Apple cedar vinegar has numerous uses. It has been used for treating various health issues, infections, colds, allergies, high blood pressure and others for many years.
Due to its antibacterial and antiseptic properties, it has been used by military soldiers, Roman soldiers, and Japanese samurai. The Father of the Medicine, Hippocrates, used it for cleaning, healing and energizing properties.
When you buy apple cedar vinegar, you should look for chain-protein enzyme ‘the mother’ listed on the label. ‘The mother’ is a friendly combination of fiber, enzymes, proteins and bacteria.
Even though apple cedar vinegar is acidic, it regulates the pH levels in the body, reduces chronic inflammation and prevents various health diseases.
USES OF APPLE CEDAR VINEGAR
Here are some of the uses of apple cedar vinegar:
1. It soothes sore throat
To sooth sore throat, in a glass of warm water, add three teaspoons of honey, one teaspoon of apple cedar vinegar and one teaspoon of cayenne. The antibacterial properties of the honey and apple cedar vinegar stimulate the recovery, whereas capsaicin in cayenne pepper relieves the pain.
2. It prevents constipation and gas
To treat gas and constipation, in a glass of warm water add one tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar and drink it before having a meal. Apple cedar vinegar enhances the production of HCL (hydrochloric acid) digestive juices, which break down the food.
3. It cleanses the skin
To cleanse the skin, soak a cotton ball in apple cedar vinegar and clean your face. It will also help you to get rid of acne.
4. It whitens teeth
To whiten your teeth, apply apple cedar vinegar on your teeth and then rinse them with water. However, you should not repeat it often as it may break the teeth enamel. You can also use apple cedar vinegar as a mouthwash diluted in water.
5. It eliminates odor
Apple cedar vinegar eliminates volatile compounds and bacteria, which cause bad odor in the home. In a spray bottle, mix equal parts of apple cedar vinegar and water and spray around your house to eliminate bad odor.
6. It acts as a flea repellent
Apple cedar vinegar acts as a flea repellent. You can put apple cedar vinegar in a spray bottle and spray the fur or the bed of your pets. You can also use it topically.
7. It treats burns
Apply apple cedar vinegar on the burn to relieve pain and boost up recovery. It is also used as a disinfectant. You should not use it on open burns.
8. It gets rid of bad breath
To eliminate bad breath, in a cup of water add one tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar and gargle it for 10 seconds.
9. It enhances condiments
Apple cedar vinegar enhances condiments. You can add it in salads, marinades, and sauces. To prepare salad dressing, you can mix apple cedar vinegar with fresh herbs and olive oil, or with lemon juice.
10. It adds taste to soups
To add taste to soups, put some apple cedar vinegar in it.
11. It acts as antifungal
Soak a cotton ball in a mixture of water and apple cedar vinegar or apply apple cedar vinegar topically on the affected area on a daily basis.
12. It prevents itching
If you have got a bit of jellyfish or posing ivy, apple cedar vinegar will relieve the pain. All you have to do is to apply it directly on the skin.
13. It clears sinuses
Mix apple cedar vinegar and water and sip it in your nose. It will eliminate bacteria in the throat and break up the mucus.
14. It stimulates energy
To increase your energy levels, add a bit of apple cedar vinegar in smoothies or juices.
15. It treats upset stomach
Due to its pectin and antibiotic properties, apple cedar vinegar efficiently treats stomach pain. To treat upset stomach, mix honey, 9 ounces of sparkling water, one tablespoon of lemon juice, one tablespoon of ginger extract and two teaspoons of apple cedar vinegar. To treat bloated stomach, in a glass of water add a bit of apple cedar vinegar.
16. It detoxifies the body
To prepare a detox bath, mix 5 – 10 drops of essential oil, a cup of apple cedar vinegar and 1/3 cup of Epsom salt. For better detoxification, you can also add baking soda, ginger and sea salt.
17. It neutralizes spices
If you have added too many spices in your meals, add one teaspoon of apple cedar vinegar to neutralize the taste.
18. It eliminates urine smell of clothes
To eliminate urine smell of clothes, you can add ½ cup of apple cedar vinegar in the washing machine.
19. It treats yeast infection
In a warm bath, add 1 ½ cup of apple cedar vinegar and soak in it for at least 20 minutes.
20. It soothes cramps
To treat cramps, apply apple cedar vinegar directly on the area.
21. It adds to bone broth
Put a bit of apple cedar vinegar in the bone broth for additional detoxification.
22. It makes hair shiny
After hair shampooing, apply a mixture of equal parts of apple cedar vinegar and water to your hair.
