Vinegar and its benefits

A Source of Health and Welfare for You and Your Family

The Vinegar

By seasoning with lettuce vinegar a lettuce salad, hardly anyone realizes that it makes an ancient dish. But before it became an essential ingredient to highlight the taste of food, vinegar was known for its therapeutic purposes and also for its powerful use as a preservative of meat and fish, among other foods.

The existence of vinegar is quite old and is confused with the history of wine. Vinegar derives from the Latin “acorn vinum”, or acid wine, and has the same root in most languages. One exception is the Italian, which translates as balsamico aceto, whose name is acetic acid, another denomination of vinegar.

Despite the use and diffusion of the seasoning from the vine, it can be obtained from other fruits, tubers, cereals and brandy. “The first known vinegar was made from dates in the Middle East,” says Agustí Torelló, producer of one of the most refined caves in Spain and a vinegar of the same drink.

Did you know that vinegar is not just a seasoning?


Throughout history, vinegar has proven to be the most versatile of the products. The dictionary defines versatile as “capable of transforming easily from one thing to another” and for more than 10,000,000 years, consumers have used vinegar in a wide variety of ways, and the most widespread are for beauty and well-being, such as:

To Treat cellulite

The apple-flavored vinegar can be effective in getting rid of cellulite due to the presence of many minerals like potassium, magnesium and calcium. The latter plays an important role in the elimination of toxins, the retention of water in the thighs and the swelling of the stomach. In a container, combine 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 3 tablespoons of apple-flavored vinegar. Then apply the preparation to the affected areas. Massage your skin with circular motions;

More beautiful hair

Alcohol vinegar can be used for the treatment of hair loss caused by allergic problems and scalp dermatitis, and is an important adjunct to these cases. However, in the case of aesthetic treatments, the The most indicated is the use of apple-flavored vinegar. It helps to give shine, leaving the wires looser and cleaner, natural and homemade;

Relief from sunburn and by fire

For sunburn gently rub white distilled vinegar on the skin. Reapply if necessary; For burns on the skin by the fire apply cold vinegar for immediate relief. Will prevent blistering;

Eliminate dandruff

The apple-flavored vinegar cleans excess skin cells, kills bacteria and balances the pH level of the scalp. Mix equal amount of water and apple flavored vinegar. Apply the texture directly to your roots. Leave for 15 minutes under a towel;

To Treat acne

The apple-flavored vinegar has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties that help relieve itching, reduce inflammation and moisturize dry skin. Mix two teaspoons into a glass of water, then soak the cotton balls and apply them on your face;

To Treat bruising

To speed up the healing of a hematoma, apply an apple-flavored vinegar-soaked compress;

Against bad breath

The acidity of the apple-flavored vinegar is an excellent remedy against bad breath. Add one teaspoon of apple-flavored vinegar into a glass of water. Drink before a meal;

Feet softener

Combine 1 cup of white distilled vinegar to 2 gallons of warm water. Keep your feet immersed in the solution for 45 minutes and use pumice or sandpaper to remove dead skin from the heels and calluses of the feet;

*These Tips are suggestions for use and have as bibliographical reference the website of ANAV - National Association of Vinegar Industries, of which Virrosas is associated;