What is powdered alcohol?

Powdered alcohol, or alcohol powder, is a product turns into liquid alcohol when mixed with water. It was being developed in 2015. However, it is unclear at this time if it is being marketed. Most states seem to ban it.
Powdered alcohol is dehydrated alcohol mixed with other unnatural substances; add liquid and it becomes an alcoholic beverage. In this video, preventative & women's health specialist Yael Varnado, MD, explains her concerns about powdered alcohol. 

Continue Learning about Alcohol & Health

Combating Drunk Driving in Hawaii
Combating Drunk Driving in Hawaii
Drunk driving is a crime. Getting behind the wheel while intoxicated not only puts your life in danger, it puts the lives of innocent victims at risk....
Read More
Which cocktails are better for me than others?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
All alcohol contains calories, but there are some choices that are better than others. Avoid fancy d...
More Answers
What are the drinking guidelines for women?
For most women, guidelines for drinking suggest consumption of no more than one standard drink per d...
More Answers
Beware of Drinking and Holiday Heart Syndrome
Beware of Drinking and Holiday Heart Syndrome

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.