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Apple Cider Vinegar Usage And Dosage

The benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar can be traced back to Biblical times, the ancient Egyptians, Hippocrates, treated his patients with Apple Cider Vinegar (or ACV). Julius Caesar’s army used ACV to stay healthy and fight off disease. The Greeks and Romans kept vinegar vessels for healing and flavoring, and Samurai warriors drank it for strength and power. Today the benefits of ACV are still being felt and used daily, the traditional dosage of ACV is 2-3 Tsp of ACV in 8 oz of water 3x a day. Add honey to taste.

Arthritis
Two teaspoons of ACV to eight-ounce glass of water also add 2 teaspoons of honey 3x a day. For external use, Soak the painful joint (hand or foot) in a hot but comfortable solution of ACV for ten minutes, two to three times a day a quarter of a cup of ACV to one and a half cups of water. For painful knees or shoulder you can make a poultice by soaking a cloth in a mixture of ACV and water. A quarter of a cup of ACV to one and a half cups of water. Repeat as needed though out the day.

Athlete's foot
Soak a cloth or cotton ball in ACV and apply it to the entire foot twice a day. Let ACV air dry before you put your socks and shoes on.

Acne
Apply a solution of ACV and water, 2 tablespoons to eight-ounce glass of water with a cloth or cotton ball several times a day. This will help reduce infection and dry out inflammation.

Asthma
One tablespoonful of ACV added to a glass of water and sip for half and hour. The wheezing should lessen in intensity. If wheezing still persist a second glass of the same mixture can be taken. Deep breathing exercises are also a beneficial treatment.

Apple cider vinegar baths
ACV baths can, alleviate itchiness, poison ivy, and sunburn discomfort. Use 2-4 cups ACV in a hot bath. It will also help combat “unfriendly” bacteria. .

Candida
An inexpensive remedy can be found by douching with a solution of ACV until the symptoms disappear. Add 2 tablespoons of ACV to a quart of lukewarm water.

Cholesterol
Two or 3 teaspoons to eight-ounces glass of water followed by a lifestyle that includes eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables, maintaining your weight, exercising and avoiding processed foods. The amino acids contained in ACV can neutralize some of the harmful oxidized LDL cholesterol.

Colds
One teaspoon of ACV to ˝ cup of water several times a day. It has been found that the pH factor of the body becomes a bit more alkaline prior to a cold or flu. When you take ACV it helps to rebalance the acid level of your body.

Coughs
Two teaspoons of ACV and 1-2 teaspoons of honey mixed with a glassful of water should be taken before meals, or when the irritation occurs.

Diabetes
Try a daily 2 or 3 teaspoons of ACV to eight-ounces glass of water. Adding dietary fiber, as contained in AVC, is said to be beneficial in controlling blood glucose levels.

Dizziness
Two teaspoons of ACV together with 2 teaspoons of honey in a glass of water 3x a day should help with dizziness considerably. However, one should never expect instant results, but you will notice a lessened of intensity.

Eczema
Take the usual dosage of ACV and honey in a glassful of water 3x a day, with meals. An application of well-diluted ACV can also be applied to the skin several times daily 1 teaspoonful to half a cup of water. There is usually a potassium deficiency in those people suffering from eczema.

Fatigue
Regular use of ACV can help beat fatigue. Take the usual dosage of ACV and honey in a glassful of water 3x a day, with meals.

Food Poisoning
There have been many cases where people who were taking ACV regularly did not suffer from food poisoning. ACV has an antiseptic quality that seems to combat food poisoning.

Hay fever
Before the onset of the hay-fever season the ordinary dosage of ACV and honey should then be taken 2-3 teaspoons of ACV and 1-2 teaspoons of honey in a glass of water, three times a day. This dosage should be maintained during the entire hay-fever season.

Headaches
There are several types of headache, caused by various reasons. An effective remedy is to take equal parts of ACV and water, place in a small pan on the stove, allow it to boil slowly. When the steam begin to raise from the pan lean your head over it until the fumes are comfortably strong. Inhale for approximately 50 to 80 breaths. Generally this alleviates the headache considerably, if not entirely. Inhaling the vapors from a small bottle of ACV can also help or if you have a vaporizer, add some ACV to the water and inhale the vapors for five minutes.

Heartburn-Hiccups
Taking the usual dosage of ACV and water before meals to help alleviate the unpleasant feeling of heartburn.

Sore throat
A gargle made from ACV and water could prove to be a great relief for a sore throat - be that a bacterial or virus infection. The solution is a 50/50 mixture, spit out the solution after gargling, and repeated every hour. After gargling rinse the mouth with clean water to prevent the acid from eroding the enamel on your teeth.

Weight loss
ACV has been used as a weight loss remedy for centuries. It has been suggested that the ACV works because it makes the body burn calories better, reduces appetite and gets the entire metabolism working. But whatever the reason, the fact remains that it has stood the test of time and has helped countless people to achieve their ideal weight. Taking the usual dosage of ACV and water before meals.

Leg cramps
Try a regular tonic of ACV 2 or 3 teaspoons to eight-ounces of water along with 1-2 teaspoon of honey. The ACV helps your body’s absorption of calcium and magnesium this will help protect against painful leg cramps.

Menstrual problems
A glass of ACV 2 or 3 teaspoons to eight-ounces of water in the morning has been reported to help reduce the flow and cramping of a heavy period.

Night sweats and Hot flashes
AVC has helped reduce night sweats and hot flashes for some menopausal and per-menopausal women. Use the regularly dosage of ACV.

Urinary Tract Infections
Try a dual combination of AVC and cranberry juice 2 teaspoons of ACV to an eight-ounce glass of cranberry juice.

If you have a hard time with the taste of ACV you can try adding it to a glass of cold or warm organic apple juice. There are also the over the counter tablets, but the liquid ACV works faster

This information is for informational purpose only and is not intended to replace the care or advice of a physician. Alternative therapy is a great compliment to traditional medical practices, but should not be used in place of them unless under the advice of your doctor.

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