Have you ever come across the term vaping and wondered what it was? Though it may seem similar, there is a difference between vaporizing and vaping. What is vaping then? Vaping refers to the inhale and exhale of smoke from an e-cigarette. The vapor comes from an e-liquid or dry herb contained inside the cigarette. A vaporizer works by converting any vaping material into steam. Vaporizer contains an atomizer to convert liquid into steam. The vaporizer is usually used for inhalation purpose. Do not get confused between the both.

What is contained in an e-cigarette?

The primary material used in an e-cigarette is e-liquid or dry herb. E-cigarettes also contain propylene glycol or vegetable glycerin. Now, these substances may or may not contain nicotine. Flavours that come along with an e-liquid mainly includes fruity flavours such as desserts, candies, and so on. There is a variety of e-cigarette. Let us look into some of them.

Timeline of vaping history.

1) 440 BC- Ancient Vaping: The 440 vaping system was invented by a Greek historian. What this form was vaping was popular among the Eurasian people. They would often throw in cannabis or marijuana into red-hot stones and use the resulting vapor to inhale and exhale.

2) Hookah: Hookah was invented back in the 1542 AD. The hookah was a big step in the construction of the modern vaping system.

3) Eagle Bill’s Shake and Vape Pipe: This vaping system was introduced in the 1980’s and the 1990’s. This was used to vape marijuana. This form of vaping is widely used to date.

4) Modern e-cigarette: In 2003, A Chinese pharmacist invented the modern e-cigarette. They were reached out to many different Countries by the 2000’s. In the UK, the number of vapors is almost 70000.

Vaping experience.


Compared to smoking a normal cigarette, vaping might feel to be wetter. Due to the flavor of the e-liquid, vaping is aromatic and contains a strong flavor, unlike the regular cigarette. Different reviews on vaping shows that people may find it hard to smoke up a regular cigarette. With vaping, it is possible to smoke up non-stop without growing tired or feeling sick. Many a people, choose to vape by selecting their most liked flavour. Vaping does lesser harm to the teeth compared to the normal cigarettes


An e-cigarette technically resembles a pen. They come with a refilling cartridge and a charger. An e-cigar comes with much lower quantities of nicotine or none at all. If not nicotine, e-cigars are filled with dry herbs or wax concentrates.

Types of Vaping

There are two types of vaping. Conduction vs Convection Vaping. Another vaping is the sub ohm vaping where vaping is done using a coil.