Benefits of Vinegar Go Beyond Adding Flavor to Food
The following paragraphs will briefly discuss some of the lesser known medical benefits of vinegar.
Benefits of VinegarSince vinegar contains agents proven to help kill bacteria and fungus, one of the medical benefits of vinegar is that it helps cure athlete's foot and other foot fungi. Soaking your feet in vinegar once a day, will change your skin's PH levels and ensure that fungus cannot grow. Bacteria- killing agents found in vinegar help kill existing bacteria.
Another of the many medical benefits of vinegar is that it helps relieve cramps, such as those along the calf or leg. Muscle cramps can be excruciating, and pain medications take some time to provide relief. Muscle cramps are often caused by low potassium levels in the body. Take one teaspoon of vinegar orally when suffering from muscle cramps to quickly raise potassium levels and help relieve cramps.
Some other medical benefits of vinegar include:
- relieving sunburn pain
- relieving jellyfish sting
- relieving earache