Apple cider vinegar is a natural, cheap, anti-fungal, antiviral, antibacterial, metabolism-firing, immunity-stimulant. Water and apple cider vinegar solution has been used for centuries for its positive effects on our health.
Here is a list of 16 things you can do with water and apple cider vinegar
- Stimulates metabolism and helps with weight loss
ACV is an effective fat burner that can help reduce overeating. It can stimulate your metabolism and regulate your Ph levels. For the optimal results you should take two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water before each meal.
- Face Cleansing
For a natural astringent, apply a washcloth soaked in diluted ACV on your face. This will help restore your skin to its proper pH level, and make your face feel smoother and less oily. If you have any specific trouble spots i.e. age spots or acne, a dab of neat ACV will do the trick.
- Cleanser for interior elements
Mixture of 1 cup of ACV and 3.5 liters of warm water can make the perfect antibacterial cleanser for the most surfaces, including wooden floors and tiles.
- Heal a sore throat
Mix 2 tablespoons of ACV with half a cup of water and you will have a very effective throat gargle. Gargle every hour at the first sign of a sore throat.
- Treating an insect bite
If you suffer from an insect bite, a dab of apple cider vinegar and water can be applied directly to the bite are to alleviate pain and stimulate healing.
- Heals sunburns
Apple cider vinegar is an amazing aid at helping with irritation of sunburn; calming the skin and cooling the heat. Mix a solution of water and apple cider vinegar (25% apple cider vinegar and 75% water), and apply it directly to the damages area with a washcloth.
- Prevent and treat leg cramps
Mixture of water and apple cider vinegar can help relieve the pain of leg cramps as it can dissolve the acid crystals in your blood, while providing potassium, calcium, and other essential nutrients to assist with the pain relief.
- Enhances mood
Apple cider vinegar can stimulate serotonin production, which is a compound that relaxes you and makes you feel happy.
- Boosts energy
Apple cider vinegar contains enzymes which will help prevent exhaustion. Add a tablespoon to a small glass of water.
- Helps with acid reflux and heartburn
1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar can help you with digestion problems. It is helpful in breaking down food in the stomach can fix heartburn and it is a natural and effective aid in digestion.
This natural DIY solution of apple cider vinegar, baking soda and salt can help you clean your drains. Mix half a cup of baking soda and half a cup of salt together, and pour it down your drain, followed by half a cup of apple cider vinegar. The apple cider vinegar and baking soda react with each other to clean the drain. After three hours, flush the drain through with water.
- Windows cleaning
Create a 50:50 solution of ACV and water, and spray it onto your windows. Wait for the mixture to dry out and then wipe them with a paper towel to remove any smears.
- Get rid of warts
Soak a cotton ball in neat apple cider vinegar and tape it onto your wart overnight for as many nights as it takes.
- Eliminates hiccups
A spoonful of pure ACV triggers nerves in the throat that can stop hiccups immediately.
- Eliminates bad breath
Known for its odor-suppressing qualities, a gargle of ACV diluted in water for ten minutes is a great way to restore your breath.
- Helps with symptoms of arthritis, tendonitis(rheumatoid arthritis tendonitis) and gout
A soothing apple cider vinegar bath might be just what you need to rid your body of pain. Add a cup to your next soak.