People started using apple cider vinegar more than 10,000 years ago, both as a medicine and as food additive. Apple cider vinegar has been believed to heal everything from warts to colds. Although its health benefits are not proved, experts think that it still has some health benefits after all. The father of medicine, Hippocrates has used this liquid to cure allergies, arthritis, high blood pressure and other health problems even in 400 B.C. It has also been used as antiseptic, antibacterial and energizer by Japanese Samurai, military groups and Roman soldiers.
Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with some water and add a little honey for a sweeter taste to treat heartburn symptoms.
Eliminate excess oil from your face and heal acne and acne scars by applying apple cider vinegar on your face with a washcloth.
Apply apple cider vinegar to the affected area or soak it for 30 minutes a day in one part vinegar, 5 parts of water if you can.
Rub some cider directly to sore muscles. Another alternative is to mix 1 tablespoon with water and gulp it down to relieve pain.
It can be very effective against itchiness, jellyfish sting or poison ivy. You simply apply it to your skin and the results will amaze you.
Many studies claim that this kind of vinegar can help with diabetes and blood sugar regulation. Drinking it was shown to improve insulin sensitivity to high-carbohydrate meals – slowing the rise in blood sugar levels.
Sip a cup of water with apple cider vinegar. It will have antibacterial effects on your throat and may help to reduce and break-up the mucus.
The regular use of this vinegar will cleanse your body and boost your immunity. Take ½ tablespoon in some tea or lemon water every morning.
Add a little bit of this vinegar to a fresh morning juice or smoothie.
Mix a tablespoon of this vinegar with a little water and apply it to your face with a cotton ball. The smell is a bit strong, but it evaporates quickly and will definitely improve your complexion. Repeat the procedure every day in order to have the best results.
This vinegar has the ability to sooth and cool the sunburnt skin and it also restores the skin’s pH. Add a cup or two of apple cider vinegar to a bath and soak for 10 minutes.
Apply the vinegar directly to your teeth and rinse with water. Don’t do this often because it may damage the tooth enamel. If you want a more gentle approach, dilute it with water and use it as mouth rinse.
All Purpose Cleaner
Make your own cleaner to remove the unnecessary chemicals in your home. This vinegar is double fermented and is an excellent detoxifier. Simply mix 1 part water, 1 part apple cider vinegar and 2-3 drops of your favorite essential oil together in a spray bottle.
This kind of vinegar has the ability to break down some negative compounds and kill bacteria that cause unpleasant odors around the house. Prepare it by mixing 1 part of water and 1 part of apple cider vinegar in a spray bottle. Use it in rooms where bad odor is present.
Mix the vinegar with dish soap, water, salt and/or lemon juice and prepare your own weed killer.
Mix equal parts of water and vinegar in a spray bottle and spray it on your hair after shampoo. Leave it on the hair for 15 minutes and then rinse. Repeat it for a few days until dandruff problem disappears completely. You should also repeat this procedure once a week or so for maintenance.
Due to its antibacterial properties, apple cider vinegar helps with colds and similar illnesses. Make a drink of a glass of warm water and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper and 3 tablespoons of natural honey. The antibacterial properties of honey and vinegar will make the recovery shorter and hot pepper will alleviate pain because they contain capsaicin.
Soak baby wipes is apple cider vinegar and keep them in the fridge in a plastic bag overnight. Use them when you need to. This is an efficient underarm deodorant as well.
First of all, you should know you should apply apple cider vinegar on the burned area. It will help soothe pain and stimulate healing, as well as to disinfect it. Remember never to apply it to open wounds.
Make a mixture of warm apple cider vinegar and a tablespoon of salt and apply it on the bruise.
Make anti-bad breath gargle with 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a cup of water. Gargle for 10 seconds.
Post Shaving Treatment
Make an aftershave by mixing one part apple cider vinegar and one part water.
