What are Nicotine Salts?

Whether you’re new to vaping or a seasoned pro, you’ve likely heard of “nicotine salts,” “nic-salts” or “salt e liquids.” But what are they? Nicotine salts are a type of nicotine that’s found naturally in tobacco leaves. It’s generally considered to be more stable than freebase nicotine, which is used in most e-liquids. Nicotine salts offer vapers many benefits.

If you were to vape freebase nicotine that was over, say, 18mg, the hit would be too harsh. With nicotine salts, the hit is much smoother, allowing you to comfortably vape 12mg, 24mg or more. Nicotine salts more closely mimic the sensation of smoking a traditional cigarette than other forms of vaping.

Nicotine in e liquids can oxidize, causing an off-flavor and discoloration. Nicotine salts are less likely to oxidize than freebase nicotine, and they have a longer shelf life. Since the hits deliver nicotine more effectively, many people find themselves vaping less volume of eliquid than they would with freebase nicotine. Salt e liquids are used in smaller, lower wattage devices called vape pods or pod systems, so they make an excellent choice for those who are looking for a compact, portable vaping device. They shouldn’t be used in high-powered or sub-ohm devices as they can deliver an overwhelming amount of nicotine.

At Blue Dot Vapors, we carry affordable salt e liquids in 12 and 24mg. Our premium nic salts currently come in 39 delicious and complex flavors like Dragon’s Tongue (coconut, green apple, and cream), King’s Treat (banana and peanut butter custard with marshmallows on top), and Spring Honeysuckle (floral honeysuckle with strawberries and pear). If you’re looking for freebase nicotine e-liquids, we offer 63 flavors to choose from. All our e-liquids are produced in a state-of-the-art clean room, guaranteeing you a clean, consistent product, every time. Looking for vaping equipment to enjoy your nic salts with? Check out our selection of quality, affordable pod systems, perfect for low temperature vaping. We have everything you need, from e liquids to replacement hardware, for the perfect vaping experience.