What are the main ingredients in e-liquid (“e-juice”)?

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E Liquid Ingredients – Indian E liquid and E Juice brands

E-liquid, also commonly known as “e-juice” is used as the “fuel” for e-cigarettes, e-cigars and e-hookahs. e-cigarettes are It has three main categories of ingredients and typically no more than 4 main ingredients.

A) Vapor producing agent
a combination of Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG)

Propylene glycol is a common agent usually mixed with vegetable glycerin in e-juices. Propylene glycol (PG) is a stable carbohydrate compound that is clear, colorless and practically tasteless. It has a thin consistency, is low in toxicity and has a high boiling point. It’s broad solvency make it ideal for use in making e-juices.

Vegetable Glycerin is a considerably thicker solution, compared to propylene glycol. On its own, VG has a slight sweet taste. PG is very light so vegetable glycerin is mixed to add consistency and increase vapour volume to most e-juices available in market. The mix juices usually don’t have gunk build up on the heating element of the e cigarette as fast as it does when thicker vegetable glycerin liquid is used. Some people have reported minor irritations when using PG heavy e juices. If you experience any unusual symptoms after vaping PG e-liquid, it’s best to stop using it immediately and switch to vegetable glycerin only solution.

B) Nicotine (when applicable)
Technically, moderate consumptions has been proven to be non harmful. Nicotine is also not carcinogenic and does not cause cancer. However, we strongly discourage use of nicotine where you have a choice. See what different numbers like 0mg, 12mg mean here.
C) Added flavors
Natual flavours that bond primarily with propylenene glycol compounds. Users experience less of a throat hit but significantly more vapour volume when using VG only based solutions.

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