You might have heard about the e-cigarettes which were introduced in the market as a cure for smoking. People who were willing to quit smoking were offered these e-cigarettes, and they adopted it happily because they were told it is less harmful than any cigarette in the market. Well, the fact is true, and an e-cigarette or a vape pen is less harmful than any cigarette how much ever low tar and nicotine level it may have.

E Liquids for Vape Pens

Before you start getting confused, let me clarify you that vape pen is another name for an e-cigarette. Vape pens is a specific term which is derived from “vaporizer.” In the vape pen, there’s a nicotine liquid often termed as e-liquid is used as the vaporizing material. There are a lot of brands which are bringing in the different market variety of e-liquids. Now you can find flavored e-liquids as well in the market.

Flavoured E-Liquid

Health fact is that e-cigarettes were less harmful than the conventional paper-wrapped cigarettes. And it was an excellent tool to quit smoking, but then there came the flavored e-liquid in the market. The trend of flavored e-liquids became hot during last few years. And then research was carried out, and the outcomes of the research were alarming.

E-Cigarettes without Flavours is Safe

When you smoke a cigarette, the main process involved is combustion of tobacco. This combustion process produces more than twenty harmful chemicals including nicotine, hydrogen cyanide, lead, carbon mono oxide, arsenic, formaldehyde, ammonia, benzene, nitrosamines and few more. The alarming thing is that all these chemicals are listed as major causes of cancer in human body.

When you smoke a vape pen, there’s no combustion process of tobacco. Smoking a vape pen produces the lesser amount of chemicals like Nicotine, Nitrosamines, Propylene Glycol which is commonly known as vegetable oil, and vegetable glycerol. So from this fact, we can say that e-cigarettes are less harmful than the paper wrapped conventional cigarettes.

Now if you are thinking about switching to e-cigarettes with an aim to quit smoking than reconsider your decision. You must read about the researchers carried out about the flavored e-liquids. Most of the researchers revealed that these flavored e-liquids are more harmful than any conventional cigarette.

Most of the chemical produced after smoking an e-cigarette is food grade and not that much harmful to the health. But it is found that the chemicals which are used to add flavors to the e-liquid are harmful. It is a grey area now because there are theories and reports about it. Some good companies are producing e-liquids which are using food grade chemicals to add flavors. But there are lots of brands which are bringing in the market some substandard e-liquids are harmful and quite injurious to health.

According to UK’s Health Department research report, we can say that electronic cigarettes are almost 90% less harmful than a conventional paper wrapped tobacco cigarettes. But still, some researchers tell that even e-cigarettes are not good for health so it must be avoided as well.

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