Apple cider vinegar is an effective home treatment for constipation. This inexpensive and easy to take remedy works well for many who suffer with constipation.
How Much Apple Cider Vinegar Do I Need to Take for Constipation?
A typical daily dose of apple cider vinegar is 1-3 teaspoons in a glass of water once or twice a day. Apple cider vinegar has an alkalizing effect on the body, which often helps body processes to work better, including the digestive system. Apple cider vinegar is also helpful for bacterial and fungal conditions. If your constipation is caused by either of these two health problems, apple cider vinegar may be the solution for you.
Start with just 1 teaspoon in a glass of water once or twice a day. You can increase the amount you take if a teaspoon does not seem to be working for you. Some find that it is best to take this tonic between meals. Others find that it works best to take it with meals. You will need to experiment around to figure out how it suits your own particular situation the best.
When you are taking apple cider vinegar for constipation, you need to use raw and organic apple cider vinegar. This is the vinegar that will have micronutrients helpful to your digestive system.
Some people do not care for the taste of apple cider vinegar. It is easy to disguise the taste if you add your apple cider vinegar to a glass of juice. It is almost undetectable in grape juice or apple juice. Apple juice, or better yet, apple cider, are excellent juices to add your vinegar to as these juices also help with constipation.
What if Apple Cider Vinegar Does Not Work for My Constipation?
Unfortunately, apple cider vinegar does not work for every case of constipation, In fact, for some, it seems to cause constipation. The good news is that Earth Clinic has dozens of other effective natural remedies for constipation if apple cider vinegar does not work for you.
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