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Apple Cider Vinegar: Uses, Health Benefits and FAQ


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Posted by Denise (Brooklyn NY)
5 out of 5 stars

I have been taking ACV (2 teaspoons ACV and maple syrup) for almost a week. I have been having problems with gas--terrible gas. Everything that I ate gave me gas. I noticed in the very same day that I took the ACV my gas pains have disappeared. However, one of my tooth that has multiple fillings is hurting me. Now I understand why. I will just use a straw. I love my ACV. I am trying to lose weight also.

Posted by Susan (USA)
5 out of 5 stars

I was having terrible gas, my stomach hurt every time I ate something, then, the gas, both ends, it was terrible!

Posted by Ron (Long Beach, CA)
5 out of 5 stars

I was having terrible gas, my stomach hurt every time I ate something, then, the gas, both ends, it was terrible! My doctor wanted me to have a colonoscopy, as she thought it might be cancer. I had an old apple cider vinegar book, I have had for years. It told me to take two tablespoons after every meal, the same day I took it, my symptoms went completely away, plus, I just feel so much better, everything

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Posted by Lisa (Michigan, US) on 03/12/2015
5 out of 5 stars

For those of you who use ACV for helping with ailments, I keep reading that you mix the ACV with honey & water or something similar to make a drink. Well, I love the taste of ACV straight and actually crave it. I would like to know if I would still benefit in the same way by just taking it straight? ex: fill a 3 tsp medicine cup and down it. Thanks.

Replied by Mama To Many

Dear Lisa,

I think it is fine to take it straight, but it would be a good idea to rinse out your mouth afterwards. My daughter prefers it straight when she needs it to get it over with.

But you like it and crave it. With something like that, it may be that you need it. While a sugar craving does not mean you need sugar, some cravings, I think, are an indication of a bodily need. My children craved pickles when sick one time. I think it was the vinegar they needed.

~Mama to Many~

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Posted by Dragontattoo (Fond Du Lac, Wi. United States) on 11/11/2012

Is it true that if a person in they're 50's started using Apple cider Vinegar on a daily basis... Could there be healthy benefits manifesting themselves because of this new daily ritual? Thankyou, Dragontattoo

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Posted by Dee (Melbourne, Australia) on 10/03/2012

Hi everyone I must say this website is amazing. Since taking extra virgin coconut oil and ACV my energy levels have improved so much within one week of taking it plus I have been feeling calm and not angry anymore. I want to ask earth clinic and everyone out there what if I rub VCO on my teeth first and then drink ACV. Will it be helpful protecting my tooth enamel in anyways from eroding? Will it be work like a protection layer. By the way I use straw to drink Apple Cider Vinegar mix it with water, but still I feel my teeth are becoming sensitve to vinegar. Please help me with that I want to continue taking ACV without worrying about my teeth being rotten. Please waiting anxiously for any suggestions. Blessings!!!!

Replied by Marie2mil
(Adelaide, South Australia)

Dee, I drink ACV through a straw too, make sure the straw is way back in your mouth - that way it will surely bypass your teeth no problems. Good Luck. Marie

Replied by Timh
(Louisville, Ky, Usa)
2103 posts

ACV is manufactured in tablet form, availability around the globe I dunno; much more convenient than liquid.

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Posted by Tracy (Boulder City, Nv, Usa) on 09/08/2012

Hi all! I started taking ACV with the mother about a week ago. 2 tablespoons mixed with water once a day.. I noticed low grade earache, sniffles, & sneeze here and there etc... Then after about 5 days I doubled my dosage to 2 tablespoons TWICE a day in water... And BAM! I had major allergies pop up. I'm wondering if my body is going through a detox affect? or what? Isn't it supposed to HELP allergies? I absolutely LOVE the energy it gives me within 10 minutes of taking it, but what is going on with these allergies? I havent changed my diet or exposed myself to anything new that I know of.. Except for ALOT of white lines in the sky the past few days. Any ideas are greatly appreciated :) Thank GOD and all of you for Earth Clinic!

