Modern life has brought too hazards with itself, so we are constantly surrounded by harmful substances and toxins, the air we breathe is very contaminated, we use products containing pesticides, hormones and others poisons.
Moreover, tobacco and medications we use complicate the situation even more. Therefore, our health is at great threat, do we need to cleanse the body in order to restore its proper functions and well- being.
Toxins can interfere with the normal biochemical pathways necessary for healthy bodily functions.There are simple ways to help the liver, your body’s natural filter, do its job.
Natural Ways To Detox
1.Epsom Salt Bath
Epsom salt baths are extremely effective in detoxifying the body, as it raises the levels of magnesium, which is especially needed for detoxifying cells. Moreover, it also eliminates the metals and can alleviate the pain in the body.
What you need to do is to add one to two cups of Epsom salt in a bathtub filled with warm water and soak in it for around 15 minutes. Repeat this detox method three times a week. Yet, you need note that this treatment is not recommended in the case of heart problems and high blood pressure.
2. Green Tea
Green tea is abundant in antioxidants, so it is extremely effective in eliminating free radicals. Moreover, it has epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is a powerful antioxidant that prevent toxic damage of the liver.
All you need to do is to consume two to three cups of green tea every day, and you can also take green tea extracts (100 to 750 mg per day).
Lemon juice is one of the most potent alkalizers and detoxifiers. Furthermore, it triggers the liver’s bile production and stimulates mineral intake as well as absorption.
Lemons are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C which boosts the immune system. These fruits, and particularly the peels, are rich in an antioxidant called d-limonene, which successfully activates enzymes in the liver that help the elimination of toxic compounds.
Therefore, regularly consume a cup of warm water mixed with the juice squeezed from one lemon as soon as you wake up.
Also, you can drink a cup of warm water mixed with one-half cup of lemon juice, one tablespoon of honey, and one teaspoon of cayenne pepper every day for a period of few weeks.
4. Drink green tea and eat more fruits
Green tea helps the body detoxify and clear out toxins. Fruit, vegetables and herbs contain enzymes that aid digestion and improve nutrient absorption.
5. Start the day with a glass of spring water.
This helps flush out the toxins and alkalizes the body. Alternatively, you can add a couple of tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to a glass of spring water. Hippocrates treated his patients with apple cider vinegar. He found it was a powerful cleansing and healing elixir, a naturally occurring antibiotic and antiseptic that fights germs and bacteria, for a healthier, stronger, and longer life.
Don’t forget to drink plenty of water throughout the day to continue flushing out the toxins.
Source : holisticlivingtips