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Benefits of ACV and Honey
There are many health benefits of apple acid vinegar and honey. This recipe was traditionally used as a remedy to cure various ailments. It is well-known to have both disinfecting and cleansing properties for the body, as well as antiseptic and antibiotic effects that combat germs and infections. Listed are below are common uses of ACV and honey.
1. Prevents infections
Due to its alkaline nature, apple acid vinegar and honey can help stabilize acidity levels in the body. In most cases, honey is added to vinegar to make the potent more drinkable. Studies now show that unprocessed honey is an alkaline food as it suppresses acidity in the body.
2. Combats diseases
So, is ACV and honey really effective? Well, the bloodstream tends to become acidic as a result of excessive consumption of fatty foods, (e.g. meats, seafood, coffee and alcohol) and when the bloodstream is acidic, you become vulnerable to disease and infection. Due to its alkaline nature, apple cider vinegar and can honey can fight off diseases such as kidney and bladder disorders.
3. Treat stomach disorders
Besides preventing the onset of diseases, apple cider vinegar and honey also treats common stomach disorders such as acid reflux and constipation. Mix a spoonful of unprocessed honey and a teaspoonful of acid vinegar, then drink the concoction twice a day.
4. Anti-aging properties
Apple acid vinegar and honey is also believed to have anti-aging properties. Drinking the potent regularly is a natural way to keep premature aging signs at bay. However, studies are ongoing to determine whether this theory has scientific backing.
5. Anti-inflammatory effects
According to recent studies, apple acid vinegar and honey can also help treat inflammatory conditions like arthritis and rheumatism.
Possible side effects of taking AVC and honey include; difficulty swallowing, throat pain, difficulty breathing, rash and itching. Consult a doctor immediately when these adverse effects occur.