#SelfcareSunday: The Many Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar

For many people Apple Cider Vinegar is apart of their holy grail. Like products such as coconut oil, olive oil, coconut water, honey, and ginger there are many different ways to use apple cider vinegar. According to WebMD apple cider vinegar is made from apples and yeast. Juice is pressed from the apples, and then yeast is added to the juice. As a result of the yeast, fermentation occurs turning the juice into alcohol. The bacteria from the alcohol then turn into acetic acid, which gives apple cider vinegar its sour taste. Now buying a bottle of apple cider vinegar is not hard thing to do especially since apple cider vinegar can easily be found in your local supermarket.

There are so many different ways one can utilize apple cider vinegar. It can be used during cleaning, cooking, beauty regimens, and hygiene purposes. Swanson Vitamins lists that apple cider vinegar can be used to make salad dressings instead of using apple cider vinegar, heavily diluted with water apple cider vinegar can be used as a facial toner, when combined with equal parts water and a few drops of essential oil apple cider vinegar can be used as a all purpose cleaner, it can also help aide in soothing a sore throat if you gargle with equals parts water and apple cider. The same article on Swanson Vitamins lists that one can use apple cider vinegar to trap fruit flies, remove the smell of cat urine during laundry, and help combat bad breath if you gargle with it using ½ tablespoon of ACV and 1 cup of water. After a work out ACV can be used to deal with lactic acid build up in your muscles by adding 1 tablespoon to your water, for shiny hair soak your hair with 1/3 cup of ACV after shampooing, and after brushing your teeth gargle with ACV to help remove stains from your teeth.

Although there are many ways to use apple cider vinegar, drinking it can also be an option and of use as well. Natural Living Ideas lists that drinking apple cider vinegar can help maintain a healthy alkaline pH level in our bodies, two tablespoons of ACV in water before bed can lower blood sugar levels, drinking ACV can also help lower blood pressure, and the drinking of ACV can improve ones heart health while promoting the detoxification of the liver. Drinking ACV can help eliminate the overgrowth of Candida the same bacteria that is responsible for yeast infections in women. When it comes to digestive ailments such as indigestion, bloating, gas and heartburn just drinking a teaspoon of ACV can help with these ailments. Like most things that are good for you, be careful not to over indulge in your use of apple cider vinegar. After all there is no way one can find the taste of it without it being diluted. So the next time you happen to buy a bottle make sure to make great use of it.





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