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The Benefits of Vaping Nicotine Salts


Nicotine Salts are a relatively new in the e-liquid market and have been making headlines recently by being used as an alternative to traditional nicotine freebase concentrate within e-liquid. Traditionally, nicotine freebase is added to a mixture of vegetable glycerine (VG) and propylene glycerine (PG) in e-liquid. But what exactly are nicotine salts and how do they affect a vaping experience?


What are Nicotine Salts?


Essentially, nicotine salts are a type of nicotine that forms naturally in leaf tobacco. Nicotine salts include an added ingredient known as Benzoic acid, which allows for them to be vaped at lower temperatures, leaving a smoother throat hit. Benzoic acid allows nicotine salts to be absorbed as easily as a freebase nicotine.


But why use Nicotine Salts?


Nicotine salts are incredibly useful to use for people who want to quit smoking as the offer a higher strength of nicotine than traditional e-liquid, without the harsh throat hit. Nicotine salts are also practical when trying to kick the habit of smoking cigarettes as they offer a more authentic smoking experience in order to curb the craving.


What device should I use to vape Nicotine Salts?


Ideally, nicotine salts are suited for smaller, less powerful devices that use a low wattage such as stick devices. Nicotine salts are less suitable for high wattage sub-ohm devices. The fact that they are designed for low wattage devices means they are cost efficient, as smaller devices tend to go through less liquid than sub-ohm devices, meaning you won’t need to buy as much e-liquid.


Do Nicotine Salts provide the same flavour?


Yes. Nicotine salts do not have a negative impact on the flavour of the e-liquid in any way, shape or form. In fact, one may argue that nicotine salt e-liquid actually tastes better than traditional nicotine freebase e-liquid due to the fact that nicotine freebase affects the liquid’s overall flavour. Nicotine salts do not impact the flavour of an e-liquid, meaning the vaping experience can be more flavoursome and true.


 Will Nicotine Salts help satisfy my cravings?


Nicotine salts will help satisfy cravings better than traditional e-liquid due to the fact that you can vape a stronger strength without it being too uncomfortable on your throat. We recommend that you try nicotine salts if you’re finding that regular e-liquid isn’t satisfying your craving to smoke cigarettes.


What are the disadvantages of Nicotine Salts?


For some people, nicotine salts may be too strong. Light smokers can make do with e-liquid within the 3-12mg strength mark. Nicotine salts often allows for liquids up to 20mg in strength. Another disadvantage of nicotine salts is the fact that they are pretty much unusable in powerful sub-ohm devices.




You should definitely give nicotine salts a try if you’re looking to replicate that traditional smoking sensation. Nicotine salts are the closest thing to smoking cigarettes and are sure to provide you with an authentic smoking experience. If you’re looking for a high strength vaping experience without the harsh throat hit, then try nicotine salts.


We have a range of over 80 nicotine salt based e-liquids including premium brands such as Element, IVG, Riot Squad and E-Liquid France. Be sure to check them out in our store by clicking HERE.

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