Apple cider vinegar: properties, benefits, use

Apple cider vinegar it is a food rich in potassium, with a diuretic action. Used both at the table and for cosmetic use, it is a valid ally for the health and beauty of skin and hair. Let's find out better.

> 1. What is apple cider vinegar

> 2. The properties of apple cider vinegar

>  3. Apple cider vinegar, ally of

> 4. Cosmetic use

> 5. A recipe with apple cider vinegar



What is apple cider vinegar

The term vinegar derives from the Latin acētum, whose etymological root is ak- (to be pungent), from the verb acēre (to sour). 

To get theapple vinegar, the apple juice is fermented in large wooden barrels, until it becomes cider. Once the cider is obtained, as happens for the wine vinegar, the bacteria of the genus Acetobacter are added, thanks to which the final transformation into apple vinegar will take place.


Properties of apple cider vinegar

THEapple vinegar it is made up of about 90% water. It contains a good share of minerals, in particular potassium, and vitamins.

Apple cider vinegar, when used regularly, ha diuretic properties and helps burn excess fat. It has a remineralizing action, in addition to anti-inflammatory and bactericidal properties.

Apple cider vinegar can be used on mosquito bites to relieve burning and itching. It is a light and low-calorie condiment: 100 ml of apple cider vinegar provides about 20 calories.

A tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in half a glass of water is a good solution for gargle, in case of light inflammation of the throat or gums. Making vapors with water and apple cider vinegar is a natural remedy to relieve the headache.


Apple cider vinegar, ally of

Gola, intestines, kidneys, skin, hair.


The cosmetic use of apple cider vinegar


Cosmetic use of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar can be very useful for too cosmetic use and it is a cure-all for skin e hair. Sponging with water and vinegar or an apple cider vinegar bath (just pour a glass into the bath tub) help keep the skin velvety and fresh.

Mixed with water, apple cider vinegar can also be used for facial cleansing; in practice, thanks to its properties, it can act as a tonic. Applied to the scalp, helps fight dandruff.


A recipe up your sleeve

Would you like to try a cosmetic really natural for your hair? Here is a recipe for a mask to apply on damaged hair.

  • half a liter of apple cider vinegar,
  • 25 grams mallow fresh.

Method: infuse the mallow in the apple cider vinegar, in a closed container, for about 6/7 days, remembering to shake the solution at least once a day. Filter and put in a bottle, which you will keep away from light.

Apply the solution after shampooing, massage and then brush your hair. Keep on the head for about 5 minutes, to favor its absorption. Rinse with cold or slightly warm water.


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