25 Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar That Will Change Your Life.
Did you know that in your own kitchen there is a miracle product?
It's an everyday ingredient that everyone has in their kitchen.
And yet ...
Few people know that this condiment has powerful therapeutic benefits recognized for over 2,400 years!
This magic liquid is the cider vinegar. It has been used for centuries.
Hippocrates himself, the father of modern medicine, already extolled the merits of apple cider vinegar.
And today, we are going to discover together the breathtaking benefits of this magical product.
Thanks to these amazing uses, you too will be able to use apple cider vinegar to replace commercial products full of toxic substances, dangerous for the health of your family ...
So, without further ado, here are the 25 amazing uses for apple cider vinegar. Watch the how-to guide:
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The 25 amazing uses of apple cider vinegar
1. A 100% natural cleanser
This is surely one of its most famous uses: Apple cider vinegar is an excellent cleanser.
What few people know is that pure, unfiltered apple cider vinegar has antibacterial properties.
To make your own homemade cleanser, mix apple cider vinegar and water in equal parts.
A little elbow grease and you've got THE perfect cleaner for removing dust, bacteria and toxic cleaner residue.
And rest assured: the smell of vinegar disappears quickly as it dries.
2. Eliminates weeds
It was a gardener friend who told me about the use of apple cider vinegar to kill weeds.
And believe me, it's even more effective than dangerous glyphosate-based weedkillers like Roundup.
The recipe is easy: mix around 2 liters of apple cider vinegar, 75 g of salt and ½ teaspoon of dish soap.
There you have it, a 100% natural homemade weedkiller!
But be careful, do not put it on flowers and other plants that you want to keep, because this weedkiller literally eliminates all the plants you spray it on.
3. Neutralizes bad odors
Does your house reek of a bad smell that just won't go away?
Know that apple cider vinegar is one of the best natural products to neutralize bad odors.
The trick is to fill a deep plate with apple cider vinegar.
Then, put this plate in the affected area to eliminate bad odors faster.
4. Fight against diabetes
Numerous studies have proven that apple cider vinegar helps lower blood sugar levels.
In one of these studies, people who took 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before bed saw their blood sugar drop by 4-6% the next day when they woke up.
Apple cider vinegar is effective due to its acidity, which naturally increases insulin sensitivity.
5. Helps lose weight
Apple cider vinegar is a natural appetite suppressant.
Consuming it increases the feeling of satiety, which helps to snack less ... and to melt the extra pounds.
One study also showed that acetic acid, found in apple cider vinegar, prevents fat build-up.
Maybe the taste of pure apple cider vinegar is too strong for you?
The key to incorporating it into your diet is to dilute it in fruit juice, water, or use it in your salad dressings.
6. Reduces cholesterol
In addition to lowering blood sugar and helping with weight loss, apple cider vinegar may also lower cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Indeed, the study found reduced levels of VLDL (Very Low Density Cholesterol, "bad cholesterol") and triglycerides in rats given apple cider vinegar along with a high cholesterol diet.
Conversely, researchers did not find a drop in cholesterol in rats that weren't given apple cider vinegar.
7. To do a detox cure
Apple cider vinegar helps remove toxin residues from the house. And it's also a powerful detox ingredient for removing toxins from the body.
This is because apple cider vinegar promotes blood circulation and its acidity helps eliminate toxins from the liver.
Its high potassium content helps reduce mucus secretions and deflate lymph nodes, which also helps flush out toxins.
To test apple cider vinegar as a detox cure, mix 2 teaspoons of vinegar with 1 to 2 teaspoons of honey in a glass of lukewarm water.
Drink this mixture every morning, preferably on an empty stomach, for 1 month.
To learn more about natural detox remedies, click here.
8. Clear the sinuses
Because it helps thin out secretions, apple cider vinegar also helps clear the sinuses.
And thanks to its antibacterial action, it prevents sinus infections and protects against colds.
Give it a try, and you'll find that drinking apple cider vinegar mixed in water helps you breathe easier.
9. Treats a sore throat
The powerful antibacterial properties of apple cider vinegar have many uses.
So, at the onset of a sore throat, gargle with a mixture of hot water and apple cider vinegar, in equal parts.
Repeat this treatment every hour until the sore throat is gone.
10. Facilitates digestion
Stomach ache? Or maybe you just ate something that you know you'll regret later?
To relieve an upset stomach, the solution is to drink a sip of apple cider vinegar (diluted in water or in fruit juice).
Apple cider vinegar is an effective remedy thanks to its antibiotic and antibacterial properties.
Its pectin content is also believed to help soothe intestinal spasms.
11. Relieves itchy skin
This is by far one of my favorite uses for apple cider vinegar.
Indeed, know that it is an ultra effective remedy for relieving sunburns and soothing itchy skin.
Plus, it's super simple. For a relieving effect, just apply it directly to the itchy area.
Apple cider vinegar also works to soothe itchy skin caused by insect bites, poison ivy, and even jellyfish stings.
And it also works on sunburns. To relieve these pains, you just need to run a bath, in which you will add 25 cl of apple cider vinegar.
12. Make warts disappear
Commercial products for removing warts are packed with chemicals.
You can also go see a doctor, but it can hurt a lot and leave a scar.
The natural alternative is to cover the wart with a cotton ball soaked in apple cider vinegar.
To hold the cotton in place, use a bandage or medical tape like this one.
Leave on overnight and repeat every night, until the wart is completely gone.
13. Give a boost
Need a little boost?
So avoid taking a Red Bull type energy drink, as they are literally packed with chemicals that are harmful to your health.
You do not believe me ? Then read our article on the subject here.
