Apple cider vinegar more commonly known as ACV has multiple benefits and uses. Though many a time we all have heard that it is not good for health. I am here to clear this doubt, Have you heard the saying that there are two sides to every coin? Yes right, similarly if we do not use good quality of apple cider vinegar in the way is supposed to be used then clearly we may face the consequences. We as general people do get confused especially when there are so many blogs by fitness experts and nutritionists telling you different things. This makes the entire process of true understanding of its uses almost impossible. In reality, it is a natural product and used since ancient times for curing multiple health problems. So, to help you out, here’s the guide to its multiple uses.
Before we proceed, let us understand how it is prepared. It is prepared by the process of fermentation. During the process, sugar in the apple is fermented by yeast/bacteria which converts it into alcohol and then finally into vinegar. Like other vinegar, it is also a rich source of acetic acid.
I call it a magical drink because of the numerous health benefits associated with it. A few of them include, helping control blood sugar, aiding weight loss, easing heartburn and indigestion, maintaining body pH balance, detoxifying the liver, reducing cholesterol, and many more.
Now let me quickly guide you on how to use apple cider vinegar and enjoy the benefits of this superb vinegar by Ariginallo.
- To take good care of your delicate skin in these hot summer days and prevent it from any kind of acne or sunburn, all you need to do is carry a spray bottle in your bag. Dilute the apple cider vinegar in a ratio of 4:1 i.e. take the water quantity 4 times the quantity of vinegar. Spray this on your face a regular intervals to keep your skin healthy and glowing. It is an antimicrobial astringent so it is highly effective in inhibiting bacterial growth and destroying bacterial biofilms.
- Apple cider vinegar is claimed to be rich in vitamins and minerals which are good for your hair and scalp. Its anti-inflammatory property makes it a good source to reduce dandruff. All you need to do is dilute the ACV with water and after shampoo and conditioner put the diluted mixture on your hair let it sit for a couple of minutes and later rinse it off with clean water. Repeat this for at least 2 times a week for good results. Keep in mind to not take more than 5 tablespoons of ACV for diluting.
- Assimilate apple cider vinegar in your daily diet to keep your blood sugar and cholesterol in control. It is also a very organic way to reduce weight. Take 2 tablespoons of ACV in a glass of lukewarm and to add taste to it, you may add a teaspoon of honey, and lemon juice and sprinkle some black pepper. You can have this apple and plum vinegar drink thrice a day i.e. one hour before having any heavy meal to reap its benefits.
A tip from Ariginallo, you can brighten up many dishes just by splashing apple cider vinegar to it. You can also add it to your salad to make it more tasty and healthy. Never use it directly or in diluted form for an internal organ. The acidic nature of it may damage your organs. If you start facing any irregular behavior in your body due to its use, respond quickly and stop its usage.