On this page we explain what e-liquid is. You see it pass by a lot. But what is this liquid for the E-cigarette exactly? We will elaborate on this in this article.
What is e-liquid
E-liquid is the liquid used in a E-cigarette. Also known as liquid or juice. This liquid can be used with or without nicotine. They are also available in every flavour imaginable. We offer over 500 different flavors. The e liquid consists of three parts. The first part is the basis. This base consists of PG and VG. The second part is the aroma. It provides the taste. The third part is optional, this is the nicotine. We will elaborate on these parts below.
Base or better known as base consists of PG and VG. PG stands for Propylene Glycol. This PG liquid ensures that the e-liquid has a good taste. PG also provides a ”throat-hit”. A throat-hit is a kick in the throat. The VG fluid acts as a cloud stimulator. This makes the e liquid thicker and thus also provides thicker vapour. Also, the VG is softer in the throat and reduces the throat hit. PG and VG can also be found in contemporary products. PG is used in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. VG is made from vegetable oils such as coconut and soy. You can find VG among other things in desserts, medication and toothpaste. So you can conclude that the basis of ”food grade” quality. Food grade means that the products are approved for use in food.
Every e-liquid has its own taste. This flavour is created by adding aroma. Concentrate is the flavouring in the liquid. Because each brand uses its own aromas, the apple of Vapekings will not taste the same as the apple of Millers. This also has to do with the PG / VG of the liquid. Flavours come in many different varieties. There are fruit, tobacco, menthol and dessert flavors. All aromas used in e-liquids are of ”food grade” level and therefore very suitable for use in e-liquid.
The third part of e-liquid is nicotine. This part is optional. Not every liquid contains nicotine. If you don’t want to use this addictive substance you can choose 0 mg. Nicotine is a substance made from the tobacco plant. This substance is toxic in high doses and addictive in low doses. So be careful with this! Each bottle of e-liquid comes with an explanation of the use of nicotine. This nicotine is added to meet the nicotine needs of addicted smokers. Click here if you want to read more about the nicotine addiction.
The use of e-liquid
When you start using e-liquid, it is important to choose the right one. Not every E-cigarette is made for every e liquid. This is because the basis of these liquids differ per brand and taste. When the base consists of more than 70 percent VG it is recommended to use a coil of 0.5 Ohm or lower. As soon as the coil is 0.5 Ohm or higher we recommend a maximum of 70 percent VG. This is because the VG makes the fluid thicker. Not every electric cigarette works well with this thickness. Want more choice help on e-liquids? Click here to view the pages ”Which e-liquid can I use?”. Or get advice through our live chat, so you can choose the right e-liquid for your electric cigarette.