12 Amazing Benefits For Cream Of Tartar. DIY tips for uses from itch relief to cleaning silverware and more.
Meringue – Use 1/8 teaspoon per egg white to keep the meringue stable and add volume.
Creamier Frostings – Add a small amount to sugar as it is cooking.
Homemade baking powder – Combine 2 parts cream of tartar, 1 part baking soda and 1 part cornstarch.
Metal Cleaner – Make a paste using cream of tartar and vinegar. Buff paste on the metal surface and wipe with a clean rag.
Homemade Cleaning Scrub – Mix 2 and 1/2 cups baking soda, 1 and 1/2 cups salt and 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar. Store and use when needed.
Silver Cleaner – In a sauce pan place a ball of aluminum foil, 1 quart of water and 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar. Bring the water to a boil and add silver items to be cleaned. Boil for 10 minutes then remove from heat and let cool. Then rinse.
Porcelain Cleaner – Make a paste of cream of tartar and hydrogen peroxide. Apply the paste to the stain and let it dry. When the paste is dry remove the paste and rinse.
Ant repellent – Make a paste of cream of tartar and vinegar. Place the paste where ants are getting into your home. You can also sprinkle around the nests. Safe to be used around kids and pets.
Heartburn relief – Mix 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar and 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in an 8 ounce glass of warm water and drink slowly. You should feel relief in a few minutes.
Itch relief – Make a paste of cream of tartar and water. Apply to the area and allow it to dry. Remove and rinse.
Urinary Tract infections – Mix 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar with a 1/2 cup warm water. Drink twice a day.
High Blood Pressure – Mix a cup of water with 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice. Drink three times a day with meals.