When you quit smoking and are new to e-cigarettes and vaping, you may find that some of the terminology is confusing. When referring to the ingredients in e liquids, you will commonly hear about PG versus VG e-liquids.

PG is propylene glycol and VG is Vegetable glycerin and they refer to the base  ingredient that makes up e liquids. PG And VG have a different consistency and flavour and can produce different results when used in an e cigarette, vape pen or mod. There is no consensus in the vaping community about which is best. People will often have a personal preference for one or the other and will also sometimes mix the two.

What Does PG Mean In E Liquid?

PG e-liquid is made with propylene glycol. It has the following characteristics:

  • Thinner consistency
  • Tasteless and odourless. It does not effecting the flavour of your e-liquid flavour
  • Stronger throat hit, similar to tobacco smoking, and recommended for people who like the sensation of a strong throat hit, just like smoking.
  • Less build up on the element, cartomisers and wik tanks.

What Does VG Mean In E Liquid?

VG e-liquid is made with vegetable glycerine. It has the following characteristics:

  • Thicker e-liquid consistency
  • On its own it has a sweeter taste, giving a sweeter taste to your e-liquid
  • It provides less of a throat hit
  • VG provides a smoother vaping experience
  • VG produces the most dense clouds of vapour, making it popular with cloud chasers.
  • VG is often popular for use use in larger vaporisers and mods

Ecigfuture hopes this explanation eliminates any confusion. If you would like more information, please contact us.

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