Apple vinegar and honey are two incredible natural substances. When they are consumed unprocessed, raw form, they abundant in health benefits.
If you mix them together, the results become even more positive. In addition, the use of sweet honey taste, makes the drink even more enjoyable.
Struggling against joint pain, inflammation, digestive problems and pain in the throat in a natural way by eating a mixture of apple vinegar and honey on an empty stomach, makes you will feel the benefits of the nature.
The health benefits of apple vinegar and honey mixture
- Raw honey and apple vinegar have a beneficial effect because of their ability to fight infections and other acute conditions that affects the quality of life.
- If you eat them together, you will reach the following benefits:
- Improves your health and eliminates the pain in the joints (good for arthritis pain)
- Eliminates acid and reliefs of heartburn
- Improves digestive health, including problems of constipation
- Weight loss
- Reduces cholesterol levels and lowers blood pressure
- Relieves sore throat
- Gives more energy
- Improves skin texture, and restore a more youthful appearance to skin
- Bad breath treatment
- Reduces inflammation
Why is it a so successful combination?
The advantages of the mixture can be explained by looking at their chemical properties and interaction with the body. Many experts believe that we become sick when our body excessively increases the acidity (pH below 7).
Vinegar is naturally sour, but when it is consumed, it becomes alkaline. The honey, also, has a low pH, or alkalinity of the body increases at the moment of consumption.
These two substances are the perfect way to rid the body of excessive acidity due to a stressful lifestyle and unhealthy foods and beverages consumption. Our bodies function in a best and healthiest way when the pH of the body is between 7.0 and 7.4, slightly alkaline.
How to make an Apple Cider and honey remedy
Make sure you get the ingredients that are unfiltered and in their natural forms. Honey and vinegar that are not processed, so that they have retain all their nutritional properties.
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey
- 1 teaspoon of apple vinegar (if you can tolerate the taste, increase the dose to 1 tablespoon)
- 1 glass of hot water
Initially, you may have problems with the strong taste in your mouth, but when you feel the benefits, you will most likely want to get hold of the prescription.
When should you drink it?
It is the best to drink the mixture on an empty stomach in the morning. Consume it in about 20-30 minutes before eating. Be consistent and use it daily.
Some people suggest increasing the intake to two, or even three times a day, depending on your needs and tolerance for the taste.
As with many other natural products, it is best to test it on yourself and see how it affects your body, although high consumption of apple vinegar can cause low potassium levels and also lead to loss of bone density.
Vinegar, also, may interact with diuretics, laxatives and medicines for diabetes and heart disease, so if you are planning to use it on a daily basis, consult a physician to avoid interactions with the medications you are taking.