7. Enhance your hair.
Rinsing your hair with Apple Cider Vinegar
lowers the pH of your scalp and can assist with greasiness, itchiness, and irration. Apple Cider Vinegar
is praised for being rich in vitamins and minerals good for hair, like vitamin C and B. Some also claim it contains alpha-hydroxy acid which helps exfoliate scalp skin, and that it’s anti-inflammatory, which can help with dandruff.
Simply combine a tablespoon or two in a glass of water and rinsing your hair with the mixture while you’re in the shower. For an extremely itchy scalp, combine a quarter of a cup of Apple Cider Vinegar
with a quarter cup water, pour it into a spray bottle and apply the mixture to your scalp. Leave it on for up to an hour before rinsing. Rinse well. Your hair will shine.
8. Swap out your deodorant.
Just as it can freshen up your bathroom, Apple Cider Vinegar
can also help keep body odour at bay – most likely due to the antimicrobial action on the bacteria that cause BO. Simply swipe some of it in your underarm area and don’t worry: The vinegar smell evaporates. Or use to super-charge a salt deo stick by wetting with Apple Cider Vinegar
before applying. BONUS TIP: mix 2-3 drops of Rich Earth
Or Petitgrain oil
with 50mL of Apple Cider Vinegar
and use this as your deo.
9. Relieve burnt skin.
Add about a cup of the good stuff to your bath water to help soothe the burn. Make sure the Apple Cider Vinegar
is well diluted; if it’s too concentrated it can do its own burning. Our suggestion: Mix 3mL of Rich Earth Organic Lavender Fine
with 50ml of Apple Cider Vinegar.
Shake well to mix thoroughly.
Add 10ml of this to a 100mL spray bottle to apply to sunburned skin.
10. Whiten your teeth.
According to Dr Oz, you can use Apple Cider Vinegar
to remove stubborn stains on your teeth.
Use as a mouthwash – combine two parts water to one part Apple Cider Vinegar
and swish it around for about a minute. IMPORTANT: Always rinse your mouth well with fresh water
after doing this. Do not clean your teeth with Apple Cider Vinegar –
the high level of acidity may erode the enamel.
11. Alleviate bad breath.
Becoming a bit of a theme – Apple Cider Vinegar
is great for removing odours. As bacteria don’t like to grow in acidic environments, an Apple Cider Vinegar
mouthwash may reduce bacteria growth. There are natural compounds in apples that have been shown to cancel out the strong odour of garlic – though whether this pans out from using Apple Cider Vinegar
has not been determined. Add 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar
to 1 cup of water. Gargle for at least 30 seconds before spitting it out. Rinse well