The medical uses of apple cider vinegar are known. But there are many other things it is used for. Preventing diseases, weight loss or boosting your immunity, it works like magic.
The following are the uses of ACV:
1. Speeds up Metabolism & Aids Weight Loss: put 1 or 2 tsp in a glass of water. Drink before every meal. It boosts metabolism, prevents over eating, burns fast and maintains the alkaline level of the body.
2. Eradicates Dandruff: mix it with equal parts of water. Apply it to your scalp and wash it after two hours. Repeat it for as long as necessary.
3. Whitens Teeth: either apply ACV directly on to your teeth and then rinse off. Or mix it with equal parts of water and use it as a rinse.
4. Makes Your Hair Shinier: wash your hair with a shampoo, and rinse it once with ACV before using a conditioner.
5. Clears up Skin: dip a cloth in a solution of ACV and water and apply on affected areas. The skin becomes less oily and the pH is restored to normal. Pimples and acne are also reduced.
6. Detox the Home: use it clean all the surfaces at home- floor or tiles.
7. Heals a Sore Throat: rinse your mouth in a solution of ACV with water. 2 tsp in half a jug of water would do.
8. Treats Insects Bites: an equal mix of ACV and water when applied to the affected area can soothe it.
9. Soothes Sunburn: make a mix of 25% ACV and 75% water. Apply it to your body. It cools the skin and relieves burning sensation.
10. Gets Rid of Warts: apply ACV to the spot directly using a cotton ball. Wash it the next morning. Use it for as long as necessary.
11. Cures Acid Reflux and Heartburn: have a tsp of ACV to get rid of digestive issues like acid reflux.
12. Cleans Drains: mix half a mug of baking soda and salt and pour it in the drain. Pour half a mug of ACV on top of it. The baking soda and ACV mix will clean the drain. Flush it off with water faster three hours.
13. Aids Joint Mobility: add some ACV to a warm water and splash in it for half an hour. It breaks down the uric acid in the body and improves mobility. Drink a lot of water before and after this.
14. Aids Digestion: mix one tsp of ACV in water and drink before meals. The pectin in ACV increases intestinal spasm. Relieves gas and bloating.
15. Eliminates Hiccups: one spoonful of ACV is enough to stop it.
16. Eliminates Bad Breath: rinse your mouth with a solution of ACV in water. Wash off after 10 minutes.
17. Helps Reduce the Symptoms of Arthritis, Tendonitis & Gout: bathe in water which has a glass of ACV in it. It will help relieve body sores.