Apple Cider Vinegar and Varicose Veins
No one wants varicose veins. Everyday, people spend money to cure varicose veins, when they do not have to spend as much money as they do. If you are looking to fix varicose veins, then you have come to the right place, because I have found a cheap cure for varicose veins: apple cider vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is something that I am sure most of us are familiar with, but did you know that it is also a natural varicose vein treatment? There is a lot of information out there that claims that apple cider vinegar will great for removing varicose veins, and I believe that it will. You don't need to go through costly treatments like laser removal. With this method, all this will cost you is the price of purchasing the vinegar from your local market.
Odds are, you are embarrassed about your varicose veins and would like to remove varicose veins discreetly. I don't blame you—I understand that not everyone wants to see a specialist, because you do not want a stranger to see your varicose veins, and you do not want to have to live with the embarrassment. This is a huge factor for many in deciding whether or not they seek treatment for their problems, and many people simply choose to live with their varicose veins instead of trying to fix it. If this is you, then you can rest assured that I have looked far and wide for the best varicose vein treatments that you can do by yourself, right at home.
So what is the first step when it comes to getting rid of varicose veins? Be willing to try out different things in getting rid of your vein problem. Once you have done this, then finding the cure for varicose veins is very easy. I have looked into several cures, and I think that the apple cider vinegar cure is probably one of the most one.
How to Remove Varicose Veins Using Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is such a great cure for varicose veins because it is so inexpensive, and you can find it just about anywhere. Nature always seems to know best, and nature seems to know the way to get rid of those bulging veins, which may be putting a damper on your social life, because they are so embarrassing. Well, you don't have to hide those bulging veins anymore, when you can simply get rid of them.
Here is the proven cure for varicose veins using apple cider vinegar:
- Find some quality apple cider vinegar. This can usually be found at your local grocery store, and it can also be found online if you so desire.
- Make sure that the apple cider vinegar that you buy is undiluted. This will make it an extra effective treatment option for varicose veins.
- Take the undiluted apple cider vinegar, and apply it to the varicose veins every night by rubbing against them.
- Repeat this varicose vein treatment in the morning, in the same way that you applied your treatment at night.
- Every day, mix two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with a glass of water.
- Drink this mixture of apple cider vinegar and water twice a day.
- Wait about one month, and you will see your varicose veins disappear!
I hope that this guide to removing varicose veins has been helpful. Good luck to removing your varicose veins, once and for all!
Kwesi Eyiah Panford. on August 13, 2020:
Good insight knowledge about one troubling desease all must know. My problem has been with me for a while. Iam taking this opportunity to try it. Thank you.
urmila on July 12, 2020:
Well lets hope this thing works..i seen some comments from 2 to 7 years and who knows but nobody reported how it went..did they give up?
Tapz on January 13, 2018:
Have started using ACV 2day...will be in touch about progress
Marychan on December 08, 2016:
I have a spider veins in my right legs ,looks disgusting .total embarrassed but ill give it a try .hope this will help me .. thanks for the info .....
Palmer on July 22, 2016:
Have recently started drinking a tablespoon of ACV/honey in water, (will aim for twice a day) hope it works on my spider veins
Riza on May 04, 2016:
hi! thanks for this information i'll try this treatment 'coz there are small varicose veins forming in my legs. I hope this will work.
olivia on April 12, 2016:
i have done it for a week, soaking gauze in it then placing it on the problem areas. noticed some fading, although i am very curious how it actually works - what it does to dissipate the vein?
jess on December 26, 2015:
I've been using for about a wk nothing yet but I will update I hope everyone else updates to cause I kno everyone is different
tammy on December 24, 2015:
I soaked in apple cider vinegar salt bath 2 3 times everyday day for 2 1/2 3 weeks about 30 min each time. I got very sick. I really think this did something to my normal veins. My feet feel like ice. They eont warm up. Anyone know any info on this. My body felt like i was burned for long time.
Cherry yu on November 04, 2015:
Is there any updates about ACV is this really effective?
Jodstar on September 26, 2015:
Have been using this method for 2 days. ..will give everyone a follow up post week by week...my varicose veins had gotten very bulgy and sore...day two and I actually have been a little sorer than usual..this could be the start of the shrinking though..
trying now on July 21, 2015:
my sister had varicose veins and in a month time by using apple cider vinegar has worked. not one vein.
