You know it tastes good, but apple cider vinegar is also good for the health of almost every body part – from your hair to your teeth to your toes.
That bottle of apple cider vinegar in your kitchen cabinet is capable of so much more than adding flavor to a salad. Read on for 7 surprising home remedies that incorporate your new favorite secret weapon. Plus, get more new uses for everyday items and other healthy hacks by downloading the Dr. Oz app
Balance your digestive system.
Apple cider vinegar may just be the solution to help your digestive issues. To reduce gas, dilute a tablespoon of enzyme-rich apple cider vinegar with a cup of water or tea, and drink before a meal. This will also combat constipation, since the vinegar stimulates digestive juices that help your body breakdown food. You can also take a dose as soon as you feel heartburn symptoms coming on for a quick fix. Some theories suggest that heartburn occurs because of low stomach acid levels; so vinegar brings that level up. If you hate the taste of this mixture, try adding a dollop of honey.