Gas and Constipation
Pour 1 tablespoon of this vinegar into your tea and drink it before a meal. It will activate digestive juices (HCI – hydrochloric acid) that that help your body digest food.
Flea repellent (pets)
This vinegar is an excellent flea repellent. Just apply it topically to your dog’s skin or put it in a spray bottle and spray over fur and in the dog’s bed.
Skin Tags, Moles, Warts
Dip a cotton ball in some vinegar and apply it on the skin tag, mole or wart and secure it with a medical tape. Leave it on during the night and wash the area after removing it. Repeat the procedure regularly until wart problem disappears.
Savor your condiments with apple cider vinegar. You can add a little to sauces, marinades and vinaigrettes. Mix it with lemon juice for a great veggie dressing. You can also mix this kind of vinegar with olive oil and fresh herbs to make a simple topping for meat or salad.
Mix with Fruit Juice
Mix a small amount of apple cider vinegar with grape or a similar type of juice, but be careful to use fresh pressed and not the store bought varieties. It’s an easy and tasty way to get a daily dose of apple cider vinegar.
Add some of this vinegar for a little extra punch.
Add some vinegar to your baked goods. It will help them lift and it won’t be noticed.
Urine Smell in Clothes
Add ½ cup to washing machine to get urine smell out of clothing.
The pectin as well as the antibiotic properties in apple cider vinegar can be very beneficial for your stomach. Combine 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger water, 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, 8 ounces of sparkling water and raw honey to taste so you can prepare a stomach soothing cocktail. Put a little amount of it in a glass of water when you start feeling bloated.
Stop Your Pet From Chewing On Your Things
Most of the animals can’t stand the smell of vinegar so they will avoid chewing on cords, couches etc. Put some apple cider vinegar on those things once a week. If your dog pees in your house, clean it up with apple cider vinegar cleaner and they’ll never pee there again.
Add 1 cup of this vinegar to your bath with 1/3 – 1 cup of salt and 5-10 drops of essential oils. Adding sea salt, ginger and baking soda are also some of the great options for further detoxification and relaxation.
Rub some vinegar directly on the affected area to relieve cramping.
Mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water in a spray bottle and spray on the hair while brushing it.
Detoxify the Liver
Put 1-2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in an 8 oz glass of water and drink before breakfast to detoxify your liver. Also, consume organic vegetables and fruits regularly.
The enzymes in the apple cider vinegar help fight candida. Consume ½ tablespoon twice a day.
Put some in your dishwasher to cleanse grease.
Alleviate gout by consuming 2-3 tablespoons of this vinegar 2-3 times a day.
Add to Bone Broth
Add additional detox power in your bone broth by putting a couple of tablespoons in it.
The apple cider vinegar helps suppress appetite and decreases retention of water in the organism because it contains acetic acid. Drink every morning before breakfast fresh lemon water with ½ tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to speed the process of losing weight.
After shampooing rinse your hair with a combination of equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water and you’ll get a shiny hair.
Hand and Food Massage
Massage your hands and feet to soothe stiff muscles.
Diseases can’t thrive in an alkaline environment and the regular consumption of apple cider vinegar can help your body maintain a healthy pH level.
Wash Fruits and Vegetables
Use some vinegar to wash fruits and vegetables before consuming them. This is important so it can remove any pesticides or chemicals that may have been sprayed on them before they were harvested.
Add a tablespoon of vinegar while cooking when you’ve accidentally added too many shakes of spices until the taste returns.
Put some apple cider vinegar and a drop of dish soap in a bowl and set it on the counter to attract and kill fruit flies.
After training your body creates lactic acid that causes fatigue. Apple cider vinegar has amino acids that kill the after-training exhaustion. Drink one cup of water with 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar after training.
Soak in a bath where you poured ½ cups of apple cider vinegar for 20 minutes.
Make a combination of 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, water and 1 tablespoon of organic raw honey and drink every day to protect yourself from allergies.