For ages, vinegar has been in use because of its various health benefits. Read below to know the health benefits of vinegar.

Health Benefits Of Vinegar

For centuries, vinegar has been used in a wide range of ways because of its medicinal properties. It has gradually made its way from the medicine bottle to the cooking pot. Nowadays, vinegar is widely used in culinary as a preservative and condiment, as it lends a flavor that is pleasing on the palate. Apart from medicinal and culinary uses, vinegar is also used as a cleaning agent and in agriculture and horticulture. No wonder that with such a wide range of benefits vinegar has evolved into a number of varieties, among which the most common is the white vinegar and the apple cider vinegar. Though all the varieties of vinegar are noted for their health properties, it is the apple cider vinegar that stands tall among them. Along with the various health benefits, the apple cider vinegar is also noted for its beauty properties and so it remains among the most popular of all vinegars. To know more on what all health benefits vinegar can offer you, continue reading the article given below.

What Are The Health Benefits Of Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Apple cider vinegar can be used to control dandruff. In addition, applying apple cider vinegar also makes the hair shine. However, it is only the organic apple cider vinegar that is good for the hair, as the mass produced ones have been processed too much.
  • Apple cider vinegar can reduce blood pressure. Thus, drinking apple cider vinegar is helpful for those suffering from hypertension, as the potassium in the vinegar can control the blood pressure and bring it to normal level.
  • Apple cider vinegar also helps in the absorption of cholesterol and fats, and eliminating them as waste. This is possible because apple cider vinegar contains a large amount of fibers.
  • Arthritis pain can be relieved by drinking apple cider vinegar. Slightly warm the apple cider vinegar and add a teaspoon of honey. Drink this so that the acid crystal buildup in the joint, which is the main cause of arthritis, gets dissolved. This is however temporary, as the crystals will form again. As such, you have to drink apple cider vinegar every time the pain hits you.
  • Apple cider vinegar can fight mouth infections and bad breath. Mix one part apple cider vinegar in one part warm water and use this to gargle. Gargling with apple cider vinegar also helps in relieving sore throat.
  • Apple cider vinegar contains amino acids and this makes it a very good antibiotic and antiseptic agent. It is also an excellent detoxification agent.
White Vinegar
  • Those suffering from warts should dab them with white vinegar. White vinegar is very effective in killing the warts, due to the presence of acetic acid. Keep dabbing the warts with white vinegar every day, until it disappears.
  • White vinegar helps the body in the absorption of essential minerals. This is particularly helpful in the absorption of calcium to make the bones strong.
  • According to a study, white vinegar can help people suffering from type-2 diabetes by bringing their blood pressure under control. It is also believed that white vinegar can inactivate the enzymes that break the food to sugar, which slows down the absorption of sugar to the blood.
  • White vinegar can be used to treat insect bites, cuts, abrasions and rashes. Rub white vinegar on the affected area and relieve yourself from the pain.

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