|It has been determined that vinegar was born in China around 2000 BC. It is the product of fermentation of ethanol that is contained in wine, without having added any sugar. Vinegar can also be produced from fruit and legumes. Different types of vinegar have different acidity, which is expressed as a percentage of acidic acid (from 4% to 12%). Just a few drops are enough to transform a simple salad to a flavorful dish. In addition to that vinegar is naturally antiseptic and antimicrobial and it has been widely used by Hippocrates when he practiced medicine as well as Galene, as a remedy for health problems.