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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Updated on June 8, 2010
apple cider vinegar benefits
apple cider vinegar benefits

 Apple Cider Vinegar is also called as "the Wonder Drug" and deservedly so. Experts say drinking a bottle full of water with honey and Apple Cider Vinegar (2 tablespoons) mixed in it has plenty of health benefits. This Apple Cider Vinegar solution routine eliminates constipation and heartburn. Make sure that you use only the natural, organic variety of apple cider vinegar; the sparkling clear variety will have practically no health benefits. Other health benefits of  Apple Cider Vinegar include natural cures for sinus infections, balancing high cholesterol, digestion, joint pains, diabetes, etc.

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wonder drug - apple cider vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) benefits

 Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is made from organically grown apples that are very nutritious and is not pasteurized. During fermentation, it produces enzymes and life giving nutrients that make apple cider vinegar the immense health value.

Some of the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) are:
Natural remedy for heartburn: In the book "Natural cures", the author claims 1 tablespoon of Raw Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in 4 ounces of purified water after a meal can be used as a natural remedy for heartburn. Rich in alpha-hydroxy acids that makes skin surface smoother and helping to regulate pH, ACV is a great natural remedy.

Improves bowel irregularity

Reduce sinus infections and sore throats
Regulate high cholesterol
Cure skin conditions and blemishes
Helps weight loss :  Experts say that Apple Cider Vinegar promotes weight loss as it helps to speed up the metabolism -  mix 2 teaspoons of Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water and drink this  before every meal
Improves digestion
Eliminate constipation
Bad breath: Apple Cider Vinegar makes a wonderful remedy for bad breath. A little Vinegar is mixed in a cup of water and gargle the mixture like a mouthwash
Promotes hair growth

 Alleviate symptoms of arthritis like joint pain and stiffness
Help allergies go away
Develop a stronger immune system

Apple Cider Vinegar is an effective natural bacteria-fighting agent that contains many vital minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, etc. Pectin in the vinegar is a fiber which helps reduce bad cholesterol and helps in regulating blood pressure. Apple cider vinegar is loaded with potassium. which helps in eliminating toxic waste from the body.

Other health benefits of ACV:
Apple Cider Vinegar contains sulfur that fights the effects of aging. ACV might help reduce levels of glucose.  Apple Cider Vinegar may help to control high blood sugar levels and is used as a natural treatment for Diabetes.

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar


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      4 years ago

      Thank you for this page... it realy help as a lot especially i am experiencing high blood pressure due to high cholesterol..

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      Mary Green 

      6 years ago from Alabama

      I keep ACV in my kitchen cabinet, but sometimes it turns into the forgotten remedy...thanks for the reminder of all the reasons I keep it around!

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      6 years ago from Washington, MI

      Very informative Hub. I had no idea apple cider vinegar had that many health benefits.

      Voted up and useful

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      6 years ago

      Thanks for the useful hub

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      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      I had heard about weight loss and cholesterol benefits but I had no idea vinegar was good for the sinsus. Great info


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