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Apple Cider Vinegar: Uses, Health Benefits and FAQ

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Posted by Anne (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) on 03/18/2007
5 out of 5 stars

What a great page! I am taking one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar morning and night - mixed in half a glass of water with the vitamins I take at breakfast and with the evening meal. For many years I have taken vitamins as a person with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue and many other ailments. However, my nails have always been atrocious (an indication that I am still missing out on a complete balance). So I spoke to a naturopath and named all the vitamins as well as the prescribed medications I have to take for the FM/CFS. She suggested ACV as wll as my aforementioned regime. She said that it sounded as if the prescription medicines were getting in the way of the full benefits I should be experiencing from the vitamins. Now that I've been taking ACV for a couple of weeks (plus vitamins and prescriptions) I'm feeling better than ever before - MUCH more energy, MUCH more on the ball in general. Having now read about dental concerns Iintend to drink my ACV mix with a straw to avoid it touching my teeth!


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Posted by Javier (Miami, Florida) on 03/10/2007
5 out of 5 stars

My name is Javier, from Miami Florida, I discover your Website by searching the web, and I have been reading a lot about it. I have acid reflux since 15 years ago, and I always try to stop taking Prilosec, lately I don't feel Prilosec have no more effect in my body and I also use Tums, I try ACV two tablespoons and 2 of honey in a half glass of water after breakfast and after dinner, and it really works, I still can't believe it. I had acid reflux, heartburn, arrythmia caused by chest pain over night, and now it is incredible, I have no symptoms, I sleep better, and also I have loose 6 pound in 10 days, I found out I feel less tired myself, the pain in my legs is gone, my throat has no acid or sour taste in the morning, I am very happy, Thanks again.


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Posted by Bridie (Hackettstown, NJ) on 03/03/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I just had to write. I tried the Apple Cider Vinegar after reading all the ailments that it cures and the testimonials that you have on your website. I was a little skeptical at first, but I have to tell you that I am a firm believer now. I suffer from allergies, sinus infections, candida, heartburn from hiatal hernia. No longer do I suffer from these ailments. I use to take allergy medicine daily. No more!!!! What a blessing to find something that works. And the added benefit from the Apple Cider Vinegar is I have so much energy and my skin looks beautiful. Thank You.


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Posted by Kim (Westport, MA) on 02/06/2007
5 out of 5 stars

My dermatitis skin rash disappeared in 24-48 hours using ACV. I read your site about using apple cider vinegar, the testimonials is what made me start to use it. So I purchased Heinz apple cider vinegar and began drinking 2 tbls in green tea 3 times a day for two days now, and applied topically the vinegar to the affected area and low and behold my skin is smooth to the touch no scales or chapped skin left. I am so amazed! I also notice a boost in energy and an overall sense of well being. I will purchase the'[organic] version from the health food store so that I receive the whole benefits, but in the short time I have been using this, its just short of a miracle! If you live with something for years and have tried everything and I mean everything to no avail, and something simple and over the counter (Apple cider vinegar) comes along you try it at least once...and for me the taste isn't too strong, its so worth it! I will keep drinking it and I will also apply some of the other stuff I have read on her like the blackstrap molasses! Thanks Earth Clinic for being here!

Replied by Crusinnj
(Old Bridge, Usa)
04/23/2011
4 out of 5 stars

I have Diverticulitus.. And tonight I tried something different. Normally the doctor puts me on Cipro 500 mgs but I tried the following

1) Fresh Ginger made tea with honey

2) Apple Cider Vinegar with honey in water as written by others in this post

3) MSM 1 tbp twice tonight so far.. any excess the body releases via the urine.

So far all the pain is gone with the only residue being red in my stool. Again, I came down with this today 11 hours ago and it was getting bad until I started trying the above.

I will keep you posted on the progress but so far so good.

Replied by Helen
(New York)
04/24/2011

I had good luck with sea salt in warm water at the first sign of diverticulosis.


