Pickle juice can help alleviate exercise-induced muscle cramps, according to The Times-Picayune. The exact reason this works is unknown, but some researchers theorize that the vinegar in the pickle juice interferes with nerve receptors that cause the cramps.
Pickles are used for food, beverages and beauty tonics, and pickle juice has many great health benefits, according to Medical Daily. Pickle juice can be used to help reduce heartburn, remedy premenstrual syndrome, treat a hangover and serve as a post-workout cure.
Pickle juice may help lessen muscle cramps in athletes, according to Picklelicious. The juice includes salt, vinegar, water and calcium chloride. It may help replace salt and other electrolytes lost when athletes sweat during exercise, notes student research from Vander...
According to Medical Daily, pickle juice is healthy and can be used to treat a variety of issues, including heartburn and muscle cramps. Medical Daily notes that pickle juice can also help rebuild electrolytes following a workout.
According to Bon Appetit, it is completely safe to drink pickle juice. The online magazine recommends drinking the juice as one way to deal with the liquid left over in a jar after all the pickles have been eaten.
Research shows that ingestion of moderate amounts of pickle juice has no discernible positive or negative effect on the body. There is no scientific evidence that pickle juice can clean out your body, but research also shows that it does not do any harm either.
While there is no support for the notion that pickle juice cleans out the system, it has provided relief from hangover, heartburn, premenstrual syndrome and the dip in electrolytes after a workout, according to Medical Daily. The use of pickles for health benefits dates...