This product is a lozenge that is mint flavored. You let the lozenge dissolve in your mouth when you would normally have the desire to smoke and it reduces the desire to smoke on a temporary level. Before using any product you should check out the potential side effects. There is a place online you can read about the cigrx side effects. If you think about it for everyone that resist the desire to light up that is one less amount of smoke that anyone has to breath in and that is including the smoker themselves.