Nicotine salts at its core is still nicotine that is found naturally in the usual tobacco leaf. To understand the difference between nicotine salts and the industry standard "freebase nicotine" we will first look at what convention freebase nicotine is. Freebase nicotine is produced when vape juice companies extract protons from nicotine. In order to do this manufacturers utilize ammonia which strips the protons from nicotine but also separates the salts that are naturally found in the tobacco leaves thus leaving us with the end product of freebase nicotine found in your conventional e-liquids. Nicotine salts on the other hand is simply nicotine in their natural state no chemicals or extractions used.
Although nicotine salts are relatively new in the vaping world, the benefits of nicotine salts are already apparent. One of which is the body absorbs this form of nicotine way more efficiently than the conventional freebase version, and also nicotine salts are sustained longer in our system leading to a longer lasting nicotine fix. Thus when vaping nicotine salts you will notice the effects of nicotine faster and it will last longer. Another benefit is that the "throat-hit" salted nicotine is going to provide is stronger, similar to physical cigarettes. Therefore vapers who are attempting to kick the habit of smoking cigarettes now have a better alternative to transition to vaping.
Vaping nicotine salts are very different than vaping conventional freebase nicotine. First off it is not recommended to be used on any sub-ohm devices or tanks. Instead low powered pod systems are highly recommended such as the Suorin Drop, Smok Infinix, or Juul. This is mainly because nicotine salts are produced with higher nicotine levels usually at 25mg or 50mg. With a lower powered pod device you will not notice that you are vaping higher nicotine levels aside from your body feeling the nicotine.
Here at West Coast Vape Supply we want to provide our customers with the newest and best products possible thus we carry a wide selection of nicotine salts and devices. Expect to see popular juice brands like Naked 100, Juice Roll Upz, and Beard Vape Co. in nicotine salt form. If you are looking for a compatible device look no further because we carry many of the popular nicotine salt starter kits and bundles. One popular one is the Suorin Drop, shaped like a tear drop it is sleek and compact with a large juice capacity of 2ml. Or if you are looking for more of a pen style device be sure to take a look at the Infinix Portable Starter Kit by SMOK. It is a flat pen style starter kit with everything needed to get started besides the juice.
It certainly seems like nicotine salts are here to stay. It has many benefits over freebase nicotine and now companies like NKD 100 have developed nicotine salt e-juices that are available in the usual nicotine levels such as 0mg, 3mg, and 6mg, meaning that you will be able to use sub-ohm devices without noticing much of a difference beside the smoother and faster nicotine delivery.
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