E-juice, also called as e-liquid is the fluid used in e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. It is used to produce vapor, which is used for vaping. It comes in variety of flavors and with or without nicotine. Usually, e-juice is made of a base ingredient (PG or VG), food flavors and water. The base ingredient constitute 90% of the ejuice, and it helps distribute the flavor throughout the liquid.
The two main ingredients in the e-juice are,
- PG – Propylene Glycol
- VG – Vegetable Glycerin
- Any food grade flavoring
You can go with 100% PG or 100% VG, as the base ingredient or you can go with a combination of both VG and PG. Most of the manufacturers of e-liquid usually go with the combination, like 50% PG and 50% VG, to retain the properties of both the ingredients in the base.
PG – Propylene Glycol
PG is a substance that is used in many food flavorings, soft drinks, cake mixes, food coloring, medicines etc. It holds the flavors and distributes the taste and food grade flavoring you use in the e-juice.
VG – Vegetable Glycerin
VG is a vegetable based sugar alcohol that is sweet and thick. It is used in food products as a preservative or a low glycemic sweetener. It can also be found in skin care products, toothpaste etc.
There are thousands of flavors available in the market like mango, strawberries, peaches, coffee and many more. Most manufacturers use food grade flavoring that are used in most of the foods. These are completely safe.