MM Del Rosario from NSW, Australia on July 06, 2015:
I have varicose veins too, but it is getting darker, I will give this a try. thanks for sharing .... MM
needing help on May 21, 2015:
Have had them since i was 14 pretty much all behind my knee and in the back of my legs. Someone post the results yeah?
jamie on May 12, 2015:
you don't need to rub it in either... I simply soak a cotton ball with Bragg's apple cider vinager and put a bandaid over the cotton ball until dried and weeks later faded and not bulgy anymore :)
joylyn- philppines on May 10, 2015:
can anyone among those commentors above could tell me that using of ACV could really be a good remedy that helps reducing the appearance of varicose veins? i really need a prove so that i can start finding ACV in our place. i've been suffering from varicose veins since i was 11years old. and i want it get id of it because honestly it makes me embarrass
Laurie Burge on April 29, 2015:
Well i am using veno rid serum for remove spider veins but I was a bit skeptical about this product particularly as it is a bit pricey but having used it on my face for a few weeks now I can see a remarkable improvement. I use it twice a day after cleansing. Try it and see.
Neema on March 27, 2015:
the article was very informative and so do the comments :).....did anyone actyally try it? If yes please post your comments, would be even useful. Thanks !
marites maglaqui on November 23, 2014:
Thank you so much for the info.
AgingBody on September 13, 2014:
I've been using the compression stockings on and off. Yes, worked but for only a short time. It wouldn't hurt to try something new, and it's cheaper and more comfortable. I'm going to pay attention to my FahKing arthritis also. I wish you all the luck everyone. Aging stinks.
Jocelyn operario on July 05, 2014:
Hi,I have heard all comments can I as we're I can buy that apple cider vinegar because I need to cure my varicose vien. I'm here Russia can I let you know among of you.thank you!!
jess on June 25, 2014:
Curious if this has worked for anyone... people have said they would try it n post if it actually worked but never did
TELMA. on May 21, 2014:
I HAVE READ ALL THE COMMENTS AND I WLL TRYING ACV. I AM REALLY HAPPY . I HAVE SUFFERED WITH VEINS SINCE I AM 14 years old and is really sad to have veins . they really look terrible and any person. Thanks very much for the remedy. Tomorrow i will go to the market and get my ACV i hopefully it will work.
Noulla. Uk on February 19, 2014:
I have read all the comments an I will be trying ACV but which one is the best buy. I have suffered with veins since my first pregnancy, that's 35 years, but also they are very painfull will give it a go hopefully it will work
lexi on February 09, 2014:
Add Your Comment..I have realy bad veins sso I'll try d remedy n c if it works bcaz I don't like them its embarassing thnx for d tip
ram on July 18, 2013:
I'm 18 and have football legs yet all of a sudden I have varicose veins. I will try this method because I am getting sick of them. They make me feel insecure
Agnes on June 02, 2013:
Very interesting! I tried drinking it, but I was afraid to damage my teeth.
Kid on April 25, 2013:
its not the cider vinegar. It's the rubbing. What your doing when you apply the vinegar is massaging it in. You can get the exact same effect with a stick!!! Or simple lotion. When you massage your varicose veins your repeatedly emptying them and after a short period of time you collapse them. If your drinking it your simply thinning your blood. You can get the same blood thinning effect from sucking on a willow leaf or drinking willow tea.
Futamarka on March 15, 2013:
В мае 1988 года Макаревич, написавший неповторимый по настроению "Разговор с Леонардо Да Винчи", но не сумевший раскрыться как композитор, ощущая, что его музыкальные идеи не находят применения, покинул «Автограф».
Ay - UK on March 03, 2013:
I have tried this method and it really only is a temporary solution. The reason that is shows signs of shrinking of the vein is due to the fact it is a vinegar. Pickling from the outside thus shrinking the vein in the process.
It caused me problems because when the vein was slightly shrinking the build up in pressure caused varicose eczma which is no joke.
I do wish people would not make statements on these pages that say, it will cure without considering that different people have different size varicose veins. and that the conditions need to be dealt with properly and not like this. And no i don't believe surgery is the answer.
However, i have found apple cider vinegar to be very useful for digestion, which makes more sense than to put it on your skin for a temporary solution that just casused me pain.
laurenesantos on January 29, 2013:
its really great for loosing weight however i hope it can help me for treating my varicous viens i will try it for 1 month up to 2 months and i hope my varicous viens will soon disappear...
bhabes on January 12, 2013:
i read this ad,and im using ACV for my varicose vein ...im hoping it will work after a month
Ay - UK on December 23, 2012:
Apple Cider Vinegar is a great varicose vein supplement, however be very careful when applying it undiluted to the skin. I had real problems with eczema appearing and irritating the skin. This happened even though i also applied moisturiser afterwards.
I am carrying on with it orally mixed with water, but am unable to apply due to this problem.
If anyone has any ideas that could prevent this, please post them on here.
Thankyou Ay - UK
susan on September 17, 2012:
this info is great,i av started using it and with God's help i hope i will make it.
Ay - UK on July 14, 2012:
I have been trying for just over a month, but in the UK we have been experiencing very wet humidity at 94% which as everyone should know contributes to the veins swelling.
