Today, we will reveal 40 uses of apple cider vinegar that will help you in numerous ways to improve your health and everyday life. Yet, be sure to use 100% organic apple cider vinegar in order to obtain best results.
These are the 40 amazing uses of apple cider vinegar:
Heartburn is often a result of the reduced production of stomach acid in the body. Therefore, you should mix a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar with honey and take it in order to fight the symptoms.
Vinegar can effectively treat first degree burns. Just apply some undiluted vinegar to the burn and you will relieve the pain instantly. However, remember not to use it directly on open wounds if you have second or third- degree burns.
It effectively soothes sunburn pains. You should add a couple of cups in a lukewarm bath, and soak in it for 10 minutes. This will balance the pH levels of the skin, it will lower the temperature of the body and will instantly relieve the pain.
Apple cider vinegar will accelerate the healing process of bruises. Just warm up a cup of it and add a teaspoon of sea salt. Use it as a hot compress on the place and repeat regularly.
5.Relieve sore muscles
Add a tablespoon of vinegar to some water and apply the solution externally on the aching muscles. If the entire body is painful, you should add 1-2 cups of vinegar in a hot bath and soak in it for 15-20 minutes.
6. Treat fungal infection
Apple cider vinegar effectively treats athlete’s foot and ringworms. You should apply it directly to the area using a cotton pad or you can mix it with water in a 1:5 ratio and soak the feet in it for half an hour daily.
7.Alleviate a stubborn itch
Instead of using polys porin to treat the stubborn itches, you should dip a cotton swab in some apple cider vinegar and apply it directly to the place. This may cause a stinging sensation initially, but in a few minutes, the itching will disappear.
8.Fight insulin sensitivity
Vinegar can aid the regulation blood sugar levels and glucose metabolism. Hence, you should add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water. Consume this mixture before and after meals to control your diabetes.
9.Relieve a sore throat
Vinegar has powerful antibacterial activity, which means that it destroys bacteria which causes this inflammation. Moreover, in case you combine it with honey, which has potent antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, you’ll get a natural remedy that is 100 times more effective than any medication you can buy to soothe a sore throat.
Also, you can treat a sore throat by drinking the following mixture on a daily basis: 3 teaspoons of honey, 2 teaspoons of vinegar and a teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
Apple cider vinegar can clear the congested sinuses as well. Just add a teaspoon to a glass of warm water and you will easily dissolve mucus and eliminate the breathing difficulties.
11.Treat an upset stomach
Apple cider vinegar can help you treat stomachache and nausea. You just need to mix a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice and a tablespoon of grated ginger. Prepare a paste and add it to a glass of sparkling water, add some honey and drink it.
12.Improve lymph circulation
In order to improve the blood and lymph circulation, you should add ½ a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of lemon- infused water.
Add a bit to your morning tea cup and you will successfully boost your energy levels.
14.Alleviate exercise fatigue
After the strenuous workout, add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a cup of water and it will alkalize the body and destroy lactic acid, and as it is high in amino acids, it will fight exhaustion and repair and rebuild muscles.
Vinegar is effective in treating allergy symptoms, so you should just consume a glass of water with a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.
16.Treat yeast infection
These infections are quite common, especially in women after treatments which include antibiotics. However, you should just soak in a bath with a half cup of apple cider vinegar for 20 minutes and you will successfully treat the infection.
17.Promote weight loss
Since it is high in acetic acid and fibers, which provide a feeling of satiety, apple cider vinegar can help you eat less. Just add ½ tablespoon of it in a glass of water and consume it before meals.
Rub some apple cider vinegar onto the painful area to reduce pain and the intensity of cramps.
In order to cleanse the liver, add a few teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and consume the mixture on an empty stomach.
Due to its potent anti-inflammatory properties, apple cider vinegar prevents gout and inhibits the uric acid crystallization. You should dissolve 2-3 tablespoons of vinegar in a glass of water, and drink it 2-3 times a day.
Yet, drink it using a stainless steel straw or rinse out the mouth immediately after consumption, in order to prevent damage to the tooth enamel.
This common fungal infection has more than 20 species, as reported by the CDC. In order to treat it, you should apply it in a diluted form topically to affected areas.
