The Top 10 Detox Herbs
by Edward Group
Today I want
to explore ten of the best detox herbs used to cleanse various organs
and systems of the body. Most of these herbs have been part of the
medicinal lexicon for hundreds, if not thousands, of years and are
known across many cultures and borders to help with various ailments
and health conditions. Due to their long history, popularity, and
reported effectiveness, some of these herbs are also active ingredients
in some of our most effective body cleansing products.
Made from the
sap of the acacia tree, this substance has been used for centuries
to help relieve symptoms of diarrhea by adding bulk to bowel movements
and improving electrolyte absorption. It is also one of several
ingredients in Oxy-Powder®.
As a hydrocolloid, it is used as an emulsifier to stabilize and
facilitate synergy between two ingredients which would not normally
mix well together.
of the entire dandelion plant have been used to help with a
wide range of maladies. It has laxative and diuretic qualities,
and its famous derivative, dandelion tea, has been used to help
with rheumatoid arthritis. Dandelion root is used in our liver-cleansing
product, Livatrex® because it stimulates bile production, and
bile helps transport toxins out of the body. Dandelion is also believed
by some to help the bodys immune system.
This herb has
been used to help the gallbladder and liver for over 2,000 years.
It has been known to help produce bile, which in turn improves digestive
thistle is an active ingredient in Livatrex®, which is our
most popular liver
and gallbladder cleansing product.
first introduced to this herb in the 1600s. Three active agents
walnut, juglone, tannins, and iodine, make it particularly effective
in natural health and wellness practices. Juglone is the black walnuts
natural defense mechanism, which helps fight against harmful organisms
like bacteria and fungus. Tannins also help deter bacterial growth
and are resistant to inflammation. Iodine, an essential mineral
to all life forms, helps reduce the lifespan of harmful bacteria.
of much folklore, wormwoods potent reputation as a component
of absinthe lead to it being banned in the United States for many
years. Despite the momentary hiccup, wormwood is back and has been
used since Egyptian times to fight harmful organisms such as pinworms
and roundworms. It has also historically been used to aid with digestion.
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