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Combining Blessings: Apple Cider Vinegar/Pure Honey

Updated on December 1, 2013

I write this hub to share our blessings found in the combination of apple cider vinager and pure honey.

My middle sister had told me about the benefits within the combination of apple cider vinegar and pure honey as an answer to all my health complaints.She told me about a testimony she heard of a man that was told to drink apple cider vinegar (ACV) because his hands were affected by rheumatoid arthritis. A year later, after the treatment he had his hands in the normal position.

Who doesn't want good health in any aspect?

We started to try to find the apple cider vinegar without luck; even at the grocery store when we asked for it, we were sent to the liquor area. Cider is an alcoholic beverage made exclusively from the juice of specially grown varieties of apples. We wanted the apple cider vinegar (for health) until at last we found it where it should be…in the juice area.


Home remedies

Almost everybody has a way to go along with home remedies occasionally. Some remedies work for some kind of people, it depends in the usage itself, the physical condition of the person, as well as the severity of the condition.The term used to refer as alternative medicine, natural medicine or traditional medicine is "folk medicine".

Folk medicines are remedies directed to cure the causes of illness. They treat illnesses, but they do not prevent them. It must become part of our daily routines; the maintenance of a good health and a high quality of life. We need to take care of our bodies, eat healthy diets and exercise; without forgetting our spiritual condition, since it is an essential part of us as humans.

Mixture of whole apple cider vinegar and honey

An American physician best known for his writings on the theme of folk medicine was DeForest Clinton Jarvis (1881-1966). This physician recommended a mixture of whole apple cider vinegar and honey that have variously been called switchel or honegar, as a health tonic.

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has many nutrients such as: multitude of vitamins, minerals, and essential amino acids that can cure or prevent health conditions. It is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the liquid.

Honey is a sweet made by bees using nectar from flowers. The flavors are various depending on their nectar source.The natural sugar in Pure Honey, used properly, can improve energy level significantly. These sugars can help senior citizens and others who suffer common fatigue.

Combining apple cider vinegar and honey will change the chemical formula of each. The acid content of apple cider vinegar or the sugar content of honey will not produce negative results.

The mainly usage dosage I found and that we use is: 1 tablespoon ACV and1 teaspoon of Pure Honey (recommended to omit in case of diabetics) in a glass of water. 3 times a day with meals.

Below I will share my findings of some health conditions and how this mix becomes a blessing:

Health within Combining ACV and Honey
Health within Combining ACV and Honey

Why is apple cider vinager with pure honey a blessing

  1. Arthritis: It's high potassium content dissolves calcium deposits around the joints.
  2. Bladder Infections:Eliminates bacteria responsible for causing bladder infections.
  3. Cancer: The beta-carotene (found in ACV is a powerful antioxidant) helps neutralizing the free radicals in the body. The pectin in ACV adds fiber necessary in patients diet.
  4. Cholesterol:The dangerous effects of fatty foods can be controlled.
  5. Diabetes: Controls blood glucose levels.
  6. Eczema: Patients usually present a deficiency of potassium (found in ACV).
  7. Hearing Loss: Helps repairing damage to the inner ear and boost hearing levels.
  8. Heart Disease: Prevents the deposit of fatty plaque in the arteries.
  9. Immune System: Boosts the activities of white cells, helping them to prevent disease by destroying invading viruses and bacteria.
  10. Impotence: Stimulates the production of sex hormones in men and women.
  11. Leg cramp: Helps the absorption of calcium and magnesium.
  12. Weight Loss: Speeds up metabolism and suppress appetite.


This hub in no ways is meant to lead people to replace the care or advice of a qualified medical professional. Everything in excess and out of control could cause side effects or even be harmful instead of being a blessing. For other natural remedies also read Health Benefits And Beyond Within The Fruit Papaya.

I will like to hear about your blessings acquired by nature's properties. Watch the video below for more information on combining blessings: Apple cider vinegar and pure honey.

Blessings to all!

© Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill

© 2012 Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill


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    • Lastheart profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      6 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Great Mervat! Isn't nature just awesome? We have health around us. Thanks for reading and printing your experience.

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      6 years ago

      I drink this mixture 3x a day sometimes 4! And I love it!! Every one has gotten the flu in my home, but not me! I

      thought it was just a fluke, then I saw this article.

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      7 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Thanks, donnah75 for sharing your experience. Honey has been food since ever. Check out this verse: Matthew 3:4 "Now John himself had a garment of camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey."

      I am those that think that we should stay away of "good" things for a while. Actually, even the Bible says so: Proverbs 25:16 "Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it."

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      7 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Oh thanks pstraubie48 for stopping by and sharing. We are part of nature and God provides for our wealth. It has help me and I notice the difference when I stop drinking it for a period of time. Prayers for you and her, as well, on the way!

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      7 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Thanks Patsybel! Let me know so I can update this one by linking yours. This is what community is about...I love your attitude.

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      Donna Hilbrandt 

      7 years ago from Upstate New York

      Good hub. I often drink a glass of water with ACV in it. Never added honey, but I'll give that a try. I know I should do it more regularly, as it is really healthy. Good hub :)

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      Patricia Scott 

      7 years ago from North Central Florida

      My daughter has been told recently by her oncologist to drink detoxify her liver.

      this is an interesting article and hopefully the benefits you have listed will help many who try this.

      Angels are on the way today ps

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      Patsy Bell Hobson 

      7 years ago from zone 6a, SEMO

      Great post. I am working on an herb vinegar post. We should link. Can we do that? Voted up will pin. Good writing.

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      8 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Thanks Humblemumble39 for your great contribution on this hub. God bless you!

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      8 years ago

      A good holistic practitioner is Dr. Anthony Weil a very popular and excellent speaker. I use the mixture, using only Braggs Raw apple cider vinegar and a local unpasturized, raw honey. Beware of regular store bought honey ! Many popular brands are honey cut with sweetening syrups from China. Pure garbage!

    • Lastheart profile imageAUTHOR

      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      8 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      You look healthier, more handsome and more intelligent(no wonder you are writing those Gringocua's book). God bless you!

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      Greg Boudonck 

      8 years ago from Returned to an Isla Del Sol - Puerto Rico Will Rise Strong

      This was another excellent hub and I feel healthier using it. Thanks love.

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      Maria Magdalena Ruiz O'Farrill 

      8 years ago from Borikén the great land of the valiant and noble Lord

      Thanks Amethystraven for your comment. Hope that many others could find in nature, health.

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      8 years ago from California

      Thank you for this hub. This is always good to know for those of us on a budget. This is also good for those of us who prefer a natural way to the synthetic way. Great hub.


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