The question of whether you need nicotine (and even the concentration of nicotine) in your e-liquid blends is a personal one. For many, vaping is considered a more healthy choice than chain smoking packs of tobacco cigarettes daily.
Vaping devices have been credited for assisting thousands of people in their attempts to quit smoking. This works by people systematically weaning themselves off their cravings for tobacco cigarettes by replacing it with an electronic cigarette.
For most vapers, puffing an electronic cigarette without nicotine in the e-juice blend just won’t do it. Many attribute nicotine to the throat hit sensation which is considered crucial to the process of enjoying the hits. However, it is possible to get a throat hit from the vapor of an e-juice that does not contain nicotine. Some vapers also enjoy taking hits of their favorite flavors without adding nicotine to it. Many of these vapers have never smoked tobacco cigarettes before.
If you are new to vaping, you may find yourself pondering the recurring question of whether vaping is better than smoking tobacco cigarettes, and if it’s healthier to vape with controlled amounts of nicotine or without it. The answers to these questions will be different depending on who you ask.
E-cig manufacturers and vendors advertise their products as being less harmful than tobacco cigarettes; kind of the lesser of two evils. While e-cigs produce less toxic chemicals than tobacco cigarettes, some scientists say that further, long-term studies is necessary to determine if vaping is safe and healthy.
These scientists have taken this stand despite the fact that propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin, the two main ingredients in e-liquids, are considered safe for human consumption. Health officials have also approved nicotine and other flavoring agents used in the production of e-liquids as safe.
It appears that the rapid speed which vaping is becoming popular is having an effect on the burgeoning industry which only began in the 2000s. The growth of the vaping industry has seen a plethora of flavors and blends introduced to the market. As a result, some of these flavors (particularly homemade ones) may contain non-approved chemicals that could be harmful. This is why it is advisable to only buy your e-cigs and e-liquids from reputable vendors.
As stated above, the question of whether nicotine should be in e-liquid blends is personal and differs from one person to the next. Nicotine is known to be very addictive. As a result, if you attempt to stop using it abruptly you may experience withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, depression, and headache. If you want to stop using nicotine altogether, you can vape e-liquids with progressively smaller concentrations of the substance until yo feel it is okay to go without it.
On the other hand, if you are not a smoker of cigarettes and do not have any experience using nicotine, it is best to start small. Use e-liquids with a very low concentration of nicotine, and then move up if you so desire.
One of the beautiful features of e-cigs is the sheer freedom it gives you to customize what you puff. With e-cigs you can create your blend of e-liquids to suit your mood. and satisfy your taste buds. With the many flavors on the market today, you can be sure there is something out there for you.
There are thousands of vaping brands with different e-liquids, e-cigs, and accessories at varying prices. It is, therefore important to do some basic research before buying your first vaping kit.