AS-IT-IS Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother - Raw & Unpasteurized - 750ml
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- With the ‘Mother’
- Naturally fermented/dairy-free/gluten-free
- Made with the highest quality Himalayan apples
- Helps Regulate Acid Levels In Stomach
- Helps Suppress Appetite/Boosts Metabolism
- Helps Get Rid Of Acid Reflux
- Helps Control Sugar Cravings, Thereby Reduces Total Calorie Intake
- Helps Restore Scalp’s pH Balance, Works As Natural Detangler
- Helps Get Rid Of Acne-Causing Bacteria, Reveals Younger Looking Skin
- Can Help Lighten Hyperpigmentation/Neutralizes Smelly Foot Odour
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Buy Organic Apple Cider Vinegar in India
- ORGANIC/UNFILTERED/WITH THE MOTHER: The 100% organic apple cider vinegar (ACV) is made from the best quality Himalayan apples that go through very restricted treatment in the orchard. It is raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized, gluten-free, free from harmful fillers, chemicals, additives and is made by the dual fermentation process. The natural, low-calorie apple cider vinegar contains ‘mother’, potassium, calcium, iron, and enzymes.
- HELPS PREVENT INDIGESTION: Unpasteurized apple cider vinegar contains mother (healthy bacteria) that act as a natural probiotic to promote a healthy gut microbiome and keep our digestive system working well. ACV can provide relief from indigestion and heartburn by increasing stomach acid levels. The acetic acid in ACV helps the body break down and digest complex foods like protein, helps in smooth digestion, and better nutrient assimilation.
- GOOD FOR SKIN HEALTH: Apple cider vinegar can be used as a skin toner, it balances skin pH level as its pH level is similar to that of the skin. Its antibacterial, antifungal properties help get rid of acne-causing bacteria. The gentle rise with ACV can help fade acne scars, lighten dark spots, restrict the dilation of the skin pores, and can restore the glow of the skin. The soothing properties of ACV can alleviate sunburn, reveal smoother, younger-looking skin.
- HELPS CONTROL SUGAR CRAVINGS: Excessive sugar intake contributes to dozens of health issues, most notably being weight gain and heart health issues. The irregular food habits and excessive sugary food intake causes our stomach to lose healthy bacteria. Finding measures to control sugar cravings will help cut your total calorie intake. ACV boosts nutrient absorption from the food and keeps gut health in check and prevents unwanted sugar cravings.
- CONDITIONS YOUR HAIR: If your regular alkaline hair care products have led to dry, brittle hair, apple cider vinegar could help reverse this condition. ACV’s pH is similar to the pH of scalp skin, hence can help restore hair’s pH balance. Apple cider vinegar’s antifungal properties make it a good anti-dandruff resource. Rinsing your hair with ACV after shampooing works as a natural detangler, and impart shine to hair.
- MAY PROMOTE WEIGHT LOSS: Acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps to suppress fat accumulation and reduces levels of triglycerides. ACV helps control appetite, boosts metabolism, and makes us feel less hungry. Apple cider vinegar prevents you from overeating by giving you a feeling of fullness after a meal and keeps you from reaching out for snacks a couple of hours later. Regular consumption of ACV combined with exercise and a low-calorie diet gives good results of weight loss.
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Frequently Asked Questions on Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
- WHAT IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
The word ‘vinegar’ comes from the French phrase, ‘vin aigre’ which means sour wine. Apple cider vinegar is the sour-tasting fermented juice of apples. The all-natural apple cider vinegar has strong alkalizing properties and is acclaimed as a great source of antioxidants and contains an array of natural ingredients and polyphenols that offer varied health benefits.
- HOW IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR MADE?
Apple cider vinegar is an acetic acid solution that results from the fermentation of apple juice. Apple cider vinegar is made by crushing apples and squeezing out the juice. Yeast is first added to the apple juice and made to sit for a minimum of 30 days at room temperature. During this time, yeast turns the sugar in the apple juice into alcohol. The second step of fermentation involves the conversion of alcohol into vinegar by acetic-acid-forming bacteria (acetobacter).