Replied by Matin

Hi Tracy, The white lines in the sky are called chemtrails and will cause sneezing itchy eyes, tiredness and lessen the effects of the ACV.

Chemtrails in our skies, GMOs in our foods, radiation and oil spills in our seas, micro waves from mobile phones and Wi-Fi in our air, and now Gas fracking leaking toxic chemicals in to our natural water systems more and more Pharmaceutical vaccines and toxic drugs in our blood, trees cut down to take away our oxygen, and all this is going on in our world today. PLEASE join the dots and the domino's should start to fall that there is a depopulation going on right now in our world, PLEASE WAKE UP those of us that are awake Invite you all to stop taking the blue pill, the blissful ignorance of illusion TV and main stream media and take the red pill embracing the sometime painful truth of reality. Taking the red pill means switching of your tell e vision because that's what they are doing and that's why they call them programs to program you. One week on the internet checking out information on these topics will open your eyes to the real world the you are living in. Home work to help you wake up.

1) Agenda 21
2) What in the world are they spraying full version
3) Why in the world are they spraying.
4) Geoengineering Destroying Our Atmosphere (Rosalind Peterson) Chemtrails & Light bulbs exposed.
5) Barrie Trower 1-13 Microwave Radiation
6) Illuminati and the CFR (Myron C Faga
7) Nasa: The end of mankind "Leaked document 2013. The most important

Positive News in our fight for a better future.

1) oppt-in One People Public Trust also known as I UV This should help to wake you up.
Oppt-in "Foreclosing all Governments Banks and corporations worldwide and set us free From debt, releasing us from this slave system that we were living under.
2) Keshe Imperial Collage (London) Offering free energy to the world and signing up courtiers to a peace treaty for a better world to live in. Is now working with oppt-in / I UV.
3) Thrive (Full version) and how it could be.
4) There are lots of thing you can do to make the changes.
5) Write to police force to report a crime against humanity every time you see chemtrails in the sky above you. Write letters, e-mail , or phone calls.
6) There are lots of Global movements you could get involved with.
7) Go on the Global march against Chemtrails on the 25 August 2013.
8) Pass on information to all, print of flyers and put up where you can.

This planet belongs to all of us not just the 1% and we need to take it back.

Peace Love and Freedom to All

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Posted by Ray61637 (Birmingham, Al. USA) on 07/29/2012
1 out of 5 stars

I have taken Apple Cider Vinegar for 6 mos. Daily. I have fungus problems, sinus problems and others. I do not see any change by taking acv.

Replied by Robyn
(Melbourne, Australia)

I'll join in on this one. Severe fibro pain if you want to call it that. Severe allergies, impossible to live on this planet. ACV may have helped my asthma but 3 yrs on & the pain and allergies are no less. I do just about everything else on here to the point of almost being sick of it. These things generally dont taste nice.

Replied by Caitlin
(Austin, Tx)

Have you looked into eliminating grains, and milk from your diet for 2 weeks then slowly introducing each one back, monitoring your symptoms? Doing this, I found that these 2 foods were the bane of my existence; the ones giving me stomach aches, acid reflux, fungus, should er/joint pain, rashes, and a host of other problems that left when I stopped eating them. I'm talking about wheat, corn, oats, yogurt, cream cheese, and milk, period! And it did not take long for my symptoms to leave. For example: When I had extremely excessive bleeding from fibromalgia with a period every 15 days, I thought I was doomed to a hysterectomy. Relief came when I went on an extremely grain free diet. Within 5 days, the basketball sized, bloated stomach was GONE, the bleeding stopped and my next period was normal, with no cramping (I didn't even know I had started), no excessive bleeding, and, 10-15 days morphed into my normal SHORT days of 4.5. A fungus patch on my arm, went away within a week. Grain-free has helped every women with my symptoms and more that I have recommended this to. It's simple, and it works. As for milk, when I don't drink it for 2 days in a row, I wake up the 3rd day with a smooth complexion compared to rashed-up and dry. So, I have a choice, beautiful skin and no stomach pain, acid reflux.... or blueberry cheesecake ice-cream and pizza! I compromise by eating these "I gotta haves" one day, once a month - if at all because, I'm gettin better at this thing called "only taking in what's going to keep me running healthy and sane. " CAT

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Posted by Beccalec (Melbourne, Fl, Usa) on 07/09/2012

I have read many postings about the benefits of ACV, ways to take it, and discussions about its acidic nature. I am a nurse trying to get my head around naturalistic cures as wonderful alternatives to prescription medications, but I'm having a lot of confusion regarding how ACV actually works in the body. I still have a few questions that maybe someone can answer for me.

