In the realm of party culture and underground gatherings, certain substances often make their way into the spotlight, captivating both curiosity and concern. In this blog post, we delve into the realm of jungle juice to shed light so that you can make the most informed decisions when using leather cleaner. First and foremost, what is it?

What is Jungle Juice?

Jungle Juice is an amyl nitrate, which is a very well-known collection of chemicals called alkyl nitrites. When inhaled, Jungle Juice produces a quick and intense head rush or a warm flushing sensation throughout the body with short-lived effects, lasting anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. Users often describe feelings of euphoria, enhanced sensory perception, and a relaxation of smooth muscles. Thus, Jungle Juice poppers are recreationally used as a type of inhalant, often associated with the party and club scene, known for their distinct aroma and effects on the body when inhaled.

There are a lot of other names for this with JJ, amyl, leather cleaner, and poppers as the main street slang in Australia. The name “Jungle Juice” is used by different manufacturers and can refer to various formulations, most commonly Jungle Juice Platinum and Jungle Juice Black Label. These poppers contain alkyl nitrites, which are chemical compounds that act as vasodilators, meaning they dilate the blood vessels and promote increased blood flow.

Most commonly, the jungle juice drug is referred to as a popper, the younger generation are more likely to know the product by the actual brand name whether that be Jungle Juice, Rush, Double Scorpio, Amsterdam Special, Colt Fuel, Man Scent, Jacked, Iron Horse, Pig Sweat, Blue Boy, Rochefort, or Locker Room.

Is Jungle Juice a Drug?

Yes Jungle Juice is a drug. An interesting fact about amyl nitrite is that it is actually a depressant, meaning the messages between a user’s body and brain are slowed when you’re around the aroma for too long. Also leather cleaner is also a vasodilator, meaning that blood vessels dilate and the involuntary smooth muscles to relax.

What are the Effects of Using Jungle Juice?

The effects of Jungle Juice will be felt within about 30 seconds of using it to clean your leather goods, and last for about two to three minutes. However, it will affect each individual user differently, depending on their:

  • Health
  • Size and weight
  • Amount of physical activity both before and after cleaning
  • The strength of the leather cleaner

Poppers should absolutely not be ingested or swallowed because it is an extremely poisonous substance and can result in death! It should also be kept away from the eyes, face, and skin as it is a powerful irritant.

You should never drink the liquid inside the bottle as it is extremely lethal if ingested. If the liquid is ingested you should seek medical attention immediately. The liquid can also cause chemical burns if it comes into contact with the skin. Make sure to always hold the bottle in an upright position and never hold in a pour position.

Use as Sexual Poppers

Jungle Juice is known to be used by some individuals within the LGBTQ+ community, referred to as ‘gay poppers’ as the drug is commonly used to facilitate anal sex. The reason why it’s used for anal play by gay and bisexual men is because it is found to relax muscles in the anus to make penetration easier, and potentially enhance sexual experiences. Some users also find that taking Poppers while having sex can increase sexual sensations and intensify orgasm.

The History of Jungle Juice

Amyl nitrite was developed in the year 1844 by a scientist named Antoine Balard, who reported that the vapor of the leather solvent gave him a bad headache and made him lightheaded. Over the following few years, physicians caught on to the drug’s ability to lower blood pressure and relieve angina pectoris, a common symptom of cardiac disease. It was also discovered that the rush of blood in amyl nitrite users appeared to increase men’s sexual excitement.

Poppers Australia Related Terms

When buying poppers online it helps to know some of the key terminology used:

  • Love Drug
  • Wampole
  • Amative
  • Jiggalator
  • Popperbate
  • Liquid Gold
  • Solidstalin
  • Hit the p’s
  • Boogle Water
  • Animal Nitrate
  • Popper’s Ice
  • Blanket Flapper
  • Chain Booting
  • Harmonigasm
  • Firerrhea
  • Leather Cleaner
  • JJ
  • Jungle Juice
  • Amyl

Where to Buy Poppers?

At Poppers By Post, we stock some of the best Jungle Juice Australia has to offer. We sell brands we know you’ll love, including EXCLUSIVE poppers only available at PBYP. These include DOUBLE SCORPIO, EVEREST, XTRM as well as the world’s best-selling brands JUNGLE JUICE and RUSH poppers and many more. 


As with any recreational substance, responsible use and harm reduction practices are essential. It is crucial to research and understand the potential risks associated with any substance before using it.