Vaping – What Is It?
There are a lot of people who are asking what vaping is and then followed by other questions like is it harmful, is it safer compared to smoking, does it contain tobacco and so forth. Vaping can be defined simply as the act of inhaling water vapor via personal vaporize. Vaping or e cigs is an alternative to smoking as it is pretty much the same to smoking but without the adverse effects created by the latter. Meaning, there is no bad breath, no bad smell, no more dirty ashtrays, no cigarette burns and less odds of getting cancer and several other related illnesses.
Meaning to say, vaping is what the name used to a vaporizer or the process of applying heat to liquid or known otherwise as vape juice to be able to generate vapor. The user of such is referred to as a vaper and gets their nicotine hit by inhaling the nearly odorless vapor.
Contrary to what most people believe, vaping was introduced several years back, 1960s to be exact. Back before, it wasn’t that it’s today of course as vaporizers of that time were not easy to carry around and were more of a tabletop and static kind.
The e-cigarette is made from various components that includes the cartridge that’s used to house the e-liquid, the battery which serves as a power source and can be charged via USB, atomizer that is responsible to heat up the e-liquid and create vapor that the user will then inhale and exhale, cartomizer or the atomizer and cartridge rolled into one, tube which is the vaporizer’s main console, e liquid or otherwise known as e-juice in which where the action happens. Basically, this is a water based liquid that’s infused with nicotine and usually available in either plain or array of flavors which can run into hundreds.
Normally, e-juices are compose of ingredients like nicotine, flavoring and vegetable glycerine or propylene glycol. All of these ingredients will be vaporized in the battery powered atomizer which will simulate the experience of smoking.
There are many vape for sale in the market that you can buy and if you’re new to this, there’s something that you need to know. E-liquid is packed in different strengths of nicotine which is categorized in milligrams with 6mg being ultra light, 12mg as medium, 18mg as regular and 24mg to be strong. Obviously, stronger nicotine strengths will result to stronger throat sensation or otherwise known as “kick or throat hit”. There is also the 0mg of e-liquid which practically contains no nicotine at all, perfect for those who just want to vape without getting any nicotine hit.