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You know the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but have you ever heard, “Apple cider everyday keeps the doctor away?” Okay, me neither, but there may be some truth to this statement! Apple cider vinegar is often an ingredient in foods like salad dressing and meat marinades, but did you know it could also be used for cosmetic and health enhancing purposes?

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You can use apple cider vinegar as a facial toner. According to, Dr. Oz’s website, you can use this by diluting apple cider vinegar with water and then applying it to your skin with a damp washcloth. This is supposed to help clear up acne and treat dark spots and blemishes on skin. The acidic properties of apple cider vinegar dissolve the acne-causing bacteria, which may help prevent further acne breakouts.

Have a yeast infection? No problem- use some apple cider vinegar to get rid of it. According to Mamavation, adding apple cider vinegar to your bath water when you have a yeast infection can help eradicate the microbes causing the infection. Apple cider vinegar’s acidic properties help mimic this acidic environment in order to help dissolve and therefore kill bacteria. Of course, you must still seek treatment from your doctor even if you do attempt this natural treatment.

If you suffer from bad breath or extra smelly armpits, you may also benefit from using apple cider vinegar. According to WellnessMama, rinsing your mouth with apple cider vinegar or applying some under your armpits can help reduce the amount of odor-causing bacteria. So, if you ever find yourself in a smelly predicament, you can use this easy homemade remedy to fix your problem.

As you can see, apple cider vinegar has many uses. You can not only use it to make your food taste delicious, but you can also use it to clear your face up and get rid of a pesky infection or odor. If you ever find yourself in need of fixing any of these problems, you can try using apple cider vinegar to treat your problem as a natural and cost effective alternative to store-bought products.

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