Heavy metals are in our environment and even if you live a healthy lifestyle, you need to detox and remove harmful particles from your system. Here are some natural approaches to doing so. Remember that nutrition is nature’s health insurance.
Garlic: Garlic has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It helps cleanse the liver, lower cholesterol, and lower blood pressure. Garlic contains the powerful antioxidant allicin.
Blue green algae: As well as containing an impressive amount of nutrients, algae have been shown to have strong antioxidant effects and bind to heavy metals to detox and remove them from the body.
Bentonite clay: Bentonite clay can remove up to 25 times its own weight in impurities from the body. Made from volcanic ash, this clay can be used topically for acne or other skin conditions and the purest form can be taken internally.
Onion: Onion removes heavy metals from the body, has antimicrobial properties, and even reduces cholesterol. Onion can also treat allergy symptoms and congestion.
Cilantro: Cilantro can remove heavy metals such as mercury from the body. Consuming this herb can also help with reducing cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Cilantro also has anti inflammatory effects.
Burdock Root: Burdock has anti bacterial, anti fungal, and anti tumor properties. Burdock helps with liver health and is used as a natural anticancer. It removes toxins as well as heavy metals from the body.