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One-teaspoon cider vinegar with one-teaspoon honey three times daily helps with arthritis. It dissolves the crystal deposits of uric acid that form between joints and in the muscles as with muscle rheumatism. It also dissolves bone spurs over long periods.
If you have dry or problems with fungus on your fingernails, you can try soaking your hands in a bowl of water with a few teaspoons of vinegar in it. You can use one part vinegar to one part water and soak your feet to treat toenail fungus. You can also use this to treat athlete’s foot.
Use two cups of cider vinegar in the tub to soak sore muscles and add potassium to muscles. You can treat muscle cramps or Charlie horses by soaking in a tub with some vinegar in it. These cramps are caused by low potassium.
Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with one cup of honey and mix in an airtight container. When you have trouble drifting off, take two teaspoons and you will fall asleep in no time. In addition, you will not be groggy in the morning as you would if you took sleep aids.
You can use vinegar on almost any abrasion. You can use it to help eliminate the itching of bug bites and poison ivy. Vinegar can also be used to rehydrate the skin after sunburn.