Many of you may have heard about some surprising benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. However, I think that you may be as surprised as I was, at the diversity of it’s uses, in remedying both health and household issues.
FOOT OR FINGERNAIL FUNGUS, is a very uncomfortable condition that, in feet (known as athlete’s foot) can result in rashes that burn in between the toes and on the feet and between the toes. In both hands and feet it can also occur under the nail bed, causing constant pain.
Soaking fingers and feet in Apple cider vinegar for 10 to 30 minutes daily, until the fungus is gone, is one of the best solutions. The bowl of vinegar can be slightly diluted with water, if it causes any burning sensation.
An UPSET STOMACH can be, somewhat surprisingly, calmed down by a small amount of apple cider vinegar diluted with water or apple juice. This is particularly useful when the cause of the stomach pain is due to a bacterial infection, as apple cider vinegar is a potent enemy of bacteria.
Adding 1/2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to one cup of cold water, 2-3 times per week will ADD SHINE TO YOUR HAIR.
The PAIN OF SUNBURNED SKIN can be cooled, by the anti-inflammatory properties of apple cider vinegar. A cup can be added to cool bath water to relieve the burning pain.
Believe it or not, a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar, has been shown to GET RID OF HICCUPS! This may have something to do with nerve stimulation in the throat, according to “Reader’s Digest”.
WEIGHT LOSS may be aided by the acid in the apple cider vinegar suppressing appetite. It also has the capacity to reduce uncomfortable water retention.
Equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar filtered into a spray bottle is a natural way to DISINFECT your home.
This next one amazed me! According to “Greatist”, adding 10 ounces of vinegar to 10 gallons of water can make your garden grow…by spraying and KILLING the ROOTS of WEEDS!
GETTING RID OF HEARTBURN with one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and a glass of water, certainly seems counter-intuitive. If you have acid stomach why would adding acid help? Well, it turns out that it, in fact works, by balancing out low acids in the stomach.
There is nothing worse than the horrible grip of a LEG CRAMP that wakes you out of your sleep like a claw. According to “Reader’s Digest”, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar and one teaspoon of honey mixed into a glass of warm water gets rid of the cramp!
Apple Cider Vinegar is effective in:
(1) treating ACNE (2) EASING VARICOSE VEINS (3) flushing out toxins that lead to ALLERGIES (4) EASING ARTHRITIS PAIN (5) PREVENTING SOME CANCERS (6) Preventing or Treating COLDS, FLU and SORE THROAT (7) HELPING TO CONTROL DIABETES (8) RELIEVING HEADACHES (9) IMPROVING HEART HEALTH (10) RIDDING PETS OF FLEAS (11) WHITENING TEETH (12) BODY DETOXING (13) NEUTRALIZING BODY ODOR.