Why apple cider vinegar is hot right now

www.pexels.comWhile your mind might be on mulled wine and cocktails, apple cider vinegar might be something to consider in the run up to Christmas.

Used medicinally and therapeutically for centuries, it is made from apple juice that is fermented into apple cider, and fermented again to become apple cider vinegar.
Your skin, hair, house, and even your pets could benefit from a little raw, organic, unfiltered, apple cider vinegar and this how.

Healthy stomach
The fermentation process encourages the growth of healthy gut bacteria, so drinking apple cider can help with digestion, boost the immune system, and even positively affect mental health. It is also worth noting that as well as probiotics, it also contains anti-viral, anti-yeast and anti-fungal goodness which can make your stomach smile.

Blood sugar control
As you munch on chocolates and salty snacks, you may get a blood sugar crash, but apple cider vinegar can help balance things before they get too out of hand. Sipping a little before dinner may well help keep you on track help and if you aim for three meals and healthy snacks rather than grabbing the selection box for breakfast, you will feel better for it.

Keep weight under control
If you have heard of apple cider vinegar it might have been to do with weight loss. The full facts aren’t 100% but researchers believe it can suppress your appetite, so
add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water and sip it throughout the day.

Hair care
A lot of shampoos are alkaline, which can topple your hair’s pH levels and cause dry ends, but using apple cider vinegar is the perfect post-shampoo rinse to restore balance, and boost body and shine.  Mix ½ a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a cup of cold water, and run the solution through your hair after shampooing.

Use it as a cleaner
Yes, we know we said drink it, but the anti-bacterial properties in apple cider vinegar mean you can use to clean the house and it will make everything from the kitchen worktops to the shower, shine. Mix ½ a cup of apple cider vinegar with one cup of water, and get cleaning. Microwaves, kitchen surfaces, windows, glasses, and mirrors will love it, it can also be used in dishwashers as a substitute for detergent and if you leave it the loo overnight, it’ll be like new the next day.

Wash your food
Washing your fresh fruits and veggies with apple cider vinegar will not only make them safe to eat, but give them an extra dose of bacteria-fighting powers and if you mix in lemon juice, it’ll be even better.

Flea free pets
Fleas apparently don’t like the smell or taste of vinegar so think about spraying one-part apple cider vinegar and one-part water on your pet’s fur and rubbing it in generously. Repeat once a month, and you might be surprised at the results.

So, what are you waiting for, now is the time to make apple cider vinegar a part of your life.

Team Pure Beauty

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