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Apple-cider vinegar, or better known simply as cider vinegar, is less acidic than wine vinegar and therefore, easier to digest. Teeming with essential nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, beta-carotene, thiamin, vitamins B, C, and E, and pectin, cider vinegar is an all-around remedy for ailments affecting the skin, heart, and digestive system.

Originally used to prevent illnesses in pets, research on the therapeutic components of cider vinegar revealed that regular intake can relieve fatigue and help lower cholesterol levels by purifying the blood and preventing clots.

Cider vinegar is also a widely used natural remedy for dermal problems and irritations, such as calluses, sunburns, insect bites, and dry and itchy skin.

Here are some ways to use cider vinegar as a natural remedy:

To relieve fatigue and feel energized: Drink a glass of warm water, mixed with two teaspoons of cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons of honey, twice a day.

To reduce fever: Mix equal parts of cider vinegar and cold water in a small basin. Dip a piece of cloth or face towel in the mixture, wring it out, and place it on the forehead of the feverish person. Repeat when the cloth loses its coolness. This method can also be applied to help relieve sunburned or mildly burned skin.

To relieve dry and itchy skin: Use equal parts of cider and vinegar as a rinse. This solution can also be used directly on the scalp before a shampoo to treat dandruff.

To soften corns and calluses: Dip a piece of gauze in cider vinegar and apply it on the affected area. Let the vinegar soften the skin overnight by taping the gauze in place.