Feeling tired, swollen, with dry and dull skin? These can all be signs that our blood is full of toxins and residues, and that we’re not only lacking vitamins, but our very cells are saturated with substances that need to be removed. We’ll describe some medicinal plants that can help.
The health of our bloodYes, we know. The organs that are in charge of cleaning our blood and removing all manner of toxins are the kidneys and the liver. So a great way to help them function more efficiently is through a balanced diet that includes teas that can improve the detoxifying process of the blood.
It’s important to have healthy blood, because it can not only help prevent certain diseases but also helps avoid the appearance of dry, dull skin and avoid premature aging by keeping cells strong. Therefore, it’s critical to keep the body in good condition by consuming all the basic nutrients and avoiding vitamin deficiencies, and to detoxify the body from time to time to keep our blood clean, healthy, and pure. In this article, we’ll explain how medicinal herbs can help.
How I can detoxify my blood?
Before we tell you which herbs and teas are the most suitable for detoxification of the blood, we must also consider what foods can help, like the following:
- Helpful fruits: lemon, grapes, oranges, grapefruit, pineapple, blueberries, kiwi, strawberries, etc.
- Vegetables that detoxify our blood: garlic, onion, carrot, celery, parsley, alfalfa sprouts, soy…
Detoxifying herbs and medicinal plants
1. Burdock rootThis is an excellent detoxifying plant for the circulatory and lymphatic systems. You can find it in your local health food store, where the use of burdock root is known to have detoxifying effects, improve blood flow, prevent fluid retention and swelling, and more.
As we eliminate toxins through our skin and/or urine, we also lower uric acid. What more could we ask for? It might surprise you to know that burdock root does much more – it’s an excellent treatment for arthritis, sciatica, gout, skin rashes, acne, heartburn, kidney or gallbladder stones, liver and hepatic disorders, cystitis, herpes, fever, diabetes… You can drink up to two teas a day, and it’s enough to just add a teaspoon of burdock root tincture to a cup of boiling water. You’ll see how much better you feel.