E-cigs with No Nicotine ??

Discussion in 'Switching' started by JoAnna1010, May 18, 2009.

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  1. JoAnna1010

    JoAnna1010 Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Is anyone using the ecig with no nicotine?
    Did you start with nicotine and get down to no nicotine?
    How was it ? Did just using the device help
     
  2. dijohn76

    dijohn76 Senior Member ECF Veteran

    My first kit came with medium nic carts, within the day I realized that it was more the psychological (hand to mouth) that I wanted. I ordered lorann oils. vg, pg, and one bottle of 24mg nic unflavored and started mixing my own. Within a week of mixing my own I came completely off the nicotine and now pretty much mix lorann flavor, a little pg, and the rest vg.
     
  3. jtc_333

    jtc_333 Full Member

    I smoked real cigs for 12 years. I got a e-cig 5 months ago and started on 18 to 16 mg of nic. After 2 days of the e-cig I stoped the real cig and never had one since. Over the 4 months I cut down alittle each month on the nic lvl till I was at 0 nic. I did it over the 4 months and never noticed anything different. After a few weeks of 0 nic I didnt even want to vape anymore and had no want or anything. Wasnt planning on quiting vaping either but just kinda happened after i went to 0 nic hehe.
     
  4. belevitt

    belevitt Full Member

    Jtc_333, that's terrific. I enjoy vaping but I wouldn't mind not craving it. I started at 24 mg/ml and have worked my way down over the last sixty days to 8 mg/ml. I am a little concerned about going from 8 mg/ml down to no nicotine. Did you have any trouble when you first went from nicotine to no nicotine?
     
  5. Sun Vaporer

    Sun Vaporer ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    I went straight from Carton cigarettes to NO-NIC --took one day to quit cigarettes. According to the FDA it takes 5 mg of daily intake of nicotine to get addicted. Carton cigarettes have .01 mg of nicotine per cigarette. That would mean that I would have had to smoke 50 of them a day or 2 and one half packs just to meet the lowest threshhold of addiction. I was only doing 30 a day. So I was never addicted to the Nicotine in the first place------------IMO the hand to mouth is just as addicting and vaping no-nic takes care of that for me-----------Sun
     
  6. Richie G

    Richie G Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Didn't notice anything different as in no difference of throat hit? If I'm not getting a throat hit I might as well drag on the end of a black bic pen. I'm reducing nic but I think I'd have trouble with 0 if it meant just exhaling vapor sans a throat hit. Could you expand on your experience? Thanks so much...
     
  7. ohionana

    ohionana Full Member

    Hey Joanna
    I received my first kit yesterday, no nicotine, I got Vanilla and Peach. I have been doing great these last 24 hours, I had to go into town today, and pulled out an analog, and it was NASTY, afterwards the smell of the lingering smoke was sickening. I really think they will help me to finally quit. I too think its the hand to mouth thing. Even if I have the ecig in my HAND and occasinonally put it to my lips, it helps. Wish I would have known about this years ago.
    Good Luck
    Patti
     
  8. JoAnna1010

    JoAnna1010 Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Patti,

    Hey, thanks for that info. My eventual plan is to go to no nicotine. I started my ecig transition yesterday and have only smoked 3 analogs in 2 days. And, like you said....I cannot stand the lingering smoke smell.
    The only thing I'm worried about is getting the HORRIBLE nicotine cravings I got when I quit smoking about 5 years ago. My cold turkey quit lasted about 6 weeks and I was CRAZy. Having panic attacks, depressed, and everything but the DT's !! Ha Ha !!
    Like you, I think a lot of my problem is the "hole" in your life that results from not having a cig in your hands.....or the "reward" of a cig after finishing a task....etc.

    I'm hoping for the best and so far I am REALLY impressed with these ecigs.

    What type do you have ??? I started out with a Smoking Everywhere, then bought a Red Dragon and now a KR808 - Zeus. The RD and Zeuse seem about the same and are pretty darn close to the real thing. Did you start out using nicotine or have you only done the no-nicotine ecigs?

    Thanks for getting back to me.
    JoAnna
     
  9. ohionana

    ohionana Full Member

    JoAnna Sounds like your doing Great! Hang in there, we CAN do this. Its happening... I have the DSE109 I keep it really busy, :hubba: I really love this forum am learning so much. Let me know how you do.
    Patti
     
  10. TBDesigns

    TBDesigns Full Member

    I was looking for this info thanks!
     
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