Instead, grab your bottle of apple cider vinegar instead, as it also helps boost your energy levels.
Indeed, the high potassium and enzyme content of apple cider vinegar will help you regain all your pep and vitality.
It's super simple: just add a little apple cider vinegar to a glass of water.
For example, to fight fatigue, I always add a little apple cider vinegar to my water before a workout.
This is effective because the amino acids in apple cider vinegar prevent lactic acid build-ups that appear after exercise.
14. Makes hair shine and eliminates dandruff
There's nothing better for hair health than a good weekly apple cider vinegar rinse.
This treatment leaves hair soft and naturally shiny, and the acidity of apple cider vinegar helps remove any stubborn shampoo residue.
Plus, a weekly apple cider vinegar rinse helps rebalance your scalp's pH level.
To make a rinse, mix 75 ml of apple cider vinegar in 1 liter of water. Make your usual shampoo, and use this mixture to rinse your hair. Finally, rinse your hair again with cold water.
Apple cider vinegar is also an effective remedy for eliminating dandruff. To do this, put apple cider vinegar and water in a spray bottle, in equal parts. Then, spray this mixture directly on the scalp.
Then wrap a towel around your head and leave on for 1 hour, then shampoo as usual. Repeat this treatment twice a week.
15. Firms and cleanses the skin of the face
Thanks to its antibacterial properties, apple cider vinegar is an ideal (and natural) cleanser - including for the face.
In fact, know that apple cider vinegar is so powerful that it can also prevent acne breakouts. And like the scalp, it helps rebalance the skin's pH.
To use on the skin, dilute the apple cider vinegar in water. Then, use a cotton ball to apply it as a tonic lotion or to remove impurities from the skin.
16. Replaces deodorant
Did you know that most commercial deodorants contain products that are dangerous for your health?
But not the apple cider vinegar which does not contain no toxic ingredient.
Thanks to its antibacterial properties, apple cider vinegar is an effective (and natural) means of eliminating the bacteria responsible for bad body odor… without having to resort to toxic or carcinogenic substances.
To replace your deodorant, apply a little apple cider vinegar under the arms.
I reassure you right away: no, you won't smell the vinegar! Once dry, its odor disappears completely.
17. Speeds up the healing of bruises
I have to admit it: I am a big clumsy who has a tendency to bump against furniture.
And I can tell you that the best way to cure bruises is apple cider vinegar.
The next time you have a bruise or lump, apply apple cider vinegar to it, lightly.
Indeed, because apple cider vinegar is also an anti-inflammatory which accelerates the healing of bruises and reduces discoloration of the skin.
18. Helps whiten teeth
For a real star smile and white teeth, make a mouthwash with apple cider vinegar (1 part vinegar diluted in 2 parts water).
Then brush your teeth as usual.
The little extra? With the antibacterial action of apple cider vinegar, you will have impeccable dental hygiene.
19. Fight against bad breath
Want to say goodbye to bad breath?
So be aware that you can also use apple cider vinegar as a mouthwash.
Just make a good apple cider vinegar gargle to kill all the bacteria that generate bad breath.
20. Eliminate bad odor from the feet
You will surely have understood it ... apple cider vinegar eliminates all bad smells, regardless of their origin!
Even for bad foot odors, apple cider vinegar is an extremely effective remedy.
It will naturally rebalance the pH of the feet and eliminate the bacteria that generate these bad odors.
To use, apply a paper towel soaked in apple cider vinegar to the foot, not forgetting to pass it between the toes.
21. In fruit juices
Want to take advantage of the many health benefits mentioned above?
So know that the easiest way to do this is to add organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar to your diet.
But if you are like me, I find that the taste of pure apple cider vinegar is too strong ...
A good tip is to add it to your juices or to a delicious, homemade smoothie.
22. In pastries
Another way to reap the benefits of apple cider vinegar is to add it to your favorite baking and baking recipes.
This is because apple cider vinegar adds a more airy texture to cakes, cookies and other pastries - but without you feeling its taste.
Give it a try next time you bake a yogurt cake and let me know!
23. In sauces
I also add apple cider vinegar to my homemade ketchup recipe.
I find it super good because it adds a slightly acidic touch, but delicately sweet.
I also recommend adding apple cider vinegar to your favorite marinade recipes.
Another tip: use it to liquefy condiments that are too thick.
24. In soups
Looking for other ways to incorporate apple cider vinegar into your diet?
So try adding it to your soups!
You will see, its acidity delicately enhances the taste of the soup and, in addition, the vinegar brings a nice touch of brightness to the soups of sad and monotonous colors.
And rest assured: your soup won't taste like vinegar.
25. To make a vinaigrette
How to talk about apple cider vinegar without talking about vinaigrette?
At home, since I know all the benefits of this miracle product, I never again buy store-bought salad dressings with questionable ingredients.
Plus, making homemade vinaigrette is so easy!
I mix in some apple cider vinegar, some good olive oil and add whatever I have on hand: garlic, mustard, citrus, honey, etc.
For my classic vinaigrette recipe, it's over here.
Perfect on good organic green lettuce. And in winter, I also use it to make shredded coleslaw salads, the famous cole slaw.
Where to buy cheap apple cider vinegar?
Did you know that apples are one of the fruits most contaminated by pesticides and other toxins?
This is why I advise you to preferably use apple cider vinegar from organic farming.
You can find apple cider vinegar in organic grocery stores, or here on the Internet.
How to make your own apple cider vinegar?
What if I told you that you can make your own vinegar from leftover apples?
Not only is it an effective method, but it's also super easy to do :-) Discover the recipe here.
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