- WHAT IS THE ‘MOTHER’ IN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
The ‘mother’ in apple cider vinegar is a golden brown, strand-like substance that appears like a cobweb settled at the bottom of apple cider vinegar. The ‘mother’ is formed as a result of the slower, natural fermentation process that makes the vinegar. You can find the ‘mother’ only in an unfiltered, unrefined, unpasteurized, and natural variety of apple cider vinegar like that of AS-IT-IS apple cider vinegar. While not appetizing in appearance, the ‘mother’ is the gut-friendly probiotic composed of acetic acid bacteria. The healthiest version of apple cider vinegar is the one that contains ‘mother’, as most of the purported health benefits of apple cider vinegar come from the ‘mother’.
- WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF YOUR ORGANIC APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
AS-IT-IS raw, unfiltered, undiluted, unpasteurized, naturally fermented apple cider vinegar is sourced from the best quality Himalayan apples that go through very restricted treatment in the orchard. The 100% organic apple cider vinegar is made through a natural fermentation process without the use of any chemicals or secondary ingredients.
- WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
Apple cider vinegar has been prized for centuries as an effective natural ingredient linked to so many health benefits. Apple cider vinegar helps improve digestion, provides relief from heartburn and acid reflux, helps restore the pH balance of the scalp and hair. It works as an effective remedy for dandruff and prevents hair from becoming dry and frizzy. Apple cider vinegar has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties which work as an effective toner on the skin. Apple cider vinegar can help reduce the fluctuations in blood sugar and insulin after you eat. Apple cider vinegar may help support weight loss by reducing calorie intake and promoting satiety.
- DOES AS-IT-IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR CONTAIN THE ‘MOTHER’?
Yes, our best quality, naturally fermented, raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar contains a colony of bacteria referred to as the ‘mother’. The presence of mother gives our apple cider vinegar the cloudy, murky appearance with little strands concentrated at the bottom of the bottle.
- HOW IS THE TASTE OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
Apple cider vinegar due to high acid levels tastes strong, complex with both sweet and tart notes.
- HOW TO STORE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
Apple cider vinegar is self-preservative, meaning it can preserve itself. The acidity of apple cider vinegar makes it a shelf-stable ingredient and effectively ensures that no bacteria, fungi, or any pathogen will grow in it. The best way to store apple cider vinegar is in its original airtight container. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use. Do not expose the bottle to air which may allow the dust particles and pathogens to enter the bottle (which may deteriorate the liquid). Since apple cider vinegar is sensitive to heat, it is recommended not to store it near the stove or the warm side of the fridge. Store the bottle of apple cider vinegar in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight to keep the quality and flavour.
- HOW MUCH APPLE CIDER VINEGAR SHOULD ONE CONSUME IN A DAY?
Initially, start with a small amount to check how your body tolerates apple cider vinegar. If you tolerate it well, work up to 1-2 tablespoons per day. It is always advisable to use apple cider vinegar in moderation as part of a healthy diet. Apple cider vinegar is suggested to be diluted with water before use as it is acidic in nature and may cause damage to the gut lining and erode the teeth if consumed undiluted.
- WHY CHOOSE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR WITH THE ‘MOTHER’?
The process of fermentation which involves the conversion of apple juice into apple cider vinegar produces something called ‘mother’. ‘Mother’ which appears like tiny, gross, murky strands at the bottom of an apple cider vinegar bottle, are the healthy bacteria that are responsible for the claimed health benefits of apple cider vinegar. Some commercial brands pasteurize the apple cider vinegar to prevent the mother from forming, they even filter out the mother because it gives an unpleasant appearance to apple cider vinegar. While choosing apple cider vinegar, it is imperative to skip the pasteurized varieties and go for the raw, unpasteurized, unfiltered apple cider vinegar that contains the mother.
- WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO CONSUME APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
There is no such scientific evidence to prove that drinking apple cider vinegar at one particular time is better than the other. However, consuming apple cider vinegar 30 minutes before meals helps to delay carbohydrate digestion, prevents blood sugar spikes, and offers satiety. Consuming apple cider vinegar on an empty stomach boosts the ability to process foods, boosts metabolism, and aids in weight loss results. Apple cider vinegar helps cut down on snacking or craving for something when consumed between meals.
- WHAT ARE THE WAYS TO INCLUDE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR IN OUR DIET?
Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a glass of warm water and consume it on empty stomach. Add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to your morning tea, herbal drink, or fresh juice and consume. Adding a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a cup of warm water, a teaspoon lemon juice, honey, cinnamon, and ground ginger can make an excellent detox drink. Apple cider vinegar makes an excellent salad dressing, add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar on cucumber or other vegetable salad and consume. These are some of the easiest and the most popular ways to get your daily dose of apple cider vinegar. Shake the bottle of apple cider vinegar before use, which helps to evenly distribute the resting ‘mother’.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP REDUCE APPETITE & CRAVINGS?
The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar may have a direct role in reducing glucose response to carbohydrate load. Apple cider vinegar is an appealing, affordable, natural remedy that favourably influences glycemic control. Apple cider vinegar can help reduce the glycemic index of foods, slow down the rate at which sugars are released into the bloodstream and thus help reduce appetite. When blood sugar levels are more evenly maintained, cravings for sugar and unhealthy foods are minimized. Take a small amount of apple cider vinegar diluted with water prior to a meal to restore the alkaline acid balance.
- FOR HOW LONG SHOULD I TAKE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
As with any other health-beneficial substance, you need to sustain the use of the recommended amount of apple cider for a few months to reap its potential health benefits.
- IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR EFFECTIVE FOR WEIGHT LOSS?
Yes, apple cider vinegar provides modest weight loss results. Apple cider vinegar may help support weight loss with its positive impact on metabolism. Apple cider vinegar regulates blood pH levels which leads to improved blood circulation contributing to improved metabolism. By playing a role in effective metabolism, apple cider vinegar contributes to fat loss and in reducing weight. Although apple cider vinegar may support weight loss, it cannot be solely relied upon, you must remember that the chief requisite for weight loss is to consume a low-calorie diet and increase your physical activity. Consuming apple cider vinegar right before meals helps keep you fuller and stops overeating.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP LOWER CHOLESTEROL?
Plasma lipoprotein abnormalities and lipid metabolism disorders are proven risk factors for heart health. Studies conducted on apple cider vinegar indicate that consumption of apple cider vinegar can reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and serum triglycerides.
- IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR USEFUL FOR BLOATING?
Adequate stomach acid production is vital for proper digestion of proteins, absorption of minerals, and control of bacteria in the gut. Low stomach acid levels can result in uncomfortable symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation. The stomach produces less acid as we age, high consumption of refined food will also reduce the acid levels. Consuming apple cider vinegar diluted in water before meals can relieve the post-meal heaviness or bloating.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP WITH DIGESTION?
Apple cider vinegar can be a good solution to healthy digestion. The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps break down complex foods like protein and aid in smooth digestion and nutrient assimilation. Apple cider vinegar can help someone with low stomach acid levels who face often trouble with digestion as food stays in their stomach longer which could lead to bloating. Apple cider vinegar can provide relief from indigestion and heartburn by increasing stomach acid levels. Unpasteurized apple cider vinegar with the mother acts as a natural probiotic to promote a healthy gut microbiome and to keep our digestive system working well.
- CAN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP WITH ACID REFLUX?
Yes. Acid reflux or heartburn is caused by stomach acid contents traveling up to the esophagus. Unlike the stomach, the esophagus is not used to the presence of acid and hence causes feelings of burning and irritation. Acid reflux can be a result of too little stomach acid, it is believed that consuming apple cider vinegar may introduce more acid or regulate the acid balance of the gut. An unbalanced gut microbiome may also cause acid reflux. Apple cider vinegar is rich in pectins, probiotics that help fight the bad bacteria in the gut and help prevent acid reflux.
- WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR TO THE SKIN?
Apple cider vinegar’s acidity helps to regulate the skin pH, acetic acid in apple cider vinegar has keratolytic and antibacterial effects which help to unblock pores, dissolve dead skin cells that contribute to breakouts, and clogged pores. Apple cider vinegar works as an astringent and helps remove dirt, oil, and grime. The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps to exfoliate the skin and helps in smoothing and improving skin texture and reduce fine lines. Apple cider vinegar restricts the dilation of skin pores, helps get rid of acne-causing bacteria, can lighten dark spots, fade acne scars. Apple cider vinegar helps protect against sunburns and soothes and calms skin.
- HOW TO USE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR FOR SKINCARE?
Simply soak a cotton ball in one teaspoon apple cider vinegar mixed with 20ml clean water and dab it onto the blemish. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash. To help remove excess oil or to unplug blocked pores, dilute 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in 50ml of water. Using a cotton ball, swab the mixture gently over your skin, leave for 15 minutes and rinse. To reap the skin-soothing benefits, pour some apple cider vinegar into your bathtub or bathing water. Soak for 15 minutes to allow the protective acid to soak into your skin. Apple cider vinegar will quickly reverse the damage caused by overexposure to the sun’s harmful rays.
- IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR SUITABLE FOR DRY SKIN?
Apple cider vinegar has an acid texture which may be better suitable for oily skin types. Applying apple cider vinegar directly to the skin can be damaging to those with dry skin and sensitive skin. For those with dry skin, using apple cider vinegar may prove to be overly drying.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP FOR DANDRUFF?
Yes. Dandruff is a common dermatological problem that is characterized by white flakes and occurs on the scalp where there’s a lot of oil. Dandruff can cause dry scalp, itching, redness, and skin irritation. Apple cider vinegar may help get rid of dandruff by making it harder for the fungus that contributes to dandruff to grow on your scalp. Just mix equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water and applying the mixture to the scalp, let it sit for 15 minutes, and then rinse.
- SHOULD YOU REFRIGERATE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
No. The reason why refrigeration is not recommended is that apple cider vinegar is self-preserving due to its acidity level. If you dilute it, it will cause acidity to decrease and it won’t be shelf-stable. It’s not necessary to refrigerate apple cider vinegar, however, you may refrigerate it if desired or in case you dilute it.
- CAN APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP LOWER BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS?
Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels is vital, as elevated blood sugar level is associated with health ailments. As per studies, apple cider vinegar helps to slow down gastric emptying and improve insulin sensitivity, especially during a high-carb meal. Apple cider vinegar is known to have an anti-glycemic effect, it significantly lowers blood glucose levels and reduces fasting blood sugars levels. Carb sources like starch can raise your blood sugar levels significantly once digested, apple cider vinegar helps block the enzymes that digest starch. Apple cider vinegar ensures your cells take up glucose more efficiently and it doesn’t linger in the bloodstream after eating high-carb meals. While consuming apple cider vinegar before carb-heavy meals is to reduce postprandial glucose, when taken at bedtime, apple cider vinegar helps reduce the fasting blood glucose in the morning.
- WHY SHOULD WE DILUTE APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Apple cider vinegar is advised to be diluted appropriately to prevent its acidic level from eroding your teeth, damaging gums, taste buds, and causing damage to enamel, and esophagus. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid that needs to be diluted with water for safe consumption.
- IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR EFFECTIVE FOR SORE THROAT?
Yes. Apple cider vinegar besides being acidic in nature, has anti-microbial properties which help kill bacteria in the throat. Apple cider vinegar helps break down mucus in the throat and may relieve irritated and sore throat. Mix 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar with 250ml water and use it as a gargle. Apple cider vinegar prevents bacteria from spreading in the throat and helps fight against infections.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP ELIMINATE FOOT ODOUR?
Yes, the acetic acid in apple cider vinegar helps alter the pH level of your skin, and helps fight off fungus and bacteria that cause smelly feet. Add one part apple cider vinegar with two parts warm water and soak your feet in it for 10-15 minutes for silky, smooth, odour-free feet.
- WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF APPLE CIDER VINEGAR?
AS-IT-IS Apple cider vinegar is best before 18 months from the date of manufacture. Store the bottle of apple cider vinegar in a pantry or cabinet, away from direct sunlight.
- DOES APPLE CIDER VINEGAR HELP WITH DIABETES?
Apple cider vinegar helps control the way how our body breaks down carbs, it helps reduce the sugar spikes. However, studies are not conclusive enough to suggest that apple cider vinegar can help with diabetes. Diet and exercise stay on top when it comes to finding an effective solution for diabetes.
- IS APPLE CIDER VINEGAR GOOD FOR HAIR?
Yes, apple cider vinegar has very good benefits for hair health. Research has found that using alkaline shampoos can lead to hair breakage and dryness. The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar is thought to help lower the pH of the scalp and hair at around 5. While normal hair care products have alkaline pH and can lead to brittle and dry hair, apple cider vinegar can restore hair’s pH balance, clarify your hair, and work as a natural detangler. Apple cider vinegar has antifungal, antimicrobial benefits which make it a great remedy for dandruff. Once you’re done with shampooing and rinsing your hair, give your hair a final rinse with diluted apple cider vinegar (in the ratio1:3 with water).