The Apple cider vinegar contains acetic, malic and lactic acid that have antibacterial and anti-fungal effects that can combat infections and treat dry skin, inflammation and itchiness.
The ACV is also rich with plenty of vitamins and minerals that can improve the immune system and treat skin conditions; it also contains beta-carotenes that improve the cell renewal.
You can use a mixture of 50% of ACV and 50% of water as a regular facial wash; you just need to try it on a small spot on your skin to make sure you are not too sensitive to it. Using this mixture as a regular face wash can: reduce age spots, fight acne, pimples and blemishes, balances the skin pH, combats wrinkles and removes toxins.
ACV can be also used for treating eczema. There are few ways you can use ACV for eczema.
1. ACV mixed with water
In a small bowl add 1 cup of water and 2 teaspoons of Apple cider vinegar, then soak 3 cotton balls in it and apply them on your face. Repeat this method until the condition subdues. If you have sensitive skin you can use 1 teaspoon of ACV and half a cup of water.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar Bath
Add ½ cup of Apple Cider Vinegar in your bath and soak in it for 15 minutes. Then pat dry and apply any moisturizer, repeat this daily for great results, you can also add coconut oil in your bath
3. Consume ACV orally
Mix 1 teaspoon of ACV in 1 cup of water and drink this mix 2-3 times daily to improve your immune system and relieve skin conditions like eczema.
4. ACV and Baking Soda
Add 2 teaspoons of ACV and 4 teaspoons of baking soda in 1 cup of water and stir it well. Consume this mixture every day until you notice improvements. You can also add a teaspoon of honey for a better flavor.
5. ACV and Honey
Take 1 glass of water and add 2 teaspoons of Apple Cider Vinegar and 1 teaspoon of honey and stir it well until the honey dissolves. Drink this 3 times daily along meals until the condition is resolved. This combination relieves inflammation and irritation in the affected area, while the antibacterial properties of the ingredients can destroy present bacteria.