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Posted by Sukie (Lake Los Angeles, CA) on 02/01/2007
5 out of 5 stars

My boyfriend recently told me about Apple Cider Vinegar mixed with apple juice as a cure for sore throat, colds etc... I remember hearing about ACV in the 70's for weight loss but never knew how to take it. I did some research and found this site and decided to try it. I AM CONVINCED THAT ACV IS A MIRACLE CURE!! Remember the old adage "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Well I thought it can't hurt so I started drinking 2 t. of ACV with 6 oz. apple juice twice a day, 5 days ago. I have increased energy, decreased appetite and for the first time in 10 years I did not get a menstrual migraine with my period this morning. I've been taking Maxalt at least twice a month for years for hormonal migraines and did not need it today. That in and of itself has made me a believer. My boyfriend has also reported increased energy and general overall well being. We will continue to drink ACV daily. Thank you for this great site!


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Posted by Krystal (Memphis, TN) on 01/11/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I cannot live without my' Apple Cider vinegar. 3 months ago, the doctor tried to put me on blood pressure medicine, but I refuse to take man made medicines; I just don't believe in using them, but since I have been taking ACV, I have not had any problems with my blood pressure. At all. I take taekwond and I use to feel so tired and out of breath. My heart would race and I would get light headed, but not any more. I am 35 and strong as an ox! I also use it as a rinse in my hair. It makes my hair soft and it looks and feels clean. I've also noticed that my hair seems to grow faster since I've been using it as well. I use it on my body and my face. My face is clean, shiny and smooth. I use to break out, pimple here, pimple there, dark spot here, dark spot there! Guess what! There is nothing on my face now! My skin is clear and beautiful! I use it in my bath! Oh my! Ii cleanse my body so good and helps my dry skin. I soak in it once a week. It is awesome! I also drink ACV with Honey everyday and I feel great! I've thrown out all of my man made body products. I emptied a spray bottle that had a well known body spray from a "secret" company and filled the bottle with ACV and half with water. I spray it on my body after taking my shower at night and I took a jar that included facial cleansing pad and a solution and pour that stuff out and added ACV full strength along with clean facial cleansing pads and I cleans my face with that every other night. Everyone thought I was going over board until they saw what it does for me, now my family can't get enough of it! I love it! I love it! I love it!


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Posted by Glenda (Coos Bay, OR) on 11/27/2006
5 out of 5 stars

Apple Cider Vineger cured lower back pain, acid reflux, haven't had a migraine in awhile either. I started taking'[ACV] to lose weight hoping it would help me because I also take thyroid pills for an underactive thyroid. I've lost over 20 pounds and have gotten back into some old clothes I could no longer wear so I'm sold on this stuff. I drink 2 Tablespoons in all kinds of herbal teas up to 3 times a day. Most times it's only twice a day but I try for 3. I think it's wonderful. I use any flavor of herbal teas, a tablespoon of raw organic honey, a slice of ginger (without the skin) and a small chunk of lemon and the ACV. It's really easier to get used to that way. After the first couple of days I didn't want coffee in the morning anymore and didn't even crave it. One day I thought to myself: I'd sure like a cup of coffee. So I made some, took three swallows and it didn't even taste good, so now I don't drink coffee anymore! yayyyyyy!

I also use it in my dogs' water each day. 1 teaspoon per 15 llbs of dog. I also use it as an ear wash for my little pekingese and it has helped her with an ear problem. My big Chow Chow has discoid lupus and was losing all the black on his nose and it started to affect his eyelids. Since I've been using ACV in his water and applying emu oil to his nose, it actually looks like it's getting better and the black is crawling back up! Double Yayyyyy!


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Posted by Sasha (Chicago, IL) on 09/29/2006
5 out of 5 stars

I tried the ACV and cold shower cures. I cannot thank this website enough for this valuable information! I am overjoyed at my bodies results from taking apple cider vinegar!!! I am definitely overjoyed!!! I have real medical problems (Gastritis, Degenerative Disc Disease) and I have had real progress. My stomach dosn't bubble any more. Before taking the acv, I had constant problems with a queasy feeling. Not any more! I was told I would wind up in a wheelchair because of the disc disease and have been hospitalized for it before. I have experienced extreme pain from it over the last 2 years and it seemd to be getting worse. Now I don't have any pain at all. I don't know if this is a cure for it but I can bend and stretch again! Amazing! I was scared that my back would give out on me but it didn't and I am not in pain. I can do crunches now with out fear. You don't know the quality of life you gave me back. I feel like a kid again. Thank you all and God Bless you!