Orally i have been using Apple Cider Vinegar with the 'mother' for more than 5 months. Orally it has helped and eradicated my lactose intolerance which is great.
The eczema caused by my varicose veins has subsided, and noticeable reduction slightly with my veins has been apparent. But i am still hoping the weather will change, and i will be able to have a bit more success with the ACV. Also the feeling of the veins has changed.
At the moment i am still hoping for more improvement, as i have had my problem for nearly 19 years.
I always add a emulsifying ointment to my legs after treating with the Apple Cider Vinegar to stop drying of the skin, which is good.
Ay - UK
JP on June 25, 2012:
I really hope this works i have a big vein on the back of my knee and it looks Awful !
Shannon on June 21, 2012:
Does ACV also work for spider veins?
lydia on June 18, 2012:
Is apple cider vinegar that is diluted to 5% acidity effective?
ivy on June 06, 2012:
i have to try this... thanks for sharing!
Rosali on May 24, 2012:
Good to know about this. I would like to share about the combination of ayurvedic herbs and homoeopathic remedies which gives wonderful results.These remedies work specifically by correcting the incompetence of the valve within the veins, reducing venous congestion by improving blood circulation, using natural bioflavanoids to strengthen the walls of the arteries and veins, optimizing the function of the valves in your veins and promoting the flow of blood in the right direction.
Some of the frequently used remedies are OM5 VARICease formula, C28 VARICease formula and C28 HEMRH formula.
Lina on May 16, 2012:
Thanks Sonia for the tips! I'm getting Bragg's vinegar from my supermarket. A pity my country doesn't really carry Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar and the price is really marked up a lot. I can only get 300 ml at $5
I've read that only Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother would work. Gonna try it now!
Btw i've been using Heinz for the past few weeks... Didn't work at all!
Sonia on May 06, 2012:
Hi! Don't use Heinz or any other vinegar that's clear. It's been pasteurized and filtered which gets rid of the enzimes. I use Bragg vinegar which I get at Whole Foods or Henry's for around $3. It's raw and unfiltered.
Lina on April 25, 2012:
I'm only 19 and I have rather huge (but short) varicose vein behind my knees. They are really BIG and swollen but they do not extend to my calves though. I'm very bothered by it and I dare not wear shorts out. :( I have just started on the ACV treatment though my ACV is diluted to 5% (Heinz's product) (I really hate the smell and taste though) and I would definitely try this out for one or two months to see if it really works. Thanks so much for this information!
jiromi on April 13, 2012:
ok, im 34 and i have big bulging veins in hands, feet and spider veins. These are not varicose because they don't hurt. The Apple cider vinegar is way to disgusting, i puke it even before drinking it. Can i get rid of my veins just by rubbing the vinegar in the veins and taking apple cider vinegar pills?
Silver on April 09, 2012:
I'm going to try this! Keep your fingers crossed for me it works! (:
love on April 02, 2012:
Is the effect of the diluted and undiluted ACV just the same ? I'm having problems with my feet , I'm just 17 and have bulging veins in my feet . I hope putting ACV in my feet will work .thanks though. :)
miki on March 01, 2012:
I have had a long varicose vein behind my knee that runs up my thigh since I was 18 and pregnant with my child. I am now 34 and still embarrassed about wearing shorts. I hate the smell of acv but I will try it. I hope this works. I will post back if it works or not.
Helen on September 20, 2011:
thanks for the info ..I will try it immediately
fezeka yeko on September 20, 2011:
haai ive been looking for a medicine for veins but i cant get it.now people says apple cider vineger helps is it true?
jenny on August 20, 2011:
thank u so much for the information! il try it soon and will be back for results. thanks guys!
DT on August 13, 2011:
I tried the acv and after a month i did notice the veins diminish a lot. I'm going to keep taking the acv because I feel better tool. Also my legs don't feel heavy anymore. Thanks!
Lili on July 17, 2011:
Ill try it thanks
sofia on July 16, 2011:
hi, it is my first time here... just looking around for a good remedy for my varicose vein. i will surely try this one that you advised... and after a month i'm gonna give you a feed back, ever since i got this varicose vein behind my knee, i can not wear my dress, skirts and short anymore. i am so hopeless until i discovered this one, hope it will really help me a lot and i hope i can wear again my skirts and dress and enjoy night parties. thanks a lot and God bless.
ihatemylegs on July 16, 2011:
this will help me and i'll try it immediately, i'm just 20yrs.old and i have a varicose veins.IHope this will help me ;)
Amber on June 28, 2011:
I am yound and have varicose veins, my mom has really bad ones. I'm going to tell her about this and we will try it. I'm hoping this will fix the problem. I'm only 25 and I have not worn shorts since, I cant even remember. I associated this problem with being overweight; however, I an thin and still have them. I'm hoping this works as it is summer and it would be nice to get a tan on my legs and be able to wear shorts freely. Thanks for the advice, i'm hoping this works. I will keep you updated
maria on June 21, 2011:
Can't wait to try it out!!!
vericous be gone on May 11, 2011:
I have been trying this for about 2 weeks. I have noticed that my legs do not feel heavy anymore. I will continue to do the regimen and hope to report back with great results.
