Medicinal Tea To Detoxify Your Liver and Strengthen Immune System

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The liver is such an important organ that we can survive only one or two days if it shuts down. The liver performs many essential functions related to digestion, metabolism, immunity, and the storage of nutrients within the body. These functions make the liver a vital organ without which the tissues of the body would quickly die from lack of energy and nutrients.

Whatever the toxin, the liver works hard to eliminate it from the body to keep it healthy. So to keep the liver itself healthy, it is important to detoxify and to ease its workload to ensure that it will continue to work at optimum levels. Here is the recipe that detox liver and strengthen our immune system.

Lemon-Ginger-Turmeric Tea Recipe

Ingredients:

-1 teaspoon grated fresh turmeric root or ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
-1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root or ½ teaspoon ginger powder
-2-3 twists of black pepper
-Juice of ½ organic lemon
-1 teaspoon raw honey
-1 ½ cup filtered water
-1 teaspoon of coconut oil

Instructions:

-Combine turmeric, ginger and water in a saucepan on medium-high heat.
-Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, make sure it doesn’t boil.
-Strain the liquid and pour into a mug.
-Add lemon juice, coconut oil and honey and give it a good stir.

Health Benefits Of Its Ingredients

Lemons
known to reduce inflammation, reduce phlegm, it’s a toxin flushing diuretic, it’s anti-bacterial, aids with digestion, reduces respiratory symptoms, helps with headaches, reduces edema and bloating, reduces nausea, dizziness, helps with blood pressure, and a million other things. Drinking lemon water is always a good thing to include in the day.

Ginger root
Besides being an amazing anti-inflammatory agent, ginger also helps with digestion, reduces nausea, reduces joint & muscle pain, clears sinus flare-ups, aids with nutrient absorption, helps to fight physical and mental degeneration, helps with menstrual pain & cramps, an amazing immune-booster.

Turmeric
A super anti-inflammatory food, an amazing immune-booster, and it’s an amazing superfood for those suffering from auto-immune disorders such as IBS, IBD and UC, arthritis, and many other auto-immune conditions, & moreover it’s said to be an amazing cancer fighter. It’s a great anti-oxidant, anti-fungal.

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– http://www.stanfordchildrens.org/

– http://www.unconventionalbaker.com/

– http://lindawagner.net/blog/

– http://www.wholefoodshouse.com.au/

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