The plant infusions presented below are helpful for purifying the body and eliminating the pollutants, toxins, mineral excesses, metals and fats that are stored in the tissues. At the same time, it stimulates the detoxifying organs: the liver, colon and kidneys.
The liver is very important for eliminating the toxic and metabolic waste, the colon is part of the digestive system that eliminates the toxins resulted from the bowel movement and the kidneys pump the urine out of the organism to eliminate the metabolic substances.
The whole detoxification process has the sole purpose to increase the body’s resistance, stimulate it and improve the digestive system functions.
1. Tea for Cleansing the Colon
This cleansing tea includes herbs that are bitter and slightly laxative and that have the purpose to stimulate digestion and bowel movements.
– Dandelion leaves (2 parts)
– Nettle leaves (2 parts)
– Stevia root (1 part)
– Chicory (1 part)
– Violet leaves and flowers (1 part)
– 1 tablespoon of chopped licorice root
– 1 piece of grated ginger
– 1 liter of boiling water
– 1 tablespoon of honey
If you use fresh herbs, you must chop them. Do the same with the stevia, licorice and ginger root. Mix the plants and pour boiling water over them. Cover the pot and let the plants infuse for 20 minutes. the tea will be bitter, so you will have to add the honey when drinking it. Consume 3 – 5 cups of hot tea daily for maximum 3 days in a raw.
2. Tea for Cleansing Kidneys
This infusion cleanses the kidneys, nourishes the urinary tract and prevents infections through stimulating the fluid flow. This tea must not be consumed by the pregnant and nursing women.
– 2 tablespoons of dried dandelion leaves
– 1 tablespoon of dried parsley
– 1 tablespoon of dried plantain leaves
– 1 teaspoon of dried red clover
– 1 teaspoon of madwort
Put all the plants in a large glass jar. Pour hot water till you fill the jar and let them infuse for 10 minutes, then strain. Once the mixture has cooled, you can add the honey to sweeten the tea. Drink 2 or 3 cups of hot tea per day.
3. Tea for Cleansing the Lungs
This tea is helpful in easing respiratory congestion, colds and bronchitis. It calms the irritated bronchial passages and eliminates the excess lung mucus.
- – 1 tablespoon of mullen
- – 1 tablespoon of peppermint
- – 1 tablespoon of licorice root (optional)
- – 3 cups of water
Let the licorice boil for 10 minutes in the water. Add the peppermint and the mullen and let them boil for other 10 minutes. Strain and drink 2 or 3 cups of tea per day.