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 a list of 22 uses of ACV you should know:
1. Detoxication of Body:
Consuming of a tablespoon of ACV every day 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.