24 Feb 2016
Throughout the years, vinegar has been produced by fermentation of a number of foods. These foods include potatoes, dates, berries, coconut, honey, beer, beets and grains. Among all these vinegars, Apple cider vinegar is found very useful. The apple cider vinegar is a wonderful natural cure for a number of diseases. There are number of drinks prepared using apple cider vinegar for detoxifying purpose. Apple cider vinegar drink has anti-bacterial properties.
Recipe to make apple cider vinegar at home
As we know that it’s tough to find 100% pure apple cider vinegar in the market. So, it’s better to prepare it at home. Here’s the most effective recipe of Apple cider vinegar
Ingredients homemade apple cider vinegar
5 ripen Apples
Rice vinegar (as required)
Wash the apples properly, pat them dry. Cut an apple into 6 slices. Let them air for few minutes till the slices changed their color. Now put all the slices into glass jar. Pour rice vinegar till all the slices soak well. Cover the glass jar using plastic wrap. Now screw the lid and place the jar in dark warm place for 3-4 months. When all slices get turned brown and vinegar turns golden, it’s ready to use. Filter it twice using filter paper and save in a bottle.
Benefits of apple cider vinegar
Cider vinegar Apple has a huge list of benefits. I’m discussing just few of them.
Relieves arthritis pain
Increase metabolism, which help in weight loss
It helps relieve stomach cramps and diarrhea
Cure skin diseases like acne
Prevents muscle fatigue after exercise
Strengthens the immune system
Does wonders for the skin and hair, you can use it as a tonic for hair
It improves digestion and cure constipation
Prevents bladder stones in urinary tract
Reduces high cholesterol
Relieves sore throat
How to make apple cider vinegar drink for detoxifying body
It’s an effective detoxify drink, you must try it. This detox drink will help burn body fat, lose weight, fight diabetes.
What you need for it?
1 glass of warm water
2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon honey
Dissolve all the ingredients well in warm water, apple cider vinegar drink is ready. Drink it immediately on empty stomach.
Properties of this Apple cider vinegar drink
Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid that reduces blood pressure to 6%. Lemon juice helps to balance blood sugar. It has an alkaline effect on the body that helps regulate the pH. It also contains vitamin C. Cinnamon is one of the best antioxidants in the world. It’s one of the number one herbs /spices for balancing blood sugar. For centuries honey has been used treating wounds, lungs, skin and heart issues. A teaspoon of honey reduces throat-infection and soothes the nerves. For centuries it has been used in weight losing drinks. It contains enzymes that stimulate the digestive process then increase metabolism, which contributes to weight lose.
Most demanded brands of Apple cider vinegar
The brands that provide pure and trusted apple cider vinegar are
Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar
This brand is one of the best of best. This is certified vinegar, prepared from organically grown healthy apples. It’s unheated, unpasteurized with 5% acidity. You can buy it from Bragg’s website or from super stores in your area.
Vitacost organic apple cider vinegar
It’s the second largest selling brand of apple cider vinegar. This is also unpasteurized vinegar prepared with natural apples. Vitacost offers refined vinegar with no added sugar, artificial flavors or colors.
Heinz apple cider vinegar
This brand offer pure form and mellow flavor of apple cider vinegar. It’s made up of fine quality apples. This vinegar is also available with 5% acidity. Heinz brand is also much popular due to its effective and pure products.
Note: Always use apple cider vinegar after mixing with some juice or warm water. If you take only apple cider vinegar may damage tooth enamel or cause throat tissues.
Diabetic patients must always use apple cider vinegar after consulting doctor. Vinegar contains chromium that can affect insulin function.
Osteoporosis people should also use ACV after consulting doctor as ACV may reduce the amount of potassium. So can cause potassium deficiency.