20 Cures from Apple Cider Vinegar


The uses of apple cider vinegar (ACV) for health and beauty, on pets or around the house, are virtually limitless. That is because Apple Cider Vinegar is rich in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, fiber, and antioxidants as well as anti-inflammatories; in addition to this, it also has strong anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. There are very few conditions, it seems, that Apple Cider Vinegar cannot help treat or even completely cure. To prove just what this amazing liquid can do, below are listed 20 different ways in which Apple Cider Vinegar can be used to treat a variety of conditions.


Apple Cider Vinegar stimulates liver function so that it is better able to remove unwanted substances from your body.

Hair Conditioner

Spritz Apple Cider Vinegar onto your hair between shampooing and conditioning for healthy, stronger, shiny hair.

Teeth Whitener

Use a weak solution of Apple Cider Vinegar and water as a mouth wash in the morning to whiten your teeth.

Acid Reflux Cure

For heartburn/reflux, slowly sip an 8-ounce glass of water with 1-2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in.

Weight Loss

To help lose weight, drink a glass of water with 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar before every meal.

Household Cleaner

Add Apple Cider Vinegar-water solution to a spray bottle to clean and disinfect various household surfaces

Allergy Relief

Drink a water-Apple Cider Vinegar solution several times a day to relieve allergy symptoms like sinus congestion.

Candida Cleanse

Use topically to affected area to help kill of yeast infection; Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural anti-fungal.

Sunburn Soother

Apply topically to sunburn throughout the day to relieve redness, swelling and pain of a sunburn.

Flea Repellant

Spritz a solution of Apple Cider Vinegar onto your animals to help repel fleas naturally.

Cold Cure

Drink 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar in a glass of water throughout the day; ACV has anti-viral properties.

Natural Deodorant

Spritz a solution of Apple Cider Vinegar under your arms for a natural deodorant.


Apple Cider Vinegar, being antifungal, is a great topical treatment for fungal infections, such as of the toenails.

Balance pH

Apple Cider Vinegar, though acidic, has an alkalizing effect upon the body, which is great for a number of conditions.

Ease Varicose Veins

Apply topically to varicose veins to tighten and ease the discomfort of this condition.

Skin Toner

Wash your face with a two-to-one Apple Cider Vinegar-water solution several times a day for even skin tone.

Poison Ivy Cure

Apply Apple Cider Vinegar topically to area of rash to ease the pain, burning and itching and promote healing.

Blood Sugar Balance

To control blood sugar, drink a glass of water with two tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar before each meal.

Lower BP

Drink a glass of water with 2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar daily to normalize high blood pressure.

Remove Warts

Apply Apple Cider Vinegar topically to warts, then wrap in a light gauze; this will help them to eventually fall off.

It is obvious from the list above that although apple cider vinegar is not, strictly speaking, a panacea, it certainly comes close!

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Meghan Telpner
Meghan has written many articles about health subjects as a journalist and as a freelance writer. As a reporter, she often covered hospital and clinic events/news and wrote news and features about health topics relevant to people in the community.