5 Ways You Can Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Treat or Cure Eczema

What is Apple Cider Vinegar?

This type of vinegar is mostly used by weight-loss fanatics because its ingredients can burn calories and make you lose weight together with healthy exercise and diet.

Also, this is known for its capability to soothe the stomach and clean it to remove all the junk and unnecessary things.

Apple Cider VinegarApple Cider Vinegar is so powerful because it can kill germs like what an alcohol can do.

Let’s talk about its Eczema-killing powers; this vinegar is a germ-hating one that’s why this can be used to dry out skin diseases like Eczema.

What does Apple Cider Vinegar contain that can cure Eczema?

Apple Cider Vinegar contains a lot of acetic acids, riboflavin and malic acids that help remove the itchiness and irritation that you feel in that certain part of your skin where Eczema occurs.

These acids will kill all the bacteria living underneath that dry skin disease.

This vinegar also has detoxifying ingredients that contribute to the cleaning process on the Eczema part of the skin leading to a faster and painless healing of Eczema.

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5 Ways to use Apple Cider Vinegar to cure Eczema

1. Decreased Apple Cider Vinegar used as an disinfectant

A skin disease needs to be disinfected for it to be cleansed and germ and bacteria-free. Doing this will make the irritation from your Eczema fade away in a matter of days of using it with discipline.

Ingredients/Materials Needed. The ingredients or liquids that you need to create this disinfectant are Apple Cider Vinegar (we need a super fresh one for more effectiveness) and just a little bit of water. Also, we will need a spray bottle that you will use for application).

Process to do the ACV Disinfectant. Get a clean small bowl (the size depends on how plenty will you make) and pour-in the Apple Cider Vinegar, Add just a little bit water until the mixture became thin and watery like. After mixing, put it in a spray bottle container.

How to use it on the eczema: After doing all the instructions above, you can now use this sprayer onto the Eczema part of your skin. Just spray 4-6 times every single day for maximum effectiveness. This will kill all the bacteria and dry the Eczema out of your skin.

Note: Just some notes for using this Do-it-yourself Apple Cider Vinegar Spray Disinfectant, use this with moderation because too much vinegar can irritate your skin and make it itchier instead of lessening the itch.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar used in Daily Bathing

Mixing this type of vinegar unto the water you use for bathing will boost the good effect of it; killing all the germs and bacteria roaming around the infected part of your skin. Dealing with Eczema is super hard but using this method will lessen the struggle.

Ingredients/Materials Needed. You will need a bathtub for this medicinal bathing to really make sure that the nutrients will remove and dry your eczema. Also, you will need 3 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar, bathtub filled with warm water and ¼ cup of safflower or sunflower oil.

Process to do the ACV Warm. Fill the tub with warm water where you can soak your whole body. Add the 3 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar on the warm water-filled bathtub and mix it with your hands.

Lastly, pour-in the sunflower or safflower essence oil that will add some extra punch and help in the bath.

How to use it on the eczema: After preparing the tub, soak your body in the tub and start relaxing and feel the burn in the Eczema part of your body (it will not be too much burn but it’s enough to kill the bacteria in the infected part). Soak in yourself for 30 minutes then after that, you can shower and wash away the vinegar out of your skin.

Note: Do this bathing method for 3 times a week and never forget to wash or shower your body with water after soaking in the Apple Cider bath so that the smell will be washed ways also. In 1 month, you will see a big difference in your eczema.

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3. Apple Cider Vinegar used as Daily Beverage

Curing Eczema externally is super important but it is also essential to cure Eczema from the inside to kill all germs inside and out.

Drinking a mixture with Apple Cider Vinegar will help you neutralize the irritations.

Ingredients/Materials Needed.

You will need 1 tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar to be used as the disinfectant. You will also need a glass of water measured in an exact amount of 16 ounces.

To add a little bit of taste, you should also add maple syrup, honey and other natural sweeteners.

Process to do the ACV Daily Beverage.

In a glass of water, mix-in 1 tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar and mix them together very well. After a little bit of mixing, you should add a little bit maple syrups and honey to sweeten it up a bit.

How to use it on the Eczema affected skin?

Just drink the mixture 3 times a day for best effectiveness.

But remember that you should drink it 30 minutes before you eat your breakfast, lunch and dinner to also prepare your stomach for the food that it will intake.

Note: Make sure that you only drink this beverage for 3 times a day so that you will not feel any acidity in your stomach. Also, drink this before meals for more effectiveness; it will make sure that it will kill the bacteria especially from inside to outside.

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4. Apple Cider Vinegar used as Foot Solution

Most of the time, Eczema or even other skin diseases are found in the soles of our feet which give the irritating itchiness that prevents the relaxation that can be received when chilling.

Ingredients/Materials Needed.

  • You will need a big container where you can soak your feet very well.
  • Also, you will need 2-3 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar for the extra punch on the eczema.
  • You can add essence oil also, so that you will feel more relaxed with the fragrance given by the foot solution.

Process to do the ACV Foot Solution.

Just like the other solution, you will add everything in the container.

  • First, add some warm water in the pale or any other big containers.
  • Then, add the Apple Cider Vinegar in the solution and last but not the least, add the essence oil you want in the mixture.

How to use it?

  •  Before anything else, wash your feet first with clean water and soap.
  • Make sure that your feet will be very clean before the soaking time.
  • Then after washing, just drop your feet on the mixture and soak it in for 30 minutes.

Note: Do not overdose your feet with this foot solution or else, it will be dried out and it will be hard for you to moisturize it while you still have eczema. Just do this method thrice a week for maximum effectiveness.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar used as Treatment Paste

To dry out the Eczema right away, you should do a better way to clean it out with concentration so you should do an Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment Paste to kill germs and bacteria in your eczema.

Ingredients/Materials Needed

  • We will need a small bowl where we will mix the paste and a spoon for mixing.
  • We also need a tablespoon or two of Apple Cider Vinegar.
  • Also, it is necessary to have baking soda (around 3-4 tablespoons) to balance the texture of the paste. And we also need some water.
  • Process to do the ACV Daily Beverage.
  • In the small bowl, add the Apple Cider Vinegar, baking soda and drops of water in a bowl.
  • Mix everything with a spoon very well. Target that the texture should be in a pasty mode so it will be easier to apply.

How to use it on the Eczema. Put some paste in a cotton ball. Using a cotton ball or cotton pad, gently damp the paste in the infected part of the skin that has the Eczema.

After that, leave the mixture on the skin for a few minutes and wash it off with water.

Note: Only do these things once a day or four times a week for more effectiveness. When applying the paste unto the eczema, just be careful so that you will not worsen the skin disease you currently have.

Video Credit to Healthy Life

Eczema is a between mild and sever skin condition depending on how worse the skin dryness. One home remedy to Eczema is Apple Cider Vinegar.

The Video is telling us that through good skin conditioning and combined with Apple Cider Vinegar, it can help us cure Eczema and prevent the flare ups through continually using ACD.

The Bottom Line

Eczema is a very irritating skin disease and aside from bearing all the irritation, curing it or treating it can be a hard and expensive method too.

So, upon using these methods of using Apple Cider Vinegar to kill germs and bacteria living in that certain part of your skin, you should be wary about what you include on the above mixtures and solutions.

Apple Cider Vinegar is a very good cure to clean-up and dry-out Eczema so you should be very smart upon using this type of Eczema treatment. But if the Eczema worsens after using Apple Cider Vinegar, you should definitely consult your doctor.