Take out the toxins


Alison Cullen
@AVogelUK


19 January 2012

How do the toxins get in?

  • Through our mouths – food, drink, recreational drugs
  • Through our lungs – airborne pollutants such as exhaust fumes
  • Through our skin – cosmetics, hair dye, industrial chemicals

How should toxins get out?

  •     Through the bowel
  •     Through the urinary tract
  •     Through the lungs

What happens if these exit routes are overloaded or under functioning?

The body has emergency exit routes that can be used if the proper ones aren’t working well. These are the skin and the mucous membranes.

A good indication that you are overflowing with toxins is if your skin breaks out and you are full of persistent catarrh.

How do we improve things?

  • Get out in the fresh air every day and clear your lungs
  • Drink at least 1.5 litres of still water daily to flush toxins out through your urinary tract
  • Take herb teas such as golden rod or nettle to help support the function of your kidneys
  • Make sure your bowel is working daily. If it isn’t, take a gentle laxative to get things going – try one containing linseed and maybe Senna for a kick-start.

How will you know if your system is under pressure?

Are you tired and lethargic, feeling chubby and bloated, and maybe even nauseous after certain foods? Your liver might appreciate a tonic.

Do you feel that you’re retaining fluid, with puffy eyes in the morning and lower back pain? Possibly your kidneys need a boost.

There are several good remedies that you can take if you feel you’ve asked a lot of your system recently.

  • Take Milk Thistle has a long history of use in supporting liver function
  • Take Solidago has been used traditionally to help maintain healthy kidney function

Always check with your doctor if you are worried about your health or have new or persistent

No Comments

Add your comments

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.


Check input OK
Check input OK

             

Digestisan - Oral drops for indigestion

To relieve indigestion and flatulence. Also available in 50ml size. Fresh herb tincture.
More info

What's being asked

I’ve got indigestion and can’t shift it. What do you suggest?

It depends what your symptoms are. Many different things are meant by ‘indigestion’, so it ...
Read more >

I have IBS and was wondering will Tormentil help?

Tormentil helps with diarrhoea, but many people with IBS experience diarrhoea as part of a pattern ...
Read more >

What is the cause of acid reflux and what should I avoid eating

Tea and coffee can be culprits especially if you drink with or immediately after meals. Mixing ...
Read more >

How good is your digestion?

Check the health of your digestive system using our simple test.

Check now

Here’s what I recommend

As the A.Vogel Digestion advisor, I recommend Digestisan with extracts of Artichoke and Peppermint, to help support your digestion.

Learn more

Did you know?

According to naturopathic principles, when two or three meals are being eaten daily, the bowel should move at least once or twice a day.

What are healthy bowels?
6 Days to Boost Your Mood - Starts Monday, reserve your place