20 Ways To Get The Health Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar
There are always new health fads coming and going – whether its something you’re supposed to eat, drink, or smear on your skin, there seems to be no end to parade of health remedies in the world. While not everything out there is actually reliable, there are some that have been around forever. Apple Cider Vinegar might seem like something new but it actually has been around as a health remedy for centuries – even Hippocrates, father of Modern Medicine, prescribed it during the 400’s BC. Nowadays, it has an application for almost everything – just make sure that if you decide to become a practitioner of ACV, don’t ever drink it straight and only use unfiltered organic.
The liver is a very important organ for all of the ways it helps rid the body of harmful toxins, so it makes sense that you would want to keep it healthy with a good detoxifier. Mix 1 TB of Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 TB of fresh lemon juice, 1 TB of raw honey, 1/4 tsp of ginger, and a dash of cayenne pepper; add about an ounce of warm water and drink before your morning meal.
If you don’t like prescription flea/tick repellent isn’t best for your dog because of the chemicals or because of the cost, then try a homemade remedy. Combine 1/2 c. of apple cider vinegar, 1/4 c. of distilled water, 1/4 c. of aloe vera,1/8 c. of Castille soap, and 10-20 drops of essential oil (peppermint and lemongrass work well) and put in a spray bottle. Spray onto fur until damp and comb through.
Bloat No More
Bloating is a blight experienced by men and women alike, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be suffered through. Juice one apple (1/4 c. of juice) and a knob of fresh ginger (1 tsp) into a glass; add 1-2 tsp of apple cider vinegar, 1 tsp of raw honey, 1/8 tsp of cinnamon, and 1 cup water. Stir together and enjoy.
Have a pesky odor somewhere in your home that you want to get rid of, but you also hate using air fresheners? Pour apple cider vinegar into an open container that won’t easily spill and place it near the odor and wait – the stink will be absorbed before you know it.