In the last episode of our “DIY e-liquids” article we went over the basics of DIY e-liquids – equipment you will find necessary on your journey into the DIY world, some safety guidelines and of course the ingredients – types of nicotine bases best for DIY e-liquids manufacture. Now that you know how to safely work with your nicotine solutions – let’s start mixing.
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With that out of the way let us begin.
We will start mixing with a pretty simple, one flavor e-liquid. We want a big cloud and not much throat hit, we will make a high VG e-liquid (let’s use 80VG/20PG for this recipe), also since it is high season for strawberries we will make our first e-liquid a strawberry one.
How to make e-liquids using DIY bases and flavourings.
We have all read the articles foreseeing painful death to all vapers due to the horrible diacetyl present in e-liquids giving everybody “popcorn lung”.
During the research carried out by the National Institute of Health (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/behindtheheadlines/news/2015-12-08-flavouring-found-in-e-cigarettes-linked-to-popcorn-lung/), the “deadly” diacetyl was found to be present in amounts above the laboratory limit of detection in 39 of 51 e-liquids tested by National Institute of Health. The diacetyl content in tested e-liquids was ranging from the detection limit, up to 239 µg/e-cigarette.
If you read the above paragraph you could feel unsafe, some people would start worrying, some would panic. Unless you will do some more research on your own. Or simply keep reading. (more…)
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