Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day.
“Vinegar is a liquid consisting of about 5–20% acetic acid (CH3COOH), water, and other trace chemicals, which may include flavorings”. Vinegar has been used for many purposes. There are the versatile ways you can use vinegar. You can use it for the various household and cooking proposes. The most popular vinegar is Apple Cider vinegar. You’ve probably heard the claims, that it will help for sorts of health problems.
Apple Cider Vinegar is also known as ACV in short which is one of the oldest organic and raw useful remedies on earth. The following are some reasons that you should start drinking a ACV every day.
1. Hair care
It can be used as a rinse for your hair after shampooing, and will boost your hair’s body and shine. It can also help with dandruff, clear away greasy build-up, and soothe itchiness and irritation of the scalp. Simply mix a tablespoon or two in a glass of water, and rinse your hair with it at the end of your bath.
2. Skin care
ACV can be used as an astringent, by soaking a washcloth/cotton pad in diluted ACV and applying it to your face. Or, you can simply dab it right on the skin to fade age spots or acne scars and to blemishes and heal them. It tightens and plumps your skin, and can help minimize the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
3. Weight loss
Drinking 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to 16 ounces of water daily may help boost weight loss efforts. Consuming ACV for 12 weeks has shown the significant declines in body weight, abdominal fat, waist circumference and triglycerides, i.e the bad cholesterol that we want to avoid.
Add 1 cup to your bath, and soak for 10 minutes, or dilute it in water and pat on the sore skin, to neutralize the burn or eliminate discomfort from sunburn.
5. Maintain pH level
Despite its acidic taste, ACV actually promotes alkalinity in the body. It helps to maintain a healthy alkaline pH level. It acts as a natural boost for those lacking energy and higher incidences of infection.
6. Massage treatment
Rubbing it on your hands and feet will give massage-like relief to tired hands and feet.
7. Balance lymphatic system
ACV helps to break up mucus and cleanse the lymph nodes. It is also useful to reduce the allergies, sore throats and headaches.
8. Relieve gas, bloating and heartburn
ACV can also be very helpful in reducing gas and bloating, and heartburn. It works by correcting low acid, hence reducing heartburn. Drink 1 teaspoon followed by a glass of water for the benefits.
9. Natural room freshener
It can be used in dishwashers as a substitute for dish detergent, to clean microwaves, kitchen surfaces, toilets, windows, glasses, and mirrors, too.
10. A repel for fleas
One-part vinegar and one part water can be sprayed on your pets’ fur and rubbed in generously, every day to remove flea infestation.