Smoking has a detrimental effect on the entire body; therefore you should do your best to quit this nasty habit. If you are in the process of doing that, note that nicotine leaves the body system only after 48 to 72 hours. Hence, you will need to find a quick way how to that which we shall offer in today’s article.
The answer is the use of cream of tartar or technically recognized as potassium hydrogen tartrate. It represents a byproduct of the wine making process, a sediment from the bottom of a wine barrel.
It can be found in a powder form, and it effectively helps in the elimination of nicotine from the body system. This product is easily available and not expensive and will offer benefits to the non-smokers as well.
5 Benefits of Cream of Tartar
- Helps in quitting smoking
Not only that it will successfully flush out the nicotine from your body, but as well as will help you to quit smoking altogether. It has the ability to make you detest the taste of cigarettes.
Combining it with orange juice can help you a lot. Oranges are loaded with Vitamin C which will also help in the pulling out the nicotine, and at the same time restore the lost vitamin amount.
Therefore, mix a medium glass of orange juice with half a teaspoon of cream of tartar, and drink this solution each night for 30 days in a row.
- Lowers Blood Pressure
The common reason for high blood pressure is low potassium levels in the body. On the other hand, cream of tartar is packed with potassium, namely in 100 grams of cream of tartar there is 16,500 milligrams of potassium.
So, if your high blood pressure is a result of lack of potassium, then you should drink a glass of water with 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar every night before going to bed.
- Soothes arthritis pain
Magnesium is very beneficial for relieving the pain caused by an inflammation, as per Dr. Sircus, magnesium “modulates cellular events involved in inflammation.” In 100 grams of cream of tartar there is also 2 milligrams of magnesium which will very much contribute in relieving the pain caused by arthritis.
Therefore, prepare a bath containing a couple of tablespoons of cream of tartar and 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt. Soak in it for 30 to 40 minutes one time or two times a day. If your arthritis pain is localized, then you should use a bucket, and soak in it only the affected area. However, use half the quantities of the listed ingredients.
- Alleviates Urinary Tract Infections – UTI
The UTI will be successfully relieved because this product alters the pH levels in the urine, and thus creates an environment which kills bacteria that have triggered the infection.
Therefore, prepare the following remedy: in a cup of warm water add one and a half teaspoon of cream of tartar, and a few drops of lemon juice. Drink this remedy a few times on daily basis.
- Clear Acne
The cream of tartar contains acidic properties which are the ideal solution in removing acne from your face.
But, have in mind that this product is not supposed for using it directly on the affected skin. It is drunk, and for that purpose you should drink 1 teaspoon of it blended in a glass of water (8 oz.) or orange juice on a daily basis. This consumption will effectively detox the body and eliminate the bacteria that cause acne.
In the video below you will find more information about the uses of cream of tartar: