10 Amazing Uses For Apple Vinegar Cider Backed By Science

Over the centuries, the world has seen many health crazes, normally placing the associated products away once the next craze begins. For a concoction to stay in consistent use since 5,000 BC, it would need to be an amazing solution. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) was used in used in every era for a multitude of cleaning and medical purposes, ACV is still used around the world.

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Wash your hair in baking soda and condition with ACV. This provides a chemically simple and safe way to wash!

The pH balancing effects can make your hair luxurious and soft.

Dandruff And Thinning Hair

The acidity and strong enzyme presence in ACV handles hair loss and dandruff very well. Bottle bacilli or a lack of enzymes can be responsible for these symptoms. The properties of this all natural rinse treats these and encourages natural oil production in the scalp.

Pet Health

apple-cider-vinegar-benefitsIf your animal will permit you to, application to their food or coats can spell wonders for their health. Application to their fur will repel fleas, microbes and other pests.

You can also add Apple Cider Vinegar to your pets food to keep a healthy pH balance in their gut and to prevent allergies, deter parasites, ringworm, ticks, fungus and other microbes from invading.

A 50 lb. dog would get about 2 tsp per day with food, and if you wanted to use ACV externally you could mix it 50:50 with water and put it in a spray bottle, saturating the dogs coat once per day.

Skin Toner

ACV has a closer pH than most skin care products, applying this to your skin after washing can return the natural healthy glow of your skin. For sensitive skin add water and test on the underside of your arm to watch for a reaction.

Detoxifying

With so many unseen dangers in your food and water, drink a small amount(2 tablespoons) to detoxify your body. The ACV will bind to the toxins carrying them safely out of the body.
Adding a cup of ACV to a bath with epsom salts will kickstart your own lymphatic system into targeting and releasing toxins.

Allergies And Congestion

ACV helps break up mucous and has a natural anti-histamine effect. Whether your suffering from seasonal allergies, environmental, or pet related, ACV can lessen the sneezey, wheezy, uncomfortable symptoms.

Reducing Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Stomach acid is the first line of defense against microbes causing acid reflux, but when the stomach pH isn’t low enough, pathogens may grow around the esophageal sphincter and paralyze the muscle, allowing food to relax back up the esophagus.
Just a tablespoon of ACV before each meal will ensure the stomach’s acidity is adequate enough to stop this from occurring.

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A study in 2006, found rats fed ACV for 19 days had drastic reduction in total cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

An antioxidant called chlorogenic acid present in ACV which has been found to keep LDL cholesterol particles from becoming oxidized.

Prevents Muscle Fatigue After Exercise

I’ve drank this to recover from long and strenuous workouts. Water laced with ACV will refill electrolytes and bind to the lactic acid building in the body. You will see your recovery time be cut in half.

Corns, Callouses and Warts

This advice come from Dr. Scholl! Soak your feet in warm water to correct the pH making it impossible for bacteria to grow. (This will also take away strong odors). For warts apply ACV and cover for the evening. Scrubbing with a pumice stone will not be necessary.