Top Recommendation for Optimum Liver Function and Top 10 Herbals for Cleansing Liver
One of the most important organs in the body is liver. Liver has many functions such as excretion of hormones, drugs and cholesterol, metabolizing protein, fat and carbohydrates, blood detoxification and purification (every minute your liver filters more than one litter of blood), activation of enzymes and storing vitamins, minerals and glycogen. Beside all of these, liver works with other organs in the body to process and digest food properly.
So how can you improve you liver function:
-You can improve your liver by consuming organic diet, avoiding alcohol, antibiotics and antacids, consuming less animal products, less of foods that have bad cholesterol, saturated fats and carbohydrates; avoiding toxic foods, additives, preservatives and genetically modified foods.
-Based on a study by University of Australia, genetically modified wheat can stimulate enzyme suppressor. The enzyme suppressor might attack enzymes in the body that produces glycogen; a hormone that regulates the metabolism of blood sugar. This can lead to liver failure or even death in some cases.
Here is the full study published by International Journal of Biological Science on how GMO corn can cause organ failure and liver and kidney damage.
- Start your morning with drinking water. Drink lots of water and add a squeezed organic lime to your water if you could. Avoid sugary drinks, energy drinks, caffeine and sodas. Drinking water, preferably spring water cleanses body and gets rid of toxins.
- Hot yoga and regular exercise can get rid of heavy metals and toxins in the body
For 2,000 years, milk thistle has been used as an herbal remedy to improve kidney, liver and bladder problems. The substances and especially flavonoids in milk thistle can protect liver against toxins and drugs. Milk thistle is also anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and can even help liver to heal itself by growing new cells. Milk thistle can also improve viral hepatitis and reduce the growth of cancer cells.
2. Yellow Dock Root:
Yellow dock root can cleanse the body, purify the blood and detoxify gallbladder, blood, kidney and liver from toxins. Yellow dock root helps to digest fatty foods, reduce irritation and bowel inflammation. Yellow dock is also full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, phosphorous and vitamin A and C.
3. Barberry Root:
Barberry root can improve the immune system, dilate blood vessels, improve inflammation and digestion, enhance the function of kidney, liver and gallbladder and treat many diseases including arthritis, gastrointestinal problems, infections, malaria, back pain and diarrhea.
4. Marshmallow Root:
Marshmallow root is an herbal remedy that can treat colds and reduce its symptoms including coughs and sore throat, improve bronchitis, skin irritation and asthma. Marshmallow roots are a powerful anti-inflammatory that can also improve kidney and liver function, digestion and arthritis.
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that can improve main organs in the body including lung, colon and liver. The ingredients in turmeric are powerful antioxidants that can get rid of free radicals and purify the blood, so liver doesn’t have to work full time to detoxify the body. Turmeric also stimulates bile production in the liver that can result in rejuvenating liver cells, eliminating free radicals and improving food digestion.
6. Dandelion Root:
Dandelion root is a powerful herbal remedy for treating intestinal and liver problems. Dandelion root is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Dandelion root can fight against cancer, gastrointestinal problems and improve liver function.
7. Fringetree Bark:
The fringetree bark is an herbal medicine used for treating gallbladder and liver disease. Fringetree bark also improves appetite and food digestion.
Rosemary is a great herb that can improve the body’s immune system and skin, strengthen the memory, fight cancer cells, premature aging and free radicals and can improve liver function by inactivating the excess estrogen in liver. Rosemary has also great detoxification properties that can get rid of toxins and free radical in the body and liver. Rosemary can also improve indigestion, promote relaxation and relieve muscle pain.
9. Wildcrafted Chanca
Wildcrafted Chanca is a famous herb that grows in rainforest and can be used to improve the health of kidney, gallbladder and liver. Wildcrafted Chanca can also improve digestion and can detoxify liver by getting rid of harmful substances in the body.
10. Blue Flag