Who Invented Vinegar?

Who Invented Vinegar?

It is believed that vinegar was discovered by the Sumerians in 5000 B.C. The Sumerians used vinegar to preserve food, to pickle food and as a cleaning agent.

It is also believed that Helen of Troy used vinegar as a relaxation treatment and bathed in the ingredient. Members of Caesar's army also drank vinegar as a beverage, according to Vinegar Works Wonders. By 2000 B.C., the production of vinegar became a significant commercial industry since making vinegar at home was largely becoming a thing of the past. In 400 B.C., Hippocrates prescribed vinegar to cure a number of ailments, and in World War I, vinegar was used to treat the wounds of soldiers.