6 Potent Remedies That Support the Liver

Youíre as healthy as your liver. A liver that isnít functioning optimally can weaken your immune system and cause lots of health issues.

A healthy liver, on the other hand, will remove toxins, break down hormones, help digest fats and much more. High alcohol consumption isnít the only bad habit that can hurt your liver. Exposure to chemicals, overmedication and eating uncooked shellfish can damage your liver.

Luckily, you can use herbs to cleanse your liver and strengthen your immune system. Here are the best herbs for cleansing your liver.

1. Dandelion root †

The liver produces bile which helps metabolize fat and remove toxins from the blood. Dandelion can aid these processes since it helps improves the flow of bile. Dandelion stems and tea contain antioxidants which improve absorption of minerals, fight inflammation and prevent liver disease, research shows.

2. Milk thistle

This is one of the most popular liver detoxification herbs. It is known to build liver cells and remove toxins from the body. The best thing about this herb is that it undoes the effects of excessive alcohol consumption. Research shows it can be used to treat alcoholic liver disease, toxin-induced liver diseases and hepatitis.

3. Garlic

You probably know that garlic is good for circulation, but did you know that it can help cleanse your liver? Garlic activates enzymes which help remove toxins to assist the liver. It also contains antioxidant, antifungal and antibiotic properties which strengthen the immune system.

4. Artichokes

Artichokes can prevent liver toxicity and reduce the effects of alcohol and processed foods. Thanks to cynarin and silymarin, phytonutrients which aid in bile production and protect the liver cells. In fact, artichokes do more than cleanse the liver;†research shows they can lower cholesterol levels by up to 4.2 percent in 12 weeks. Here are more benefits of artichokes.

5. Burdock root

This herb is popularly known for purifying the blood. Research shows it contains ingredients which remove heavy metals from the blood. Well, the benefits of burdock root donít end there. It helps stimulate production of bile while helping repair damaged liver cells.

6. Turmeric

Turmeric is a potent spice with many health benefits. Recent studies show it can improve circulation, prevent cancer, reduce pain and detoxify the body. Thanks to curcumin, a bioactive compound found in turmeric, this herb helps the liver remove toxins and wastes from the body. Itís also worth mentioning that curcumin increases production of bile, and as a result improves liver function.

Which other herbs cleanse the liver and strengthen immune system?

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Marie W
Marie W5 months ago

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Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill9 months ago

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Danii P
Past Member 10 months ago

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Ellie M
Ellie M10 months ago

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Jeramie D
Jeramie D11 months ago

I add turmeric to everything.

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Chad A
Chad Anderson11 months ago

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Marigold A
Past Member 11 months ago

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Richard E Cooley
Richard E Cooley11 months ago

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Winn Adams11 months ago

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