Our body needs between 48 and 72 hours to eliminate nicotine. The by-product of the wine-making process, tartar, removes nicotine right from the system. Cream of tartar is a powder known as potassium hydrogen tartrate, which is a sediment from the bottom of a wine barrel.
Yet, tartar offers other health benefits as well!
1 – Quit Smoking
Cream of tartar can make you detest the taste of cigarettes altogether, mix it with orange juice, which will optimize vitamin C levels in the body, you will successfully give up this detrimental habit.
You should drink a medium glass of orange juice with half a teaspoon of cream of tartar every night for a month.
2 – Reduce Blood Pressure
The high potassium content of the cream of tartar, that is, 16,500 milligrams in 100 grams, will regulate blood pressure and prevent further complications. Take a teaspoon of it in a glass of water every night before going to bed.
3 – Relieve Urinary Tract Infection
Cream of tartar regulates the pH levels of the urine and thus helps you relieve urinary infections. Mix one and a half teaspoons with 1 cup of warm water and a few drops of lemon juice, and drink this a few times daily.
4 – Reduce Arthritis Pain
Cream of tartar is beneficial in the case of arthritis. Namely, 100 grams of cream of tartar contains 2 milligrams of magnesium, which “modulates cellular events involved in inflammation.”
Mix 2 tablespoons of it with 3 tablespoons of Epsom salt and add the mixture to a hot bath. Soak for 30-40 minutes once or twice daily.
5 – Clear Acne
The acidic properties of the cream of tartar will clean the skin and fight acne since it will detoxify the skin. Just drink 8 ounces of water or orange juice with a teaspoon of it daily.