Both apple cider vinegar and honey are some extraordinary cures provided by nature. They should definitely be present in every house! Plus, they are very easy to find and they do not even cost a lot.
Apple cider vinegar can be prepared at home by following a traditional recipe. In order to obtain a 100% natural product, you should use raw organic honey bee.
How to make apple vinegar
For this, you are going to need a few kilograms of apples, yeast, honey and some dry graham bread. The apples need to be grated with their peels on or they can be smashed in the blender as well. The result of this action will be a burgoo that will have to be stored in a glass recipient.
Keep in mind these proportions: for 400 grams of burgoo, you are going to need 500 ml of water. At 1 l of water, you will need 100 grams of honey, 10 grams of yeast and 20 grams of dried graham bread.
Cover the recipient and leave it to rest for about 10 days in a warm place. Afterward, strain the liquid by pressing the burgoo to take out all the juice. You can then add about 50-100 grams of honey for every liter of vinegar. Cover the recipient once again and let it rest for another 40-60 days. After it has cleared out, pour the vinegar in glass recipients, secure them and keep them in a cold place.
How to use apple vinegar
Initially, this product has been used a natural preservative substance, but by the year 430 BC, Hippocrates was already using it to cure wounds. By the end of the 18th century, many conditions were already cured by it, stomach aches included.
Modern studies, however, have shown that apple cider vinegar is extremely efficient in fighting infections, microbes, allergies, cholesterol and high blood pressure. It also protect the body against tumors, fights the oxidative stress and helps control the levels of sugar in the blood.
It has tonic, energizing and immune-stimulating effects. It can be useful in tiredness, obesity, rheumatic pain, constipation, inflammation and muscle pain.
Apple cider vinegar and honey for hair
This is an excellent tonic for the scalp. It can be used for rinsing the hair after shampooing it and for adding strength to it for those who deal with great hair loss. It is also very efficient in eliminating dandruff, plus it gives the hair a natural shine.
Externally, apple cider vinegar can also be used for oily skin which has a predisposition to acne. If your skin has been burnt by the sun, bitten by insects or irritated, you can safely use this product. You can apply it by massaging it into the skin or, in the case of a fever, it can also be used in applying compresses to reduce the high temperature and take away the flu.