How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Relieve Inflammation
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is one of the most popular natural remedies today and something to always have on the shelves of your pantry & vanity cabinet. ACV has a number of both internal and external health benefits on the human body, and one in particular that we will be talking about today: inflammation!
Externally, ACV also has its pros, which were discussed in our previous article which you can read here.
So how exactly can ACV help with inflammation?
Prebiotics & Probiotics
Apple cider vinegar is very powerful in its ability to provide healing to the human body in a very short amount of time - on a cellular level. ACV is made by fermenting apples, which through this process develops healthy organisms we know as prebiotics. These prebiotics are what feed a good kind of bacteria already in our bodies, known as probiotics.
Probiotics contribute to our bodies overall well-being by providing a large part of the healing and regulating effects within our digestive system. They also help maintain a healthy microbiome, which in turn can help reduce inflammation in the gut, joints, heart, blood and more.
Why You Should Use ACV?
Inflammation begins in our gut & our cells. It can develop quickly due to high amounts of stress, lack of sleep and an unhealthy diet among other things. Symptoms often include problems digesting, joint pain, headaches and fatigue to name a few and in serious cases it can even lead to diabetes and heart disease.
Most individuals at this time will turn to over the counter solutions which are often filled with synthetic and chemical-based ingredients. While one food cannot solely heal the body from inflammation - apple cider vinegar for inflammation is very potent in its ability to relieve and cleanse the cells.
Internal Benefits of ACV
Apple cider vinegars' anti-inflammatory properties result from a variety of nutrients. ACV for one, contains vitamin C that reduces inflammation, stress and contributes to a healthy immune system keeping your body at its best. Other major benefits of ACV, include; keeping blood from becoming too acidic which makes us feel poorly. Reducing insulin and balancing blood sugar levels helps the body produce enough hydrochloric acid (HCL) which is important for optimal digestion and assimilation of nutrients. In addition, ACV contains potassium which helps reduce pain, assists with natural cleansing, relief of minor headaches, joint pain, flushes cells of any unnecessary waste and promotes healthy blood pressure levels. As you can see it's not only apple cider vinegar and inflammation, there are many other internal benefits that can be found as well by using ACV.
Making The Right Choice For You
If you’re wanting to reduce inflammation the natural way then be sure to check out our ACV range! You can take our ACV in either tonic or capsule form. For our capsules you can take one capsule before a main meal, twice daily. Using our ACV Tonic can be a bit of fun using it as a salad dressing, part of an iced tea, regular tea or even just as a shot. Need some inspo? Read our blog posts for ACV salad dressing recipes, ACV cocktails & ACV smoothies.