18 Benefits of Wood Vinegar

September 25, 2017

 

 

 

Organic wood vinegar is an essential ingredient in my detox foot pads and works synergistically with the other ingredients — amethyst gemstone, organic loquat leaf, and organic bamboo vinegar. Wood vinegar is been evaluated through and through so to understand its detoxifying power let’s quickly brush up on the history and basic facts about organic wood vinegar, how it’s produced, and the benefits it offers.

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How is Organic Wood Vinegar Made?

Wood vinegar, as its name implies, is derived from tree wood. Ubame oak trees are heated to 250 degrees Celsius and the smoke from the heat is collected, condensed, and distilled into wood vinegar. It’s filtered multiple times to achieve maximum purity and aged for at least six months. [1]

 

 

18 Benefits of Wood Vinegar

Here are some of the health benefits of organic wood vinegar:

1. Promotes Digestion and Soothes Indigestion

It is believed that wood vinegar may help support digestion and fight against acid reflux and heartburn.

2. Removes Foul Odors

Foul odors can be caused by many things outside and inside your body. Gas, body odor — all can present social anxieties and negatively affect your life. Applying wood vinegar to aromatic areas has been said to help neutralize scents and odors.

3. Supports Bowel Health

Since it may support digestion, wood vinegar is also thought to promote bowel movements. It is also believed that wood vinegar may provide health support when dealing with colitis, Crohn’s disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.

4. Supports Liver Health

Surprisingly, wood vinegar is believed to support liver health. The liver is the main detoxifying organ, so finding ways of keeping it healthy is important for maintaining overall health.

5. Combats Diarrhea

Certain types of vinegar, like apple cider vinegar and wood vinegar, are thought to combat diarrhea. While the mechanism behind this benefit remains unknown, many people find that wood vinegar helps provide relief.

6. Combats Vomiting

Vomiting as a result of an illness can be very unpleasant; however, consuming wood vinegar may be helpful for providing relief.

7. Remedy for Peptic Ulcers

The acidity in wood vinegar may work with the stomach’s acidity to combat peptic ulcers.

8. Promotes Oral Health

The acidic component of wood vinegar, as well as its natural antibacterial compounds, may help to balance oral bacteria. [2] Note that a high level of acidity in the mouth can destroy tooth enamel over time, so in this capacity, use it in moderation.

9. Encourages Normal Cholesterol Levels

Vinegar has been shown to provide a positive effect on cholesterol, an action that may support heart health. [3]

10. Relief for Insect and Snake Bites

Wood vinegar’s relieving action may help take the sting out of fresh insect and snake bites and reduce infection in some cases. [4]

 

 

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