ACV or Apple Cider Vinegar for long time is considered as a miracle and multipurpose liquid what we keep in the home. ACV is a type of vinegar made from cider or apple must and has a pale to medium amber color.
Although, it doesn’t taste very good, Apple Cider Vinegar consummation it is definitely worth. It improves the body’s health, may relieve ailments (minor sickness), it fights disease etc.
This amazing liquid contains more than 30 essential nutrients, essential fatty acids and small amount of many vitamins and minerals, such as pectin, vitamins B1, B2 and B6, biotin, folic acid, niacin, vitamin C and sodium, phosphorous, potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium.
ACV is used in many natural remedies and also is used for different purposes in our home so it’s good and wise to have him always in our home.
Here Are 10 Reasons Why You Should Keep A Bottle Of Apple Cider Vinegar At Home:
Heartburn or acid reflux is usually caused by acid refluxing back into the esophagus. Heartburn symptoms include, but are not limited to, chronic cough, chest pain and burning. For acid reflux usually medications are used and also home remedies may help. ACV helps in breaking down the food in the stomach and thus it helps with heartburn. Just mix 1 Tsp ACV in glass of water and drink it all at once to relieve stomach discomfort.
Clears a stuffed up nose
Vitamins B and E, as well as calcium and magnesium found in ACV, helps to clear a stuffy nose together with any allergy symptoms. Unlike other vinegars, apple cider vinegar has a relatively high pH level and also it’s very successful in fight against bacteria. Next time if you or someone in your beloved family has stuffy nose, use ACV to solve that issue fast and natural. Just pour a teaspoon or two of vinegar in your warm tea, stir well and drink it sip by sip.
Relieves sore throats
Apple cider vinegar is excellent in fight with bacteria, so when you have sore throat, use apple cider vinegar. In glass with warm water (warm not hot), add 4 tsp apple cider vinegar, stir well and then take a sip, gargle and then swallow. You can also add 1-2 tsp honey for evan better result.
Removes and prevent dandruff
Another area where apple cider vinegar pH level helps. To use ACV against dandruff, mix apple cider vinegar and water in some small plastic bowl, in 1 to 1 ratio, and pour into your scalp. Then, wrap a towel around your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse with clean water and some natural shampoo. ACV acidity will balance scalp’s pH level and will prevent developing of more dandruff.
Due to citric acid and high percentage of acetic acid, which is an antiviral, apple cider vinegar is known remedy for removing all sorts of skin blemished, including warts. To use ACV against warts, to remove them, just soak a cotton ball into pure apple cider vinegar (don’t mix ACV with water) and apply it directly on the wart, then cover it with a bandage and let it overnight. Repeat this for at least a week. Day by day wart should turn darker and darker and at the end, sooner or later, wart should fall off and new skin will grow in its place.
Soothes irritated skin
Apple Cider Vinegar is an antiseptic and helps in fight against fungal infections. ACV can soothe irritated skin. If you or anyone in your home has this kind of problem, just pour a few drops of vinegar on a cotton pad or cotton ball and dub onto itchy and irritated area. Repeat as many time it needs. You can use the same procedure against acne instead of using synthetic chemicals for them.
ACV it;s not only good in fight against bacteria, it can also help in neutralization of bad odor. To eliminate unpleasant odor in your home, instead of wasting money for air fresheners, just dilute 2 cups of apple cider vinegar with 2 cups of water into spray bottle and then simple spray all around the house including carpets and furniture.
ACV can be used of cleaning also. Instead of usage of synthetic chemicals to clean your home, you can use apple cider vinegar, which is natural and cheaper. Just mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water and use it instead of certain chemical cleaner, to scrub away stains and dirt. Feel free to clean your walls, side tables, carpet and furniture stains (first put salt for stains). 1:1 solution of apple cider vinegar is also good for entire kitchen. You can clean countertops, microwave, stovetop, etc. and you won’t need to worry about bacteria neither.
Believe it or not, you can unclog your drains with help of apple cider vinegar, but you will need baking soda also. This two ingredients create natural chemical reaction (generates carbon dioxide gas). To unclog your drain, first pour 1 cup of baking soda into the drain and then pour 1 cup of vinegar and after 10-15 minutes pour hot water. Of course, this works only if drains are blocked with organic waste.
You can also use apple cider vinegar to kill mold. Spray some apple cider vinegar with spray bottle on the affected area and let it dry. You can also apply the ACV with cloth instead of using spray bottle.