A detoxification process usually takes 2-3 days, until the nicotine is removed from your body. You can choose to accelerate the course with the help of cream of tartar.
Being a natural method to quit smoking, this product will aid your body to eliminate nicotine, and it will reduce the craving of lighting a cigarette.
Usually used in recipes, this ingredient in powder form is also called potassium hydrogen tartrate, and it’s created through winemaking.
Recipe for removing nicotine from your system in a natural way
A simple recipe consists of mixing a glass of orange juice with ½ of a teaspoon of cream of tartar. Mix the ingredients until the powder is diluted. Drink one glass, in the evening, for one month. Powdered tartar will help your organism increase the potassium level that has lowered due to smoking.
At the same time, Vitamin C will boost your immunity and help through the detoxification process.
Cream of tartar can also alter the senses and make you despise the smell of cigarettes.
Other benefits of cream of tartar
- Combats urinary infections
One tablespoon of cream of tartar, dissolved in a glass of water and taken before meals, 3 times a day will treat urinary infections. The mix can be made even in larger quantities, as long as it is kept in the refrigerator and re-stirred before each use.
Another choice for removing bacteria that lead to infection would be to mix one and a half tablespoon of cream of tartar in a cup of lukewarm water and some drops of lemon juice. Consume it once or twice on a daily basis.
- Relieves arthritis pain
Prepare a warm bath and when the tub is half full, add 2 tbsp of Epsom salt and 3 tbsp of cream of tartar, then fill the tub completely.
Jude C. Todd, the author of “Herbal Home Remedies: Natural Health, Beauty & Home-Care Secrets,” suggests that soaking for 30 minutes, twice a day, should alleviate the pain caused by arthritis. After half an hour, rinse with clean water.
- Lowers high blood pressure
A mix of 12 tablespoons of cream of tartar with 12 tablespoons of lemon juice stirred in a glass of water and taken three times per day can reduce hypertension, according to a book on herbal medicine written by Jethro Kloss.
- Cleans the complexion
If you want to eliminate skin problems such as acne, scientists have found that the acidic properties of cream of tartar could remove this kind of problems.
Instead of applying it on the skin, dissolve one tablespoon of cream of tartar in a glass of juice or water. This cocktail will improve the aspect of your complexion by eliminating the toxins from your body.
Due to its numerous beneficial properties, cream of tartar can be used as a natural remedy or even in the kitchen by adding it to meals.