For most people, apple cider vinegar may seem like a humble salad dressing, but it’s actually loaded with healthy enzymes and has antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. It is also a powerful beauty tonic with endless amount of uses.
With regular use, shampoo and other styling products can build up in your hair; thus, leaving your hair dull and lifeless.
After shampooing, add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water, and pour it over your hair. Leave it for about 2 minutes, then rinse. The acid in apple cider vinegar cuts straight through this buildup, giving your hair a glossy shine.
Vinegar is a natural astringent that help tighten pores while getting rid of dirt and grime from your skin. After washing your face, add vinegar to a cotton ball and use it as facial toner.
Most of you might be worried about the unpleasant aroma, but once it has dried, it will not leave any smell behind.
Balance blood sugar levels
Several studies showed that taking 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before bedtime is beneficial for people with Diabetes. In fact, it helps lower the blood glucose level by up to 4-6% during the night.
When taken over a prolonged period of time, the acetic acid may also help decrease body fat stores. For daily weight management, add 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in 2 cups of water and sip this concoction throughout the day.
In a study that was published in the Bioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, researchers have confirmed that participants who consumed acetic acid, which is a main ingredient in apple cider vinegar, for 12 weeks experienced significant changes in body weight, waist circumference, abdominal fat and triglycerides.
Apple cider vinegar is known for relieving constipation in the same way that lemon juice can. If you feel bloated, take a shot or two to help your system flush out.