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Apple Cider Vinegar: Got a Cold? Clean Your Tub!

Posted Sep 01 2009 3:49pm

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I have a cold. I wish we could see germs like they show on commercials so that we could side-step them and save ourselves days of leaking, sneezing, coughing, sweating, foggy brain and other such nastitees (not a word, but I like it.)

I’m in my dry coughing, nose leaking day. Nice to be past the scratchy sore throat day.

I took a very hot bath with 2 cups of apple cider vinegar - the recommended treatment to move toxins out of the lymph system and rebalance its acidity. As I sat in the tub I wondered if in Ireland lymph nodes are called nymph nodes?

Anyway, in order to take a bath, I had to clean the tub.

I’ve been taking showers for a long time and not baths, and there’s that dirty-ness around on the bottom of the tub from my feet. So, I sucked it up, literally, and scrubbed out my tub. Luckily, my clogged sinuses kept me from smelling the cleaning products. All good.

Ahhh, a clean tub. I’ve been wanting to do that for so long. In the past I’ve actually hired a cleaning person to clean my bathroom - just the bathroom - for $25! Just a small nice thing to do for oneself now and then.

So, my cold will move out in the next 2 days - a 5 dayer - that’s my plan anyway.

Oh, by the way, another way to head off a cold - which I’d forgotten to do since I’ve not had one in ages - is at the first sign of a cold, take 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in half a cup of water several times a day. Why? The same reason to take a bath in vinegar - the body becomes more alkaline during a cold and the vinegar will help to rebalance the body’s acid level.

 Learn more great ways to use apple cider vinegar to help you get back to health and other uses, natural is good!

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