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How to start the New Year off with a FULL BODY CLEANSE
We need to heal our bodies, remove all the toxins we’ve been consuming and start on our journey to recovery and health!
Our bodies are made up of systems that all work together to keep us moving, breathing and functioning. Cleansing each system individually with healthy foods, minerals, and herbal remedies will aid us on that path to detoxifying.
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We have been covering our skin in toxins DAILY! From the laundry detergent used on clothes to the make-up we’ve applied even our choice of lotions. These chemicals have leached (slowly absorbed) into our skin causing:
- Acne & Break-outs
- Poor Circulation
These skin issues tell us that our body is FULL of toxins! These toxins are literally coming out of us, causing all these skin issues and more!
Healing your skin starts from the inside out! First purge the toxins topically used focus on removing Products with Endocrine Disrupting Ingredients, to find what items in your home that are causing skin issues you can read more here.
5 Ways to Detox your Skin Topically
1. Steam Shower with Filtered Water
2. Infrared & Wet Steam Sauna
3. Sunlight Exposure
4. Dry Skin Brushing
5. Take a bath with Rose Oil to help with Inflammation
Next, focus on cleaning the body from the inside. What you put into your body affects the entirety of the skin. Cleansing the Skin through diet will greatly improve skin issues. A diet right in vegetables, fruit and non-processed foods is essential for skin detox. As well as incorporating other herbal remedies and minerals that also heal the skin.
10 Foods & Herbs to help Detox your skin
1. Sea Moss
2. Cultured Vegetables ( like sauerkraut)
4. LOTS OF H30 WATER!!!
5. Mind & Body Wise Tea
6. Apple Cider Vineger
7. Detox Smoothies (My recipes ebook!!)
Lymph: The largest, and often forgotten, circulatory system in the body. The Lymphatic System is responsible for picking up waste and toxins from the body & removing them. Though mostly water the Lymphatic system relies solely on our bodies movement to help this circulatory process continue.
Not moving your body enough can lead to toxic build up! Feeling sluggish, tired, constantly sick or suffering from headaches is the body’s way of telling us we NEED a lymphatic cleanse!
The lymphatic system is a giant drainage and filtration system for the body. Without it, we’d all be at risk of internal drowning in our own waste. In order for your body to function properly, your system needs a cleanse and to stay unclogged and flowing just like the plumbing in your own home.
8 Ways to keep your Lymphatic System Working:
1. Restful, Uninterrupted Sleep
2. Break a sweat daily! (take a brisk walk & make sure to swing those arms!)
3. Lymphatic Massage
4. Epsom Salt Bath
5. Cold Water Immersion
6. Sunlight Exposure
7. Red Light Therapy
9. Elevate Legs & Feet
10. Rebounding ( bouncing on an exercise ball)
The lymphatic system has several essential roles to play in keeping you healthy. Without the lymphatic system, the cardiovascular and immune systems would actually begin to shut down. As the fluid in your system gets too sluggish or full of toxins, your muscles can’t get the blood they need and your organs feel painful and tight, resulting in low energy levels.
An active system supports a healthy lifestyle. It helps to reduce toxins in your body, increase circulation, and revitalize your health. As well as change your diet.
10 Foods to help Detox your Lymph
1. Herbs like Ashwagandha or Tumeric
2. Proteolytic Enzymes (bromelain, papain, and peptidase)
3. Leafy Greens
4. Wild-Caught Salmon
5. H30 Freshly squeezed Fruits/vegetables, Spring Water (make sure to be drinking from a glass container!)
6. Spirulina (like this Joint-Wise Tincture)
7. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
8. Raw Watery Foods (Celery, Cucumber)
9. Gut Supplements ( Probiotics & Magnesium)
10. Warm Lemon Water with Apple Cider Vinegar
How Detoxing your Blood can help reset your body. Our body has about 5 liters of blood circulating at any given time, consisting of cells and plasma. The liquid portion of blood is the plasma and the solid portions of blood are blood cells. The kidney's function is to sort through 200 liters of blood daily & remove more than 2 quarts of waste product from blood everyday. By using natural herbs and antioxidant rich foods this gives your blood an extra cleanse to increase your blood health and life expectancy.
10 Foods to Help Detox your Blood
1. Cayenne Pepper
2. Red Grapes (seeded)
6. Leafy Greens
9. Coconut Water
When starting a blood detox, Bone marrow is the key, with most of the blood being produced there. Your Kidneys also play a vital role in communicating to the body when red-blood cells are low. The kidneys relay this info to the bone-marrow, creating a back and forth conversation to keep your blood flowing & constantly renewing itself!
Your Liver also plays a vital role in cleansing your blood.The liver is one of the body’s largest organs.
Your liver is responsible for:
1. filtering the blood
2. processing nutrients
3. removing toxins, such as the byproducts from the breakdown of medications and
Some of the specific ways your liver breaks down toxins include:
1. changing ammonia to urea
2. processing and eliminating excess bilirubin, which is a waste product of the breakdown
of red blood cells
3. producing immune system cells to eliminate bacteria and potentially harmful toxins from
10 Habits to Start to Detox your Liver
1. Drink Warm Lemon Water Daily
2. Get 8 Hours of Sleep
3. Avoid Eating Fried and Processed Foods
4. Eat more Fruit & Veggies
5. Vitamin C
7. No Alcohol
8. Eat Organic
9. Drink herbal Tea
10. Artery Wise Tincture