We are surrounded by toxins in our daily life. The products we use at home contain poisons and pesticides. The air we are breathing is polluted. This creates more hazards for us. The drugs we use are not good for health. Tobacco adds to the problem.
It has become imperative for us to detoxify our body. It will help the body function normally and remove harmful toxins from it.
The following are the symptoms which will indicate that your body needs cleansing:
1. Constant headaches: the central nervous system in your body gets irritated due to the presence of poisons in the body. This leads to constant headaches.
2. Too much fat in the abdomens: toxins in your body can lead to accumulation of fat in your abdominal area. Glucose and cholesterol metabolism is obstructed due to that.
3. Skin problems: you will be affected with skin problems constantly. Inflammation, itchiness and rosacea are common problems. This is because the body is trying to release toxins from itself.
4. Fatigue: you will constantly fee tired. Toxins can make you feel exhausted always.
5. Sinus congestion: since the air around you is polluted the sinuses can become congested easily.
6. Overheating of your body: your body is overheated always. This is because the liver has to work constantly to remove the toxins from your body.
7. Sleep problems: you will not be able to sleep well. This is because toxins affect air circulation in your body.
8. Tongue having white or yellow coating: this is also a sign of toxin accumulation in the body.
9. Gall bladder problems: your gall bladder can get clogged. This is because the liver will release heavy bile due to toxins present in the body.
– Green tea: Green tea has a lot of components in it that can destroy free radicals. It has antioxidants. It also has epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). This also prevents liver damage. Therefore, it is advisable to drink at least 2-3 cups of green tea per day or have about 100-750mg of green tea extract.
– Bath with Epsom salt: Epsom salts contain a lot of magnesium in them. Magnesium helps is detoxification of cells. It can reduce pain in the body. It can also remove metals from your body. Take 1-2 cups of Epsom salt and add it to warm bathing water. Soak it for 15 minutes. Bathe with that water. You can do this three times in a week. People with high blood pressure and heart problems should avoid doing this.
– Lemons: lemons are good to detoxify the body. They also alkalize our body. Apart from this, they stimulate mineral uptake and bile secretion by the liver. In its peel, lemons have the antioxidant called d-limonene. This helps and stimulates the liver to remove toxins from the body. It improves the function of the immune system due to the presence of vitamin c and antioxidants in it. It is advisable to drink one glass of warm water with a lemon squeezed into it. You can also take one tablespoon of honey, cayenne pepper and lemon juice in warm water for a few weeks.