Apple Cider Vinegar - Natural Health Uses
Apple Cider Vinegar Has Many Uses!
Do you remember the old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" Apples are one of the most health-giving fruits available and contain beneficial vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins and Minerals: Some of these are potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous and iron.
Fat Breakdown: Apple cider vinegar breaks down fatty, mucous and phlegm in the body, improving the health and function of your liver, bladder, and kidneys.
It also helps thin the blood, which prevents high blood pressure and promotes digestion, the assimilation in the body and the elimination process.
It helps get rid of toxic substances that can be harmful. It has been said that if you take a mixture of cider vinegar and water before a meal it will help prevent diarrhea or digestive upsets.
Colds: The potassium in vinegar also is helpful in easing the symptoms of common colds and allergies. Potassium is essential to healthy bones and teeth and it’s also good for hair loss.
Apple cider vinegar can be taken in many different forms. The best method is by using it in its natural liquid form. You can use it in salad dressings, making mayonnaise, or sprinkled on chips and fries, which is popular in England. It also can be used as a hot or cold beverage sweetened with natural honey.
Detoxification: Cider vinegar can detoxify the body of harmful elements that can cause such things as boils, blisters, and acne. It also helps in the clotting process and cleaning the blood in your body.
Applied as hot compresses to the aching joints of the body, it can also reduce inflammation and pain. It can be used to treat such ailments as nose bleeds, cancer, gallstones, kidney stones, hay fever, ear discharge, fatigue, muscle cramps, and diarrhea. Some say that it can also relieve depression.
Weight Loss: Apple cider vinegar tablets make a convenient way to assist you with your weight loss program. Of course, always check with your doctor before starting any weight loss program.
It is believed that because of its fat-burning properties, it helps increase metabolism, generate energy and reduce hunger. It is safe enough that even children with weight problems can take the supplements.
Many diets advocate eating an apple before each meal. This gives the extra boost to the metabolism as well as reduces your appetite before eating.
Osteoporosis: In postmenopausal women, the risk of bone loss is greater than in younger women. A supplement of apple cider vinegar has magnesium, silicone, calcium and magnesium, which have all been linked to sustaining bone mass. Calcium, magnesium and Vitamin D are all three needed to promote healthy bone growth.
Metabolism: In addition, Vitamin C, vitamin E, Vitamin A, B2 and B6, Vitamin P and beta-carotene are also found in trace amounts. These additional minerals and vitamins help your body by boosting metabolism, reducing the dangerous LDL cholesterol, reducing water retention in the body, and regulating blood pressure.
It’s said to also increase concentration and memory, blood circulation, regulating body temperature and give us more energy.
Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are caused by a yeast imbalance in your body, sometimes caused by a change in diet or taking antibiotics. A dose of two tablespoons to a quart of lukewarm water helps restore the acid balance in your body. Try this twice a day until the symptoms go away.
Poison Ivy: Vinegar also helps to dry up poison ivy.
What is the best thing about apple cider vinegar? You probably already have some sitting on your kitchen shelf right now!
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