Now that the New Year is upon us and during the holidays you may have ate too much, drank too much... you may want to get your body back in shape. Time to detox your liver and the rest of your body, here are some great herbs and natural detoxing rituals that will help.
Start with a mung bean and rice cleans, this is a gentle way to get rid of pesky toxins in your body that are causing you pain, slowing you down, slowing down your metabolism, and also your immune system. Mung beans and rice can be cooked together and should be eaten for 7 days in order to cleans the whole body of toxins. You can also add spices such as curry, cumin, coriander, pepper, and a little bit of salt.
One of the best ways to cleans the liver and your whole body is with a cold coffee enema. This is a low enema, you don’t want a high cold coffee enema. Brew strong coffee and let it cool to body temp and then add the coffee to a enema bag. Lay on your right side and insert the lubricated tip of the enema tube and open the clamp and allow the coffee to flow into your lower colon. Hold for 10 to 15 minutes and then get up and evacuate on the toilet. This is a powerful way to cleans your liver of all toxins and get your immune system up and going.
Burdock Root is wonderful for cleansing your liver, gallbladder, and your lymphatics making it very important for doing a whole body cleans. It also helps to remove excess fluids from the body by being a good diuretic... so it will also help you lose water weight.
Milk Thistle is one of the best herbs for cleansing your liver and for helping your liver to rejuvenate. A little bit of milk thistle tea, or chewing on some milk thistle seeds will do your body good. In fact you can toast your milk thistle seeds and add them to salads, they have a nice nutty flavor and tastes great.
Dandelion Tea is really great for your liver and kidneys... and will also help rid your colon of toxins. Dandelion greens are great tasting in a salads, and you can pick them fresh from your yard (if you have not used sprays and chemicals on your yard) or you can buy them fresh at large health food stores.
Barberry is a very powerful liver cleansing agent that works well for those who drank to much during the holidays. And barberry is wonderful for gallstones and for cleansing the liver and gallbladder in general. In Germany barberry is regarded as one of the best cleansing herbs around.
Artichokes are important for cleansing the liver with lots of fiber that will also help cleans your colon. You can buy artichoke leaf capsules, or you can eat freshly cooked artichokes, or bottle artichokes, any way you can find them will work. At the same time it will also lower your cholesterol.
Mangistha is an herb that will cleans your lymphatic system (lymph fluid baths all your cells and carries away toxins) and mangistha works well for cleansing way toxins from the intestinal wall too. This will jump start your immune system... and help you to feel great!
Shilajit is a great mineral salt from India that helps to regenerate tissues and works wonders for getting your body back in shape. Plus it also works great for anyone suffering from diabetes... some people call shilajet the cell rejuvenator.
Guduchi is another herb from India that will cleans your liver and help remove fat soluble toxins from your body. We eat so many fats over the holidays that guduchi is a great way of getting rid of fat soluble toxins.
Start drinking lots of cucumber and celery juice mixed with chlorella powder... that will alkalize your body and feed your cells all the nutrients they need to get back in shape.
Now start eating your green veggies, and start exercising every day, plus doing meditation, yoga, qigong, or tai chi in order to detoxing your mind and spirit... and you are on your way to having lots of clarity of mind, peace, and a wealth of energy!
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist, Counselor, and Spiritual Advisor for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, Center for Creative Living Church, Meditation for the Soul, and Relax Into Success, Punjab teas www.paulhaider.com