To eliminate toxins and waste from the body, the Chinese have been using blends of herbs for thousands of years, as a method to detox and cleanse. Because our bodies come into contact with so many environmental toxins, detoxification is essential to keep us healthy and safe. The herbs that the Chinese have been using are ideal, because they are beneficial in the forms of increasing skin health, releasing endorphins and causing happiness, and increasing the “positive flow of energy” within the body.
Turmeric Detox Tea
“Curcumin”, as turmeric is also known, is a very intense fighting material, which is often used to guard against diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s. Apart from this major benefit, it has a large scope of ohers; it prevents tumors, arthritis, amyloid and inflammation. When blended with ginger and made into detoxifying tea, it is also very tasty!
- 2 cups of water
- 1/2 teaspoon of powdered ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon of powdered turmeric
- 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
- Juice from 1/2 a lemon
- Bring the water to a boil, and stir in the ginger and turmeric. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
- After straining the tea into a mug, add the lemon and maple syrup.
- Stir until everything is melted together, and enjoy your detox tea!
Kidney Detox Tea Recipe
Drinking 1 cup of tea 3 times a day, for around 7 to 10 days, will greatly benefit your health and help to detoxify your kidneys. After the 10 day period, you can still continue to drink 1 cup a day.
Cooking time - 10 minutes
- 1/2 teaspoon of licorice
- 1 1/2 cups of purified water
- 1/2 tablespoon of burdock root
- 1/2 tablespoon of dandelion root
- 2 parts Red Clover flowers
- 1 part spearmint
- 1 part poke root
- 1 part gingko leaf
- 1 part nettle leaf
- 2 parts Burdock root
- 1 part danelion root
- 1 part licorice root
- Drink 1 cup, 2 to 3 times, every day
Tea ingredients and their effects on the body
Sarsaparilla root: This root has abilities to both purify the blood and increase urine flow.
Burdock root: This root allows for better function of the kidneys. It also assists to remove toxins by toxins, due to the volatile oils it contains.
Hibiscus flower: This flower serves as a mild laxative.
Echinacea Angustifolia: This is an efficient body detoxifier and is also helpful to weight loss.
Fenugreek seed: This seed helps to clear out the bronchial tubes and remove excess mucus.
Ginger root: This root allows better blood circulation and a more regular blood pressure.
Cascara Sagrada bark: This bark has properties which effect and heighten the secretions of fluids from the stomach, pancreas and gallbladder.
Milk Thistle seeds: Milk Thistle serves as a guard to the liver.
Red Clover: Because it is so rich in minerals, it cleanses the blood and allows for freer circulation.
Dandelion root: This root stimulates the excretion of toxins in the blood, due to it’s intense diuretic properties.
Yellow Dock root: This root cleanses the lymphatic system by increasing bile flow. It also cures pimples and skin problems which are stimulated by toxins in the body.