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Got leftover pickle juice? Here are 10 useful ways to use the juice

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Stop throwing away pickle juice since it’s extremely useful
What can you make of the liquid remaining in the pickle jar? The sour juice you drink isn’t the most pleasant thing to do. Most people put the juice down the toilet and then throw it away. This is an enormous waste! It’s not what you’d expect however, it has numerous uses. We’ll tell you about a few below.

 

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Who knew the juice from a pickle jar could actually be this useful?

  1. Sunburn
    Have you spent a little too much time in the sunshine without putting on (enough) sunscreen? Drench a cotton cloth in pickle juice and rub it all over yourself. It will help alleviate the burn!
  2. Muscle cramps or aches
    A lot of trainers or coaches advise their athletes to drink some pickle juice after every workout. If you drink a quarter of a glass of the juice from a pickle jar, your muscles won’t ache nearly as bad the next day. This tip works so well that Gatorade has actually developed a special sports drink with pickle juice that helps prevent aching muscles. Would you give it a try?

  1. Hangover
    Drank a little too much alcohol? Your body is dehydrated and will be hard at work preparing a hangover. After a night out on the town, drink a little bit of pickle juice before you go to bed and you’ll notice your hangover will be a lot less severe. You’ll feel much better! This is due to the sodium and potassium that’s in the juice. These two minerals can also be found in your sweat, so it’s good to supplement them when you’re dehydrated.
  2. Heartburn
    Mix together some juice from a pickle jar with vinegar and honey. These substances are all good for your stomach. One sip from this sour mixture before dinner can properly prevent heartburn. It might sound contradictory to drink something so sour to prevent acid reflux, but it really works.
  3. Losing weight
    A lot of research has been done into the connection between vinegar and weight loss. It turns out that if you drink a bit of vinegar (which is what pickle juice is made of) every day, you’ll lose weight more quickly.

Want to know what else you can do with the juice from a pickle jar? Go to the next page to find out!

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