What is an electronic cigarette in India?

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An electronic cigarette in India is an efficient electronic device which could be used to replace the regular cigarette and very helpful to quit smoking. It satisfies the cravings of having to smoke by providing nicotine in the form of harmless smoke. An eCigarette  in India does not possess the 4000 harmful chemicals which are present in a regular cigarette.

  • What is an electronic cigarette made of:

An electronic cigarette mainly comprises of a cartridge containing various liquids, an atomizer, and a lithium battery to power the device. New advanced eCigarette in India comes with cartomizers.

  • Cartridge: The cartridge consists of liquid nicotine which is released in the form of smoke when the smoker takes a drag. Liquid nicotine also known as eliquids could be found in a variety of flavors ranging from various tobacco blends to exotic fruit flavors. These eliquids come in different nicotine contents for e.g. 0mg of nicotine to 2.4mg of nicotine. The cartridge is needed to be replaced when the eliquid in the cartridge finishes.


  • Atomizer: The atomizer is the central component in any eCigarette. It is responsible for the conversion of eliquid into smoke. A small heating component is present, as well as a wicking material that draws the eliquid inwards. A small resistance wire is wrapped around this wicking material and when this wire is heated by the heating component it vaporizes the eliquid into vapor, which is then inhaled by the user. An atomizer usually has to be replaced after a period of 3 to 6 months depending on use.


  • Battery: A lithium battery is present to power the electronic cigarette which could be charged through a main charger or a USB charger. Batteries are available in various sizes from different brands. There are batteries which will provide backup for 2 days continuously and then there also are batteries which will provide a backup of 5-7 hours.


  • Cartomizers: A new technological advancement made in eCigarette is the cartomizer. A cartomizer is simply an amalgamated unit which has both the atomizer and the cartridge put together, that performs the same function of both the atomizer and the cartridge . This means that the normal electronic cigarette having a cartomizer consists of only a hassle free two part set-up instead of the previous complicated three-part set up.


2 thoughts on “What is an electronic cigarette in India?

  1. vishal.kuberkar says:

    hello there,
    Here I would like to suggest that you can add some pics to simplify the description of the various parts of the e-cig. Moreover, if we beginners get to watch a video regarding filling of e-liquid, replacing atomizer etc. it will be really helpful. Thanks

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