How to Naturally Detox with Herbs

3 steps to a healthy detox diet

A natural body detox with herbs and other natural ingredients can help purify your body without the use of medications, or restricted and potentially uhealthy liquid or fasting diets. If natural detox is your goal, there are plenty of resources available to you to accomplish it.

Step 1: Determine the type of detox cleanse you want to do

Do you want to do a general whole body cleanse, or do you want to focus on a specific organ such as the liver or kidneys? Regardless of which type you choose, always consult your doctor first before embarking on a detox or cleansing program.

Step 2: Buy a book

You can find a variety books about detoxing that will help you accomplish a natural cleanse with herbs and other healthy ingredients you can purchase at the supermarket or health food store. These herbs and ingredients include derivatives of citrus fruits, ground hot peppers, garlic and many other everyday kitchen items.

Using these herbs and other ingredients in herbal shakes and/or detox recipes can aid in cleansing your body naturally. If you are uncertain about any ingredients contained in an herbal detox recipe, consult with a doctor before using the recipe.

Step 3: Modify your lifestyle

Combine your natural herbal detox program with healthy lifestyle changes that include exercise and sensible modifications to your diet. A regular walking routine to help flush out toxins through sweating is one way to accomplish this.

Be sure to include organically grown leafy vegetables and fruits to your diet, and eliminate saturated fats. Also try to reduce your red meat intake, and be sure add new forms of proteins such as grains, beans and tofu.

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