22. Ease gas and constipation
Being similar to hydrochloric acid, the acid formed by your stomach to aid digestion, apple cider vinegar can be very useful in the case of constipation and gas. You should add a teaspoon of it in a glass full of water or tea and consume it before heavy meals.
For a pleasant detox bath, you should add a cup of Epsom salt and a cup of apple cider vinegar to your bath. You can also add 10 drops of some pleasant essential oil, or a ¼ cup of baking soda in order to enrich it and enjoy a deeper detox.
Vinegar can effectively soothe the skin after shaving, and prevent ingrown hair. You should add a tablespoon of it to a tablespoon of water and apply this solution to the face. You should not rinse it off.
Dilute some apple cider vinegar in water in a 2:1 ratio and soak a cotton pad in it. Apply it directly on the face, and rinse it off only in the case of sensitive skin.
You should avoid using it undiluted in order to prevent enamel damage. However, apple cider vinegar can effectively whiten your teeth. Just add a few tablespoons in a glass of water and rinse your mouth, and again with water only.
Usually, bacteria overgrowth is the reason for bad breath. In order to get rid of it, you should add a tablespoon of vinegar in a cup of water and gargle for 10 seconds, and then rinse the mouth with water.
Combine a teaspoon of vinegar with a teaspoon of water. Then, dip a cotton ball in it and apply it on a clean face. Make sure you dilute vinegar in proper ratio in the case of sensitive skin. Leave the solution to dry on the face and apply some coconut oil. Repeat this on a daily basis.
Apple cider vinegar is an excellent natural conditioner, as it removed the tangled tips, and makes the hair shiny and smooth. You should add a tablespoon of it and a few drops of orange essential oil in a cup of water, and apply it on the entire hair after shampooing.
Let it act for 5 minutes and then wash it off. You do not need to use another conditioner after this.
Dandruff may often be a result of fungal infections or irritated skin. Apple cider vinegar is a strong antifungal agent and it will reduce dandruff and restore the balance of the pH levels of the skin.
After washing the hair, spray it with a solution of water and vinegar in equal amounts. Leave it thus for 15 minutes and then rinse it off, and apply your regular conditioner. This procedure should be done once in the week, and you can use it to prevent dandruff as well.
31.Eliminate stains and smells
You should add ½ a cup to your wash load with the detergent you normally use and it will clean the badly stained clothes.
Apple cider vinegar eliminates fungi and bacteria that cause bad odors. You should mix water and vinegar in equal amounts and spray the solution around your home. The acidic smell will vanish in a few hours, and your home will be left smelling nice and clean.
33.Flea repellent (pets)
If you have a pet, you know that it is almost impossible to solve the fair share of flea problems, and flea repellents that are sold on the market leave the skin dry and irritated. However, you can avoid these side- effects by using vinegar, so apply it topically and spray the bed of your pet, and you will no longer face flea issues.
Pour a bit of vinegar and a few drops of dish soap in a small bowl, and put it close to the fruit bowl.
35.Stop pets from chewing
In order to protect the furniture and electrical cords and prevent further damage, you should put some vinegar on them once a week, and your pet will not go close to them anymore. This trick may also be useful to clean pee spots in order to stop it from peeing on the same place again.
Vinegar is an amazing disinfectant and can be used everywhere in the house. You should mix it with water in a 1:1 ratio, add several drops of some essential oil and spray the mixture around the home.
It will be clean, and will have a fresh and pleasant smell! Moreover, note that apple cider vinegar can also kill food-borne pathogens such as E. coli, unlike most of the other purchased chemical cleaners.
You can add it to enrich the taste of numerous marinades and sauces, salads, smoothies, soups and baked goods.
Add 1-2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in the dish detergent in order to prevent streaks on your glassware and to eliminate grease.
Vinegar can balance the taste in dishes in which you have exaggerated with spices. Add a teaspoon of vinegar at a time until you get the desired effect.
It can effectively eliminate dangerous chemicals and pesticides from your vegetables and fruits. You should simply mix water and apple cider vinegar in equal amounts, spray this solution on them, and rinse with water.
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