PRAVIN VAGHANI from 3101 KEW AUSTRALIA on May 11, 2011:
Interesting article. Good useful information.
Sheriza on January 02, 2011:
Ok so i drink the ACVfor a month for the varicose veins in my legs but have not seen any results? But i lose weight though and I always have 100 - 103lbs i can't afford to put on too much weight the doctor says. Please help me it pains a lot I wear de stockings for it but I stand on my feet all the time I'll have to quit my job soon to have kids and I do not have any kids I'm so scared when I'm pregnant and dat swells. Please help me
givingfairy from some place in the Big Apple on December 11, 2010:
Very good information. Thanks a million. After I try the apple cider you'll be the first to know of my results Great hub.
lllr on November 28, 2010:
i have used it for a number of years for energy, I had none. I also have a heart condition and have now been told by the consultant he no longer needs to see me,I put this down to ACV, he is aware I take it. I have more energy now than when I was in my 30s. I notice if I have'nt taken it during the day. I personaaly feel it is brilliant.
zee on November 19, 2010:
thanx for the advice,i hope deep in my heart this acv will help,i had several injections in my legs but still the veins is there.
tamika on November 16, 2010:
I'm starting this treatment tonight hopefully it will work cause i really want to wear a dress for new years eve but I'm so embarrassed. I'll give my feedback in 1 month.
debs on October 12, 2010:
ill give it a try for 1 month i started using it last nyt...hope my varicose vein will dissapear witout over spending money..thanks for the advise
Shally4 on October 02, 2010:
It is my first time in this site,have just discover it today.It has a lot of good information.
Yes! am sick of this varicose veins.I promise to work on this ACV Treatment intensively for a good month then will give you feedback!I have the ACV in my fridge.
Thanks for the information.
jvwkz on September 15, 2010:
Thanks for this information, I will try this cause I'm sick to see my varicose veins everyday. Hope it can cure.
bluebird on September 14, 2010:
Thanks for sharing this, I could sure use it and will be happy to try it out.
maria on August 28, 2010:
how to apply the apple cider vinegar on legs?
saxylady on August 12, 2010:
I have been putting ACV in my bathwater, and I have noticed that the varicose veins are definitely shrinking.
judyjet72 from Southern California on June 28, 2010:
Can anyone comment on what the regular intake of vinegar will do to my womanly Ph? I take a probiotic supplement every day which keeps me even and healthy in that dept. Don't want to mess with a good thing...but I have heard many great things about ACV.
fucsia on June 19, 2010:
I know many benefits of apple cider vinegar but I had never heard that may be helpful in this case too! thanks for the info (though I hope not to ever need it!)
tin on June 13, 2010:
does it have side effects? will it burn my skin?
Katia Anselmo on April 26, 2010:
I'm so hopeless :( to be honest, i don't belive in that BUT i'll give it a try :) I have varicose veins since i was 18 (i'm 23 at the moment) and i have already 4 big varicose veins!! I'm all the time wearing jeans and big trousers, but to be real, i'm already sick of that!! i want to wear my skirt and my shorts!! jesus!! am i asking to much!?! i'm not even fat?! i'm so young and single... well, thanks for the advice, i'll try it ...
Akshaya on April 16, 2010:
Being in Holistic Therapies for couple of time i will reply for this cure after seeing the positive benefits for my mother.
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Michael Shane from Gadsden, Alabama on April 09, 2010:
Great info & hub!
Daniel Townsend (author) on January 31, 2010:
Angela: I will probably do a whole series on the benefits of apple cider vinegar in the future. You are right, there are a ton of ailments that apple cider vinegar is said to cure. Be sure to look for any addition hubs on the subject in the next couple weeks.
yenajeon: Please do keep it in mind, there seems to be a lot of anecdotal evidence supporting the idea of a vinegar cure for varicose veins.
Yena Williams from California on January 31, 2010:
If this is true, I should definitely keep this in mind for when I get older! THanks =)
Angela Blair from Central Texas on January 31, 2010:
Excellent advice -- my Granny used to drink the apple cider mixture each morning for arthritus -- she swore it worked! Apparently apple cider vinegar is a remedy for many things. Thanks for putting this info out there - super informative Hub. Best, Sis