First of all, how do I describe the liver’s function accurately? Let’s imagine that you have a floor in your house, nails, marbles, shards of glass and other dangerous things gather on its surface as often as possible.
So, you clean it often with a broom so you wouldn’t get hurt with these things. The broom – in a much more complex and efficient manner – would be your liver. A tool, an organ this important needs to be cleansed and well taken care of. The following tips will help you in cleansing your liver naturally:
1- Drink lemon water. Water and lemon juice both have detoxifying qualities. Some researchers found that not only does water mixed with lemon juice cleanse your liver, but it boosts its functions as well. Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C that eliminates toxins and free radicals that damage your liver. Moreover, a lemon water drink is like a daily shot of powerful immunity boosting drug that protects you from invading germs and viruses. Make sure not to add any sugar to your lemon water.
2- Garlic. Besides being a powerful natural antiviral and antibacterial agent, garlic also has sulfur compounds that cleanse your liver and activate its enzymes. It also contains the natural compounds allicin and selenium, which are important for liver protection. Many delicious and healthy recipes include garlic. And you can add it to your breakfast omelet or lunch’s meat and salad dishes.
3- Green tea. No surprises there with everyone singing its praises and raving about its miraculous therapeutic effects. Green tea detoxifies your liver clearing out the toxins that get concentrated in it and boosts its functions. All you need to do is drink two or three cups max every day of green tea. Flavor it with honey, lemon, herbs…etc.
4- Avocados. Now here is a surprise! We all have heard times and times again all about the benefits of avocados for your cardiac health and how it is rich in good fat, but a liver cleansing food? According to many studies, avocados have compounds that contribute to the protection of liver from damage. Compared to many other fruits and vegetables, avocados were the most powerful in protecting the liver from galactosamine, which is a “powerful” toxin that can lead to a liver damage similar to human viral hepatitis.