A spoonful or two of vinegar a day may boost your levels of good cholesterol.
Researchers believe that people who consume apple cider vinegar for eight weeks will have improved levels of good or HDL cholesterol compared with those given a placebo.
A clinical trial, currently underway in Minnesota in the U.S., has been looking at 120 people, half of whom have had the vinegar while the others are being given a placebo containing a 2?per cent balsamic vinegar solution in water.
Apple cider vinegar — a common kitchen remedy for arthritis and gout — has already been shown to lower blood sugar levels and reduce appetite.
A separate study based on animals with diabetes, has already shown that apple cider vinegar lowered levels of bad cholesterol and improved good cholesterol.
It’s thought the vinegar speeds up the processing of fats.
Other uses :
Dampen your appetite. Sprinkle a little vinegar on
prepared food to take the edge off your appetite.
Soothe a bee or jellyfish sting. Dot or douce the
irritated area with vinegar and relieve itching.
Relieve itching by using a cotton ball to dab
mosquito and other bug bites with Vinegar straight
from the bottle.
Relieve sunburn by lightly rubbing it with
vinegar. You may have to reapply.
Take 1 cup of vinegar and warm water into a
large glass and use to rinse your hair after
you shampoo. Vinegar adds highlights to brunette
hair, restores the acid mantel, and removes
soap film and sebum oil.
You take 1 tablespoon full and swallow when you
have the hiccups. It stops them instantly.
Relieve dry and itchy skin. Add 2 tablespoons to
Fight dandruff, by rinsing with vinegar and
2 cups of warm water, after shampooing.
Soothe a sore throat. Put a teaspoon of vinegar
in a glass of water. Gargle, then swallow.
Cure for colds. Mix one-quarter cup Apple Cider
Vinegar with one-quarter cup honey.
Take one tablespoon six to eight times daily.
Treat sinus infections and chest colds.
Add 1/4 cup or more vinegar to the vaporizer.
Feel good recipe. A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass
of water, with a bit of honey added for flavor,
will take the edge off your appetite and give
you an overall healthy feeling.
Remove fruit stains from hands. Rub with vinegar.
Remove warts by applying a lotion of half cider
vinegar and half glycerin.
Apply daily to warts until they dissolve.
Relieve arthritis. Before each meal, drink a
glass of water containing two teaspoons
Apple Cider Vinegar.
Give it at least three weeks to start working.
Remove corns by making a poultice of one crumbled
piece of bread soaked in one-quarter cup Vinegar.
Let poultice sit for one-half hour, then apply to
the corn and tape in place overnight. If corn does
not peel off by morning, reapply the poultice for
several consecutive nights.
Cure an upset stomach by drinking two teaspoons
Apple Cider Vinegar in one cup water.
Prevent yeast infections. Douche with one
tablespoon vinegar to one quart warm water,
to adjust the pH balance in the vagina.
Clean dentures by soaking them overnight in
vinegar, then brush away tartar with a toothbrush.
Relieve cough by mixing one-half cup Apple Cider
Vinegar, one-half cup water, one teaspoon cayenne
pepper, and four teaspoons honey.
Take one tablespoon when cough acts up.
Take another tablespoon at bedtime.