You may have heard by now about the buzz surrounding apple cider vinegar. If you have it in your kitchen, you are probably used to using it as a cooking ingredient. But do you know about the amazing health benefits that come along with it? Apple cider vinegar has been credited with everything from curing hiccups and alleviating cold symptoms to aiding in weight loss and helping to prevent heart disease. Here are just a few in a long list of benefits of adding just one tablespoon a day of apple cider vinegar to your diet
1. Treats a sore throat
Because of its strong antibacterial properties, it treats infections, such as a sore throat, successfully. By gargling the diluted ACV in the water, you fight quickly against the symptoms.
2. Helps Heartburn and Acid Reflux
Acid reflux usually results from having too little acid in the stomach. Apple cider vinegar is full of antibiotic properties. To improve the acid content of your stomach, drink one tablespoon of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar mixed in a glass of water.
3. Promotes weight loss
Yep, apple cider vinegar can help you lose weight. The acetic acid it contains helps to suppress your appetite, increase your metabolism and reduce water retention — a great combo if you’re looking to lose a few pounds.
4. Facial Toner
To clean the face and prevent acne and other impurities, you can add ACV in a little water and soak a cotton ball that can be used for cleaning.
5. Treats warts
By wiping apple cider vinegar on warts every night before sleeping, you can drop warts.
6. A hair rinse
To remove any residues from other hair products and to regulate the pH levels of the scalp, rinse the hair with some apple cider vinegar.
7. A natural deodorant
Dab the apple cider vinegar under the arms to prevent bad odor. This is due to bacterial build-up, which offers powerful antibacterial properties.
8. Improves oral health
Gargle with a little diluted ACV in the water to neutralize bad breath and whiten teeth.
9. Neutralizes foot odor
The ACV can kill bacteria and fight the smell if you soak the feet in a hot water bath.Use of apple cider vinegar in the house
10. Treats sinus congestion
You can clean up the sinuses and dilute the mucus in the lungs by drinking some cider vinegar.
Sources: theworldnewsdaily.com, wholeselfweightloss.com