Description wine vinegar

Vinegar (otherwise - grape) refers to products that have long been known and used as a treatment as well as in cooking and for cosmetic purposes. According to some historical sources wine vinegar  Vinegar is obtained from grapes
   antiquity competes with wine, as the earliest mentions of it date back to the year 5000 BC. e.

Actively began to use it in antiquity, adding to sauces and marinades. At the same time it was noted property of vinegar to improve the structure of hair and makes the skin smooth and velvety. As a medicine it was used to treat digestive disorders, as well as gout and beriberi.

There are several technologies of preparation vinegar. Sometimes raw materials appear damaged berries and grape pomace, which is fermented using yeast and allowed to brew for a few months.

Wine and cider vinegar are the most popular and common among species of fruit vinegars. Therapeutic benefits of their use in the diet was confirmed by different studies and now fruit vinegar is popular in Europe and in Asia. For most of their main advantages are that they are rich in antioxidants, which help prevent premature aging.

In the countries of the Mediterranean and Central European wine vinegar is used more often than others. It is prepared as a white and red grapes.

Traditional Ayurveda along with coffee, tea, onions and garlic vinegar refers to the rajasic foods that increase the activity of human rights in all spheres of its activity.

The composition and useful properties of wine vinegar

Many of the useful properties vinegar inherited from grapes, which is the storehouse of vitamins and a variety of elements. Grape is famous for the ability to improve lung function, slow the aging process, clear arteries, prevent coronary heart disease and the development of some cancers.

The composition comprises vinegar lactic, tartaric, acetic, ascorbic acid and pantothenic, vitamins C and A, nicotinamide, and minerals such as potassium, fluorine, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium.

Grape vinegar is good for digestion (especially at low or zero gastric acidity) and a beneficial effect on the gall bladder, colon and kidney.

The wine vinegar contains natural phytoalexin - resveratrol, which is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory, cardioprotective and anti-tumor effect on the body.

Potassium, which is part of grape vinegar, beneficial effect on the nervous system, eliminates pathogenic bacteria, as well as strengthening hair and nails.

Another trace mineral included in sufficient quantities in the wine vinegar - magnesium, stimulates the adrenal glands and heart.

Use wine vinegar

The benefits of vinegar noted for lowering cholesterol, fat, and blood pressure, which minimizes the possibility of heart disease. This is possible because a part of the wine vinegar acetic acid. Also, due to acetic acid increases the body's ability to absorb minerals, especially calcium.

In addition, marked by the use of vinegar in chronic fatigue.

Many studies  Vinegar bottles
   in Europe have shown that wine vinegar significantly reduces the glycemic index. He also helped to reduce the index, even after a meal high in carbohydrates, such as white bread. This property allows to use wine vinegar it as an effective method of preventing type II diabetes, and some forms of cardiovascular disease.

Applying vinegar

The most widely used vinegar found in cooking, with dishes with vinegar have many useful properties.

Natural wine vinegar goes well with meat and use it as part of marinades. Thus, in marinades it recommended to replace fat and cholesterol rich sauces vinegar substantially free of calories and carbohydrates. Also, they may be replaced by cream and mayonnaise in salads that will show a taste of all the components and improve digestion.

Poor wine vinegar combined with dairy products, as well as baked or roasted potatoes.

When cooking the recipes of oriental cuisine rice vinegar if necessary, can be replaced by grape.

Vinegar can be used locally, as it has astringent properties. It is used for cuts, bruises, as well as skin irritation. For the person recommended vinegar of white grapes, as it has bleaching properties. Also, the use of vinegar is effective for sunburn.

Due to its anti-bacterial properties of wine vinegar can be used for cleaning and disinfection of utensils and household items.


Wine vinegar is contraindicated to use if allergic to grapes, as well as increased acidity of gastric juice, gastric ulcer and gastritis.