What is vape oil?

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If you have heard the term e-cigarette e-liquid or e-liquid before, but don’t understand or know what it is, don’t worry, the following guide will definitely answer your question.

With the popularization of electronic atomization equipment, electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette liquid have actually become an important part of global electronic cigarettes.

First of all. To clarify, e-cigarette oil and e-cigarette leaf are the same thing.

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What are the ingredients in vape oil?

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E-cigarette liquid or e-cigarette liquid is water, food grade seasoning, you can choose a mixture of nicotine degree or not, and a mixture of propylene glycol (PG) or vegetable glycerin (VG).

E-cigarette users need to know the substances they inhale, including substances contained in e-cigarette oil.

The active ingredients of e-cigarette oil include:

Propylene Glycol (PG)
Vegetable glycerin (VG)
A mix of PG and VG.
Nicotine (may not contain)
Food grade seasoning

Propylene Glycol (PG)


PG is one of the main components of e-cigarette oil. It is a laboratory-made substance used to add flavor to electronic cigarettes. PG is an alcohol with a light and pleasant taste, although it is not sufficient as a sweetener. It is an odorless, tasteless humectant that can be used to generate solid vapors. In addition, it is used in many products (including medicines and foods) to keep them moist.

The PG in e-cigarette oil can improve the flavor and leave a lingering fragrance on the back of the throat.

It can also be used as an antifreeze. Some people think that e-cigarette oil contains antifreeze, which is a false belief. Because of its versatility, safety, and non-toxicity to household pets and young people, PG is only an ingredient in antifreeze.

PG is used in e-cigarette liquid because it is a thin liquid, so the complexity of filling and refilling the atomizer is reduced. Its slim characteristics make the e-cigarette oil produce much less fouling, and it will not agglomerate on the e-cigarette packaging coil. PG absorbs warmth quickly, which means that once the e-cigarette is activated, you can start e-cigarette faster; therefore, the smoke of e-cigarette does feel warmer.

The allergy risk of PG type e-cigarette oil is extremely small. They can usually breathe or inhale without risk and produce smaller vapors, so your cloud cover will definitely be less common. For a small percentage of individuals who are sensitive to e-liquid with a high percentage of PG, they can switch to individuals with a higher percentage of vegetable glycerin (VG).

Vegetable glycerin (VG)

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Like PG, vegetable glycerin (VG) is a non-toxic, colorless and odorless liquid. It has a sweet taste. In addition to PG, you can also tell it because it is thick and very thick, which is why the high VG e-cigarette liquid is also thick for older atomizers. VG is also a sugar component in the food market. Similarly, it is also used in various drugs.

The VG in the e-cigarette liquid produces a large amount of vapor, and is more likely to be produced on the throat; therefore, its taste is less intense. Its sweetness makes the final product sweeter than PG. Its disadvantage is that it will form a rough accumulation on the coil, and it also requires more power to reach the optimal temperature so that it can be used for all e-cigarettes.

In general, vegetable glycerin (VG) is generally considered risk-free. However, like all other products, if you are allergic to VG, VG may not be suitable for you.

PG/VG ratio in vape oil

Now that you know what VG and PG are in e-cigarette oil, you can choose an item with the ideal PG/VG ratio. E-cigarette liquid usually includes a mixture of these two active ingredients. This combination means that you can choose e-cigarette oil with a balance of throat hit, flavor intensity and cloud thickness.

When choosing the best ratio, consider whether you are sensitive to PG. If your evaporator is old or usually miniature, you may want to avoid using high levels of VG. For example, 70% of PG e-juice in conventional e-cigarettes is sufficient to meet the requirements of beginners. The 50/50 mixture of PG and VG is usually used with electronic cigarettes with higher performance and higher resistance to draw. It is best to have clouds and maintain a strong flavor.

If you are not sure about the ratio to determine, choosing a comprehensive e-cigarette liquid will help you find the most suitable taste.

Nicotine

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Many e-cigarette liquids consist of nicotine. It is derived from tobacco plants or artificial resources. Nicotine can improve the taste of electronic cigarettes, and can satisfy people’s wishes without using tobacco leaves. Nevertheless, it is usually addictive. When taking large amounts, your mind will definitely force you to crave nicotine when you stop taking nicotine.

Independent research conducted by global public health authorities (such as Public Health England) found that e-cigarettes are at least 95% less harmful than smoking. Cigarette smoke can cause long-term damage such as carcinogenesis. After switching from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, they must take measures little by little. This method requires the use of reduced nicotine content in the e-liquid within a few months, and finally the use of nicotine-free e-liquid.

The content of the nicotine in the e-cigarette oil varies. The nicotine in e-cigarette oil is determined in milligrams or percentages of quantity. For example, 3 mg of nicotine is the same as 0.3% nicotine. The nicotine content in e-cigarette oil needs to be accurately determined.

The user’s choice is different, the most effective point is that you can also choose not to use nicotine atomization. When you need to take nicotine, you can also use other nicotine substitutes.

Some options include:

0% is very suitable for people who want to get rid of their dependence on nicotine.
0.3% applies to extreme smokers or those who use e-cigarettes for the first time.
0.6% applies to smokers who routinely use ten light cigarettes a day.
1.2% of people smoked 15 regular cigarettes a day.
The high tenacity nicotine content is 1.8%, suitable for people who smoke more than 20 or unfiltered cigarettes a day.


The highest nicotine content in e-cigarette oil is 2.4%, 3.6% and 5%.

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When you choose to change the nicotine level, just adjust one level up or down to prevent the signs and symptoms of shock or withdrawal.

Generally, flavors account for 1% to 10% of the total volume of the electronic juice. The benefits of atomization include a variety of flavors. The liquid is a bit appetizing. Therefore, food-grade additives are used to add flavor to it. The taste is very concentrated and it doesn’t cost much. Their dishes and proportions are similar to basic cooking recipes. In order to achieve the best results. They were checked in the laboratory, fine-tuned and mixed correctly.

The source of the seasoning is very important. Some people use the internet to make their own flavors. Spices in grocery stores may contain dangerously inhaled oils. Therefore, we recommend sticking to the taste of e-cigarette suppliers.

However, you cannot fully understand the active ingredients of the taste based on the label. The FDA allows food manufacturers to hide selected proprietary information to maintain the uniqueness of their flavors. Therefore, since they are the best, it is very important to obtain e-cigarette liquid from expert brands only.