What You Need to Know About Nicotine Content in E-Juices - What to Know

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For any new vapers, especially ones that are on the road to quit smoking, there are plenty of questions that revolve around nicotine and e-juice. However, the most common question is, "How much nicotine is there in vape juice?" If you have the same problem in mind, then prepare to read this article, as the answer is a little more complicated than you would expect. However, to make it short, it depends on what you buy. 

With that said, here's all you need to know about nicotine in vape juice.

How Much Nicotine is there in Vape Juice?

The easiest way to find out how much nicotine is present in a bottle of e-juice is to look at the label. Be aware that there is such a thing as nicotine-free juice, so if your juices are labelled that way, do not expect it to have any nicotine in them. 

On the one hand, if it does have any, it will be written in numbers. It can range from 3mg/mL (which is the minimum amount, great for those who want to reduce nicotine intake) to up to 36 mg/mL. Of course, the more the milligrams of nicotine per millilitre of water, the more potent the juice.

 How Much Nicotine Do Users Need?

There is no one-fits-all type of answer to knowing how much nicotine is appropriate for specific users. However, in general, 0mg/mL (nicotine-free e-juice) is perfect for those who want to enjoy the taste of the juices. 

For those who are trying to reduce their reliance on nicotine, vape juices that contain around 3mg/mL to 6mg/mL are great, although it can be unsatisfying for regular smokers. For regular smokers, the answer will depend heavily on the individual's habits—how much smoking was done daily and how big of a vape hit the individual takes. 

As a general rule, however, most will be satisfied with a 12mg/mL bottle of juice. For really heavy smokers, 18mg/mL can suffice, while others who smoke up to two packs a day can get away with 24mg/mL. 

As for the largest concentration of 36mg/mL, it should never be vaped by itself. Doing so can be fatal. The only reason such a dosage exists is that it allows users to dilute it with other vape juices that have little to no nicotine in them to add a bit of a kick, such as adding nicotine to a nicotine-free juice.

However, it is good to note that nicotine is much more potent in vapes than in smoking because it is absorbed by the body much more effectively in water vapour. Because of that, many smokers will find that even a 3mg/mL and a 6mg/mL bottle can be satisfying.

In conclusion, what you find satisfying will be totally up to you. There is plenty of experimenting with different vape juices before finding out what truly works for you. By following this article, you have a rough idea of how much nicotine you need in your vape juice.

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