We all well know the health benefits of the apples. Imagine all those benefits transferred over to Apple Cider Vinegar plus it is fortified with the extra acids and enzymes produced during the fermentation process. Not all Apple Cider Vinegars are equally wholesome, though, always look for unprocessed, raw Apple Cider Vinegar that are darker, less transparent and may contain the Mother of Vinegar.
Mother of Vinegar is a semitransparent gelatinous layer that is formed on the top of the fluid during the fermentation process. It shows that your Apple Cider Vinegar is definitely “alive”. Natural vinegars that contain the mother have enzymes and minerals that other vinegars in grocery stores may not have due to over-processing, over-heating, and filtration.
Raw Apple Cider Vinegar contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, chlorine, sodium, sulfur, copper, iron, silicon and fluorine that are essential for a healthy body. It also contains Potassium (helps to prevent brittle teeth, hair loss and runny noses), Pectin (helps to regulate blood pressure and reduce bad cholesterol.
Malic Acid gives ACV the properties of being anti-viral, anti-bacterial & anti-fungal. Calcium helps create strong bones and teeth. Ash gives ACV its alkaline property which aids your body in maintaining proper pH levels for a healthy alkaline state. It also contains Acetic Acid. It appears that this acid slows the digestion of starch which can help to lower the rise in glucose that commonly occurs after meals.
Relieve heartburn naturally
1 tablespoon of Raw Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in 4 ounces of water after a meal has been used as a natural remedy for heartburn and as a replacement for toxic heartburn medications.
Cure insomnia with Apple Cider Vinegar
There are also a number of causes as to why people suffer from insomnia; however, there have been excellent results with the cider vinegar and honey treatment as follows: two teaspoons of cider vinegar and two of honey in a glass of water to be taken before retiring. It would also be beneficial to have a glass of this mixture by the bedside to sip if needed.
There are several types of headache, caused by various reasons. Some are associated with organic disorders, such as kidney troubles, others are known as psychogenic, or tension headaches. Then we have the most annoying of all; the migraine headache. Many people have had relief from headaches by the use of honey. Two teaspoons taken at each meal may well prevent an attack.
Another effective means is to take apple cider vinegar. Equal parts of cider vinegar and water should be placed in a small basin on the stove, allowing it to boil slowly. When the fumes begin to rise from the basin lean your head over it until the fumes are comfortably strong. Inhale for approximately 50 to 80 breaths. Generally this alleviates the headache considerably, if not entirely.
Two teaspoons of cider vinegar and two of honey mixed with a glassful of water should be taken before meals, or when the irritation occurs. In the evening it would be an idea to have this mixture by your bed so that it can be sipped during the evening if an attack presents itself.
Apple Cider Vinegar is believed to clear the skin, brighten one’s complexion and it may be effective against dandruff, yeast infections, and arthritis among many other ailments.
Bragg’s Raw Apple Cider Vinegar is a great choice if you are unsure what you should pick out of the many.