The first symptoms of intoxication during holidays are muscle fatigue, low energy level, moodiness, bloating, indigestion, unpleasant sweat smell, weight increase and greasy impure skin. When you notice all of these symptoms then you should know it is the right time to start a detoxification process. This process will eliminate these toxins and restore the cholesterol to its healthy level. By cleaning up your entire body you will feel better, lighter and healthier.
Eat fresh vegetables, avoid spices
During the process of detoxification experts recommend simple food preparing. In order to keep things simple you can use raw fruits and vegetables, juices from freshly grated or pureed fruits, hot soup, steamed or boiled vegetables. Spice up the salad with the lemon juice and olive oil and try not to overdo it with spices. You should avoid salt, pepper and other strong spices and replace them with medicinal plant spices. For example, you can use thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, dill, celery, parsley etc…
For lunch you can cook potatoes in the shell, carrot, celery and beetroot. In fact, whenever you have a chance to eat these vegetables raw you should do it. Green vegetables are considered to be excellent body cleaners because they contain a lot of magnesium which is essential for our organism. If you want to clean your kidneys fast you should consume fresh or dried ginger, marshmallow root, nettle and parsley.
Use a nice shower to relax and clean off any toxins from your body and re-awake your cells, blood vessels and nerves. A good shower will open your pores and stimulate faster and release of toxins through the skin. In order to achieve best results you should consume Savoy cabbage, kohlrabi, spinach, broccoli. This combination is considered to have one of the most effective detoxification substances.
Anti-stress remedy, cloves and water
In order to achieve the best results you should refrain from any bad habits that may affect this process. Experts recommend avoiding alcohol, cigarettes, coffee, refined sugar and saturated fats. The hardest part of leaving your bad habits behind during the detoxification process is the stress. It activates certain hormones which can have negative effects on our body. This is why it is important to provide yourself with enough rest and relaxation. During this period try to enjoy things you like the most like walking, playing chess with friends or start playing your guitar again for example.
One of the most effective body cleaners and anti-stress remedies is the mixture of water and cloves. Add 20 grams of cloves to a liter of water and leave it overnight. Drink a small glass of this mixture every morning and you will notice the increase of your patience over time. This is a good way to purify your kidneys, blood vessels and reduce the level of bad cholesterol and triglycerides. You should repeat this treatment at least five times in order to notice any changes.
Herbal teas and water detoxification
You should start cleaning your body with herbal teas and water. One of the best teas for this purpose is a tea mixture of St. John’s wort, calendula, basil and fennel. It is necessary to mix the same proportions of these herbs and make 1 liter of tea with a tablespoon of this mixture. This tea is consumed with small sips after it gets cold. You can drink it alongside juices, water, teas and soups. If you are nervous you should drink mint tea and if you are feeling sluggish you should consume green tea. Orange and lemon juice with a little ginger is a good remedy for headaches and a good detox tea in the morning can help cleanse your body from all toxins.
Six quick tips for detoxification
1. Vitamin C has an effect on secretion increase of the strong antioxidant named glutathione which stimulates the detoxification process.
2. Fivers can accelerate the mechanical elimination of toxins. This means you should consume a lot of cabbage, broccoli and radish as well as brown rice and fruits.
3. Exercise! Movement and perspiration are considered undisputed allies for a successful detoxification.
4. Green tea and dandelion root tea have protective and a purifying effect on the liver.
5. Sauna is an indispensable method for removing toxins from the body.
6. Detoxification through feet – Purchase a mask for feet, apply it and leave it on for half of hour.
Don’t forget to drink at least 2 liters of water every day. It is also important not to skip any meal and use warm lemonade for breakfast.
You can also purchase some vitamin products if you want to make sure you have enough vitamins in your body. During the day you can drink green tea or freshly squeezed fruit juices.