Nicotine Salt Explained
Nicotine salt is found in the naturally salts found within a tobacco leaf. It is great for vapers who want to experience full flavour. Plus, it also isn't as harsh as the throat hit from regular e-liquid. This makes it a much smoother experience compared to freebase nicotine. This is because the organic salt acids present lower the pH level to a more neutral value in exhaled vapour. Try it for yourself and find out!
The main form of nicotine found in the tobacco leaf is in a salt. To bridge the gap between the smoking and vaping experience, research has focused on the way nicotine is released and the pH of the nicotine.
Nicotine salts exist as ions. This has an effect on the physical properties of nicotine salts compared to freebase nicotine. Freebase nicotine has a higher pH of 8.0. As a result it might make e liquid harsh to vape for higher strength nicotine users.
Why Choose Nic Salt?
There are a number of benefits to using nic salt e-liquid rather than a regular freebase vape juice.
- Smooth nicotine delivery that reduces a harsh throat hit.
- Choose from a wide range of tastes ranging from sweet fruity tastes to classic tobacco options for an experience as close to smoking as possible.
- Great with vape pods and other low-power e-cigs as it delivers a strong flavour with little vapour needed.
- Satisfying nicotine absorption which is fantastic for new vapers to help quit smoking.
What Are The Best Nic Salts?
Finding the best is all about personal taste. Though, to name a few of our favourites, we recommend the following brands to both new and experienced vapers.
Here are some top picks:
To learn more about our most popular nic salts read more here - Best Nic Salt E Liquids
How Much Nicotine is in Nic Salts?
Most nic salt e liquid contains between 1.8% (18mg) and 2.0% (20mg) of nicotine. The higher strength means most vapers will have longer periods in between vaping. As a result it will help to keep those cravings at bay. Lower strength options are also available in ranges such as Ohm Brew E-Liquid. These are well suited to people who prefer to use powerful sub-ohm tanks.
Related - Choosing the right nicotine strength
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