There is no substantial evidence that claims apple cider vinegar can prevent hair loss. However, it can be used as a hair treatment for dandruff, according to Cathy Wong for About.com.Continue Reading
A solution made of apple cider vinegar and water restores the pH balance of the scalp and prevents the growth of malassezia furfur, a fungus linked to dandruff. To apply this treatment, mix 1/4 cup of water with 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar and apply the solution to the hair and scalp using a spray bottle, instructs Wong. Wrap a towel around the head and let it sit for 15 minutes to an hour. Then, rinse the hair. This treatment can be used once or twice a week to control dandruff.
Apple cider vinegar also helps with diabetes and blood sugar control, states WebMD. It has well-documented anti-glycemic properties. It works by partially preventing the digestion of starch, which helps lower blood sugar levels. It is not meant to be a cure for diabetes but a supplement to the diet. WebMD recommends patients focus on overall diet changes to help diabetes and blood pressure issues. Drinking apple cider vinegar with a starchy meal allows the starches to feed healthy bacteria in the gut. Unfiltered apple cider vinegar is recommended because it is full of probiotics and aids the immune system.Learn more about Conditions & Diseases