12 USES OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR YOU WISH YOU KNEW BEFORE
- To preserve food
Vinegar is used as a preserving agent for thousands of years.
It makes the food acidic which helps to deactivate and kill bacteria in the food that causes the spoilage of food.
- As a deodorizer
Mix ACV with water and put it in a spray bottle. Using it prevents bad odors.
Soaking your feet in this solution can help remove feet odor.
Wiping your underarms with a diluted solution can also be helpful.
- All-Purpose cleaner
Since ACVs have anti-bacteria properties. It can help remove bacteria from surfaces.
Mix half-cup ACV with one cup of water and this mixture can be used as your all-purpose cleaner.
- Facial Toner
Apple cider vinegar is known to be a helpful remedy for skin issues. It even helps reduce signs of aging.
The majority of people use ACV as a facial toner for this very reason and it is proven effective.
Add 1 part of ACV to 2 parts of water before applying it to the skin. If you have sensitive skin you may further dilute this solution.
- Wash fruits and vegetables
In today’s world where pesticides are used on almost everything, we tend to worry about the residue on the surface.
It is a practice to use ACV to remove these residues. It cleans your fruits and veggies better than water alone does.
- Dandruff treatment
Massaging diluted ACV can be helpful in reducing dandruff and controlling them.
It prevents the growth of fungus hence fixing your scalp skin issues and prevents dandruff too, resulting in good scalp and hair condition.
- During Bath
- Treat acne
It is recommended to do a patch test before using it as it may cause burns if not diluted properly.
- Soothe sore throat
It might be because of the anti-bacterial properties, that it can help eliminate the bacteria in your throat helping you recover better and quickly.
Use diluted ACV for this purpose.
- Help feel full
Drinking ACV before a meal can make you feel fuller and thereby reducing your food intake. It even helps you keep full for a longer period of time.
- Lower Blood sugar
It takes glucose from your bloodstream and takes it to your cells helping keep sugar levels in check
- Salad Dressing
To learn it in detail Read other benefits of ACV here.
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