Cream of Tartar - Ingredient Spotlight
C R E A M O F T A R T A R
Scientific Name: Potassium hydrogen tartrate
Alternative Names: Potassium bi-tartrate
Cream of tartar is a common baking ingredient also helps to stabilized egg whites and whip cream on cake and pastries. It is used in cleaning purposes such as removing permanent spots from surface or floor.
Cream tartar was first discovered in a wine container in Iran in the 17th century. A scientist, Jean Baptiste Biot, found out its physical properties.
The French people were of the first to use cream of tartar in their cooking or recipes but now it is famous among all people.
Aside from its cooking benefits, cream of tartar has many health benefits. It helps to prevent urinary tract infections, it’s effective for the treatment of heartburn, and to lower blood pressure. Furthermore, consuming only a small amount of cream of tartar can help to prevent acne.
We use cream of tartar in our top 5 products: Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Anxiety, Memory Booster, Natural Prostate, and Psoriasis Skin Care. The reason is because the ingredient contains sodium, potassium, iron, calcium, and magnesium. These are all substances that contribute to good health. It is also an anti-toxin and anti-bacterial.
Other Amazing Benefits of Cream of Tartar:
- Controls high blood pressure because it contains a sufficient amount of potassium. This reduces the risk of high blood pressure by eliminating the extra amount of sodium from the body.
- It helps to treat urinary tract infections because it stabilizes the pH level, which kills the bacteria that causes infections in the urinary tract.
- Cream of tartar effectively treats anxiety, depression, and migraines because it has enough magnesium which helps the body to relax
- Helps to cure heartburn. It maintains the pH level and gives relief from heartburn within few minutes.
Vitamins & Minerals
100g of cream of tartar contains:
- Potassium:16,500 mg
- Sodium: 52 mg
- Magnesium: 2 mg
- Iron: 3.7 mg
- Calcium: 8 mg
If you mix cream of tartar with baking soda actually makes baking powder!