What do do with the Whey leftover after making your own cheese!

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Whey is amazing. It has a lot of minerals (especially coming from raw milk). One Tablespoon of whey in a little water will help digestion. It is a remedy that will keep your muscles young. It will keep your joints movable and ligaments elastic. With stomach ailments, take 1 T whey three times daily to feed the stomach glands and help them to work well again.

– From Hanna Kroeger Ageless Remedies from Mother’s Kitchen

Using Cheese Whey as a beverage in human nutrition, especially for therapeutic purposes, can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Hippocrates, in 460 B.C., prescribed whey for an assortment of human ailments. In the Middle Ages, whey was recommended by many doctors for varied diseases; and by the mid 19th century, whey cures reached a high point with the establishment of over 400 whey houses in Western Europe. As late as the 1040’s, in spas in Central Europe, dyspepsia, uremia, arthritis, gout, liver diseases, anemia and even tuberculosis were treated with the ingestion of up to 1500 grams of whey per day.

– V.H. Holsinger Whey Beverages: A Review

Whey Drink Recipe

1/2 C whey
1/2 C filtered water
juice of 1 lemon

Mix all ingredients and drink together.

Coming in 2 days: a special tonic recipe using whey for arthritis, gastrointestinal ulceration, skin disorders, and obesity. High in Vitamin C and carotenoids too.


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One thought on “What do do with the Whey leftover after making your own cheese!

    Suzanne's Blog said:
    October 28, 2008 at 12:50 pm

    You are so adventurous in making all kinds of neat stuff. Way to go!! No, I haven’t tried the crystal deodorant; but a friend of mine said that it didn’t work for her. I might try it and the soda as you say and see if that works. Thanks!

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