ACV or Apple Cider Vinegar (raw + unfiltered with the mother) has always been praised for it’s many health and beauty benefits. From aiding in digestion to treating dry hair and common skin problems like acne; apple cider vinegar has been used for centuries to treat multiple things because of it’s superior medicinal properties. ACV has also formed the basis for common household items like cleaning products and gardening hacks.
Here are 8 more reasons to incorporate more ACV into your diet:
1. It aids In digestion + constipation.
Apple Cider Vinegar helps stimulate your stomach acid assisting in the digestion of protein and fats. ACV acts as a natural laxative as it helps induce regular bowel movements thus easing constipation.
2. Helps lower cholesterol.
In addition to lowering blood sugar and aiding in weight loss, ACV also combats high cholesterol by decreasing LDL (Low-density lipoprotein) and triglycerides levels in the body.
3. ACV is a powerful anti-bacterial agent.
The acidic nature of Apple Cider Vinegar makes it a powerful agent against harmful bacteria within the body. It’s natural antibacterial properties also helps to relieve sore throat, and protect your body against food poisoning. ACV can also help to rid the body of serious bacterial infection like Candida while preventing common illnesses like UTI’s and Bladder Stones. It can also help eliminate bad breath and body odor.
4. It promotes healthy youthful skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural remedy that helps to protect the skin from breakouts and cold temperatures by forming a protective layer on the skin to keep it from drying out. Apple Cider Vinegar contains 3 important beautifying properties that help treat acne: Beta Carotene which gives the skin a healthy youthful appearance. Anti- bacterial properties which help protect the skin against harmful environmental issues. PH Balance, Apple Cider Vinegar has the ability to restore PH balance in the skin as it’s PH is closet to the ideal PH for skin.
5. Can aid in healthy Weight-loss.
Apple Cider Vinegar contains acetic acid which helps curb appetite helping you to feel full longer; therefore limiting excessive food intake. ACV also helps increase your metabolism and reduce water retention.
6. Detoxifies the body.
Apple Cider Vinegar works great as a natural detox as it rids the body of unwanted toxins and bacteria. In addition to killing pathogens ACV can also break up mucus in the body and clear the lymph nodes in order to allow better lymph circulation. Apple Cider Vinegar also stimulates normal cardiovascular circulation as it helps to detoxify the liver.
7. Balances the PH of your body.
If your suffer from allergies and sinus issues or are currently battling a cold then ACV is the perfect solution for you as it helps to break up mucus and balances the body’s PH level in consequence making it more alkaline which can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses.
8. Helps prevent cancer.
As Charlotte Gerson says “Cancer cannot live in an alkaline body”. With regular consumption, ACV will promote alkalinity in the body, thus making it a hospitable environment for cancer.
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