The apple cider vinegar and baking soda tonic is a natural remedy for acid reflux. This tonic is taken several times a day to improve the alkalinity of the body. In addition to helping with acid reflux, this remedy is often a help to other health issues, including arthritis, skin problems, blood pressure and fatigue. This tonic is not as strong tasting as apple cider vinegar in water alone. The baking soda greatly reduces the acid taste of the tonic.
Recipe for the Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda Tonic
- 2 teaspoons of raw and organic apple cider vinegar
- 1/8 teaspoon baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
- Add the vinegar to a tall glass. Sprinkle in the baking soda. The solution will fizz. When fizzing stops, fill the glass the rest of the way with water.
This tonic is usually taken 1-3 times a day, between meals.
Some people take a larger amount of vinegar and baking soda in water, even up to 2 Tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. It is generally best to start with less and increase the dose slowly if needed.
If you have acid reflux, it is wise to also consider your diet, especially if this tonic does not work for you. A diet high in processed foods, fast food, fried food, etc will likely cause a variety of health problems, including acid reflux. High consumption of soda pop and coffee are also implicated in digestive problems, including acid reflux. Dietary changes, along with the the apple cider vinegar and baking soda tonic will likely be a more permanent solution to acid reflux than the tonic alone. You may even find that you need the adv and baking soda tonic less often or not at all if you significantly change your diet for the better.
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