7 Tangy Health Benefits of Vodka- On the Rocks!

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Vodka, the distilled, clear spirit had an origin history in Poland and Russia. Since the 1890s it’s globally consumed, mainly for partying and not for the health benefits of vodka.

It may surprise you that vodka has health benefits as mostly it is believed to affect your liver. Well, for that we say that everything outside the limits is harmful!

In this blog, we’ll throw light upon some of the amazing health benefits of vodka (when taken in limited quantity).

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Antiseptic disinfectant

Vodka is a great disinfectant. It contains antitoxin and holds antiseptic qualities which is great to relieve toothache. Vodka can also be utilized to maintain your oral hygiene.

Heart health

Vodka is also known to hold anti-clogging properties. By improving blood circulation in your body, vodka can benefit you by preventing the chances of strokes and blood clotting.

Stress buster

Vodka contains low calories than other alcoholic beverages. This property helps it to give you better sleep; when you sleep better, you remain stress-free

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Skincare benefit of vodka

Searching for a facial cleanser? Vodka can benefit your skin in so many ways! Acting as a natural astringent not only disinfects your skin but also opens up your clogged pores.

Arthritis reliever

Rheumatoid arthritis causes severe pain in the joints and most often, ice packs are used to relieve the pain. One of the major health benefits of vodka is its inflammatory property.

Fades away fever

Research has said that when rubbed onto the body as an ointment or lotion, vodka can help you eliminate common cold and mild fever too.

Unloads sugar

Vodka contains very little carbohydrates and therefore, helps in reducing bad blood sugar. When you take a vodka shot on the rocks, it totally eliminates the chances of any added sugar entering your body.

The above amazing health benefits of vodka are surely stunning and will help you crave for more shots of the same. But be responsible, drink in limits, and moreover, don’t drink and drive!

Besides the above health benefits of vodka, here are some cool facts about it.

Facts about Vodka

  • The most expensive bottle of vodka is $3.75 million dollars.
  • Every shot of vodka contains only 90 calories.
  • Vodka is lighter than water.
  • Vodka is not just for drinking – it’s for medical use.
  • If you have accidentally consumed antifreeze, vodka can benefit your health as an antidote.
  • Russia banned the sale of vodka during World War I.

FYI- A brief history of vodka

The word vodka appeared first in 1533, in relation to a medicinal drink brought from Poland to Russia by the merchants of Kievan Rus’.

While most vodkas are unflavored, many flavored vodkas have been produced in traditional vodka-drinking areas, often as home-made recipes to improve vodka’s taste or for medicinal purposes.

Flavorings include red pepper, ginger, fruit flavors, vanilla, chocolate (without sweetener), and cinnamon.

Vodka Benefits- An endnote

As we part for a while, here are some tips for drinking vodka responsibly.

  • Choose a plain vodka to drink.
  • Throw your bottle of vodka in the freezer for a few hours.
  • Pour the vodka into a small glass.
  • Sip vodka, don’t shoot it.
  • Eat appetizers between sips.

Vodka, if consumed in limited quantity can help you get rid of the above-mentioned ailments like stress and anxiety, and moreover arthritis.

JoolayLife will bring more interesting facts about health, wellness and sustainable living in our coming blogs. Till then, it’s love!

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