Healing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

You may have heard about the healing uses of apple cider vinegar. Raw, unpasteurized  apple cider vinegar is rich in nutrients, minerals, enzymes and amino acids. It has been used for thousands of years as a health tonic, but just what healing benefits do this vinegar provide?

High Cholesterol
Daily consumption of apple cider vinegar is shown to lower cholesterol. Mix a tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar with water. You can add honey to taste, if desired. You can increase the benefits of this remedy by following a healthy diet plan.

Acid Reflux
While it may seems strange to use an acid to combat acid reflux, the healing properties of apple cider vinegar can in fact eliminate the discomfort of heartburn and acid reflux. Mix and drink two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and water after each meal, to improve digestion and eliminate symptoms of acid reflux.

Arthritis
The pain from arthritis is a daily nuisance for many, affecting the ability function. Begin a daily routine of consuming apple cider vinegar and arthritis symptoms will greatly improve. Begin with two teaspoons in water once or twice a day, sweetening with honey, if desired.

Gout
Gout is a painful condition caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood, which cause crystals to form in and around joints and leads to inflammation and pain. Drink a mixture of two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in water three times a day will reduce pain and inflammation. Apple cider vinegar can also be used to prevent gout symptoms; drink a daily solution of apple cider vinegar and gout will stay away.

Sore Throat
To eliminate the symptoms of a sore throat, gargle with a 50/50 solution of apple cider vinegar and water three times a day. Begin this treatment as soon as you notice your symptoms. The antiseptic properties of the apple cider vinegar eliminate the viruses and bacteria which cause sore throats. Because this 50/50 solution is quite acidic, rinse your mouth with clear water following the treatment to protect your tooth enamel.

Overall Health Tonic
Apple cider vinegar is frequently used as an overall health tonic. To use apple cider vinegar in this way, drink a solution of water, apple cider vinegar and honey and drink daily to fight infection, bring balance to the body and to promote overall health and wellness.

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