The bad news for everyone who is trying to quit smoking, but still feeling the need to have a smoke, is that it takes approximately from 48 to 72 hours for nicotine to leave your body. We present you the cream of tartar – a secondary product of the wine making process that cleans your body form nicotine almost immediately. The best part is that one week of treatment with cream of tartar costs just a quarter of the cost of a Nicorette pack. This treatment can be beneficial even for non-smokers. In extension, we will tell you something more about the advantages of it.
What is cream of tartar?
From a chemical point of view cream of tartar is known as potassium hydrogen tartrate – a sediment that can be found on the bottom of wine barrels, but it is not alcoholic. Here are the advantages
- Quit smoking
To get the best results you should mix the cream of tartar with orange juice. One experience tells us that you can stop smoking with a one-month treatment by consuming a medium glass of orange juice mixed with half a teaspoon of cream of tartar every night. Besides it takes nicotine away from your body, users of cream of tartar say that it makes you dislike the taste of cigarettes. Consummation of orange juice raises the body’s vitamin C levels, which assists your body flush the nicotine.
- Decrease arthritis pain
If you suffer from arthritis you will be a fan of this cream of tartar. 100 grams of it contains 2 mg of magnesium –a compound that is medically proven to modulate cellular events involved in inflammation.
Soak for about 30-40 minutes to time a day in a bath with 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar and 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt. When the pain is localized cut the amount of the two ingredients in half and maybe use a bucket rather.
- Relieve Urinary tract infection
Mix one and a half teaspoon of cream of tartar with one cup of warm water, and a couple of drops of lemon juice. Drink this mixture 1-2 times a day to relieve urinary tract infections. This changes your urine’s pH levels and makes the bacteria that trigger the infection run off.
- Clear acne
The acid contained in cream of tartar makes an efficient cleanser for your skin. But instead of applying it on your face skin, you make a drink with 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar and 8 ounces of water of orange juice. By drinking this mixture on a daily basis you will remove the contaminants and bacteria that provoke the acne.
- Decrease blood pressure
Another thing that cream of tartar can help you with is the high blood pressure. 100 grams of cream of tartar contain 16,500 milligrams of potassium, a mineral that controls the blood pressure. If you have high blood pressure due to a low potassium level, consume 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar blended with a glass of water in the nighttime.