Choosing the right vape liquid strength for you

Switching from smoking to vaping? It’s important to find the right nicotine strength in your vape liquid. This should match how you used to smoke.

Why vape liquid strength matters

Different nicotine levels in e-liquids help you reduce nicotine gradually. This way, you can avoid strong withdrawal symptoms.

Nicotine strengths guide

E-liquids come with different nicotine levels, shown in mg/ml or percentages. Here’s a simple guide:

 

Cigarettes per day

Suggested strength (%)

Suggested strength (mg/ml)

1-5

0.6%

6mg

5-10

1.0%

10mg

15-20

1.4%

14mg

20+

1.8%

18mg

 

 

How to choose

  1. Think about your smoking habits: How many cigarettes do you smoke a day? How strong are your cravings?
  2. Start in the middle: If you’re not sure, try a medium strength first.
  3. Adjust as needed: If you still crave cigarettes, try a high strength. If it’s too strong, vape less or choose a lower strength.

Signs of too much nicotine

If your nicotine strength is too high, you might have:

    • headache
    • dizziness
    • mild nausea
    • coughing

If this happens, stop vaping and the symptoms will go away quickly. 

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