A status symbol for manliness and masculinity has degraded to a means of stress buster. Cigarettes are tobacco rolled thin paper with filter. The same needs to ignite and eventually leads to addiction. With increasing levels of stress, the item has become an inseparable part of one’s life. It is extremely deadly and can lead to multiple forms of cancer including oral and lung cancer. It also leads to oral decay and other oral diseases. Scientists are on a constant lookout for alternatives to smoking and have developed nicotine patches and other ‘trinkets’ to appease the smoking populace. Unfortunately, the results have not been up to the mark and people continue to smoke the rolled up tobacco.
E-cigarette or electronic cigarette is a new addition to the alternatives to regular smoking. It is cylindrical in shape and gives the same feeling to the user a regular cigarette. The major line of difference is the smoke free nature of the former. Also known as a vaporizer, it comes in with options of nicotine and nicotine free depending on the requirement. Marketers have marketed this product as the best alternative and the availability of e liquid in the device makes it a popular pick. The liquid is basically flavors, which act as the fuel to electronic cigarette. The modern variants for the above are automated in nature and resemble a ballpoint pen. They are refillable and reusable. The cartridge contains the fuel and needs to be activated by blowing in to the mouth. The sensor reads the message and triggers the heating process that vaporizes the liquid. The liquid comes with a variety of flavors and is diverse in nature. The purpose of the concoction is to provide a smooth feel to the user.
Components of electronic cigarette
The cigarette is divided into multiple parts including the mouthpiece, heating element, rechargeable battery and some circuits. The mouthpiece contains an absorbent material that is dipped in the liquid concoction. The mouthpiece needs to be replaced with drip tips at various intervals. The liquid is placed into the atomizer bridge and it acts as the heating element that vaporizes the same. The atomizer is usually changed every six months due to ware and tear. The lithium-ion battery is rechargeable and is the sensitive area of the device. The life of the device depends on the usage pattern and the environment in which it is operated at.
The e liquid know how
The e liquid has multiple layers of nicotine content. At times the same can be made nicotine free too. It contains a blend of PG (Propylene Glycol) and VG (Vegetable Glycerin). It also contains other chemicals that affect the potency and effectiveness of the fluid in the device. Standard or regular versions of the liquid contain 70% PG/VG 30% to 50% PG/VG 50%. The same is further improvised to suit requirements and unique mixes and blends. The user has the sole discretion about the nicotine levels and can get a personalized blend as well. The doctors also prescribe the content at times.