Apple Cider Vinegar is considered the most healthy vinegar and possesses a powerhouse of health benefits, some of which are supported by Science.
Apple cider vinegar has been used throughout history for its medicinal properties and now, people use it for cooking purposes without realising how useful it is for health.
It's effective for pretty much anything — your skin, your hair, your house, and even your pets can benefit from its qualities.
Read on to know why it is so much more than just a salad dressing!
Consuming a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar during a bout of hiccups, will help you in getting rid of them due to its sour taste. As per Reader's Digest, one teen took the hiccup remedy further and created a lollipop that includes apple cider vinegar, which she says "cancels out the message to hiccup" by overstimulating the nerves in the throat responsible for the spasms.
Apple cider vinegar contains antibiotic properties and can help relieve an upset stomach. Simply sip some apple cider vinegar mixed with water, which will help contain the problem, especially if the infection is bacterial.
The prickly feeling of a sore throat can be terribly annoying. But, apple cider vinegar, if taken on time, can prevent the problem from becoming worse. This is because most germs can't survive in the acidic environment vinegar creates. All you have to do is mix 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar with 1/4 cup warm water and gargle every hour or so.
Next time you feel a cold coming on, don't hesitate to keep a bottle of apple cider vinegar close to you. It contains potassium, which thins mucus; and the acetic acid in it prevents germ growth, which could contribute to nasal congestion. Simply mix a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink to help sinus drainage.
This one will make many people take notice. Yes, apple cider vinegar can help you lose weight! How? The acetic acid content suppresses your appetite, increases your metabolism and also reduces water retention. Many theories by scientists also state that apple cider vinegar interferes with the body's digestion of starch, which means fewer calories enter the bloodstream.
Yes! Apple cider vinegar can be a great natural toner when it comes to acne-prone skin and also makes the skin healthier. Its antibacterial properties help keep acne under control, and the malic and lactic acids found in apple cider vinegar soften and exfoliate the skin, reduce red spots and maintain the pH balance of your skin.
-- By Udita Madan