In recent years, you may have heard all about coconut oil’s incredible health benefits. While it really is healthy, there’s one natural wonder that is even better for our health – apple cider vinegar. Apart from its health benefits, ACV has a long list of beauty and cleaning uses as well. It’s completely natural and non-toxic for your health and the environment as well.
Below you can see a long list of ACV uses – just make sure to always use unfiltered and raw apple cider vinegar.
Here are several ACV uses you will find interesting:
Soothes a Sore Throat
Suffering from a sore throat? Don’t take antibiotics – take ACV instead. The incredible liquid has powerful antibacterial properties that will kill the harmful bacteria in your throat and soothe the pain down. It works even better if you combine it with some cayenne pepper and honey – mix 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and ACV with 3 teaspoons of honey and take the mixture a few times per day to relieve the pain in your throat.
Did you know that ACV can easily soothe heartburn? Mix a bit of with a bit of honey and drink the liquid whenever you experience the problem – it will go away instantly.
Destroys Fungal and Yeast Infections
Fungal infections can be pretty nasty. Sometimes, even the strongest antifungal creams don’t seem to help, and that’s where ACV comes in. To eliminate your fungal infection, mix a part of ACV with 5 parts of water, then soak the affected area in the solution for half an hour per day. It will destroy the fungi easily and soothe the infection in a week. The same mix can help in case of yeast infections as well.
Fights Insulin Sensitivity
Drinking a bit of ACV every morning will stabilize your blood sugar levels and control your glucose metabolism. It is especially effective at preventing diabetes if you drink a small shot glass before all your meals.
Cleans Your Sinuses
If you’re dealing with clogged sinuses, a bit of ACV in a glass of warm water will break up the mucus and help you breathe easier.
If you’re always tired after working out and nothing helps, a tablespoon of ACV in a cup of warm water is the solution. It will destroy the lactic acid in your muscles and alkalize your body, helping your muscles relax and heal.
Relieves Allergy Symptoms
Thanks to its ability to clear up the congestion in your sinuses and your throat, ACV is a simple and effective remedy for allergies. Whenever the symptoms strike, drink a tablespoon of it with some honey to soothe them down.
Great for Oily Skin
If you’re suffering from acne or oily skin, ACV will reset your skin’s pH and restore its flexibility and smoothness. To treat acne, just mix a part of vinegar with 2-3 parts of water, soak a cotton pad in the mixture, and wipe your face with it. Leave your skin to absorb the mix unless it’s very sensitive, in which case you’ll need to wash it off after a few minutes.
If you want your teeth to be perfectly clean, all you need is to use a mix of water and ACV as a mouth rinse. It will also kill the bacteria in your mouth, preventing a variety of oral problems.
Something smells bad in your kitchen? Mix ½ a cup of water with the same amount ACV and spray the mixture all around your kitchen. It will destroy all the bacteria on the surface and leave a nice smell behind.