As a society, we have become more aware of the effects of years of chemical use has had on our bodies. More and more of us are wondering why so many health problems are becoming more common, not less common. With so many chemicals in everything we eat and drink, it’s easy to see how that can have a negative impact on us. To get rid of these toxins we can do an
Whether we get toxins in our food our drink or from our bad habits, such as drinking alcohol or smoking, we get a lot of toxins into our bodies every single day. Doing an herbal cleanse several times a year may be just the way to get the toxins out of our bodies and keep our bodies running smoothly.
Herbs have been used since the beginning of time to cleanse the body and heal. Herbs such as senna, frankincense, cumin, honey and juniper have been some of the most commonly recognized herbs for this purpose.
Such common health issues as constipation, stomach upset, cramps, irritable bowel syndrome and many others are often thought to be the result of too many toxins in our bodies (there may well be other causes of these conditions, but the build up of toxins can make them worse and be a contributing factor in many cases).
By using all natural herbal products to cleanse your body and get rid of toxins you can gain many health benefits such as an increase in energy levels, less frequent illness, regular bowel movements and a lot more.
A good herbal cleansing product will be made from organically grown herbs. Milk thistle, for example, is often used to improve liver function and dandelion root is used to improve the overall health of your kidneys, olive leaf can improve your immune function.
Most practitioners recommend cleansing a few times throughout the year to keep the buildup of toxins down to a minimum. But, if you are feeling sluggish, suffering from constipation or are getting sick frequently, it may be time to cleanse.
Also consider your environment when trying to determine how often you should cleanse. If you are engaged in a profession where you come into contact with a lot of chemicals you may want to cleanse a little more often.
If you live or work in a big city or next to a factory you may need a to cleanse a little more frequently. Pay attention to what your body is telling you and listen to it.
Most people consider cleansing to be safe but you should always consult with your doctor before undertaking any type of herbal procedure.
Sometimes herbal supplements can interact negatively with other medications you may be taking. And, as always, if you are a pregnant women or a nursing women definitely talk to your doctor before you make any changes in your life.
Many people swear by the positive health benefits of an herbal cleanse, talk to your doctor and if she says it’s ok, give it a shot yourself.