What is e-Liquid in India?
eLiquid is the main mixture used in electronic cigarette to give vapors. They are generally made of of Propylene Glycol (PG), Vegetable Glycerin (VG), water, nicotine, and flavorings. PG and VG are used to help to distribute flavor and Nicotine throughout the liquid whereas flavorings are used widely in many eatable items like cake, ice cream and other flavored items and drinks
What is PG?
Propylene Glycol is an organic compound produced from Propylene Oxide. It is colorless, nearly odorless, and retains low viscosity. Food grade Propylene Glycol is recognized safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The main applications for Propylene Glycol are solvents, humectants, preservatives in food, tobacco products, pharmaceutical products, and of course e-juice.
What is VG?
Vegetable Glycerin is an all natural liquid generally extracted from plant oils, in particular, soy, coconut oil, and palm oil. It is typically clear with little hint of color, odorless, in some cases sweet, and relatively viscous. Like Propylene Glycol it is considered safe by he U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The main applications of Vegetable Glycerin are cosmetics products, food production, and e-juice.
Is PG/VG Safe?
Both Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG) are considered safe and acceptable substance to be ingested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In fact both substances are part of many types of food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. That said, there are rare cases of minor allergic reaction to Propylene Glycol (PG).
What is the difference between PG and VG?
There are definitely few differences between PG and VG and we have listed them below
We have also listed PG and VG difference in popularity and strength wise
How do I select e-Liquid in India or which eliquid is right for me?
The eLiquids are available in different strength like 0%,3%,6%12%, 18% and 24%. The strength of eliquid you choose depends on how many cigarettes you smoke a day or regularly. Here we have listed the number of cigarettes and eliquid strength you need to choose. The comparison is based on 20 cigarettes a pocket