Apple cider vinegar has been used as a healing remedy since 400 B.C, according to sources.
The sagacious Hippocrates is said to have used it around this time to treat some of his own medical patients. And the historic hordes that comprised Julius Caesar’s infamous armies are said to have used apple cider vinegar to keep away infection and disease.
Some studies have shown drinking apple cider vinegar to be effective in lowering blood-sugar levels.
” In one study participants took two tablespoons of ACV before bed and saw their blood sugar 4 to 6 percent by the time they woke,” writes Mamavation.com. “The antiglycemic effect of the acid in apple cider vinegar is what helps with insulin sensitivity.”
According to this same site, the acetic acid content in apple cider vinegar is said to aid in weight-loss by slowing down the rate at which fat is stored in the body.
Last but not least, drinking apple cider vinegar for periods daily can help detoxify the body.
“The unique acids in apple cider vinegar can bind to toxins and help the body eliminate them more effectively. Apple cider vinegar can also help to stimulate circulation and aid detoxification in the liver. In ancient cultures ACV was often used to purify the blood,” says Jessica Ainscough, a writer and holistic health coach.
According to sources, all you need is 1 tablespoon of honey mixed with 3 tablespoons of raw apple cider vinegar. This concoction should be consumed each day, preferably first thing in the morning, to perform a successful daily detox.
“There is no clear limit as to how much Apple Cider Vinegar an individual can or should ingest,” claims the Bragg Company, makers of apple cider vinegar.
So enjoy the benefits of raw apple cider vinegar, until you can no longer tolerate its taste.
DISCLAIMER: This is not a medical statement. You should consult your doctor before beginning any lifestyle changes, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions or health concerns.