various users on the Internet.
Based on information posted at Internet for a, common dosages are in the range of 2 to 5 mg when smoked/vaporized (erowid.org).
Doses for oral application can be assumed to be significantly higher due to lower bioavailability (first pass effect). Reports suggest a duration of action for JWH-018 of approximately 1-2 hours when
Effects of JWH018
-Spontaneous physical sensations
-Perception of bodily lightness
-Changes in felt gravity
-Increased music appreciation
JWH 018 (exempt preparation) (Item No. 13169) is an analytical reference standard categorized as a synthetic cannabinoid.
1 JWH 018 has been found in Spice/K2-type herbal blends and may have neurotoxic properties.
JWH 018 is regulated as a Schedule I compound in the United States
. This product is intended for research and forensic applications.
JWH-018 is a synthetic cannabinoid found in several versions of the herbal mixture “Spice.”
Illicit use of this Spice cannabinoid centers on its psychoactive effects which mimic those of Δ9-THC in cannabis.
While considerably more potent than similar amounts of cannabis, JWH-018 also presents significant challenges for detection by typical Δ9-THC testing assays.