Apple cider vinegar is one of those substances you hear about all the time, it seems to be used for everything and anything nowadays! However, below are seven incredible ways you can use the ingenious yellow substance to cure many of your ailments. First of all, let’s find out more about this amazing liquid and get to know what we could potentially be putting in or on our bodies!
What is Apple Cider Vinegar?
Apple cider vinegar is made from fermented apple cider, it turns into an acidic substance which has been used for many centuries with medicinal purposes. According to Bragg (a large producer of organic apple cider vinegar), it has been traced back to 400BC where it was used as a ‘cleansing and healing agent‘.
These varying medicinal purposes of apple cider vinegar are explored below, however, make sure you consult a doctor before taking on any of these ailments to make sure it’s a safe alternative for you!
Slay Your Sore Throat
If you have a slightly scratchy or itchy throat that your doctor has said ‘will go away in its own time’, don’t rush to the pharmacy; just open your cupboard! The following video will show you a great recipe you can use to alleviate the pain in no time!
Upset Stomach Stopped
Many different sources conclude that apple cider vinegar helps promote stomach health. According to the 18th-century medical practitioners of the U.S army vinegar was used regularly to help cure stomachache. So if you’re not feeling 100% in your tummy then try mixing a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with an 8oz glass of warm water and you’ll feel the effects in no time.
Blocked Nose No Longer
Hooray! A quick, easy and homemade way to get rid of a pesky blocked nose! The remedy? A spoonful of apple cider vinegar mixed into a delicious antioxidant filled smoothie will get you feeling better in no time. The vinegar contains properties that prevent the build up of mucus, clearing your sinuses and allowing you to breathe freely.
According to Dr. Oz, apple cider vinegar; ‘works by restoring the proper pH levels to your skin, and beta-carotene helps to counter future skin damage‘. It’s amazing how such a simple, cheap product can do so much! Watch the video below for a great recipe which will help you get rid of that acne!
Note: If you suffer from age spots or eczema try reading this article to find out how apple cider vinegar can help!
Banish that Bad Breath
Go on, eat that garlic soup! You no longer have to worry about the effects it will have on your breath. With a quick gargle of a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water and you’ll be ready to take on the rest of your day! Vinegar has amazing antibacterial properties which will help eliminate unwanted odors in your mount .
Top Tip: It has also been known to reduce armpit odor! By dabbing it under your bits you can reduce body odor!
Subdue Smelly Feet
Much like its effects on body odor, apple cider vinegar can also cure you of bad smelling feet! After a long day at work, come home to a relaxing foot spa that will eliminate bad smells by following this recipe. Or read this article on another amazing way you can eliminate foot problems with apple cider vinegar!
If you are suffering from any of the above then why not grab the apple cider vinegar out of the cupboard and give it a whirl! Apple cider vinegar has so many incredible medical uses, to find out more health benefits this product has just click here.