Here are the reasons why keeping an ACV at your home always is a must:
1. It can cure dandruff
The white flakes of dandruff are often caused by a certain fungus, called Malassezia. The anti fungul properties of ACV removes dandruff and its acidic nature prevents it. Whenever you have dandruff, mix equal parts of water and ACV, apply on the scalp and hair(make sure your hair or scalp is not dirty), leave for 30 minutes to 1 hour and rinse with plain water. This solution can also be used as a good conditioner.
2. It is an antioxidant
Apple cider vinegar is a great anti-oxidant with all its beta carotene content. It counteracts the free radicals. The beta carotene also boosts immunity and is an excellent ingredient to reverse ageing.
3. Good for weight loss
Apple cider vinegar boosts the metabolism and can aid in the reduction of weight. Mix 2 tbsp of the vinegar, with half cup of warm water and sip few minutes before meals. This ACV solution detoxifies the liver and also helps you to eat less.
4. Soothes sunburn
Apple cider vinegar is an anti-inflammatory. It cures sunburn when applied on the affected skin. Drinking ACV solution cures stomach or intestinal inflammation. inflammation taken orally to help treat internal inflammation in the intestines. A dash of ACV topped on the salads does great benefits for you.
Have two tbsp of apple cider vinegar mixed with a cup of water or a clear fruit juice. The vinegar’s antibacterial properties will quickly kill off the bacteria or fungus that cause stomach problems such as diarrhea etc.
6. Soothes a sore throat
Another one of health benefits of apple cider vinegar is that it can help sooth a sore throat. Mix 1 tbsp of ACV with some warm water and add a little honey. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of ACV combined with the greatness honey fights the throat infection and pain.
7. Relieves bites, stings and burns
A warm water bath with ACV can give a great relief to the skin with bites, stings,burns or rashes. Add 1/4 cup of ACV to your bath water at night. It soothes the skin, stops itching, pain and burning of the skin.
8. Reduces blood sugar levels
Studies have shown that apple cider vinegar can have a positive effect for those who suffer from type-2 diabetes. In one scientific study, patients who were given two tablespoons of the vinegar, before they went to bed, were found to have a reduced level of glucose in their blood.
9. Prevents indigestion
Drinking a glass of warm water mixed with a tbsp of apple cider and a tbsp of honey half an hour before you eat prevents indigestion and discomfort.
10. It removes warts
Soak some cotton wool in the vinegar and press it over the wart. Let it stay with the help of a sticking plaster. Leave overnight. You may find that the treatment makes the skin around the wart swell, but the solution will remove the wart.
11. Benefits of apple cider vinegar for hair
Add 5-6 tbsp of ACV to half cup of water. Use this solution as a conditioner after shampooing. Apply over the hair and scalp, leave for few minutes and rinse. It restores the pH level of the hair and gives a great lustre and shine to hair. It also clears away the residues from the scalp and hair. This is also an excellent remedy to cure dandruff.
12. Apple cider vinegar for skin
ACV is a good toner for facial skin. The strong anti-bacterial properties of ACV helps cure acne. THe natural acids exfoliates the dead cells of the skin and defies age. Mix 1 ml of ACV in 10 ml of water, dip a cotton ball into it and apply over the facial skin. It deep cleanses the skin pores and keeps it fresh from bacteria.
13. It is good for the lymphatic system
Research has shown that apple cider vinegar can be used to help reduce allergies. The vinegar helps to break up mucus and clean the lymph nodes and help you to avoid developing sinus infections and the related symptoms, like a sore throat and headaches.
14. It removes stains from teeth
Rubbing a little ACV oer the teeth can remove the stains and make them shinier. Also rinsing your mouth with a solution of vinegar and water can help kill bacteria that cause bad breath. It is also good for removing plaque.
15. Balances the pH of your body
Higher acid levels in your body can lead to a lack of energy and a greater susceptibility to infection. Sipping a little apple cider vinegar mixed with water a few times during the day will help to regulate the acidity in your body and maintain a healthy alkaline body pH balance.