Tibetan Detox Tip for Exercise Routines

This Tibetan detox tip, for any exercise that draws a sweat, is so deeply rooted in common sense you wonder why you hadn’t thought of it yourself. You’ll be way ahead of the game in trying to rid your body of all the pollution we live with just by adding these two simple steps to your normal workout.

Rub sesame oil into the skin before exercise.
Following exercise, before showering, rub your skin with a lentil or chickpea flour to pull out the toxins that get attracted into the oil from the exercise. Shower as normal.

Adapted from Tibetan Ayurveda by Robert Sachs (Healing Arts Press, 2001).


Jane Warren
Jane Warren3 years ago

thnx for this

Patricia H.
Patricia H.3 years ago

good to know

katarzyna phillips

a good body scrub with brushes in a correct way also do the same thing, as well as exfoliating the skin of dead skin...

Nimue Pendragon

Don't think I fancy getting all mucky with oil.

Edvanir L.
Edvanir L.3 years ago

Not that simple...

Sue Matheson
Sue Matheson3 years ago


Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

Ro H.
Ro H.3 years ago


Roger M.
Past Member 3 years ago

Looks good. Thanks.

Duane B.
.3 years ago

Thank you for sharing.