Know your NICOTINE

Nicotine USP/EP Graded Products

What is NICOTINE ?


Nicotine is  a  substance derived in crude form from tobacoo leaves and purified to almost 100 %. This is a colourless, tasteless, substance  when freshly purified. It is sensitive to oxygen in  contact with which it starts to colourize from yellow to darkbrown. Though acquiring some colour its purity is not effected and can be used without any loss of  potency.  It is stored under Nitrogen blanket to avoid oxygen contact. It is toxic in the purest state and should be handled with care.


How is NICOTINE manufactured worldwide ?


Nicotine is extracted from tobacoo leaves and purified  to  its  purest  form  in  a number of  steps differently  carried out  by  different  pharma and non-pharma companies. Basically it  is  water extracted in percolators , than  solvent extracted, further treated to liberate Nicotine and vacuum distilled. The  concern is about carrying out this steps in a  safe pharmacutical  manner  or  in  a  chemical  plant which are open to  atmosphere and prone to contaminants  where NICOTINE may carry the constituenst  used in the manufacture which are not removed completly   which may be sometimes  toxic to the customer . Due to thier low costs they find place in the market and to the e-liquids.


How does Nicotine work ?


When puffed , nicotine is absorbed through the wall lining of the small air sacs in the lungs. Nicotine is the primary one that acts on the brain, altering people’s moods, appetites, and alertness in ways they find pleasant and beneficiary.


Is Nicotine safe for the body ?


Nicotine is not safe for pregnant women, or women who beleive they may be pregnant, or are trying to become pregnant. All nicotine products must be kept out of the reach of children and pets. Nicotine is highly addictive substance


Why does your body crave for Nicotine ?


There are many reported effects of nicotine use including: feelings of relaxation, calmness, alertness and reduced appetite. Nicotine appears to enhance concentration and memory as well as increasing arousal . Over and above it has an addictive nature which causes a crave .


How do you know about the quality of Nicotine you are vaping by yourself ?


Nicotine itself does not have any taste . It is the flavours that give you taste and smell. Nicotine when highly pure is absolute free from any other contaminants , hence there is no throat-hit if it is the best Nicotine


Why is the quality of Nicotine you are vaping important ?


When you puff, it the quality of Nicotine that matters. If the Nicotine carries any impurities or contaminants they all go to the body and can  harm  the  body .


What are the sources of impurities in Nicotine ?


Nicotine is a compound extracted from tobacco by solvent extraction. A number of processes are applied on tobacco to ultimately get a purest form of Nicotine. Moreover , the processing area where such extraction is done is also important because there may be some contaminants that are associated from the processing facility. The best Nicotine does not have any contaminants from the facility where it is extracted and other compounds that are used in the extraction process are reduced to a minimum so that they are not harmful to human health.



What are the signs of allergy to Nicotine ?


Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction : Hives, Difficulity in breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongues, or throat. Stop using Nicotine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects 1) Seizures 2) chest pain or uneven heartbeat.




Is  Nicotine  a  Carcinogen ?


Nicotine in its purest  form is not  concluded  to be carcigneic. However,  when it is present in  tobacco smoke  from the cigareetes,  it  contains  about  4000  chemicals  some  of  which are  carcinogenic   which  are detrimental  to health. In contrast a e-cigareetes contains only PG, VG, and Nicotine in its purest form which maker them safer compared to the normal cigarettes.