Detox, the buzzword, in layman terms is “Cleansing”
We define detoxification of your whole body as removing the toxins from your blood. Today’s modern lifestyle and irregular food habits have resulted in an accumulation of toxins in the blood that cause many diseases.
The removal of toxins from the blood is detoxification and your body takes care of it daily. Kidney and liver are your blood purifiers. Natural way of detoxification includes, converting the harmful toxins into a harmless substance, filtering the blood and removing them from your body.
Benefits of toxic-free blood are acne-free skin, reduced cholesterol level, improved mood and reduced inflammation.
Detox supplements are common in western countries. Although they claim the products as 100% organic, one cannot take risks in cleansing the body.
Optimizing your natural blood purifiers, liver and kidney is the safest detox method. Read below to know more about toxin-free ways.
Blood Purifiers: Natural Way
One of the simplest blood purifying agents.
Water is the natural blood purifier because it is the fuel for your kidney. The intake of water promotes your bean-shaped organs to perform well in the filtering the toxins out from blood. It also aids the flow of minerals and vitamins and removes toxins through urine.
But there is a common misconception, that a person should have eight glasses of water a day. The intake of water differs from person to person.
A spice that has been well-documented in Ayurvedic texts. Turmeric, showstopper of spices, comes with a host of benefits. Curcumin present in turmeric promotes anti-oxidant properties. This helps liver to fight the inflammation while converting the toxins into non-toxins through natural way. Blood purifiers like Turmeric, Avocado will help you have a better liver functioning.
How to take: Mix a teaspoon of turmeric with warm milk and have it five times a week for optimal liver function.
When your liver works so much on neutralizing the blood-toxins, it has higher chances of getting oxidation damage. Intake of antioxidants will help your liver to stay free from those damages. Beetroot, an anti-oxidant, supports in anti-inflammatory, also aids in the natural way of blood purification.
It is also synonymous with blood level count and a great source of fiber.
How to take: Boiled or steamed beetroot with a little touch of salt and pepper. You can also try Beetroot poriyal with minimal oil usage at least thrice a week.
A natural sweetener from India. Many of you remember the dish Pongal when we say this ingredient. Jaggery is known for the restoration and enhancement of hemoglobin because of its richness in iron.
The secret power of this sweetening agent is cleansing the liver in natural way. Blood purifiers helps in promoting the detoxification process by liver and kidney, but this detox agent assists liver-cleansing. It is also known to prevent constipation.
How to take: A small piece of Jaggery after your meal can be taken or you can use this as a substitute for white sugar.
From being part of almost every Indian cuisine, garlic is well- known for its flavor enhancement. But, many are unaware that garlic is a blood purifier. Filled with Sulphur, this condiment helps us get rid of toxins in natural way. It is also an anti-inflammatory that functions as a cholesterol and blood pressure regulator. It is the main source for increasing your Good cholesterol (HDL) in blood. Garlic is also a blood thinner and clears the arteries in the heart.
How to take: Add 4 or 5 garlic pods to a 100ml of milk and boil for 10 mins in medium flame and consume it before going to bed.
A fruit that not only quenches your thirst but also purifies your blood. Lemon detoxifies the blood by releasing toxins from the digestive tract. It also aids in natural way of blood purification by breaking down the fat accumulated in the body. Lemon also triggers the liver to release toxins that clear the intestines.
How to take: Have warm lemon water on an empty stomach 3 to 4 glasses a week.
To be a healthy individual you need your detox to be more in natural way. Blood purifiers mentioned above in this article will assist you in achieving an optimal state of entire body cleansing. Know more about this subject from our expert panel of doctors through Ayurvedic online consultation.