Apple cider vinegar ( ACV) has a wide range of uses. It found a place in cuisines, for cosmetically purposes, as cleaning utensil and much more.
Still, it is important to note that only organic, non-proceed ACV will provide all the magical benefits its offer.
Here is list of 22 uses of ACV you should know:
1. Detoxication of body
Consuming of a tablespoon of ACV everyday will support the function of the liver by stimulating enzyme secretion and bile flow.
2. Heal a sore throat
Apple cider vinegar possesses strong antibacterial properties which fight pathogenic bacteria. Dilute a tablespoon in a glass of water and gargle three times a day.
3. Against sunburn
To soothe sunburns, prepare yourself a relaxing bath with lukewarm water and a cup of apple cider vinegar in it.
4. Enhance digestion
Drinking a glass of water with one tbsp. of ACV before meals will stimulate the saliva release and help digestive juices to easily break down food.
5. Treats acid reflux
It stimulates the release of digestive juices and thus prevents heartburn and acid reflux.
6. Lose weight
Apple cider vinegar provides a feeling of satiety if taken in a glass of water before meals.
7. Regulate blood sugar
Consumption of 2 tablespoons of vinegar before meals lowers blood sugar by the next morning.
8. Against sugar cravings
If you take apple cider vinegar in a glass of water before meals, you will reduce your desire for sweet.
9.Enhance heart health
ACV is rich in polyphenols which reduce oxidation of bad cholesterol or LDL and protect against cardiovascular disease.
10. Skin Cleanser
Apple cider vinegar has strong antimicrobial components which makes it a great skin cleanser. Add a bit to a bowl of water and splash your face to clear away any impurities.
11. Soft feet
Add a bit of apple cider vinegar to a bucket full of warm water, and soak your feet in it for 5 minutes to kill bacteria and soften the skin.
Add apple cider vinegar in fish, chicken, or meat in order to enrich the meals.
13. Healthy and shiny hair
Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a cup of water, and rinse the hair after shampooing. The result will be strong and shiny hair.
14. Teeth whitening
You can also whiten your teeth with ACV. Add a teaspoon to half a glass of water and swish it in the mouth for a natural mouthwash that will leave the teeth pearly white. Afterward, rinse with water.
15. Destroy fleas
In a spray bottle, mix equal amounts of ACV and water and spray onto the pet to keep fleas at bay.
16. Natural deodorant
Put a little of apple cider vinegar under the armpits, and use it as your natural deodorant.
17. Home cleaner
You can use it as a home cleaner due to its component acetic acid which is an antimicrobial agent.
18. Preserve your leftovers
Add a bit on the exposed parts of the flesh of fruits, like apples and avocado, and they won’t turn brown.
19. Repel fruit flies
Pour a bit of apple cider vinegar into a jar, and poke small holes into the cling wrap. Leave it in the kitchen, and it will serve as a trap for fruit flies.
20. Fruits and vegetable wash
You can easily remove all the dirt and pesticides from veggies or fruits if you soak them in a solution of ACV and water.
21.Boost your bone broth
Add it to your bone broth to extract important minerals from the bones.
22. Salad dressing
Mix apple cider vinegar with some dried herbs and extra virgin olive oil, and add the tasty dressing to your salads for an amazing taste.