An important thing to know if you’re trying to quit smoking is that nicotine leaves the body after 48-72 hours. However, there is a way for you to flush nicotine out of your system much faster!
The magic ingredient for doing this is the cream of tartar – a byproduct of the wine making process. The cream of tartar is very effective when it comes to eliminating nicotine from your system. Moreover, it is an inexpensive and easy to find ingredient which has numerous health benefits to non-smokers as well.
Chemists often use the powdered form of the cream of tartar, technically known as potassium hydrogen tartrate.
Among many benefits of the cream of tartar, here are 5 that can do wonders for your health:
It Helps You Quit Smoking
Besides getting nicotine out of your body, the cream of tartar does as much as making you hate the taste of cigarettes. It is a perfect alternative to the ‘no smoking’ pads. Mix it up with orange juice, and you will get a vitamin C infused health bomb that will pull out the nicotine in no time, and help you restore the lost amounts of vitamin. Just mix a medium glass of orange juice with half a teaspoon of the cream of tartar, drink the mixture every night for a month and feel the magic happen!
It Reduces Blood Pressure
Low potassium levels in the organism increase the risk of high blood pressure, but the cream of tartar can do amazing things for preventing this issue, as 100 grams of the cream of tartar contain a whooping 16,500 milligrams of potassium.
If the level of potassium in your system is low, add a teaspoon of the cream of tartar to a glass of water and drink this mixture every night before going to bed.
It Relieves Urinary Tract Infections
The cream of tartar changes the Ph levels in the urine, creating a bacteria destroying environment, which effectively relieves and helps prevent urinary tract infections. In a cup of warm water, add 1 1/2 teaspoon of the cream of tartar, a few drops of lemon juice, and consume it a few times throughout the day, every day.
It Relieves Arthritis – caused Pain
There is 2 milligrams of magnesium contained in 100 grams of the cream of tartar, which, according to Dr. Sircus, “modulates cellular events involved in inflammation.” Having this in mind, the cream of tartar has exceptional benefits in cases of arthritis.
All you have to do is add a couple of tablespoons of the cream of tartar and 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt to your bath, and soak in it for 30-40 minutes, once or twice daily. If the arthritis pain is localized, you can use a bucket of half of the mixture and only apply it on the targeted areas.
It Fights Acne Problems
The cream of tartar’s acidic properties make this ingredient the perfect agent for fighting various types of acne and cleaning the skin. However, you should not use it directly on the skin.
Instead, drink a teaspoon of the cream of tartar in a glass with 8 ounces of water or orange juice every day. This mix will destroy bacteria that cause acne, which will leave your skin clean and fresh.
Watch the video below to learn more about the cream of tartar and its amazing benefits.