Vinegar is a liquid composed of water and the key ingredient acetic acid. Vinegar is used mainly for cooking but in days and ages past it had a great uses in several sectors of daily life. Use ranging from medical, industrial and even domestic have been excellent though long forgotten.
Vinegar is not just for salads. With high quality white and apple cider vinegar in mind lets go over some of the amazing uses for vinegar. Check this page frequently as I intend to update it periodically until I can cover every known use of vinegar to man. If you can conjurer up your own uses please share them in the comment section.
So far we have 22 uses and counting.
For disease and infection
1. Help jellyfish stings
Dab the stung area with a cloth soaked with vinegar to relive itching.
2. Relieve a sore throat
Gargle with apple cider vinegar cut with water, or straight if you can stand it.
3. Soothe sunburns
Apply vinegar straight to the sunburn
4. Cure an upset stomach
Drink two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in one cup of water.
5. Help itching
Dab mosquito or other bug bites with vinegar to help with itching.
6. Athlete’s Foot Cure
Dab apple cider vinegar directly onto the areas affected by Athlete’s Foot
7. Ear Infection help
Dip a cotton ball or q-tip into straight vinegar and dab on affected areas.
8. Help with head lice
Comb your hair and rise it with vinegar. It actually dissolves the glue they use to lay the eggs in the hair follicles.
9. Acid Reflux and Hiatal hernia Relief
Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar into a glass of water. Sip it until it is gone. Also repeat before meals.
10. Remove toenail fungus
Place plain white vinegar into a old eye dropper bottle and drop a few drops of the vinegar into the infected toenail a few times a fay until the nail grows out. So long as you use it continuously doing the growth process it will disappear and not come back.
11. Remove warts
Soak a cotton ball with apple cider vinegar and place it directly on the wart wrapped in something tight like a band-aid. After a few overnights of this they will eventually harden up and dissolve.
12. Help relieve a cold
Mix a quarter cup of apple cider vinegar with a quarter cup of water and two tablespoons of honey. Drink periodically throughout the day.
13. Relieve cough and symptoms
Take a shot of apple cider vinegar two times a day.
14. Treat your dandruff
In the shower before washing your hair rub pure apple cider vinegar into your scalp. Let it sit for a few minutes before washing out. You should see results after a few days.
15. Remedy for Acne
1 part water 1 part apple cider vinegar. Use as a toner or wash into face during shower. Avoid contact with your eyes.
Many studies have showed that 2 tablespoons of vinegar first thing in the morning will help moderate blood glucose levels. An important need for treatment of diabetes.
17. Swimmers ear
Mix 1 part rubbing alcohol to 1 part vinegar. Put in an eye dropper and drop several drops directly into your ear. The vinegar balances the acidity in your ear while the alcohol dries it.
For Appliances and Machines
18. You can remove the mineral deposits from your clothes iron
Fill the iron with white vinegar. Set your iron to steam and iron a rag and you will clean your irons steam ports. Repeat the process this time using water, and then finally rise your iron out.
19. Remove your drip coffee makers lime and calcium buildup
A few times a year fill your coffee makers reservoir with white vinegar and run your makers brew cycle. After this rinse thoroughly with a few cycles of cold water.
20. Clean your washing machines hoses and unclog the soap scum
This is one of the better known uses… run your washing machine through a normal cycle, with out clothes, using one cup of white vinegar.
21. Remove the rust from your tools, bolts and spigots.
Soak any rusted item in undiluted white vinegar for 8 hours.
22. Cleanse your garbage disposal
Freeze an ice cube tray with vinegar. Grind the cubes through through the disposal and rinse with water.
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