Why is the detoxification so important?
Since, there are a lot of not only unhealthy, but very harmful substances that the people intake nowadays on the regular basis (such as nicotine, alcohol and caffeine, for example) the great attention must be paid on the ways how to get rid of their dangerous influence on the organism. The most popular way of cleansing the organism from the harmful material is by undergoing the detoxifying process, and the detoxification is the appreciated method of the alternative medicine which has shown to be very efficient and beneficial for the health in general.
However, the detoxifying is the best to be done with the natural remedies based on the herbs, since there is no point in ‘’polluting’’ the organism with the artificial medications. When consuming certain herbs, one must be very careful, since they are usually very potent and with the strong agents.
Very important step in the process of cleansing the body from the harmful substances is expelling those substances by maintaining the normal digestion processes and by frequent emptying of the bladder. So, fortunately, there are a lot of effective herbs for dealing with this problem.
The beneficial herbs
First of all, the bowel movements can be normalized by the remedy based on the seeds of the herb called psyllium, which is rich in fibers. This plant also helps in lessening the amount of the cholesterol in the blood, and that is another reason why it is used for detoxifying of the organism. Nevertheless, when it comes to the cholesterol, the metabolism of it could be also prevented by the use of the remedy based on the herb called Alfalfa, which is effective in decomposing the stones in the bladder, as well.
When it comes to helping the digestive functions, there are some remedies which are focused on placing certain film over the intestines, which enables the easier passage of the food and the stool through the digestive system. The most effective and popular herbs from this group are the Slippery elm bark, Irish moss, the seed from Fennel (directly affect the muscles of the digestive system and enable the better passage of the eaten food), and the enzymes extracted from papaya.
When it comes to encouraging the better processes in the liver, very beneficial are the following herbs: the root from dandelion (which is also the powerful diuretic) and the seeds from the Milk thistle. These herbs actually help in the regeneration of the cells of the liver. And, finally, it is necessary to mention some herbs that are used for detoxification in general and not only for encouraging the specific processes, and those are fenugreek, Echinacea and the root from licorice.