Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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People have been using apple cider vinegar for hundreds of years to alleviate various diseases and health problems. Generation after generation, vinegar was used as a beverage, preservative and for seasoning. Early Europeans also used apple cider vinegar as a deodorant.

The most common usage of apple cider vinegar is to treat sore throat. This common health issue plagues both young and old people. However, you don’t need to purchase expensive throat spray, because you can use vinegar. All you need to do is heat half a glass of alkaline water and add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Then you should gargle with this mixture.

apple cider vinegarMany people tend to suffer from acid reflux and have found a great home remedy – apple cider vinegar. It is among the best cures for heartburn because it stimulates the stomach to produce an acid that is required for proper digestion.

Apple cider vinegar is very useful for the treatment of various skin problems, including blemishes, age spots, sunburn, eczema, oily skin or poison ivy.
As apple cider vinegar possesses antibacterial and anti-septic properties, it is successfully used to treat athlete’s feet. You need to pour two cups of apple cider vinegar into a pan of warm water and sock your feel. Repeat the procedure twice a day and very soon you will notice positive results.

Apple cider vinegar is rich is potassium, so it is very helpful for people who suffer from low levels of potassium. To provide your body with required amount of potassium, you should add a few teaspoons of vinegar to a glass of water, put some honey and drink such a mixture twice a day.

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