23. It alkalizes the body
To regulate your pH levels, you should use apple cedar vinegar on a regular basis. The diseases cannot survive in alkaline environment.
24. It treats Candida
Apple cedar vinegar contains enzymes that prevent Candida. All you have to do is to take ½ a tablespoon twice per day.
25. It soothes gout
To relieve gout, use 2 – 3 tablespoons of apple cedar vinegar twice or three times a day.
26. It is used as a dish detergent
To get rid of grease of your dishes, apply apple cedar vinegar in the dish washer.
27. It detoxifies the liver
To detoxify the liver, in 8 ounces of water add 1 – 2 teaspoons of apple cedar vinegar and drink it in the morning. After consuming this detoxifying mixture, drink plenty of water and consume lots of vegetables and fruits during the day.
28. It is used as a hand and feet rub
Apply apple cedar vinegar on your feet and hands to sooth muscle pain.
29. It enhances weight loss
Apple cedar vinegar has acetic acid that reduces appetite and water retention. In a lemon water, add ½ tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar and drink it in the morning before having a meal.
30. It detangles hair
Apple cedar vinegar is used as hair detangler. In a spray bottle, mix equal parts of water and apple cedar vinegar and spray your hair to untangle it.
31. It prevents allergies
To prevent allergies, use one tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar, honey and one tablespoon of water.
32. It relieves fatigue
In a cup of water, add one tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar to sooth exercise fatigue. Apple cedar vinegar contains amino acids that act as an antidote to lactic acid, which forms after workout.
33. It is used as a fruit flytrap
In a bowl, add dish soap and a bit of apple cedar vinegar. It will eliminate fruit flies immediately.
34. It is used to wash vegetables and fruit
Before consuming vegetables and fruits, use apple cedar vinegar to wash then thoroughly. It is very important to eliminate chemicals and pesticides before eating them.
35. It prevents animals to chew stuff
All animals cannot stand the apple cedar vinegar smell and avoid it. To prevent them chewing stuff, apply some apple cedar vinegar.
36. It is used as a facial toner
Soak a cotton ball in a mixture of water and one teaspoon of apple cedar vinegar and cleanse you face. It will help you to enhance skin health. For better results, use it daily.
37. It improves lymph circulation
To boost up immunity and to improve lymph circulation use apple cedar vinegar on a daily basis. In lemon or tea water, add ½ tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar and rink it in the morning.
38. It regulates blood pressure
To regulate blood pressure, use apple cedar vinegar on a regular basis.
39. It relieves sore muscles
Consume water with a tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar to relive sore muscles. You can also apply apple cedar vinegar on the affected area.
40. It is added to baked goods
You can add apple cedar vinegar to baked goods.
41. It can be used with fruit juices
Even though it may seem strange to combine fruit with apple cedar vinegar, this combination is great. What is important to note is that you should add apple cedar vinegar to fresh fruit juices, not to juices bought from the markets, which contain great amounts of sugar.
42. It is used as a post-shaving treatment
Mix 50 / 50 parts of apple cedar vinegar and water, and apply it on the skin as an aftershave treatment.
43. It eliminates bruises
In a warm cup of apple cedar vinegar, add a teaspoon of salt and apply it on the bruises.
44. It eliminates skin warts, moles and warts
Soak a cotton ball in apple cedar vinegar and apply it one the skin wart, tag or mole and fix it with a bandage. Leave it to stay throughout the night. Repeat it until the wart disappears.
45. It eliminates weeds
You can mix apple cedar vinegar and lemon juice, salt, water, or dish soap and use the mixture to kill weeds.
46. It is used as a cleanser
In a spray bottle, mix 2 – 3 drops of essential oil and one part apple cedar vinegar – pne part water. Use this mixture as a cleanser and detoxifier.
47. It soothes sunburn
To sooth sunburn, add 1 – 2 cups of apple cedar vinegar in a warm bath. Soak in it for at least 10 minutes. It will help you to regulate pH level and to sooth skin pain.
48. It treats heartburn
In tea or water, dilute a tablespoon of apple cedar vinegar and consume it whenever you have heartburn symptoms. You can also add honey for better taste.
49. It removes foot odor
Put apple cedar vinegar on baby wipes. Put them in a plastic container and store them in a fridge. You can also use them as underarm deodorant.
50. It eliminates dandruff
In a spray bottle, add equal part of apple cedar vinegar and water and spray it on the hair after shampooing it. Finally, rinse your hair. Repeat it several times, until dandruff does away.
51. It cures hiccups
Take one teaspoon of apple cedar vinegar to treat hiccups.
52. It lowers high cholesterol levels
Use half an ounce of apple cedar vinegar on a daily basis to reduce high cholesterol levels.