Health & Fitness

How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Your Health

Apple cider vinegar has become a health staple several women are implementing into their health regime – it’s used for various reasons besides household or cooking purposes. However, it is an ancient remedy that has helped with various health problems. Apple cider vinegar has all types of health benefits ranging from weight loss, fighting diabetes symptoms, lowering blood sugar levels and killing bacteria. Here’s your run down on how to use apple cider vinegar to improve your health, beauty and skin. There truly are hundreds of ways on how to use apple cider vinegar but I’m going to list off a few of my favorites.

Remove Dandruff

Apple cider vinegar can be used to get rid of dandruff. Dandruff is not only embarrassing but an incredible nuisance. Here’s how to use apple cider vinegar to get rid of dandruff. Rather than using costly hair sprays, you can create your own. Use ¼ of apple cider vinegar and water in a spray bottle. You should spray this on your hair after you shampoo and let it sit for 15 minutes. You can use this twice a week until you are flake free. Apple cider vinegar fight off the fungus that contributes to dandruff – have a fungus free head and take my advice on how to use apple cider vinegar for your hair.

Sore Throats

Here’s how to use apple cider vinegar to minimize a sore throat. With flu season fast approaching, you could suffer a sore throat. While throat lozenges are all good and well, apple cider vinegar is a cheap remedy. Mix a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper to three teaspoons honey. After you create this little mixture, throw it into a glass of warm water. These three ingredients are fast fighters of a sore through and should help heal your sore throat in no time. Apple cider has antibacterial properties. If your sore throat is because of allergies, you are in luck because it breaks up mucous and sinus congestion. Noted life-saver.

Foot Odor

My family will be absolutely thrilled to know I’ve discovered a remedy for my smelly feet – no shame. You can use apple cider vinegar to eliminate foot odor. Here’s how to use apple cider vinegar to demolish your smelly feet. Take one cup of apple cider vinegar over baby wipes. You should let the wipes soak overnight in the refrigerator. You should store them in a zip-lock bag and use them when needed. Apple cider vinegar has several acids that alter the pH levels of your skin – ultimately fighting off the bacteria that cause smelly feet. A little tip for how to use apple cider vinegar in this instance is not to be alarmed by the smell of vinegar. Once it dries, the smell dissipates. Promise, I wouldn’t send you, or myself for that matter, out into the world smelling like vinegar; no thanks.

Help Your Digestive System

You can use apple cider vinegar to help balance your digestive system. This is a commonly used remedy for how to use apple cider vinegar; potentially one of the most popular. The apple cider vinegar is the solution to any digestive problems you might be having. If you are feeling bloated or gassy you can take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and a cup of tea or water. Drink this before a meal and you will be set. It also helps your body break down food. Warning, the taste might be a bit potent so if you can’t handle it, add honey into the mix.

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Clear Your Skin

Here’s how to use apple cider to clear your skin. Apple cider vinegar can do wonders for your skin. Soak a washcloth with diluted apple cider vinegar (that means add water). After you use this on your face, the acidic layer makes your skin smoother and takes away excess oils. Apple cider is also said to reduce fine lines because it restores your proper pH levels. Another way how to use apple cider vinegar for your skin is dabbing diluted apple cider to pimples, acne scars or spots. It’ll visibly reduce their appearance and counter future skin damage.

Get White Teeth

You can use apple cider to get white teeth. Here is how to use apple cider vinegar for teeth whitening. Yellow teeth stand no chance against apple cider vinegar. You can rub the liquid directly on your teeth and rinse with water. What an easy way to use apple cider vinegar for beauty purposes. Don’t do this too often as the acid will break down the enamel on your teeth. You can use apple cider with a cup of water if you want to use it as a whitening mouthwash. Pretty simple!

Hopefully these are useful ways how to use apple cider vinegar for your beauty, health and skin problems.

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Hi, I'm Leah, a Los Angelino living in Boston! I'm a grad from Northeastern University with a Bachelors from the College of Arts, Media and Design. I'm obsessed with going on adventures, photography, writing, being a Taurus and finding hidden gem restaurants, musicians and places to travel. I live for tacos and you can't keep me away from a cute farm stand. I also live for Instagram ... oops!

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