common kitchen item is a healthy wonder...
Egyptians knew all about it's health benefits. Even Christopher Columbus brought
barrels of it during his "re-discovery" of the New World for treating
scurvy. Indeed, vinegar has uses that would probably make it equally at home in
an apothecary's shop as well as in the kitchen. Here are some interesting facts
sour but healthful liquid...
has both antibiotic and antiseptic properties. In fact, as far back as the
ancient Egyptians, vinegar was already used for cleansing wounds.
has many vitamins and minerals. Apple cider vinegar C, E, A, P, B1, B2 and
B6. It also has manganese, iron, calcium, sodium, magnesium, sulphur,
copper, phosphorous, silicon, chlorine and flourine.
it or not, vinegar has fiber. Because of this, it has been proven useful in
lowering cholesterol. It's also useful in lowering glucose levels for those
suffering from diabetes.
need of a blood thinner? Well, if you don't have aspirin handy, try
drinking vinegar. Vinegar thins the blood and as such, helps lower blood
suffering often from sore throat may want to alleviate their condition by
gargling with vinegar. Just mix vinegar with hot water and gargle one's sore
to lose a few pounds? Well, some people swear with the weight-lowering
properties of vinegar. Although it still remains a mystery as to how, some
people think that it's because vinegar hastens metabolism. How to do it?
Just mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar with water and drink before meals.
summer, be sure to bring along a bottle of vinegar with you when visiting
the beach. It might come handy for jellyfish stings and the like. It seems
that vinegar deactivates the jellyfish cells which allows manual removal of
take note! Vinegar has been proven to be as reliable in determining
cancerous cells in the cervix as the more common pap tests. Indeed, swabbing
vinegar on the cervix actually turns cancerous cells white.
vinegar can also be a daily health drink. The local "sukang irok:
(sugar palm vinegar or kaong) can be mixed with honey (another natural
product with health benefits), water (or crushed ice) for a healthful and
refreshing drink come summertime!