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Decoding E-Liquid Vaping: What are PG and VG?

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If you are just now entering into the vape scene, you will hear the terms "PG" and "VG" used quite regularly. After all, they are the two base chemicals used in creating the liquids. You may be wondering what exactly they are and what you are putting into your body.

Propylene Glycol (PG)

This is an FDA approved chemical used to absorb the extra water and maintain moisture in certain food products. It is also a solvent for food coloring and flavorings in food. We use the exact same artificial and natural flavorings in our juice as is used in food products

How Does PG Affect E-Liquids?

PG is not only used to carry the flavor, but it also creates a strong throat hit when vaped.

Vegetable Glycerin

This chemical is created using vegetable oil and is commonly used as a sweetener due to it being able to metabolize slower than sucrose. It is also a hygroscopic, which means it draws out moisture from the air to maintain the moisture in food products.

How does VG Affect E-Liquids?  

VG creates the vapor that many prefer but it also creates a sweet taste to the liquids without having to add sweetner.

Every vapor has their own preferences when it comes to what ratio of PG/VG they prefer. Some prefer the higher PG while others prefer a higher VG. It’s up to you to decide what your preference is going to be. We recommend for you to start with a 50/50 blend for your first juice. This will give you a general idea of where you want to go from to create your ideal juice.

If the throat hit is too strongly, or you would like to produce more vapor, try getting a higher VG liquid. If it seems the juice does not have enough flavoring for you, we recommend getting extra flavoring before you attempt to try a higher PG.


Written by BonZer VapeZ Blog of www.bonzervapez.com
We are a e-juice company dedicated to educating the world about vaping. Our blog is the platform we are using to do so. You can find us at bonzervapez.com/blog


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