Are you looking for a one-stop product that provides countless benefits? Apple cider vinegar is quickly becoming a popular multi-tasker providing a long list of benefits. Below we break down just a few of the many health benefits and uses for this new household staple.
Sore Throat Cure – The bacteria that is responsible for your pesky sore throat does not like the strong acid content of ACV. Gargling with this will help to kill it off in a hurry! It is recommended that you mix 1 ounce of apple cider vinegar with 1 ounce of warm water and gargle 1-2 times every hour.
Prevent Blemishes – No matter your age, you may have experienced acne at some time in your life, some of us more than others. It often feels as if the list of available products to treat this is almost as long as the unknown list of ingredients that come with them. Similar to the bacteria that cause a sore throat, the bacteria that cause your blemishes can be tackled with apple cider vinegar. Apply nightly as you would a toner with a cotton pad.
Nightly Leg Cramps – If you have ever been woken up in the night with a “charlie horse,” you know that at that moment you would do whatever it takes to relieve it. Today is your lucky day! Apple cider vinegar is load with potassium which is proven to help prevent cramping. Mix one ounce of ACV with honey into a tall glass of warm water to cut those cramps.
Prevent Cancer – Cancer continues to be the number one killer worldwide. Though so much about it is still unknown, we do know that foods high in natural antioxidants can help to reduce the risk of developing cancer. Apple cider vinegar contains polyphenols which work to fight and reduce free-radicals in your body.
Energy Boost – Trade your afternoon cup of joe in for a sugar-free, energy packed shot of apple cider vinegar. ACV is filled with potassium and enzymes that will help to get you through the afternoon. You can add it to a glass of water or even mix it in with your salad dressing or juice.
This is just a short list of ways you can incorporate apple cider vinegar into your life. In addition to health benefits, it is also a popular household cleaning ingredient! Based on our personal use and research, we recommend Braggs Organic, Raw/Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar which is available at almost all grocery and health food stores.
Disclaimer: This blog post contains information gathered from our personal research and experience with apple cider vinegar. We recommend consulting a medical professional before making any changes to your diet or supplement routine.