How many of you have a bottle of Apple Cider Vinegar lurking in the cupboard, that you only pull out when you need to dress a salad quickly? Most of you probably do, and if you don’t, go and put it on your shopping list right NOW!
Not only is Apple Cider Vinegar great for salad dressing, it can keep the doctor at bay in so many ways, you will never look at it again in the same way.
For centuries Apple Cider Vinegar has been a folk remedy for just about everything, and it remains a safe aid for a long list of ailments, it is truly a cheap medicine with over 90 identified useful compounds. Grab your bottle and lets put it too great use….
Sore Throats/Laryngitis – Mix 1 Tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar with 1 Tablespoon of Honey, combine in a glass and microwave for 20 seconds. Sip slowly until you have finished the glass. This is truly the most effective treatment for throat ailments I have ever used.
Weight Loss Helper – Apple cider vinegar is a superb digestive tonic, it boosts bile production, beats bloating, breaks down fats and improves the body’s ability to burn kilojoules. On top of all of that it helps reduce appetite and is a great boost for your metabolism full stop. One very neat package that the French have taken onboard, and how many overweight French women do you see? Can also ease the symptons of irritable bowel syndrome, Chrohn’s disease and an attack of diarrhoea.
Arthritis and Gout – A build up of uric acid crystals causes the pain associated with Arthritis and Gout, Apple cider vinegar helps to dissolve the crystals so they can be flushed from the body. Simply mix 15ml of Apple cider vinegar in luke warm water and drink each morning.
Sports Stiffness – After a good dose of exercise, especially if you are not used to really moving, lactic acid build up can cause aches and pains the next day, add 15ml to your morning routine to help ease this. Run a nice warm bath, add a cup of Epsom Salts and 200ml of apple cider vinegar for a relaxing and soothing soak.
Detoxing – Apple cider vinegar is a very natural cleanser and can help your body flush out toxic build up. Your liver will thank you for this little daily treat and can help soften gallstones and help with their removal. Taking 15ml before each meal can help digestion and elimination.
Bonus for Bones – Apple cider vinegar is a powerhouse of minerals that so many of us are lacking in our daily diet. On the list of goodies included are calcium, manganese, magnesium, silicon and phosphorus. Help to keep your bones strong by adding it too your daily diet.
Banish the Bugs – From simple things like treating scratches, stings, bites or simple sores to even the more heavy duty annoyances like fungal infections, Apple cider vinegar can stop bugs in their tracks, try it and see. Many people who suffer with hayfever and sinusitis can see improvements in their symptoms with regular use.
So don’t hide the bottle in the back of the cupboard, keep it on the kitchen bench and get everyone in the house in to the habit of having their daily dose, the benefits are just huge, and yes don’t forget to use it on your favourite salad, it’s another dose of goodness for you.