Apple cider vinegar in jar glass and fresh apple healthy drink.

Continuing with the list of uses for apple cider vinegar, or ACV:

  • Soothe a Sunburn
    • ACV can be used to soothe a sunburn. Put 1 cup of apple cider vinegar in a lukewarm bath along with ¼ cup of coconut oil and lavender essential oil to ease sun burnt skin.

  • Balances Blood Sugar and Improves Diabetes
    • Medical research has proven that the acetic acid found in ACV can balance blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity and insulin responses. You can receive these benefits through ACV ingestion. Try organic, raw apple cider vinegar on salads or consume 1 tablespoon in water before meals.
  • Heal Poison Ivy
    • Organic, raw ACV potassium, which can help reduce swelling and inflammation, improving poison ivy.  Reducing side effects of poison ivy is also one of the ACV uses because it can help detox the poison out of your skin, helping poison ivy heal more quickly.
  • Repel Fleas on your Pets
    • Mix a 50/50 solution of ACV and water together and soak your pet in a tub.  Do this one time a day for several weeks to rid your pet of a flea infestation.  Of course, if the problem is severe, or persists, see you Veterinarian.
  • Lower Blood Pressure
    • In a 2009 12-week study, they found that consuming ACV lowered triglycerides and blood pressure significantly.
  • Fight Seasonal Allergies
    • Another amazing treatment of ACV is for allergies. ACV helps break up mucous in your body and support lymphatic drainage.  It also supports the immune system and can clear your sinuses.  Put 2 tablespoons in a large glass of water and drink three times daily for allergies.
  • Kill Fungus on Toes and Skin
    • The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal compounds in ACV make it a great natural remedy for skin and toenail fungus.  Simply rub on the area of fungus two times daily.  Or, soak the affected area in a solution of 3 parts water and 1 part ACV.
  • Skin Toner for Eczema and Acne
    • The pH of ACV makes it an excellent remedy for skin issues. Rub ACV on the affected skin or use it as a wash — then put coconut oil and essential oils on the area to support further healing.

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