What you should know about vaping without nicotine
Vaping is becoming a popular past-time for many people, with a lot of people viewing it as an alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes because of the availability of nicotine e-liquids on the market. You don’t have to consume nicotine to enjoy vaping however with the wide variety of nicotine free e-liquids available; it’s possible to use your e-cigarette without worrying about nicotine addiction or side effects related to the drug.
Many people find the experience of vaping without nicotine to be preferable, so if you’re curious to try it read on, in this article we’ll discuss everything you need to know about vaping without nicotine.
How to do it
A lot of e-juices are sold with a non-nicotine option, so there’s no need to worry about missing out on the flavour variety that e-cig’s are known for. If you’re starting off using e-cig’s with an existing nicotine habit and you’re hoping to cut down, it’s recommended that you cut down your nicotine consumption slowly, tapering your usage down rather than going cold turkey and using nicotine e-liquids straight away. Cutting out nicotine without tapering is likely to result in a number of unpleasant side effects like nausea, headaches and sweating. E-juice comes in a variety of different levels of nicotine content, so reducing your e-liquids so lower nicotine contents every few weeks should help you to effectively reduce your nicotine habit. If you’re not an ex-smoker then you can start with nicotine free e-liquids right away.
Why do it
You might be wondering why you would want to vape without nicotine – well there are a few good reasons why. Firstly it is well known that there are some negative side effects associated with nicotine, so using nicotine free e-liquids can help you to avoid the physical addiction and impact of becoming dependant on the substance. E-cigs can be an excellent stress relief even without nicotine, the habit of going outside to inhale and exhale is similar to practicing mindfulness, so it’s no wonder so many smokers get addicted to more than just the nicotine but the actual practice of going outside for a cigarette. Smoking is a mental and emotional addiction in addition to a physical way; e-cig’s are a good way of indulging in the good side of the practice, without the nicotine.
The benefits of nicotine-free e-juice
Aside from the obvious benefit of not suffering side effects from nicotine, many e-cigarette users say that e-juice tastes better without any nicotine content. Supposedly it has more flavour, less aftertaste and doesn’t give the same throat hit as nicotine containing e-juices. It’s also much less addictive, which is great for people who don’t like being at the mercy of an addiction.
Who uses e-cig’s without the nicotine?
People who commonly decide to use e-liquids without the nicotine include ex-smokers who want to break the habit, people who enjoy the act of vaping but don’t like the feeling of nicotine, those who enjoy vaping socially, younger people, those who enjoy doing tricks or those who just enjoy the flavour. It’s a popular choice for those who like to practice party tricks, because it’s quite easy to accidentally overdose on nicotine when vaping large quantities or trying to practice blowing large vapour clouds.
Many e-cigarette users make the choice to use nicotine-free e-juice for a range of different reasons. It’s a personal choice and one that vapers can feel positive about, as it allows them to engage in an enjoyable, social activity and active community without worrying about potential side effects from an addictive substance.
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