What is apple cider vinegar?
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) comes from fermented juice obtained from crushed apples. The main constituents of ACV include:
The nutritional components of ACV include:
- Vitamin B1
- Vitamin B2
- Vitamin B6
- Folic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin C
- Amino acids
ACV can also be used as a flavoring agent in foods.
What dosage of apple cider vinegar should be taken?
Dosage of apple cider vinegar depends on the following factors:
- User’s age
- User’s health
- Other conditions
It is important to dilute ACV before consuming it. Generally, diluting 15 ml to 30 ml (1-2 tablespoons) of ACV in 240 mL of water and taking before meals is recommended. Also, ACV shouldn’t be directly applied to the skin as it can damage the skin.
Before using ACV for medicinal purposes, consult your physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional to be sure of its risk and side effects.
Also, diligently go through the directions mentioned in the label to avoid any risks.