– Add to your morning smoothie, but be careful—it has a pretty strong taste, so add a little to begin.
– Use it as a facial toner.
– Helps with upset stomach—holds antibiotic properties and pectin which soothe the stomach.
– Stop cats from biting cords around the house—rub a bit on a cotton ball and onto the cord every 4-5 days.
– Use ACV in your bath. Add ½- 1 cup to your bath water along with Epsom salts and lavender essential oil for a relaxing and detoxifying bath.
– Get rid of hiccups—the sour taste of a straight teaspoon can stop hiccups.
– Clear a stuffy nose by mixing a teaspoon in a glass of water and drinking.
– Make a fruit fly trap—Put a thin layer of ACV in a cup with a drop of dish soap. Set it out on the counter and the fruit flies will (hopefully) fly in and get stuck.
– Get rid of cat urine smell—add it to the laundry when you wash the clothing, blanket, etc.
– Get rid of bad breath—add ½ Tablespoon to a cup of water, and gargle for 10 seconds at a time until the cup is empty.
Beat exercise exhaustion—lactic acid buildup in the body causes fatigue, while the amino acids in ACV act as an antidote. Add a tablespoon to a glass of water after a workout.
– Fight yeast infections—add 1 ½ cup to a bathtub of water and soak for 20 minutes.
– Create shiny, untangled and dandruff-free hair by adding 1/3 cup ACV to 4 cups of water and pour over your hair after shampooing. Leave on for a few seconds and rinse with cold water.
– Use it as a *teeth whitener by gargling with it every morning. The vinegar helps remove stains and kill bacteria in the mouth and gums.
*Be careful, since ACV is acidic and could damage tooth enamel if held in the mouth too long.
– Get rid of acne—mix one part ACV to 3-4 parts water. Apply to skin with a cotton pad, let it sit for about 10 minutes, then rinse. Repeat three times a day.
– Wart removal—place a cotton pad soaked in ACV on top, and secure it with a bandage. Leave on overnight, repeating for a week.