10 Reasons To Drink More Apple Cider Vinegar
These are the top ten reasons for consuming apple cider vinegar regularly:
- Cures headaches, infections, flu and the common cold
ACV can boost your immune system and has been used as a natural remedy against seasonal diseases for a long time. It can reduce the symptoms such as headache and sore throat.
- Body detox
ACV can trigger body detox and improve the circulation. It will also get rid of the mucus in the lungs and clean the lymphatic system.
- Inner ecosystem balance
Apple cider vinegar can maintain and regulate the pH balance in the body. The body aims towards homeostasis, a normal pH balance, with pH levels ranging from 7.35-7.45. Lower levels cause an acidic state in the body, which are related to low energy, excess mucus and frequent infections.
- Cures allergies
Apple cider vinegar is useful in treatment of various allergies, as it can disrupt the mucus and sinus congestion. Excess mucus is caused by a weakened immune system, but ACV can reinforce the immunity and reduce the risk of allergies.
- Weight loss
One of the characteristics of ACV is its ability to aid weight loss. According to a study from 2009, people that have been consuming acetic acid for 12 weeks have successfully lost weight and reduced the belly fat, triglycerides and waist circumference.
- Increases the stomach acid
A study has shown that ACV can increase the stomach acid which is needed to treat indigestion. In order to improve digestion, take a tablespoon of ACV in a glass of water regularly, and the effects will be felt soon. However, you must not drink ACV in case you are suffering from ulcers.
- Eases arthritis, stiff joints and gout
A recent research discovered that the malic acid in ACV can dissolve the uric acid crystals in the joints in that way preventing gout. Regular consumption of ACV can reduce any inflammation in the body.
- Lowers high blood pressure and cholesterol
Regular consumption of ACV can lower the blood pressure along the cholesterol levels, according to an animal study published in “Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry” in 2001. This can be achieved by consuming only 1-2 teaspoons of ACV in a glass of water every day.
- Eliminates candida and fungus
ACV is very helpful in treatment of candida, a yeast infection that appears of the skin. ACV contains enzymes that can fight the infection, sugar cravings and poor memory caused by candida.
- Eliminates acne and warts and cures dermatitis
ACV is a great weapon against any kind of skin issues. To successfully eliminate warts, dip a cotton ball in some ACV and apply it on the wart. Secure the cotton with a band aid and leave it to work overnight. In the morning, there may be a swelling in the area or a throbbing sensation – this is a sign that the apple cider vinegar is working. Eventually, the wart will turn black and fall off, but you should continue applying ACV to prevent recurrence of the wart.
Apple cider vinegar can also succesfully treat pimples. Experts recommend combining a part of ACV along three parts of water and applying the solution on the pimples to eliminate them.