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Posted by Susan (OFallon, MO) on 09/20/2006
5 out of 5 stars

I have so much energy! The color in my face is returning. The dosages for detoxing are just what I needed. God Bless You! Your website was just what I was looking for. I did a search to find out about ACV: vitamins and dosages. I had started on just a tip about ACV at 1 Tablespoon each day.


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Posted by Jennifer (Wichita, KS) on 03/23/2006
5 out of 5 stars

OMG!!!! I am usually the one that never believes "this stuff will work", but I have tried everything to boost my energy levels, to diminish my mood swings, to curb my appetite, and to clear my skin,...and when I say everything, I mean it, until now. ACV is the cure ALL! There is nothing that it doesn't fix, from my large appetite to the weeds growing in my yard. I would take stock in this stuff! I have not experienced a headache, (which I had daily for 12 years) in the last two weeks. I have lost 8 pounds in two weeks, My energy levels are through the roof, ( and with 4 kids it is important to keep those levels high:)) My skin and hair is fresher and silkier, without having to buy expensive shampoos and conditioners. My husband wont go near this stuff,...but I swear by it! I have my kids drinking it too, and I can tell a difference in their overall temperaments, their active levels are not extreme, they think clearer, nd for my youngest son who has Eczema, this is the only thing that has cleared him 100%, and we have put lots of money into soaps, lotions, and special diet needs for the last 3 years with him. Put a cup of ACV in his bath every night, towel him off and he is good to go, Before ACV , we would have to bathe him twice a day, once with soap, and the other just a water bath, and then lather him down with lotions and prescription creams. This has leveled him out and his skin is clear for the first time since birth. Now I don't have to bandage him up like a mummy when it gets really bad, because it simply is not there anymore!!!:) For ANYONE, with ANYTHING wrong with them,...this is the cure! I swear by ACV,...it has saved my family.


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Posted by Haniel (NIL) on 03/08/2006
5 out of 5 stars

who would've thought after so many years or reading about apple cider vinegar, i would try them my self. years ago, i was browsing through a gossip paper when an interesting column caught my attention. it boast about the miracle of apple cider vinegar as a cure for the common ailment. at that time i thought it was pretty bogus and didn't pay much attention to it. flash forward to the year 2006. i stumble across earth clinic totally by acident. when i read through the miraculous benefit that other was experiencing, i think to my self, " may be there's more to it then meets the eye" just so happen my mom had a bottle of apple cider vinegar just laying around. so i thought what the heck, give it a try. now don't get fool by the name apple cider, cause it doesn't tasted anything like apple. the scent is there, but the majority of it is vinegar. i can't tell you how hard it was for me to digest it the first time. my cheek was puckering up like a prune. after finally gulping down ... i was sitting there waiting for something or nothing to happen at all (i guess i was hoping to be the first to dispell the myth). 10 minute into the my wait, i suddenly felt a little dizzy and my body was warming up. i was sweating like crazy. so i'm thinking this was going to be the end of it. but after a while the heat went down and i feel a little more refresh. i suddenly had the urge to go to the toilet. i'll spare you the detail from here on end. but let me tell you, i haven't sit on the bowl that long since accidently fell asleep on it. now i know how ACV help those to lose weight. i have a little weight problem my self. its not obvious, just around the love handle. another thing which really boasted my confidence as well as the dosage is that i've notice my hair stop falling off. been a problem for a few weeks now. may be it is just me or may be the ACV does have a beneficial effect on my hair. i know that ACV has been to use to clean hair of old shampoo. but could it actually help to stop hair loss and even better, grow new hair??? that is the million dollar question yet to be answer. i will continue my use of the ACV and report back if i see any significant difference or result.


