Whisky collecting has been going on for a long time. Some rare whiskies for sale have sold for hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Studies have shown that drinking whisky can boost your cognitive abilities and reduce your chances of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s. There is extremely powerful ellagic acid in whisky, this helps fight against free radicals within the body. Free radicals are associated with the slow deterioration of the brain – eventually leading to dementia. This is because the free radicals are known for interrupting neural pathways in the brain.
Whisky can reduce the mental decline and improve our quality of life as we get older. But always bear in mind that drinking too much alcohol can kill brain cells, so consumption should be done in moderation.
Whisky has incredibly high levels of ellagic acid, which is one of the most powerful antioxidant compounds that humans can consume.
Whisky has also been known to neutralise free radicals and harmful byproducts in the body, of which can cause a wide range of diseases including;
- Heart disease
- Premature ageing
This makes whisky can extremely powerful antioxidant which can be a great preventative measure for cancer and other diseases.
Boosts Immune System
Research has shown that the antioxidants and trace amounts of vitamins in whisky can help stimulate the immune system, helping fight things such as the common cold, illness and infection. It can also help improve the functionality of the immune system.
Have you ever seen an old movie where they pour whisky on the fresh wound? Well, this works in real life as a disinfectant too as it can prevent an open wound from getting infected.
Can Help Cure the Common Cold
There’s a reason that the older generation tries to give you whisky in the form of a “Hot Toddy” when you have a cold – or is that just my family?
Drinking whisky can dilate/widen your blood vessels. This helps with common cold symptoms such as congestion and can flush out infection by allowing more movement in your sinuses.
Whisky can also help you get a better night’s sleep, which can be a lifesaver when you have a cold.
A Good Investment
Whisky is an extremely good investment. The thing with whiskies is that any old or rare whiskies for sale will normally only go up in price the older they get. Even a young bottle of whisky could be worth a lot someday if the distillery shuts down or they stop producing a certain kind of whisky. Some rare whiskies for sale can be extortionate prices, with the most expensive bottle going for almost half a million. Now, you may not have that sort of money lying around, but there are so many different types out there.
These are just some of the many reasons that you should have a look and see what kind of rare whiskies are for sale. They could make you money, but they could also save your life.
If you’re sold on the idea, then get down to your local rare malt whisky company to see what gems you could pick up.