Medicinal plants to detoxify the liver

Liver detoxifying natural remedies


limon con jengibre y menta infusionInfusion of ginger, mint and lemon. Ginger stimulates the liver bile secretion and pancreatic secretions, being a suitable remedy to digest better, for example, when swelling occurs after meals.

What plants are suitable to purify the liver?

Herbal medicine for the liver is aimed to use medicinal plants that stimulate detoxification functions of the liver and gallbladder (plants with cholagogue, choleretic, hepatoprotective, etc. properties).

Hepatobiliary major plants are: black radish, boldo, dandelion, milk thistle, fumitory, rosemary and artichoke.

What do you use?

Preparations with hepatobiliary plants are mainly used as aids in the treatment of liver congestion and liver cleansing diets.

Contraindications of herbs for the liver

Medicinal plants for the liver have significant drawbacks. They are not suitable for children, during pregnancy or for breast-feeding women. They can interfere with the action of some drugs. Because of its stimulating effect on the liver and gallbladder, they can cause cramping.

If liver disease or taking drugs, do not administer any preparation without the advice of your doctor.

Where to buy hepatobiliary plants?

Plants for the liver are sold in drops or tablets (extract).

Medicinal plants are recommended to be bought in pharmacies or health food stores or health food specialist. You can find them in the form of tablets, capsules or extracts.

For quick-impact drops of hepatobiliary plants extract is recommended.

You can buy products containing the extract of a plant or a combination of hepatobiliary plants.

The main ones are: black radish, boldo, dandelion, milk thistle, fumitory, rosemary, or artichoke. There are many types on the market.

How to take the plant preparation for the liver?

  • Take half hour before meals.
  • Normally they appear in drops, which are dissolved in 1 cup of warm water. Use as recommended on the package(generally, if it is a liquid extract, pour 15 to 30 drops in a glass of water)

Hepatobiliary plants tone the liver in its cleansing and detoxifying functions. They get the liver free of food and bad substances from the body.

Optionally, after the preparation of hepatobiliary plants, you can take a remedy for bladder by means of combining 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon lemon juice (1 time per day, in the morning before breakfast and after taking hepatobiliary plants).

Guidelines to purify the liver

On an empty stomach, half an hour before breakfast, we recommend taking chamomile tea with half a squeezed lemon (without sugar or sweeteners).

Can you drink coffee? You can add a few green tea leaves to chamomile, although it is recommended not to use stimulants or caffeine plants at least for the duration of this diet.

Spices and herbs for the liver

At meals, turmeric powder has digestive and liver protective properties. Sprinkle in vegetable dishes, or add in creams and purees 1 minute before turning off the heat (heat destroys its active ingredients). Add a pinch of pepper to increase the absorption of curcuminoids. See: Recipes with turmeric

In case of difficult digestion or malodorous gases, it is recommended to add a little ginger root meals (in the vegetable market or the dishes), or a cup of digestive tea after meals

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

26 September, 2022

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