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An excellent strategy to detoxify the liver to start a diet, or simply to 'cleanse' the liver is to drink detox teas, which have diuretic and detoxifying properties, such as parsley, burdock or fennel tea.
These teas increase urine production and help eliminate toxins, being a great way to increase a detox diet, which is indicated to eliminate impurities from the body, especially from the liver, after a day of overeating, to start a diet, or to combat the plateau effect, which is when a person is on a diet to lose weight, but there comes a time when they can no longer lose weight.
1. Parsley Tea
Parsley, also known as parsley and parsley, is characterized by being a natural diuretic and a mild purifier, providing detoxification of the body and the reduction of gastrointestinal disorders.
- 1 bunch of chopped fresh parsley
- 1 liter of water
Place the ingredients in a pan and let it boil until the leaves are fully cooked. Then you should turn off the fire, leave the pan covered and strain when it is warm. You can drink 1 liter of this tea throughout the day.
2. Herbal tea
Another excellent home remedy to detoxify the body is to drink herbal tea based on burdock and licorice.
- 1 liter of water
- 1 teaspoon of burdock
- 1 teaspoon of dandelion root
- 1 teaspoon licorice root
- 1 teaspoon nettle
- 1 teaspoon of mint
To prepare this tea, burdock, dandelion and licorice roots must be mixed with water in a covered pot. After boiling, leave on low heat for approximately 15 minutes.
After putting out the fire add the nettle and mint. The mixture must rest for 10 minutes and then be strained. Drink this tea daily for 3 weeks.
The ingredients used in this home remedy have detoxifying effects and gently cleanse the body by stimulating the secretory functions of the skin, kidneys, liver and intestines.
3. Fennel tea
Another delicious natural detoxifier is fennel tea. Fennel has diuretic properties that can be used as a powerful addition to a detox diet for the body.
- 2 tablespoons of fennel seeds
- 500 ml of boiling water
Place the fennel in a pan and add the boiling water. Leave it covered for about 10 minutes. Drink 4 cups throughout the day to remove impurities from the body and thus achieve weight loss more easily and obtain more energy and disposition.
Anise has diuretic properties that help the body eliminate excess fluids and does a kind of "cleanse" in the liver helping to fight impurities. However, fennel is contraindicated in cases of duodenal or gastric ulcer, reflux, ulcerative colitis or diverticulitis.