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Tibetan Detox Tip for Exercise Routines

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.

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

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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9:11AM PST on Mar 8, 2013

thnx for this

2:05AM PST on Mar 6, 2013

good to know

7:11AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

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

5:38AM PST on Feb 27, 2013

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

11:28AM PST on Feb 19, 2013

Not that simple...

8:53AM PST on Feb 18, 2013


2:07PM PST on Feb 16, 2013

Thank you :)

6:57AM PST on Feb 16, 2013


7:28AM PST on Dec 7, 2012

Looks good. Thanks.

2:09PM PST on Nov 16, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

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