Organic apple cider vinegar. How to make it at home?

Natural apple cider vinegar is one of the sought after products because of its great health and beauty benefits. Making apple cider vinegar at home is easy. You can buy it, but homemade guarantees that it is truly organic.

Organic apple cider vinegar, what is it?

Apple cider vinegar has been known since ancient times as a natural remedy with countless uses. With its regular use, you can see the benefits for the health of the body and skin.

Additional Information! You can make organic apple cider vinegar at home. This is vinegar obtained from the fermentation of healthy apples. All ingredients used in this process must be natural. Thus, the resulting vinegar will bring great health and beauty benefits.

apple cider vinegar benefits

Homemade apple cider vinegar has many properties, so it’s quite versatile and can have real health benefits. Although it does not contain many nutrients, it is high in acetic and malic acids, as well as some minerals such as sodium, potassium, and phosphorus. Thanks to this composition, apple cider vinegar has the following properties:

  • easily absorbed by the body;
  • helps to reduce high blood glucose levels, recommended for diabetics;
  • has a cleansing and regulating ability of the pH of the body;
  • when used for a long time, it helps to reduce accumulated fat and fluid retention;
  • acetic acid helps lower blood pressure.

To prevent possible health problems, or to improve existing ones, add natural vinegar to your daily diet.

Important! In diseases such as diabetes, it can be taken with prior consultation with a doctor, especially if a medicine is already being taken, as side effects may occur.

Benefits of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains vitamins, antioxidants and potassium. Useful for bone problems, arthritis and inflammation of the bladder, with some forms of allergies. Eliminates unpleasant odors thanks to its excellent aroma.

Skin care

Acetic acid is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, especially for the intestines. Be sure to dilute it with water: 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water.

Daily consumption of 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar increases bile production and improves liver function, which is necessary for the breakdown of cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar has a positive effect on blood pressure. Reduces blood pressure activity of renin, an enzyme secreted by the kidneys in the regulation of blood pressure.

Note! High blood pressure can be a serious condition. Therefore, treatment and a healthy lifestyle are necessary.

Apple cider vinegar helps detoxify the body: eliminates fluid retention and restores the pH of the body. Mixed with water, it helps with post-workout fatigue by providing potassium and other nutrients and valuable enzymes to the body.

Due to its high acidity , it is an antimicrobial agent that helps in the treatment of urinary tract infections, fungal infections of the skin of the hands and feet. Places where there is a fungus are washed with apple cider vinegar twice a day. Its natural antibacterial properties kill the bacteria that cause body odor.

Cosmetic properties

Apple cider vinegar is also a beauty product for hair. It is a natural conditioner that makes hair smooth and shiny. Mix 1 tbsp. a spoonful of apple cider vinegar with a glass of warm water, and after washing, rinse your hair. The acid in apple cider vinegar gives hair a glossy sheen.

Apple cider vinegar has satiating, digestive and fat-burning properties. It helps you feel fuller for longer hours after eating. Thus, fewer calories are consumed.

Other Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Like other types of vinegar, apple cider vinegar is an effective preservative. It kills any bacteria that could cause spoilage.

It is an excellent product for cleaning household appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers due to its disinfectant and cleaning power that removes dirt.

The cleansing effect of this type of vinegar can also be seen on glass, ceramic or marble, although its use should not be exceeded, especially on wood.

Making your own apple cider vinegar

This is a simple process although it takes some time. apple cider vinegar recipe:

  • organic apples (red or green);
  • water;
  • sugar or honey.

Ten whole apples are washed well. Cut into small pieces along with the peel and seeds. Fold in a glass jar to the middle. Pour in water to cover the apples well, but leave about a quarter of the empty space in the jar.

Making apple cider vinegar

Organic honey or sugar is added to the water with apples at the rate of a quarter cup for each liter of water. Cover the jar with paper or a thin cloth that allows air to pass through, tie it with a thread or an elastic band. Store in a dark place, stirring frequently with a spoon.

Fermentation will begin when foam appears at the top of the jar. Leave alone for about a week and a half. Then the contents are filtered by pouring it into another clean and dry glass container.

The must turns into vinegar

Keep a jar of wort in a warm, dark and very well ventilated place at a temperature of about 25-28 degrees, from a month to one and a half, so that the wort turns into vinegar. During the fermentation process, when the juice from the apples turns into vinegar, there will be a strong smell, especially when bottled.

How to apply apple cider vinegar and dosage?

Apple cider vinegar can be used daily in small amounts. 1-2 tbsp. spoons diluted in water or with food are considered recommended for taking. To start, one teaspoon per glass is enough. As the body gets used to it, the amount can be gradually increased, but not to exceed 2-3 tablespoons per day.

Treatment with apple cider vinegar. Take organic apple cider vinegar on an empty stomach. This is one of the best ways to take it for the treatment of certain diseases.

To diversify dishes safely and tasty use apple cider vinegar in sauces, salad dressings and marinades. You can drink apple cider vinegar diluted in hot or cold water, as you like. Drink it before or after meals, or before going to bed.

Excessive consumption can cause gastrointestinal disturbances or aggravate gastritis due to the high concentration of acids.