The Perks of ACV

THE PERKS OF ACV

If you have problems with blemishes on your skin one helpful factor to consider is that you can use apple cider vinegar for acne and other skin conditions. Raw apple cider vinegar is made from organic apples and goes through a double fermentation process. During this process, enzymes and other nutrients are preserved and work together to bring out therapeutic properties.

Here are just a few amazing nutritional facts about this fermented drink:

  • Apple cider vinegar contains potassium that helps keep teeth strong, prevents hair loss and remedies a runny nose.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains pectin that keep blood pressure regular and can reduce “bad’ cholesterol.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains malic acid which makes it a good defense against viruses, bacteria and fungus.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains calcium which helps keep our teeth and bones strong and healthy.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains ash which normalizes your body’s pH and maintains a healthy alkaline state.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid what reduces the speed at which sugar enters the blood after a meal.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C and E

Apple cider vinegar is equally as effective when taken internally as when it is applied to the skin externally. In fact, many people use apple cider vinegar as part of their daily beauty regime. It is a cost effective, 100% natural and organic way to keep your skin feeling fresh and supple.

While the uses for white vinegar are plentiful, apple cider vinegar has arguably even more applications. Its wide-ranging benefits (rivaling the number of uses for tea tree oil and other nifty natural helpers) include everything from curing hiccups to alleviating cold symptoms, and some people have turned to apple cider vinegar to help with health concerns including diabetes, cancer, heart problems, high cholesterol, and weight issues. Read on for more reasons to keep apple cider vinegar handy in your pantry.

As soon as you feel the prickle of a sore throat, employ germ-busting apple cider vinegar to help head off the infection at the pass. Turns out, most germs can’t survive in the acidic environment vinegar creates. Just mix 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar with 1/4 cup warm water and gargle every hour or so.

Apple cider vinegar can be used alone to treat dandruff, or can be used with other natural and traditional remedies to fully treat dandruff the most effectively. How apple cider vinegar for dandruff should be administered depends on the individual using it and how severe their dandruff symptoms are. For mild dandruff, a weekly rinse of equal parts cool water and apple cider vinegar massaged into the scalp should help manage the overly oily skin and keep nasty bacteria and skin flaking at bay.

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