Apple cider vinegar has been used all over the world for centuries as a wonder cure for a large variety of ailments. These include skin problems, digestive problems, arthritis and joint pain, gout, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, urinary tract infections, sinus trouble, teeth problems and weight loss, to name a few!
- Weight Loss
- Blood, Circulation and High Blood Pressure
- Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antifungal and Antiseptic
- Blood Sugar Levels and Diabetes
The pectin in apple cider vinegar has made it popular in weight loss solutions. Pectin is a fiber that is said to cleanse the body of toxins and fat, as well as helping to promote the elimination of waste and a healthy digestive system. Apple cider vinegar is also used to boost the metabolism and reduce sugar cravings. The vinegar helps to produce healthy blood flow which speeds up the metabolic rate and the acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps to balance blood sugar levels and reduce food cravings.
Apple cider vinegar helps to oxidate the blood. This means that the blood is healthy, not thick and this takes pressure off the heart which helps to balance high blood pressure and balance circulatory problems. Apple cider vinegar helps your body to maintain a heathy Ph level (acid and alkaline levels) in your body which ultimately helps to produce health, energy and vitality as well as making you more resistant to illness.
The malic acid in apple cider vinegar, makes it an antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal agent, which has a purifying effect on the entire body, including the liver and kidneys. This helps to heal sore throats, colds and the flu as well as infections in general.
The acetic acid actually slows the rate at which starch is digested which means that it lowers the amount of glucose that rises in the body after meals. Apple cider vinegar has been known to lower blood sugar levels and this is why it is popular for those suffering with diabetes.
Apple cider vinegar is also high in minerals and especially high in potassium. Potassium helps will cell and tissue health. It helps to prevent hair loss and helps to keep a healthy heart and bones. Low amounts of potassium in the body can lead to stomach problems, brittle teeth and bones, high blood pressure, irregular heart beats and fatigue.
You can put 2 tablespoons in a tall glass of purified water with a tablespoon of honey and a squeeze of lemon, and drink this combination one to three times a day, everyday.
You can also simply add it to purified water or a different type of drink if you prefer. The combination of apple cider vinegar with honey and lemon is a favorite as both honey and lemon also contain cleansing, antibacterial properties.
Organic Apple Cider
When choosing as Apple Cider Vinegar, choose one that is raw and unfiltered. This means it contains a cloudy brown substance through the vinegar called the “mother”. This means that all the benefits of the Apple Cider Vinegar have been left in tact.