Many ancient cultures made vinegar from dates, figs, and apples and used them for health and flavor. Apple cider vinegar has been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Entire books have been written on its’ benefits as a good all purpose tonic to aid digestion, headaches, skin problems, and more. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, patients use it as a disinfectant and soothing agent, in baths, moisturizers, and foot soaks. Apple cider vinegar helps control dandruff by balancing the pH on the surface of the scalp. Apple cider vinegar is a natural antiseptic and helpful with all types of infections. When it comes to coughs and colds, 1 tbsp Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with The Mother and 1 tsp local organic honey in 3 ounces of hot water coats the throat and helps relieve irritation. Honey has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that help fight infections from viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with The Mother and Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil make a delightful salad dressing with sea salt and sprigs of fresh cut herbs, rosemary, sage, and thyme and is delicious and nutritious used to pickle beets and other veggies.