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Posted by Donna (Lancaster SC) on 02/01/2006
5 out of 5 stars

I came across this site looking for natural results in lowering my husband's blood pressure which was 166 over 90 and had 1/3 of his lung removed due to finding lung cancer in stage 1 after we had a vehicle accident. Since we both are American Indians I wanted something natural so I got it and tried it on him, myself and our 24 year old daughter who has asthma. We started this past Sunday and the next day I didnt feel bloated like usual so I told all at work and they just looked at me so I printed this out. Tuesday morning I had energy like never before so with the paper and they saw me and read this site they all went to get the ACV and about 20 customers were going. My husband's blood pressure is as of 1/31/06 150 over 80 and he claims that he feels like "jumping rope" so with fresh vege and lean meats and very low sodium in his diet with this is working and since Sunday i have lost 5 lbs and my hair is no longer falling out (waist length). It's so nice to comb my long hair and it isnt falling out anymore or see my hair on everything. Thank you all so much. Donna -- Geyatahi Cherokee Indian NC


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Posted by Jenny (Smyrna, GA) on 11/27/2005
5 out of 5 stars

I heard about apple cider vinegar from a Martha Stewart show and did an internet search on it. This is the first website I looked at and it's a wonderful site. I started using apple cider vinegar immediately, and that's probably been about 2 weeks now. I am so impressed with it. So far I've noticed the following changes: The first day my sinuses were better, and have continued to be great. I have a cat that I am allergic to, and winter times are always difficult because the air doesn't circulate as well since I can't have all my windows and doors open. However, with apple cider vinegar, I don't have that problem. (I'm taking 3 Tbsp a day. Morning, Noon, and just before I go to bed). All latent depression has lifted. No more blues. My blood pressure is lower. I have more stamina. No more digestion problems or urinary tract infections, which I have frequently due to diabetes. I know there are other things but I can't think of all the differences I've noticed in just the two weeks. I know this must be having a marvelous effect on the rest of my system.

My allergies kick in the most in the spring, and I'm looking forward to having apple cider vinegar to keep myself healthy.I'm also using apple cider vinegar on my dog who has allergies. She scratches constantly, and with the vinegar, he scratching seems to have lessened some. I'm going to continue using it in hopes for a cure. I'm looking forward to reading some books on this stuff. It's terrific. Thanks.


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Posted by Guilda (New Zealand) on 11/04/2005
5 out of 5 stars

Have just finished reading an old book on molasses and it contains not only most minerals our body needs but also all Vit.B complex properties and it is B2 to stop greying hair. Extremely beneficial for good health. Apple cider vinegar is another everyone should drink it is also a skin rejuvinater, just a tad in the morning wash however I believe that is it rejuvinates the skin and the skin being our biggest organ then it must have the same affect on our internal organs, it is also a blood cleanser and flushes our organs, builds up white blood cells which fight infection. Softens arteries lessing the risk of clotting, and it also prevents heart burn, 1-2 drinks a day, 1 tablespoon in a cup with a teaspoon of honey (manuka if possible) put cold water on top and then hottish water on top of that and drink once stirred. Very refreshing. It is also a neutrilizer so if you're scratching, chicken pox or measles flea bit just dab vinegar on and it will stop immediately, there is over 100 different benfits of applecider, however a short mention on lemon juice, liver loves sour, {if you have a crook liver it doesn't like grapefruit),our liver needs sour to function fully as it works overtime and our diets are full of processed flours and sugars etc.one lemon drink in the morning will alkalize your body for the day and prepare it for its acidic onslaught. It has to be before you have anything to eat or drink. Give it half an hour before breaksfast. Please place cold water on top of the lemon before adding the hot to protect the properties, especially Vit.C as it is destroyed with heat. Add a tsp of honey. Honey is also good for sore throats, 1 tsp of honey on a spoon also does wonders for us. Good health to you all.


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Posted by Laura (Palos Park)
5 out of 5 stars

This stuff is great! I have been drinking it for a long time to cure a sore throat or wake me up and give me a burst of energy. One day I had an idea. We had hard water stains on our dishes. It turned our clear glasses white. We tried everything to get them clean again even brillo pads, then I pulled out the vinagar and tried it. I dipped it in and out it came nice and clear. If it can remove hard water stains think about what it can do to clean your body. Also, when I was a kid I remember people would soak an egg in vinegar and then put the egg into a coke bottle with out cracking the shell. Vinegar might be good for our bones as well.



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