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The Natural Benefits of Vinegar

The Natural Benefits of Vinegar
By James Calvin Vinegar is essentially, sour wine. It is not only a useful ingredient in the kitchen, but also aids in natural health remedies. There are several different types of vinegar. These include white distilled vinegar, apple vinegar, cider, and wine vinegar. Vinegar has been used as natural remedies for over 10,000 years. Today, vinegar is still produced and used as it has in the past. Apple cider vinegar is one of the oldest and most useful types of vinegar available on the market. It has a high vitamin content of vitamin C, E, A, B1, B2, b6, proto-vitamin, and beta-carotene. Although most people do not enjoy the taste of apple cider vinegar, it has been shown to help relive the symptoms of allergies from pollen, food and pets. It is traditionally suggested that the best way to take apple cider vinegar is to drink it. Cider vinegar can also help alleviate the symptoms of a sore throat. This works for some people who suffer from arthritis and rheumatism. Source:

Distilled White Vinegar: A Non-Toxic Cleaner By Dr. Mercola Howard Garrett, also known as The Dirt Doctor, has compiled a number of uses for vinegar, including recipes for both internal use and use in your organic garden, which I will share with you here. "Vinegar is a wonderful organic tool that was discovered by accident 10,000 years ago when wine was accidentally allowed to ferment too long and turned sour," he writes. "It can be made from many products, including beer, apples, berries, beets, corn, fruits, grains, honey, malt, maple syrup, melons, molasses, potatoes, rice, sorghum, and other foods containing sugar. Natural sugars from these food products are fermented into alcohol, which is then fermented into vinegar." ... White, spirit, or distilled vinegar is made by fermenting distilled alcohol. ... The name "vinegar" comes from the French words for "sour wine." White Vinegar—A Great Non-Toxic Cleaner and Herbicide Ingredient Distilled white vinegar is the type of vinegar you'll want to use for cleaning and laundry.

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Survival Properties of Garlic and Apple Cider Vinegar | Survival Sherpa Guest post by Garlic is one of the earth’s greatest health tonics and does indeed have scientifically-proven medicinal properties. It contains a substance called Allicin, which has anti-bacterial properties that are equivalent to a weak penicillin. It is a natural antibiotic and is useful in treating everything from allergies to tonsillitis. Garlic contains many sulfur compounds which detoxify the body, boost the immune system, lower blood pressure and improve circulation. Photo credit Garlic can stimulate the production of glutathione, an amino acid which is known to be a very potent antioxidant and de-toxifier and the smooth muscle relaxant adenosine, also found in the herb, will lower blood pressure. Today people use garlic to help prevent atherosclerosis (plaque build up in the arteries causing blockage and possibly leading to heart attack or stroke), reduce colds, coughs, and bronchitis. Latin Name: **Allium sativum **Common Names: **Allium, Garlic, Rustic Treacle, Stinking Rose 1. 3.

Herbal Medicine: Constitutional Herbalism and The Herbal Energetics of Western Herbs HEALTH and DISEASE What forces, seen and unseen, cause disease and promote health? This is a question that has occupied the thoughts of humans for thousands of years. Although we know many more minute details about the processes that occur during health and disease, we may not be any closer to really understanding the process. Many herbalists throughout history have said that the state of health we enjoy is related to several important factors: 1. 2. 3. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, five well-defined disease-causing agents (pathogens) are defined, four climate-related factors and the "five emotions," as follows: The Four Climate-Related Factors 1. hot 2. cold 3. wet 4. dry [These influences can become disease-promoting when we are influenced by them from external forces, such as exposure to wind and cold, or can result from internal factors, such as lack of metabolic fire. The Five Emotions 1. anger -- liver 2. fear -- kidneys 3. joy/mania -- heart 4. grief -- lungs 5. pensiveness -- digestion 1.

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