The most popular vinegar in the natural health community is Apple cider vinegar, which is also known as cider vinegar or just ACV. This vinegar is made from apple or cider must and has a strong taste and has pale to medium amber color.
Although people usually use apple cider vinegar as acidifier and flavor enhancer, this vinegar can be also used as healthy beverage. In this article we present top 10 healthy benefits from consuming ACV right before bedtime, and even it may look strange, this habit provides a ton of health benefits. Take a look.
Benefits of Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar Before Bedtime
ACV contains pectin and pectin, a naturally occurring substance, is a compound that reduces the appetite and provides sense of feeling full. According to a report by “European Journal of Clinical Nutrition”, people who consume a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar before bedtime, have reduced insulin spikes. Mix 1 teaspoon of ACV in a cup of water and drink it right before you go in bed.
Lowers Blood Sugar Levels
Apple cider vinegar can help you to lower high blood sugar level. ACV may increase insulin sensitivity thus to reduce high blood sugar level. Take 2 tsp ACV before bedtime on regular a basis.
It’s known that indigestion and insomnia are related and this makes ACV useful when it comes to nausea and bloating. All you need to do is to mix 1 tsp apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and to drink it one hour before bedtime. For better effect and better taste you can also add 1 tsp honey. This drink will promotes better sleep.
Eliminates Bad Breath
1 tsp apple cider vinegar before bedtime may keep your mouth fresh entire next day. ACV kills bad bacteria in oral cavity which is responsible for bad breath. Feel free to drink 1 tsp ACV right before bedtime.
Soothes Stomach Ache
In spite of fact that ACV may cause intestinal pain due ti high acid content, diluted apple cider vinegar (with warm water) may relieve severe abdominal pain. All you need to do is to mix 1 tsp apple cider vinegar in one glass warm water and drink it right before bedtime.
Reduces Acid Reflux
Treats Runny Nose
Due to high content of magnesium, potassium and A, B1, B2 and E vitamins, apple cider vinegar may thin mucus and clear sinuses and thus is very effective in treatment for runny nose. All you need to do is to mix 1 tsp ACV with glass of water and consume it before bedtime.
Treats Sore Throat
Bacteria which is responsible for a sore throat can’t live in acidic environment making ACV ideal for sore throat treatment. In addition to this, apple cider vinegar has strong antibacterial properties. Just consume 1 tsp apple cider vinegar few times during the day and 1 right before bedtime.