Honey and apple cider vinegar are natural ingredients with amazing health benefits. When combined, they offer a powerful combination of essential nutrients while the honey provides a pleasing sweet taste. This combination can fight inflammation, joint pain, sore throat and digestive problems.
Health benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and honey mix
The ACV and honey combination has been recognized for its amazing ability to fight off infections and treat various conditions that reduce the quality of your life. Consuming the combination regularly will offer the following health benefits:
Improved digestive health
Improved joint health
Joint pain alleviation
Acid reflux and heartburn relief
Bad breath relief
Sore throat relief
Improved energy levels
Reduced cholesterol levels and lowered blood pressure
Why is this combination so successful?
The secret lies in the chemical properties of the ingredients and their effect on the body. When you’re sick, the body becomes acidic with a pH below 7. Apple cider vinegar is acidic in taste, but it actually has an alkaline effect on the body. Honey has a low pH, but it also creates an alkaline environment within the body. A combination of these two ingredients will normalize the pH balance and reinforce the internal environment. The body functions best with a pH between 7.0 and 7.4 – a slightly alkaline environment.
How to make apple cider vinegar and honey remedy
First, you should make sure that both ingredients are organic and raw. Unprocessed ACV and honey will keep all of their helpful properties. Ensure that the ACV has the “mother substance” floating at the bottom of the bottle, as it contains all essential nutrients and is the source of ACV’s health benefits.
A teaspoon of organic honey
A teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar
A glass of water
You might find the drink strong, but it’s worth it considering the health benefits it offers.
Daily recommended intake of the mixture
For best results, drink the mixture in the morning on an empty stomach, about half an hour before breakfast. It can be used 2-3 times a day, depending on your needs and tolerance to its taste. As with any natural remedy, you must try it for yourself and see what works best. High amounts of ACV can cause low potassium levels and lower bone density, so it’s best if you use the combination moderately. ACV can also interact with any diuretics, laxatives and diabetes and heart disease meds, so if you plan to use it regularly, consult with your doctor first.