Apple Cider Vinegar has a multitude of purposes for living a healthy and happy lifestyle. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties which used to treat and improve a variety of health issues. Plus it tastes delicious too! Here are 6 different benefits of apple cider vinegar and why its the ultimate condiment to have in your household!
Salad Dressings – Use apple cider vinegar to make healthy and light dressings for salad. Apple cider vinegar has a tastier flavor than white vinegar but also it is less pungent than balsamic. For a lighter flavor. Add apple cider vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, and spices – a dash of salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme and even a tiny bit of cayenne for a little extra kick. Shake together!
Detox and Cleanse Drink – Apple cider vinegar can speed up the metabolism and flush out toxins in the body. Mix apple cider vinegar, sliced ginger, lemon, cayenne pepper and boiling water together and sip slowly every morning to lose weight, remove toxins and to energize.
Bath Soak – If have any fungal or bacterial issues on the skin or in the body or suffer from joint pain, you can add 1 – 2 cups of apple cider vinegar to your bath water. Repeat this routine 3x a week. It may not fully remove the issue but it has shown to help.
Sore throat and stuffy nose – Have a cold? You can mix apple cider vinegar with a tbsp of honey. It helps clear out sinus cavities and the honey and vinegar coats the throat to reduce inflammation and soreness.
Hair rinse – You can rinse build up on the scalp and deposits by rinsing your hair with a few cups of apple cider vinegar. You can do this before shampoo and conditioner. It also can be an alternative to using shampoo as shampoo sometimes has harsh chemicals that ruin the hair follicles and increase flakey skin on the scalp.
Toothpaste and mouth rinse – Mix apple cider vinegar with baking soda to help remove stains and whiten teeth. It also can be used as a quick mouth rinse if you have bad breath cause by a build of bacteria. It may make your breath smell a little like vinegar but its better than what it may have smelt like before!
There are many benefits to this wonder condiment. If you don’t have any at home now, I suggest you run out and grab a few bottles as it one of the best and most affordable versatile remedies out there!