I love apple cider vinegar it can be used so many ways & has so many amazing benefits.
If you haven’t got some in your cupboard you will want to after reading this 🙂
Excellent for home cleaning, it has antimicrobial properties & is 100% chemical free.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HOME CLEANING SPRY RECIPE
- SPRAY BOTTLE
- 1 part ACV
- 1 part water
- optional. lemon juice, alcohol, salt or essential oils.
- baking soda & vinegar will impact the bacteria killing properties so if using on food surfaces leave the baking soda out & add if cleaning oven or drains.
- BATHTUB – use mix above, perfect with lavender or eucalyptus essential oils.
- FRIDGE – use mix above, perfect with lemon essential oils
USE FULL STRENGTH APPLE CIDER TO CLEAN THE FOLLOWING
- TOILET – add 2 cups of ACV add hot water and sit for hard stains.
- WASHING MACHINE – add 1-2 cups in empty cycle. To remove musty smell or sanitize your clothes add 1 cup to the wash cycle.
- CHOPPING BOARDS – wipe down with straight ACV to help keep bacteria free.
- Remove stickers, remove ink stains, etc.
- TOILET – pour ACV into the toilet, and allow it to sit overnight.
- DISHWASHER as a substitute for dish detergent. Mix ½ cup of ACV with 1 cup water. and you can use this solution to clean MICROWAVES, KITCHEN SURFACES, WINDOWS and MIRRORS.
OTHER FAB USES INCLUDE
- ECZEMA – 1 part ACV with one part water. If that is still too strong, ¼ cup ACV to 3 cups water & keep diluting if too strong. (can sting) .Apply the mixture to the affected skin with a cotton ball, or lightly spray it with a spray bottle. Apply the ACV treatment twice a day for the best results. Can add to bath water, add 1 – 2 cups to bath.
- HAIR – ½ Tbsp ACV and 1 cup of cold water. Rinse after shampoo for body & shine. Pour the solution through your hair after shampooing.
- SKIN – regulates ph with 1 part acv 2 parts water. Replace your toner and use at night & in the morning.
- ACNE – one part ACV to three parts water, soak a cotton pad in this mixture and apply it directly to your face after you’ve washed it. Do this twice daily.
- TEETH – Whiten with ACV, gargle then rinse & brush as normal.
- AFTERSHAVE – equal parts water & ACV.
- SUNBURN- add 1 cup ACV to bath.
- MASSAGE – help tired feet & hands by massaging with ACV.
- SORE THROAT – swallow one teaspoon of ACV an hour before bed, then another half an hour later, then another right before you hop in bed.
- WARTS- soak cotton ball in ACV, stick to wart and leave overnight, continue until wart falls off & repeat for a few more days.
- PETS FLEAS- One part ACV and one part water can be sprayed on your pets’ fur and rubbed in generously to the skin. Saturate the entire coat, and continue every day for a few days to a week.
- WEIGHT LOSS, BALANCE BODY SYSTEM & DETOX- add 2 tsp acv to 2 cups of water & sip throughout the day.
- BALANCE BODY SYSTEM – Apple cider vinegar helps the body maintain a healthy alkaline pH level
- DETOX – ACV can help stimulate cardiovascular circulation and help detoxify the liver.
- LYMPHATIC SYSTEM -ACV can help to break up mucus throughout the body and cleanse the lymph nodes.
- HEARTBURN- there is research suggesting that apple cider vinegar works by correcting low acid, hence reducing heartburn. Natural remedy experts say you should begin to feel relief very shortly after taking 1 teaspoon of ACV followed by a glass of water. Note that ACV will not give relief if you have an ulcer.
If you live in Australia, you can grab some apple cider vinegar & so much, much more here.
resources: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5875/15-Reasons-to-Use-Apple-Cider-Vinegar-Every-Day.html , http://www.onegreenplanet.org/lifestyle/apple-cider-vinegar-hacks-for-a-clean-chemical-free-home/ , https://www.davidwolfe.com/?s=apple+cider+