Cleansing and detoxifying our body is essential to get rid of toxins both internally and externally. Many toxins such as pollutants, heavy metals, fats accumulated in the tissues etc. harm your body and could lead to serious health problems, if not noticed early. Hence, you need to detoxify and cleanse your body to get rid of such harmful toxins. Several herbal infusions help in detoxifying and cleansing the body from the dangerous toxins such as excessive minerals, pollutants etc. without any side-effects.
Here Are Top 5 Herbal Infusions That Help Cleanse Your Body:
Calendula Cleavers Infusion:
The lymphatic system plays an essential role in flushing off bacteria, toxins, cellular waste and other pathogens. Some effective herbs such as mullein, calendula, and cleavers help in cleansing the lymphatic system. Regular consumption of this lymph cleansing infusion ensures proper functioning of the lymphatic system.
Calendula herb is used for cleansing body tissues because of its ability to detoxify the body. It even has anti-inflammatory properties. Mullein has medicinal properties and provides antioxidants to the lymphatic system for cleansing the body of impurities. Cleavers helps in stimulating the functioning of the lymphatic system to ensure that the organs work well. It aids in the cleansing of the blood.
Prepare lymph cleansing herbal infusion by adding two parts each of calendula and cleavers, one part of mullein herbs in a pan and cover them with cold water. Simmer for 45 minutes. Drink it twice a day for a period of two-three weeks.
Dandelion Parsley Infusion:
This infusion aids in cleansing the kidneys, promoting healthy urinary tract, and keeping UTI at bay. However, breastfeeding moms and pregnant women must avoid taking this herbal infusion.
Parsley acts as a natural diuretic and helps flush off toxins from the kidneys. Dandelion leaves act as a diuretic and aids in flushing off unwanted wastes from the body. Red clover blossoms help purify the blood and perform cleansing through the kidneys due to its diuretic properties.
To prepare this kidney cleansing infusion, you need to add 2 tbsp. of chopped fresh parsley, 4 tbsp. of chopped fresh dandelion leaves, and 1tbsp. red clover blossoms (dried) in a liter jar. Fill the jar with boiling water over them. Let it steep for 5 minutes. Add a dollop honey for sweetening this infusion. Drink 2-3 cups of this infusion every day for best results.
Milk Thistle Seed Infusion:
The seeds of milk thistle are known to have excellent liver cleansing properties. The phytochemicals in the seeds of the milk thistle encourage the stimulation of bile acids from the gall bladder and the liver.
Milk Thistle Seeds aid in purifying the blood and even act as a cleansing herb. It is known for its rejuvenating and stimulating effects on the liver.
Make a fine powder of one tbsp. milk thistle seeds and pour three cups of boiling water over it. Allow to steep for 15-20 minutes. Strain it and drink a cup of this herbal infusion once before going to bed and twice before having your meal.
Yellow Dock And Licorice Root Infusion:
The herbs used in colon cleansing infusion have laxative properties and a bitter taste. This infusion helps improve the functioning of the digestive system and helps maintain regularity.
Yellow dock root aids in stimulating bowel movement and helps remove wastes from the intestinal tract. Ginger root is known for its digestive action and it helps cleanse colon that is built up of wastes. Licorice root helps detoxify poison from blood and the liver and helps in healing the digestive tract as well.
Chop two parts each of fresh nettle and dandelion leaves. Add chopped yellow dock root (1part), 1tbsp. dried licorice root and 1-inch chopped ginger root in a big glass jar. Pour 1-liter boiling water over these herbs and steep for 20 minutes. Strain it, add honey and drink it warm. Drink at least 3 or 4 cups of this warm colon cleansing herbal infusion for not more than three days.
Mullein Peppermint Infusion:
The herbal infusion is used for cleansing lungs and help in treating cold, respiratory congestion, bronchitis, and other respiratory problems. It helps relax the infected bronchial passages and flushes of excess mucus from the lungs.
Licorice root helps loosen phlegm and makes it easier to expel. It is known for its expectorant properties helpful for lung cleansing. Mullein flowers act as a natural expectorant and the saponins in it break down mucus present in the lungs as well as the airways. Peppermint contains rasmarinic acid and is known for its expectorant properties that aid in lung cleansing.
For preparing this herbal infusion, you need to add a tbsp. of licorice root in three cups of water in a pot. Simmer for 10 minutes. Later, add one tbsp. of mullein flowers and a tbsp. of peppermint to it and simmer for 10 minutes again. Strain this solution and add a little honey to your lung cleansing herbal infusion.
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