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5 Detox Herbs That Will Help You

Updated on May 16, 2013

Ginger Benefits

Ginger – Eliminates the toxins from our body and has a natural cleansing effect. Moreover, reduce inflammation, help regulate blood sugar and works externally as well as internally. In order to do a detoxifying ginger bath you need ginger powder or fresh grated ginger. Add a teaspoon of ginger powder in warm water and soak for 20 minutes. After 30 minutes get out of the tub and dry with a towel. In this way you flush out the toxins. If you suffer from flu you can try ginger tea infusion.

Triphala Detox Benefits

Triphala – It is well known by those who searched for detoxification that this miracle herb detox your body in an amazing way. The powdered form of triphala, also called “churna” is used to cleanse the body of impurities. Being a powerful laxative and cleanser it has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Triphala is a powerful antioxidant regulating the digestive system, nourishing the whole body. The ideal triphala churna dosage is around three grams of powder mixed with water. After you leave the mixture to settle several hours you can drink it. It is recommended not to exceed the dosage because it could have a laxative effect. Triphala churna removes the toxins from the body, helps maintain muscle tone, assists internal cleansing, increases the immunity level, purifies the blood.

Turmeric Health Benefits

Turmeric – It is a herb used in India for its health benefits. Curcumin, the powerful component which gives turmeric its yellow color has amazing anti cancerous, antibacterial and antioxidative effects. It helps cleanse the liver, stimulates the production of bile, protecting the liver from damage caused by toxins. Best is to make a turmeric tea to drink three times a day for one week.

Use Dandelion To Detox The Liver

Dandelion – It is widely – used as a medicinal plant. The dandelion root is used to detoxify the liver and gallbladder. It helps to remove waste products, reducing some side effects of medication. The root and leafs are used for spleen and to prevent gallstones. Dandelion leaves benefits kidneys, stimulating urine flow and toxin removal. The root is used to cleanse the digestive tract and acts as a mild laxative for constipation. Other benefits of this herb: nutritional tonic, treat fluid retention, blood cleanser, rheumatism and pregnancy. It is not indicated if you suffer from ulcers, some allergies, and gastritis.

Milk Thistle - A Wonder Herb

Milk Thistle – It is a liver regenerating herb used as a cleansing and detoxifying herb. Milk thistle extract treats cirrhosis, help the liver grow new cells being a very powerful antioxidant. It helps with indigestion issues, improves blood sugar levels, lowers cholesterol levels, treats acute hepatitis. This herb can be taken in the form of tinctures and capsules as well. Milk thistle capsules benefits are remarkably if the dosage is followed, as well as benefits of triphala tablets. It is recommended 140 mg three times a day from this herb. Also, it has anti-inflammatory properties and it is a good source of antioxidants. Milk thistle may cause diarrhea, bloating and sometimes severe allergic reactions. It can be taken with other herbs.

How Milk Thistle And Dandelion Helps Liver Cells

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    • cloverleaffarm profile image

      Healing Herbalist 

      5 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      Love my dandelion! Dandelion is so good for you, I don't know why people feel the need to eradicate them. Cheers to dandelion! Voting up.

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