The most popular vinegar in the natural health community is Apple Cider Vinegar. Here are health benefits of apple cider vinegar, that are supported by scientific research.
Shiny, Flake Free Hair
Apple cider vinegar is an excellent weekly hair rinse. It leaves hair looking shiny and soft. The acid in ACV helps to remove product build up. It also helps to balance your scalp’s pH level. Mix 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar into 4 cups water and rinse the hair after shampooing, then rinse with cold water. If you are having issues with dandruff, twice a week try spraying your scalp with equal parts apple cider vinegar and water. Place a towel around your head and leave wrapped for up to an hour. Wash your hair as you usually would.
High in acetic acid, which has potent biological effects
Vinegar is made in a two-step process, related to how alcohol is made .
The first step exposes crushed apples (or apple cider) to yeast, which ferment the sugars and turn them into alcohol.
In the second step, bacteria are added to the alcohol solution, which further ferment the alcohol and turn it into acetic acid… the main active compound in vinegar.
In French, the word “vinegar” actually means “sour wine.”
Organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar (like Bragg’s) also contains “mother,” strands of proteins, enzymes and friendly bacteria that give the product a murky, cobweb-like appearance.
Eliminate Bad Breath
Use apple cider vinegar as a mouthwash, and gargle to help eliminate objectionable mouth odor. It kills the bacteria that causes bad breath.
It’s no secret that vinegar is an excellent household cleaner. What some people don’t know is that raw, unfiltered vinegar contains all the bacteria-fighting benefits that some commercial vinegars lack. To make your own cleaning solution, simply mix equal parts water and ACV, plus a little elbow grease, to get your home free of dirt, bacteria, and toxins cleaners. Don’t worry, the vinegar smell goes away as it dries.
Consuming apple cider vinegar can help you feel more full, which can help you eat less. A study has also shown acetic acid, found in ACV, slows fat accumulation. If the flavor is too strong for you to sip on its own, try adding apple cider vinegar to juices, salad dressing, and even water to incorporate it into your diet.
Apple cider vinegar can help detox your home, but it can also detox your body. It can help promote circulation and detoxify the liver. The acid in ACV can also bind to toxins which can assist in removing toxins from the body. Apple cider vinegar’s potassium content helps to break up mucus in the body and clear the lymph nodes. This also aids in the removal of toxins. Add apple cider into your diet and check out these other ways to detox.
Can Kill Candida (Yeast) and Boost Probiotics
Millions of people around the world struggle with candida and yeast. The side effects can be bad breath, lack of energy, UTI’s and digestive issues. ACV contains probiotics and a type of acid that promotes the growth of probiotics which help kill off candida. Remove sugar from your diet and consume 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar 3x daily as part of a candida cleanse.
Having tummy troubles or know you’re going to eat something that you might regret later? Sip diluted apple cider vinegar (mixed into water or juice) to help settle that stomach. It’s the antibiotic properties and bacteria-fighting power of ACV that helps. Some say the pectin in apple cider vinegar also helps with intestinal spasms.
Don’t reach for a chemical-filled energy drink if you’re feeling tired. Instead, grab a bottle of apple cider vinegar for an energy boost. The potassium and enzymes in apple cider vinegar help to give you a pick me up. Just add some ACV to a glass of water. I like adding it to my water during a workout to prevent fatigue. The amino acids in apple cider vinegar combat lactic acid build up that can happen after exercise.
Heal Poison Ivy
The minerals in apple cider vinegar like potassium can help reduce swelling and inflammation, improving poison ivy. Also, ACV can help detox the poison out of your skin helping poison ivy heal more quickly.
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Written By : Israr Choudhary