1. Perhaps I just haven't read enough, but wouldn't natural (unprocessed) apple cider give the same benefits as the vinegar?

2. If the benefits from ACV come from ingesting the "acid", wouldn't it all be neutralized by taking it with baking soda?

3. If the benefits of ACV are related to the acidic nature, wouldn't one get the same benefits by taking other highly acidic foods; lemon juice, tomatoes, etc?

Thanks for your time.

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Posted by John (Melbourne, Victoria Australia) on 05/27/2012
5 out of 5 stars

In the past 2 weeks I have commenced using a cap full of organic ACV with a glass full of water every morning after breakfast. I am 54 years of age in good health and with the exception of a cholesterol lowering tablet, take no other medication. Over the past couple of months have felt lower energy levels and find it difficult to get going in the mornings. Since using the ACV have clearly noticed that my energy levels have returned and in fact better than what they were. I no longer have trouble getting out of bed and have found that there is no sign of constipation as was sometimes being experienced. I wasn't sure whether this was my imagination but now having read with great interest the feedback that have been posted, I do believe it is as a result of using the ACV. I intend to continue using it and am eager to see what my cholesterol levels will be at on my next blood test. If improved, I will suggest to my doctor that I trial a period of time ceasing the statins and maintaining the ACV. When I have some results from this experiment, I will post the update.

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Posted by Erin (Clayton, Il) on 05/19/2012

I bought some of the _____s apple cider vinegar and it says that it is not necessary to refrigerate it, but I prefer it cold for the taste... Will it harm the vinegar if I keep it in the fridge? Also, I was wondering if it would be safe to mix it into my daily Emergen C drinks? Thank you!

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Posted by Julie (Oktaha, Oklahoma) on 01/10/2012

I am wondering if mixing lemon (1/2 of a lemon), 1 cup warm water and agave with the ACV is okay or does it dilute the benefits too much?

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Posted by Liam (Co. Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland) on 01/06/2012
5 out of 5 stars

Hello, I've taken Apple Cider Vinegar for past 2 months never felt better.

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Posted by Rubigirl (Alberta, Canada) on 01/05/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I did ACV for a month.. And honestly I found things different.. I was drinking it daily.. Hourly.. And well.. I just think I got addicted to it.. I wasn't even wanting my morning coffee's no more.. Now that is a shock.. Being off it for 1 month now. I feel more bloated and more heavy in weight.. Seems odd but it is true. I am going to start this up again and the brand I enjoy is bought at walmart and a product of Germany. It tastes super with green tea and honey and well of course water. I have read the Blackstrap Molasses info as well and going to be getting that into our lives here.. Especially with my husband who has Pulmonary Fibrosis of lungs and myself a lot of joint pain. Will post in a month.. This all works as long as you are safe and feel good doing it. Good Luck Everyone.

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Posted by Shernosonny (Wellington, Fl) on 12/28/2011

For all you people that are trying to get cures from ACV remember, it has to be organic. There is really only one brand that I even know about, unfortunatly we're not allowed to post the name. If you go to your health food store and ask for it they will be glad to steer you in the right direction.. Don't use store bought Apple Cider Vinegar it will not work- yes it is cheaper but it has been processed with heat and has no healing properties in it. There is a book on the organic apple cider vinegar you would be amazed at all it cures its worth getting...

Replied by Spiky
(London, Uk)

Sorry I beg to differ while store bought ACV might not be AS effective as organic ACV with mother ive been using it for about two months now and my joint pain has lifted and my IBS has virtually disappeared plus my libido has returned after a bit of an absence. by all means use organic ACV but sore bought while it may not be the best is better than nothing.