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40 Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar



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6 Healing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar


 By Martha Anderson

You either love apple cider vinegar or you hate it but either way you can’t deny its health benefits. Apple Cider Vinegar is a fermented product made from crushed and aged apples. The healthiest versions of ACV are those that contain “the mother” which is a colony of beneficial bacteria with many health benefits.

ACV is naturally high in phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, calcium and others. It has been known to help with weight loss and hair issues.

When using apple cider vinegar it’s important that you find and buy organic, unpasteurized vinegar with “the Mother”. This is easily found at  most grocery stores.

ACV has a wide variety of uses and when it comes to natural remedies you can’t beat the low price for its healing properties! ACV is anti-fungal, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial. Below is a list of 6 Healing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar. Buy some today. 

Stops Itching

A dab of apple cider vinegar applied with a cotton ball is commonly recommended to make a pesky mosquito bite stop itching. It will sting a bit, but it will help quell the prickly tickle.

Kills Foot Fungus

ACV is a great antifungal agent and is often useful against yeast and fungus on the skin and nails. If you have toe fungus, soak the feet in 1 cup of ACV in water or apply directly to the affected area. For skin fungus or yeast, apply a 25/75 mixture of ACV and water. You many experience a gentle burn which means it’s working deep to rid the fungus. ACV is powerful and will help clear up even the worst cases of fungus.

Lowers Blood Sugar Levels

ACV is an old folk remedy used for years by diabetics to help lower their glucose levels. Several studies have shown its positive effect on blood glucose levels; a 2007 study of participants with type-2 diabetes found that two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before bed lowered glucose in the morning by 4 to 6 percent.

Dandruff Treatment

Apple Cider Vinegar can be very effective against dandruff. Mix with equal parts water and apply to scalp with spray bottle or cloth. Leave on for 1-2 hours with a shower cap and rinse. This can be done 1-2 times a week for best results.

Natural Treatment for Acid Reflux and Heartburn

Move over “Tums” and make room for Apple Cider Vinagar. When it comes to heartburn, indegestion and acid reflux ACV is the king. ACV mimics the acidic environment of the stomach and helps food to break down. People who use it finds that it reduced symptoms of reflux or heartburn since these conditions are caused by too little stomach acid, rather than too much. A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in 4 ounces water will normally do the trick.

Helps Kill Candida (yeast) in the Body

If you suffer from yeast overgrowth in the body ACV might help. Research has shown that the acid and enzymes in Apple Cider Vinegar help kill excess yeast in the body. People suffering with severe yeast problems, the symptoms may get worse initially when they begin taking ACV. This is caused by the die off of the yeast, called a Herxheimer reaction, when the body can’t remove the toxins from the yeast fast enough. It is actually a good sign, though an uncomfortable one. If you suspect you have yeast overgrowth, consider taking 1 tsp- 1 TBSP of ACV in water before each meal or twice a day, preferably on an empty stomach.

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Apple Cider Vinegar for All Hair Types (How to use and list of Benefits)


Unfiltered apple cider vinegar can be used as an excellent treatment for the hair and scalp. When using it on your hair, apple cider vinegar is cleansing, gives the hair more body and luster and reduces hair-loss. It also reduces itching scalp and dandruff by destroying the bacteria and/or fungi that clog hair follicles.

When washing hair with this method, the alpha-hydroxy acid will help remove the build-up from styling hair products, enhancing the healthy and smooth the hair, making proper pH balance,  help hair growth and healthy scalp.

Also, washing your hair with apple cider vinegar will  kill bacteria and it is also an effective method of fighting dandruff . It also promotes blood circulation in small blood capillaries under the skin and is an antiseptic shampoo, anti-yeast, viruses and bacteria which  can cause infection in the scalp and hair.

The Benefits of using ACV Hair Rinse
– Neutralizes the pH levels of your hair follicles
– Removes dead skin cells and promotes healthy growth of hair
– Excellent for relieving itchy, dry and flaky scalp
– Relieves dandruff
– Removes build-up in hair
– Gives hair a nice shine

How To Use ACV for Various Types of Hair

Wave, Curly, Thick or Long Hair — 1/2 cup of ACV mixed with 1 quart of warm water

Straight, Fine, Thin or Short Hair –– 1 tablespoon of ACV mixed with 1 cup of warm water

Chemically straighten or treated hair — 1/2 cup of ACV mixed with 2 cups of warm water

Naturally Kinky or Thick Hair — 1 cup of ACV with 3 cups of water


Wave, Curly, Thick or Long Hair — Use once every 2 weeks
Straight, Fine, Thin or Short Hair — Use once a week
Chemically straighten or treated hair — Use once a month
Naturally Kinky or Thick Hair — Use once every 6 — 8 weeks


The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Video

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