Herbal Detox - the Natural Way
Do you know that bloating, blemishes,
tiredness, lack of energy, dull hair and skin, bad
breath and digestive disorders can all be signs of
excess waste or toxins in the body?
It is not
unusual for toxins to build up in your system if you
live on this planet. These toxins have a disruptive effect
on your health as liver detoxification slows down.
Toxins are poisonous substances that are
chemically unstable in the body.
They are an
accumulation of normal body by-products that haven't
Toxins get accumulated through
environmental pollutants (cigarette smoke, exhaust
fumes), alcohol, food additives, chemicals, heavy
metals and pesticides.
For instance, a high
consumption of alcohol can leave toxins that lead to
lasting damage such as cirrhosis and liver
A detoxification plan is thus needed
to get us back on a healthy track. It is important to
follow the detoxification plan (detox, rebalance and
reshape) at least once a year or any time if you are
feeling lethargic and have poor digestion or
Herbal detox: milk thistle,
dandelion and organic spirulina
detoxification are the liver, kidneys, large intestines
and the skin. A main focus of naturopathic
detoxification routines is improving liver function
with targeted food and herbal medicines.
Herbalists the world over have held dandelion in
high regard for centuries. Dandelion root has an
extremely high nutrient content.
animal studies show that dandelion increases bile flow
and helps get rid of liver congestion, bile duct
inflammation and gallstones.
This herb can be
best combined with other liver herbs such as milk
thistle for better effect.
Silymarin, which is
found in the herb milk thistle, is known to protect the
liver by altering and strengthening the structure of
outer cell membranes of liver cells.
toxins from entering the liver cells and stimulates the
regenerative ability of the liver.
an antioxidant, may also reduce damage caused by free
radicals and drugs.
It increases the glutathione
content of the liver by 35 per cent in healthy
Glutathione is responsible for
detoxifying a wide range of chemicals. It gives the
liver an increased capacity for detoxification
Juicing - For many years, fresh
fruits and vegetables have been used by natural
therapists to help cleanse and restore the body to good
Consuming only fresh, diluted juices
from various fruits and vegetables for a day or more is
a safe and helpful form of fasting.
well-tolerated vegetables such as celery, cucumber and
fennel. Dark-green leafy vegetables such as spinach,
pegaga (pennywort), parsley, lettuce and cabbage can be
Fresh fruits and vegetables
juices should be drunk on the day they are made,
preferably right after juicing to ensure maximum
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[NOTE TO JUICERS:] Organic spirulina is ideal for those
who juice. It is low in fat and
calories, with no cholesterol content, making it
suitable for weight- control. Many
health professionals also advocate the use of spirulina
during juicing (sprinkled onto vegetable and fruit
juices and broths) as it provides the vital nutrients
such as the B vitamins and calcium.
Organic Spirullina Resource.
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