Important Electronic Cigarette Facts

Electronic cigarettes or e-cigs as they are commonly known as, have become very popular quit smoking devices. They are a healthy alternative to tobacco smoking as they do not contain the toxic chemicals and carcinogens that are found in tobacco cigarettes.

An electronic cigarette is made up of the following components:

1. The mouthpiece

2. An element that heats

3. A rechargeable battery

4. Very small various electronic circuits.

There are many products out there that claim to help people quit smoking but this one is a bit controversial. Some try to look like a cigarette but others simply appear to be a ball point pen. Some people think this may help someone quit smoking while others think it may encourage younger people to smoke as it would enable them to be able to pick up the nicotine habit more easily.

How it's used

When the smoker inhales through the electronic cigarette the air that the person produced is detected by a sensor, the sensor then will activate a devise that heats the vapor called a heating element once the vapor is vaporized a nicotine solution stored in the mouthpiece then releases the vapors into the person's mouth. Some even have a tips that lights up as the person inhales.

The vapor can then be flavored to resemble a regular cigarette like menthol, some try to copy popular brands as well. There are a lot of other flavors also like strawberry, orange, mint, vanilla, caramel, coffee.

Today, there are hundreds of companies that are selling these devices and you as the buyer must do the proper research so that you get the best value for your money.