5 Surprising Health Benefits of Vodka
Vodka, to many of us, is seen like any other alcoholic beverages which harms more than benefits the body. However, studies and research have shown that when taken in moderation, vodka actually offers surprising health and beauty benefits.
Here, we present 5 health benefits you didn’t know about vodka.
1. It reduces the possibility of heart-related diseases
Yes it is true. When taken in moderation and neat, vodka dilates our arteries. This results in a smooth flow of blood in the body. When there is smooth and unobstructed flow of blood in the body system, it reduces the chances of stroke and heart attack.
2. It cures bad breath
After a crazy night out partying with vodka, swirling vodka to cleanse your palate and remove bad breath might be the last thing on your mind. However, trust us that it has been one of the most effective methods of curing bad breath next to your favourite mouthwash.
Just add 5 tablespoons of cinnamon powder to 1 cup of Houston vodka. Stir and store it inside an airtight container for 1-2 weeks. After which, strain the liquid and it is ready to be used. Simply pour one capful of the cinnamon-infused vodka into a glass of warm water, gargle, and spit, and you will have clean and fresh breath for the rest of the day!
3. It is a stress relaxant
Vodka has been known to be the most effective alcoholic beverage to bring down stress levels, more so than the commonly perceived red wine! When consumed in moderation, it helps to relax the mind substantially.
According to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), drinking in moderation is equivalent to 3-4 glasses a day for men, and 2-3 glasses a day for women.
4. It brings down fever
Vodka has also been found to have cooling properties. Combined with its antiseptic effects, vodka can help to bring down a high fever. Simply soak a cloth with Texas Vodka, strained out the excess vodka, and rub on the back and chest areas.
5. It gives you healthy skin
Vodka can also be used as a toner to tighten your pores, and leaves your face feeling delightfully clean. Just soak your cotton ball in a pre-made mixture of green tea and vodka. To make the mixture, add 1.5 tea spoon of Texas Vodka in a pot of boiled green tea And the best part, vodka helps to eliminates wrinkles too! Mix a tablespoon of Texas Vodka, honey and fennel. Rub the mixture all over your face and leave it on for approximately 20 minutes before washing it off.