Monday, September 9, 2013

5 Health And Beauty Uses For Vinegar

Jonathan Parker
Natural Blaze

Vinegar is an amazing creation with literally hundreds of uses. It can be made from almost any fruit through two different natural processes that render the sugar into acetic acid. The strength of most vinegars is measured by the content of this acid, usually 4-7%. Aside from the variety of cooking and cleaning uses, would you believe that vinegar can be used in addition to your normal beauty products to enhance and heal your skin and hair?

Here are just a few of the ways this amazing concoction can help improve your body's health.

1. Cleansing your skin

The use of vinegar for cosmetic purposes was first trialed in Rome and has continued to prove beneficial over the centuries.  This is equally in part due to a number of factors. Vinegar promotes blood flow to the capillaries which aids in the release of toxins from the bloodstream. It also improves skin health by reducing scaling and dryness and aiding the removal of fatty deposits from the surface of the skin. In addition, a 50/50 mixture of vinegar and water can help regulate the pH of your skin.

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