How to make electronic cigarette refill liquid

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The electronic cigarette (or "e-cigarette") is as a smoking cessation aid that delivers a small dose of nicotine to the user. E-cigarettes are usually composed of a long, rechargeable battery and circuit board, an atomiser and a mouthpiece that contains a spongelike area that holds the liquid before it is vaporised. You can purchase commercial e-cigarette refill liquid, which is sold in many flavours and nicotine strengths, but some e-cigarette users mix their own refilling liquid, called e-liquid, at home. You can find all of the ingredients for e-liquid at your local pharmacy -- except for nicotine liquid, which you can purchase from speciality retailers.

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Things you need

  • Vegetable glycerine
  • Oral syringe
  • Dropper bottle, 250ml or larger
  • Distilled water
  • 50 mg nicotine liquid

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    Draw 140ml of vegetable glycerine into the oral syringe and add it to the dropper bottle. If vegetable glycerine is not available, you can use propylene glycerine in place of it. Vegetable glycerine-based e-liquid tends to produce more smoke-like vapour than propylene glycerine-based e-liquid when exhaled.

  2. 2

    Measure out 30ml of distilled water and add it to the bottle. Vegetable glycerine is a very thick, syruplike substance, and you need to thin it out before using it in an e-cigarette.

  3. 3

    Draw 30ml of liquid nicotine into the syringe and add it to the bottle. This recipe consists of around 18% nicotine.

  4. 4

    Replace the cap on the dropper bottle and shake the bottle vigorously to mix.

Tips and warnings

  • When experimenting with e-liquid recipes, do not exceed 33% nicotine concentration.
  • Nicotine poisoning is a very real danger when handling concentrated nicotine. Keep liquid nicotine out or reach of children and animals.

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