This time allow me to show you the health benefits of apple cider vinegar which is unpasteurized or often abbreviated as ACV. Some of you may have taste this golden color vinegar which has distilled from apples. Have you also ever tasted the beneficial?
Apple cider vinegar is mostly believed as a cure of so many health problems such a flu, varicose veins, or even allergies. Though some of them are not barely proven yet. But good news for your there are also some benefits that has been proven based on studies, researches, and observations. Apparently Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) have dozens of benefits for health.
Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar
- Weight Loss
Apple cider vinegar is contained with the acetic acid which can depress your appetite, reduces water retention, and also increases metabolism. In result it can help you with your effort to lose weight. For daily use, you can dilute 2 teaspoons of ACV to 16 ounces water. You can drink it gradually in a day.
- Relieve Gas and Bloating
Health Benefits of Unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar for this purpose could be the best. Taking one teaspoon apple cider vinegar also can relive gas and bloating problem. You can mix it with a cup of tea or a glass of water. Easy right?
- Reduce Heartburn
Apparently apple cider vinegar can reduce heartburn! Some research show that apple cider vinegar can rectify low acid. Though it sounds a bit weird treating stomach acid with acid vinegar but it is can make you feel relief in a short time after you take just 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. So, better to take it as soon as you feel the symptoms.
Caution : if you have an uclear you will not feel any relief after you take ACV.
- Promote Alkalinity
In everyone’s body live inactive cancer cell, you might already know this. It can be actives whiteout we know when our body not in a good state. But you can feel relief now. Charlotte Gerson, The founded the Gerson Institute in California said that cancer cannot live in an alkaline body. When promoting alkalinity in your body, it also make some bad environment for cancer and other diseases.
- Control Blood Sugar, Help your Diabetes
There have been studies linked the apple cider vinegar with diabetes patients. The studies prove that after taking just 2 tablespoon of ACV before bed, glucose levels amazingly decreasing by the morning. Even though the patients did not take insulin before.
Another studies did by Carol Johnston, PhD, from Arizona State University. She has been studying ACV for more than 10 years long. She, then found that ACV can decrease blood sugar for insulin resistant people. The study have been proven by giving a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water before the patients ate so me high carbohydrate meal. As expected the result their blood sugar were decreasing afterward.
She says “It doesn’t block the starch 100%, but it definitely prevents at least some of that starch from being digested and raising your blood sugar.”.
According to scientists, the key is the antiglycemic effect of the acid.
- All-natural Massage Treatment
If you feel your hands and feet tired, you may want do a massage. But if you don’t have time to going out or budget to call massage service you can use ACV as a replacement. Just rub the ACV on your hand and feet. It’s not only an easy way but it will also give you the benfits of massage-like and you can feel so relief.
- Natural After Shave
Dilute ACV with water in an equal amount. Then put it in a bottle. You can apply it to your face after shaking it first.
- Sunburn Relieve
If your skin is burnt to a crisp you may want to use apple cider vinegar to treat the burn. You can mix it in water and pat on the sore skin. It can neutralize the effect of the sun to your skin. You can also add a cupful of ACV to your bath and soak for about 10 minutes.
- Skin Care
You can apply diluted ACV in cotton pad or a little cloth to your face and feel the difference. ACV can smooth, tightens, and plumps your skin. It also can reduce your wrinkles and fine lines.
How can that possible?? Of couse, It is possible. This have been proven that ACV can detoxify your skin. You can try this as soon as you have ACV in your grip.
- Teeth care
You can use ACV directly to rub your teeth or just gargle with it. It can help you to remove stains, whiten your teeth, and kill bacteria. Give your mouth and gum a healthy state.
- Hair Care
Who never have hair problems? Good news for you, now you can use apple cider vinegar as a rinse for your hair. Just mix a tablespoon or two with a glass of water to rinse your hair after done bathing (the smell will dissipate at the time your hair have dried). It will make all your hair problems go away. You can feel your hair smooth and shiny beside dandruff-free and soothe itchiness and irritation of the scalp because it will remove oils and dirts in your hair plus keep the balance of your hair’s pH.
- Get Rid your Candida
Candida is some yeasts which are linked with thrush, fatigue, poor memory, sugar cravings, and yeasts infection in human body. Due to the rich of natural enzyms, ACV can get rid the yoasts that cause candida.
- Balance your Body System
As i mention above, ACV can promote the alkaline pH level in the body. It will help your body in a state of equilibrium. It help you to avoid diseases and infection and also boost your energy.
- Work great with your Lymphatic System
ACV can reduce mucus dan sinus congestion throughout your entire body. The effect of slackening mucus is your lymph nodes can more healthy and relieve your allergies.
- Help Tummy Troubles
Are you feeling like your intestinal have a spasms? Or are you having diarrhea? ACV can help you. It is contained with the antibiotic properties and pectin which can help you with those problem. You can try to add one tablespoon or two into your drinking water or juice.
- Cure Hiccups
You may want to try another way to cure your hiccups. Just drink a teaspoonful of ACV. Don’t worry about the sour taste because that’s the main point. The sour taste can overstimulating the nerves in the throat.
- Soothe a Sore Throat
A sore throat can be resulted by germs that cause infections and ACV can make some inhospitable environtmet for most of germ. So, you better mix ¼ cup ACV with the same equal amout of warm water and gagle with it as soon as you feel a sore throat. Just gargle for every hour or so until your throat feels better.
- Lower Cholesterol
A study in 2006 have alredy found that the acetic acid in the ACV can decrease rat’s bad cholesterol. And another study of a Japanese prove that people who consume a half ounce of ACV a day have a decreasing of their cholesterol.
- Prevents indigestion
If you have a plan on having this problem later just remember to drink a glass of warm water mixed with a teaspoon of honey and ACV 30 minutes before you have your dinner or meal.
- Clear a Stuffy Nose
The potassium and acetic acid in the ACV can prevent germ growth. So, if you feel like your nose is stuffy just drink a glass of water mixed with a teaspoon of ACV.
- Clean Acne
You may wonder how ACV can lean your acne because the acne is pretty hard to remove, even with many commercial product you bought from stores. Now why don’t you try the ACV as your natural toner? Here’s the reasons:
- Keep your acne under control with the natural antibacterial properties
- Soften and exfoliate your skin with the malix anc lactic acid contained in ACV
- As i mention above, ACV can balance the pH of your skin
- Also reduce red spots with the detocification benefits
- Boots your Energy
ACV is contained by the amino acid, high potassium and enzymes that can amazingly be the antidote of your fatigue. A tablespoon or two with a glass of water will be enough to boots your energy the next time you feel like beaten.
- Treat your Leg Cramps
The key of this treatment is potassium. When you have lower potassium in your body, your leg can have cramps. ACV contain a high potassium in it so the problem is resolved. You can add 2 tablespoons ACV and 1 teaspoon honey into a glass of warm water then drink it.
- Banish Bad Breath
ACV can kill odor-causing bacteria which make your breath smell so bad. You can dilute a teaspoon of ACV with some water then gagle with it or just drink.
- Fade Bruises
As another treatment ACV can help you fade bruises. Because ACV contain anti-inflammatory properties you can compressed on your bruises and it will fade the discoloration.
Most people usually use apple cider vinegar for making their daily food like salad or home made pickles. But after read this health benefits of apple cider vinegar, you may want to add more this sour liquid into your daily routine. But you may don’t want to take it straight to your throat (except for hiccups). Anyway ACV is a pretty strong acid. It can be harsh on the esophagus when it take directly without mix it with any food or drink.