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8 Surprising Effects of Using Apple Cider Vinegar You Probably Didn't Know

Last updated on: June 03, 2015 12:32 IST

#1 Prevents pimples and acne



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Boys and girls in their early 20s complain of skin acne and pimples.

Mix apple cider vinegar with water and apply it with a cotton swab. Keep it for 15 minutes and then rinse it. You can do it twice a day.

#2 Keeps skin allergies at bay

Clear Skin

Apple cider has antiseptic properties which prevents the growth of skin infections. It promotes blood circulation and restricts the spread of fungus on skin.

#3 Keeps your face clean and dry

Clear face


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Why use beauty creams and face washes to clean your face repeatedly when you can simply apply apple cider vinegar and keep your face clean and oil-free. Apple cider vinegar also acts as a skin toner.

Apply apple cider vinegar and water in a cotton swab and wipe it on your skin. This will keep your skin clean and dry for a long time.

#4 Say goodbye to dandruff


Dandruff is caused by the formation of yeast like fungus called malassezia. According to a study, apple cider vinegar is known to destroy the malassezia fungus. It not just eliminates the fungus but also restores the pH balance of your scalp.

Apply an equal mixture of water and apple cider vinegar to your scalp for two hours. Besides treating dandruff, this remedy makes your hair shiny.

#5 No more stained teeth

White Teeth


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Are stained teeth the reason why you don’t open your mouth while smiling? If yes, then apple cider vinegar comes to your rescue.

Mix apple cider with vinegar with water (1/4-3/4) proportion respectively and apply it on your stained teeth. You can do this twice a week to see the results.

#6 Freedom from smelly feet

Smelly feet

There are people who sweat to an extent that their feet start smelling foul. Apple cider vinegar kills the bacteria that causes odour.

Use a cotton swab and apply apple cider vinegar along with water and wipe it on the part of your body that produces odour.

#7 Good news for diabetics and people with pre-diabetic symptoms



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Type 2 diabetes is when the blood sugar level increases due to the inability of the body to produce insulin. People who don’t have diabetes could also fall prey to rising blood sugar level. Rising blood sugar levels also triggers ageing and other chronic ailments.

Consuming a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water every day before hitting the bed will boost insulin sensitivity and lower the blood sugar levels of your body.

#8 Have a healthy heart


According to several studies, it is proven that intake of apple cider vinegar reduces triglycerides and cholesterol. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid which is known to eliminate bad cholesterol thereby reducing the risks of cardiac problems.

Eat salads everyday. The best way to consume apple cider vinegar naturally is to mix it with the salad as a part of the dressing.



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