Top 7 Health Benefits of Vodka

Top 7 Health Benefits of Vodka

1.Aids in reducing stress
Among a range of alcoholic drinks present on the bar table, vodka may have better relaxation effect on an individual. As supported by scientific findings, it helps in decreasing the stress factor in the body more efficiently than other boozy drinks such as red wine. It has sleep inducing properties and has a calming effect on the brain.

2.Anesthetic qualities
Vodka has been quite famously used in Russian folklore for curing practically all ailments ranging from a just a mild headache to a condition of common cold to a bad hangover. It is also used to make tinctures in the world of herbal medicines to be consumed orally or used topically as an anesthetic. Tinctures is usually prepared by soaking the preferred kind of leaves, flowers and stem in vodka which extracts the essential oils rich in healing qualities without asserting the flavor of the herbs. Freezing a plastic bag filled with vodka and applying it as an icepack on aches aid in numbing the pain.

3.Relieves tooth ache
Swishing little amount of vodka may be just a shot around an aching tooth may prove useful. Letting some of the vodka get absorbed in the gums may help in reducing the pain in the infected area. Vodka mixed with cinnamon in specific quantities work as an effective mouthwash and cures bad breath.

4.Cardio-protective vodka
Another benefit of drinking vodka is its protective effect against heart diseases. It has a dilating effect on the arteries which stimulates free flow of blood. Unobstructed flow of blood in the heart components prevents the development of major illnesses such as stroke and cardiac arrest. It also aids in promoting the amount of HDL (good) cholesterol in the body.

5.Healthy skin and hair
Vodka may come to your service as a beauty aid. It works wonderfully well on the skin and help cleanse the pores and tighten them attributing to its astringent properties. It has been found quite useful and is included in a variety of botanical beauty stuff such as cleansers, toners and anti-acne products. It promotes healthy hair growth by cleansing the scalp and eliminating toxins from the hair. It also helps in treating the problem of dandruff and is used in the preparation of hair stimulating tonics and conditioners.

6.Antiseptic properties
Vodka has antiseptic qualities which help in preventing the development of infections from instances like animal bite. Alcohol content present in it helps in sterilizing the wound. Colorless, flavorless vodka is useful as an extractive solvent and is used by the herbalists to make alcohol-based ointments. Such salves vaporize readily leaving behind only the curative properties of the specific herbs used. Avoid using vodka based liniments on dry, burned or sensitive skin unless mentioned in the instructions.

Apart from these, Vodka helps cure the cold sores and helps disinfect the exposed dermis in an open blister. Vodka also helps in bringing down the fever when rubbed on the back and chest area. It helps in treating the problem of odorous feet and helps disinfect them. Vodka has diuretic properties which promotes urination and easy flushing of toxins out of the body. Moderate amounts of vodka can prove as a sensible choice while following a low-carb diet or weight-loss regime. It offers low amount of calories with absolutely no carbohydrate content as against other alcoholic drinks like ‘beer’ which is high in carbohydrates. The idea is to drink it neat, on the rocks or mixing with something without many calories.

7.Uses of vodka

Cleaning agent
Vodka works as an excellent cleanser. The alcohol in vodka helps in cleaning the caulking around the showers and bathtubs by killing the mildew and mold. It cleans the eyeglasses and also extends the life of razor blades which are soaked in vodka post shaving. Basically it kills the germs and averts rusting.

Easy dry cleaning
Sprays made from vodka helps in neutralizing the absorbed scents from the clothes.

How much vodka is considered moderate?
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has pronounced moderation as 3-4 drinks in a day with not more than 14 drinks in a  week for men and 2-3 drinks in the day for women limiting to seven drinks in a week.  
Top 7 Health Benefits of Vodka Top 7 Health Benefits of Vodka Reviewed by Jemes Woxten on 08:15:00 Rating: 5

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