Apple Cider Vinegar for Skincare
1. Eczema Remedy
Dab ACV on eczema.
2. Skin toner
Equal parts water and ACV for a skin toner.
3. Natural astringent for acne
Mix 1 part water 1 part cider vinegar dip cotton ball apply to face until dry then rinse.
4. Soften skin/feet
Soak in it for our skin/feet will be so soft afterward.
Soak washcloth and place on sunburn. Takes the sting out and reduces the redness.
ACV for Cleaning
Cleaning: Spray on surfaces, or pour on scrubby…add baking soda, scrub away.
7. Garbage Disposal
Pour down garbage disposal w/baking soda and a lemon. Let sit for a few minutes, then turn on the water and the disposal.
8. Cleans humidifier
Remove the filter and rinse with water. Then add ACV to the tank of the humidifier and let sit for 30 minutes, swishing around occasionally. Rinse and dry.
9. Drain cleaner
Acv and baking soda to clear a clogged drain.
10. Whiten laundry
I also put 1/4 cup in with my white laundry and baking soda to brighten it up.
11. Jewelry cleaner
Mix 1/2 cup ACV and 2 tbsp. baking soda and let silver jewelry sit in the mixture for a few hours. Rinse with clean water and dry and shine with a soft cloth.
ACV for Pests
12. Keep ants away
Ants avoid that stuff like its poison, just pour.
13. Fruitfly trap / fly trap / gnat
In a bowl with plastic wrap on top tightly. Poke holes with a toothpick to catch flies.
14. Weed killer
Just pour ACV on the weeds!
ACV For Pets
15. Flea spray
Spray a 50/50 mixtures of ACV and water on your pet before they go outside.
16. Conjunctivitis of dogs
Mix 1 part ACV and 2 parts water. Dab a cloth in the mixture and apply BELOW the eyes. reapply every few hours.
17. Ear mites in cats and dogs
50/50 ACV and water rinse 2 times a day for 2 weeks. works like magic, and no trip to the vet!
Apple Cider Vinegar for Health/Wellness
18. Helps slow the breakdown of carbohydrates
Add 1tbls to each serving of pasta.
Drink 2 tsp in 8 oz of water to help relieve my arthritis symptoms.
20. For weight loss
1-2 tablespoon(s) in a glass of water.
21. Help blood glucose levels
Drink it in water.
22. Prevent mastitis
Drink it in water on a daily basis.
23. Lowers cholesterol
Add to water 1-2 tablespoons.
24. PH balance
Can help regulate your body’s pH which can ward off disease. Consume 1 teaspoon mixed in a cup of water daily.
25. Immune system building/booster tea
Warm water, ACV, cinnamon & honey. Tastes like hot apple cider.
Drink 2 tbs. of ACV, 1 tbs. of raw local honey, 1 tsp. of cinnamon, and half a lemon to 1 cup of water.
27. Energy drink
A teaspoon to a tablespoon of ACV in 8 ounces of water. With a tablespoon or so of raw honey, a splash of lemon juice, and a dash of ground ginger. Mix it all up and drink before every meal.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Beauty
28. For dry scalp/dandruff treatment
Add ACV to your shampoo before washing.
29. Hair rinse/hair wash/hair soak
About a cap full of it into a water bottle along with filling the bottle up to half with warm water and leaving it in my hair for a few minutes then rinse out.
30. Hair conditioner / detangler / hairspray
I dilute it with water and use it as a conditioner.
31. Soften hair
Use a 50/50 mix of ACV and water as a hair rinse.
32. Bath soak/detox bath
I use it in the bath as a detoxifying soak along with Epsom salts and coconut oil, really helps with skin issues.
Apple Cider Vinegar for Natural Remedies
33. Heartburn/fighting pregnancy induced heartburn
I mix a tablespoon of ACV with a glass of freshly pressed apple juice and drink.
34. For sore throats, coughs lost voices
Hot water, 2 tbsps cider vinegar, 2 tbsp honey.
35. Indigestion / upset stomach
A tablespoon of ACV into some water.
36. Fungus-like ringworm / kill toenail fungus
Soak feet every day in it.
Use it on contact dermatitis.
38. Acid reflux/GERD
I add one tablespoon to a glass of water and drink for immediate relief of acid reflux pain.
39. Diaper Rashes
Put it in the bath for diaper rashes.
40. Clear sinuses
Boil it with water and inhale to clear sinuses.
41. Foot soak / for athlete’s foot/ foot scrub
1 part ACV to 4 parts water.
In a bath for UTI’s. Add a cup or two of ACV to your bath.
43. Nausea / vomiting / diarrhea
Equal parts ACV and raw honey..enough water to drink it down.
44. Natural antihistamine
Consume 1 teaspoon mixed in a cup of water daily.
45. Yeast infection
Mix in douche bottle 1/4 Bragg's raw ACV with 3/4 lukewarm water. 2x per day for 3 days.
Pour one cup into a bath.
46. Relieves Constipation
Take 1-2 table spoons in the morning followed by water.
Food & cooking
47. For washing fruits and veggies/wash produce
I also have it in a spray bottle diluted with water for cleaning, especially veggies.
48. Make buttermilk
Add 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar to 1 cup of milk. Allow it to sit at room temperature until the milk thickens.
49. Salad dressing
With EVOO, lime, and a pinch of salt as an everyday salad dressing.
50. Dairy Free 'Butter' Milk
Add 1 T ACV to dairy free milk (soy, almond, etc) and let sit to curdle. Makes vegan/dairy free “buttermilk” for baking!
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