“A household which has vinegar will never suffer from poverty”.
(Narrated by Umm, Tirmidhi, Baihaqi)
“Allah has put blessing in vinegar, for truly it was used by the Prophets before me.”
Narrated by Ayesha, Muslim and Ibn Maja.
‘The best of condiments or condiment is vinegar’. hadith
Vinegar (or citric acid, as a powder), may help to eliminate fatigue. It is an ancient tonic.
Liver metabolises toxin within the body. Meat, fish, eggs, coconut oil, greens, and other nourishing foods as well as vinegar may assist to metabolise toxic substances within the liver.
Some Eastern medics believe that depression is the symptom of a “stagnant” or tired liver. If you believe in this philosophy, then apple cider vinegar would help to fight depression, since it is a great medium to help detoxify and clean the liver.
Over the centuries, oxymel– a combination of apple cider vinegar and honey – has been widely used to dissolve painful calcium deposits in the body, for arthritis-like pains and for other health problems such as hay fever.
“Vinegar performs the role of disinfectant for the intestines”
Some people use it to gargle. It disinfects the inside of the mouth from germs. The usual dosage for gargle is to mix one to three tea spoons of cider vinegar in a glass of water, in morning and at night.
Many heart attacks are caused by high fats and cholesterol in your blood. Apple cider vinegar may help to absorb fats and cholesterol by expelling them from the body as waste materials.
The dietary fiber in Apple cider vinegar may be helpful in controlling glucose levels in the blood.
Apple cider vinegar contains ninety different substances.
It also contains important minerals, trace elements and vitamins (as listed underneath) as well acetic acid, propionic acid, lactic acid, enzymes, amino acids as well as roughage in the form of potash and apple pectin.
Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Chlorine, Sodium, Sulfur, Copper, Iron, Silicon, Fluorine. Such as thirteen types of carbolic acids, four aldehydes, twenty ketones, eight ethyl acetates etc. Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Provitamin beta-carotene, Vitamin P.
Here is one recipe to make a detox tea with apple cider vinegar just add hot water to 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and sweeten it with maple syrup or organic honey. Making this simple apple cider vinegar liver detox recipe will take only a few minutes with results lasting three to seven days.
A variation of the above apple cider vinegar liver detox recipe calls for a teaspoon each of apple cider vinegar and blackstrap molasses added to a glass of water or lemon water. Drink this mixture upon getting up in the morning.
To soothe pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis by applying a pad soaked with vinegar and water to painful joints.
Vinegar mixed with rose water is an excellent remedy for toothache and headache. Vinegar dissolves phlegm. Modern medicine also acknowledge its anti-cough, anti-inflammation and digestive properties.
Apple cider vinegar is also useful in flu or chest congestion. Applying ACV with pepper on the chest may help relieve some of the congestion.
If you have a sore throat, gargle with ACV mixed with water.
ACV is also useful for yeast infections like Candida caused by the unbalance of acid levels in the body. Making a solution of ACV in warm water and douching can help with the symptoms.