9. Stinging Nettles
Stinging nettles are excellent for detoxifying the blood. The herb also works as a natural diuretic, encourages the elimination of inflammatory wastes, and stimulates the lymphatic system.
Plus, it is packed with vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, along with potassium, magnesium, iron, and chlorophyll.
- Boil one cup of water and put one teaspoon of dried nettle leaves in it.
- Cover and let it steep for 10 minutes.
- Drink this tea two or three times daily.
Turmeric is well-known for its medicinal and healing properties. It also detoxifies your liver, purifies the blood, and is beneficial for lung and colon health too. Plus, it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancerous properties.
- Add one teaspoon of turmeric powder, juice from one lemon, a pinch of cayenne pepper, and a little honey (to taste) to one cup of warm water. Drink this once daily for a few days or weeks.
- Alternatively, boil two cups of water, add one-half teaspoon each of turmeric powder and dry ginger powder, and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Then strain the tea and add juice from half a lemon and one tablespoon of pure maple syrup. Drink this daily or a few times a week for a few weeks.
Note: Some herbs and detox remedies may not be suitable for pregnant or nursing mothers, or people who are struggling with chronic degenerative diseases like diabetes, thyroid disorder, tuberculosis or cancer.
In addition to the remedies above, improve your diet and lifestyle to maintain a healthy body. For instance, a diet high in fiber encourages the elimination of intestinal build-up, which includes toxins. Also, drink at least eight glasses of water daily.
Stay away from cigarettes, alcohol, caffeine, refined sugars, and saturated fats to reduce toxin load. Plus, keep stress at bay by practicing yoga, meditation, and deep breathing for your overall well-being.
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