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Benefits Of Vinegar

Updated on September 29, 2014

All natural apple cider vinegar

The benefits of vinegar.

Many people including my wife is on this age old health remedy of having a large glass of apple cider vinegar water everyday day to help with staying healthy and fit. For centuries all natural apple cider vinegar has been used for all sorts of household chores, a healing agent for many different types of ailments, and even for various forms of cooking.

I remember back when I was a small child my grandmother would have a shot of apple cider vinegar in her water every morning. There are hundreds if not thousands of articles on the healing aspects of natural vinegar. There are many forms of vinegar around but the one that most people uses for health related issues is the raw all natural apple cider vinegar (not the clear but the foggy looking stuff in the bottle). Apple cider vinegar has been credited to heal everything from cancer to warts; there have been some claims of healing properties that have been supported by the science community. Let’s now take a look at a few of these remedies and beneficial uses of vinegar.

What is raw all natural apple cider vinegar?

The real organic apple cider vinegar is produced by fermenting pressed apples into cider that sits until the sugars of the cider are turned into vinegar. It is important that the organic apples not be heated, unfiltered, and unpasteurized to keep the “mother” intact.

The “mother” in apple cider vinegar is the visible and cloudy strands in the bottom of the bottle which is full of beneficial enzymes and acids. Make sure you shake the bottle each time before using the product to make sure that it is fully mixed in order to get all the benefits from the “mother”.

Keep in mind when purchasing a bottle of apple cider vinegar, that if the bottle is clear and not clouded it is not natural and it has been processed and there is no “mother” in the bottle. Stay away from the unnatural clear vinegar if you want to get all the benefits that come from raw all natural vinegar with the added bonus of the “mother”. Apple cider vinegar can kill some types of bacteria.

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Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar.

For years apple cider vinegar has been used as a disinfectant, a treatment for nail fungus, and used for treating ear infections in both humans and animals. . By using vinegar you will instantly decrease the amount of chemicals that are unnatural into your home. Vinegar has also been used for a natural preservation of food. The main ingredient in vinegar is acetic acid which does contribute to killing bacteria both in and on the body.

Patients with type 2 diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels have seen numerous benefits of taking a one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar every day especially after a meal. But check with your doctor before starting any folk remedy so your physician can monitor your levels to make sure you are not hurting yourself or messing up your insulin levels.. Also by drinking raw unpasteurized apple cider vinegar before each meal it will start your body to begin assimilating more from the food you eat. This can also reduce your hunger and help with weight loss which will also help with diabetes. Again always keep your doctor aware of what you are doing.

Apple Cider Vinegar For Your Hair.

Using apple cider vinegar after you shampoo your hair as a rinse agent will help strengthen your hair and make it healthier and give your hair more body. Try doing this and see if you get the same results as I do. Take a small bottle and add a half of tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and about a cup of cold water, shake well and then after you shampoo and rinse pour the solution into your hair and then rinse again. Try this several times a week to see if your hair is not fuller and healthier.

Benefits of apple cider vinegar

Help Reduce Heartburn.

There is research out in the science community that digesting apple cider vinegar works by correcting low acid in the body which aids in helping to reduce heartburn. Also noted that by ingesting a teaspoon of vinegar with a glass of water will help give you relief from a stomach ulcer. Also research has shown that if you take a tablespoon of vinegar with a large glass of water about fifteen minutes before a meal it will help stimulate digestive juices in your system to help breakdown the food you take in, this will also help with indigestion.

Remedy for dogs.

An age old remedy is to use apple cider vinegar as a holistic remedy for clearing up skin and of bacterial infections, reduces dander, and alleviates itching for your pet. With adding apple cider vinegar to the animals food and water and spraying the diluted solution onto the animals coat the vinegar acts as a repellant for fleas, ticks and mosquitos. By doing this it will also help make their coat more glossy and shiny and it will also help with the animal’s digestion of their food.

If you’re animal has dry skin work apple cider vinegar into their coat and down to the skin. Dry skin and irritated skin respond well to the vinegar. The added advantage is that by brushing the vinegar through the coat it will help the shine of the coat but also deodorized the animal. For added skin care issues add a teaspoon of vinegar a day to their food and water.

Bad Breath

With all of the natural acids like acetic and malic acid in apple cider vinegar, if you suffer from halitosis it is worth a try of rinsing your mouth with a cup of water mixed with a table spoon of apple cider vinegar and gargle for 20 seconds. By doing this the vinegar will kill the bacteria in the teeth and mouth that causes the halitosis and the bad breath.

Skin Benefits

Apple cider vinegar helps to balance the ph levels in your skin and has long been a recommendation as a skin tonic for many generations. It has been said that it will help with acme and other dermatological conditions when taken both internally and externally on a regular basis. It has been studied to also help with soothing of sun burn when applied to the burnt area.

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What is raw all natural apple cider vinegar?

The real organic apple cider vinegar is produced by fermenting pressed apples into cider that sits until the sugars of the cider are turned into vinegar. It is important that the organic apples not be heated, unfiltered, and unpasteurized to keep the “mother” intact.

The “mother” in apple cider vinegar is the visible and cloudy strands in the bottom of the bottle which is full of beneficial enzymes and acids. Make sure you shake the bottle each time before using the product to make sure that it is fully mixed in order to get all the benefits from the “mother”.

Keep in mind when purchasing a bottle of apple cider vinegar, that if the bottle is clear and not clouded it is not natural and it has been processed and there is no “mother” in the bottle. Stay away from the unnatural clear vinegar if you want to get all the benefits that come from raw all natural vinegar with the added bonus of the “mother”. Apple cider vinegar can kill some types of bacteria.

Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar.

For years apple cider vinegar has been used as a disinfectant, a treatment for nail fungus, and used for treating ear infections in both humans and animals. . By using vinegar you will instantly decrease the amount of chemicals that are unnatural into your home. Vinegar has also been used for a natural preservation of food. The main ingredient in vinegar is acetic acid which does contribute to killing bacteria both in and on the body.

Patients with type 2 diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels have seen numerous benefits of taking a one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar every day especially after a meal. But check with your doctor before starting any folk remedy so your physician can monitor your levels to make sure you are not hurting yourself or messing up your insulin levels.. Also by drinking raw unpasteurized apple cider vinegar before each meal it will start your body to begin assimilating more from the food you eat. This can also reduce your hunger and help with weight loss which will also help with diabetes. Again always keep your doctor aware of what you are doing.

Apple Cider Vinegar For Your Hair.

Using apple cider vinegar after you shampoo your hair as a rinse agent will help strengthen your hair and make it healthier and give your hair more body. Try doing this and see if you get the same results as I do. Take a small bottle and add a half of tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and about a cup of cold water, shake well and then after you shampoo and rinse pour the solution into your hair and then rinse again. Try this several times a week to see if your hair is not fuller and healthier.

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