What Are The Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a very common home remedy for a number of ailments such as acne arthritis and constipation. It is a tangy, stinky and sour tasting liquid has unique health benefits for women.
To reap the benefits of apple cider vinegar use unfiltered raw organic apple cider vinegar that is unpasteurized and contains good bacteria and enzyme to boost the health properties.
Acetic acid is the active compound of Apple Cider Vinegar. It also contains catechin, ephicatechin, gallic acid, chlorogenic acid, feurlic acid and caffeic acid. Apple cider vinegar has antimicrobial, antitumor, antidiabetic,anti-obesity, antioxidative and cholesterol lowering properties.
Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar For Women
Apple Cider Vinegar for Acne –
Acne is one of the common skin issue in females. About 50% of females between the age 20-39 and more than 25% of females between the ages 40-49 suffer from acne. The Alpha hydroxy acids present in Apple Cider Vinegar not only removes the dead skin cells but also opens the pores. It keeps the skin free from oil, bacteria and other particles that cause acne.
Mix equal parts of unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar with water and add a little honey. Mix well and apply to the affected areas. After 15 minutes,rinse it off. Do this once every day.
Assists Weight Loss –
Obesity is one of the biggest problem among the females. Being overweight affects your all over health. Women suffering from obesity are at greater risk of knee osteoarthritis, lower back pain, diabetes, PCOD and coronary heart diseases. You can use apple cider vinegar to keep the weight under control. Citric acid present in Apple Cider Vinegar prevents the accumulation of fat. It also activates certain genes that promotes the breakdown of belly fat. Regular intake of apple cider vinegar reduces body fat mass and serum triglyceride level.
Mix about two teaspoonsof unfiltered and raw apple cider vinegar to a glass of water. Drink it 2 times in a day empty stomach.
Eases the Pain of Arthritis –
Apple cider vinegar is alkaline forming and anti- inflammatory. It relieves stiffness, pain, inflammation, swelling and redness of the affected joints. Add a tablespoon of unfiltered apple cider vinegar to a glass of lukewarm water. Add honey to taste and a pinch of cinnamon. Drink this 2 times a day.
Treat Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome –
Poly cystic ovary syndrome is a common hormonal disorder affecting the females of reproductive age. Apple cider vinegar has been found effective in dealing with PCOS as it helps to control the level of blood sugar and insulin. It keeps your body from producing too much insulin. Less production of insulin means less testosterone.
To a glass of water, add 2 teaspoons unfiltered apple cider vinegar. Drink this everyday empty stomach for several weeks to get the desired result.
Eases Menopause –
The transition phase of a woman from being productive to non-productive. It is a difficult phase as a female has to experience symptoms such as night sweats, urinary tract infection, painful joints and frequent headaches. Apple cider vinegar eliminates body toxins and reduces the intensity of night sweats and hot flashes. Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water. Also, add in honey to it and mix well. Drink this solution two times in a day to manage the symptoms.
Soothes Vaginal Itching –
Vaginal itching is very common in females and may be due to bacterial infection, fungal infection or chemical irritants. Vaginal itching causes irritation and burning in the vaginal area, which is very uncomfortable. Apple cider vinegar has antifungal and antibacterial properties. It restores the natural pH balance of the vagina. It also boosts immunity and promotes the growth of good bacteria in vagina and gut.
Add 2 teaspoons unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a glass of warm water and wash your vagina with this solution two times a day for a few days.
Reduces Premenstrual Symptoms –
75% of females experience premenstrual symptoms such as water retention, bloating, mood swings, irritability, constipation, breast tenderness, fatigue, acne and cramps. Drink apple cider vinegar solution to relieve PMS.
Besides, apple cider vinegar reduces the level of cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart diseases.
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta: Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.