The lymphatic system acts as the drainage system of your body. A healthy lymphatic system, by flushing out toxins, protects your body from diseases. Health problem usually develops when the impurities clog the lymph vessels, which slows down the detoxification function of the lymphatic system. A sluggish lymphatic system weakens the immune system, worsens joint pain, slows down digestion, increases risk of skin diseases, causes fatigue and reduces the overall quality of your health.
The best way to maintain the normal functioning of the lymphatic system is to cleanse it at regular intervals with a concoction of herbs that stimulate detoxification. The lymph cleansing herbal infusions work by breaking down the fats and eliminating impurities that have accumulated in the lymph vessels and by improving flow of the lymph fluid. Here is how you can prepare an herbal infusion to remove congestions from the lymphatic system.
Echinacea And Licorice Root Infusion
Echinacea is a popular herb recommended by herbalists for detoxifying the lymphatic system. It helps in reducing congestion of the lymph nodes and ducts. The anti-inflammatory property of Echinacea helps in reducing swelling of the lymph nodes. Combining Echinacea with licorice root, another powerful lymphatic system cleanser, stimulates fast cleansing of the lymph vessels.
How To Make
To prepare the herbal infusion you will need a tablespoon of dried Echinacea root or flowers, equal amount of licorice root and two cups of water. Pour the water in a pan and bring it to a boil. Add the herbs and reduce the heat. Simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Strain the infusion. For detoxifying the lymphatic system, drink half a cup of the herbal infusion daily for up to 10 days.
Cleavers, Calendula And Mullein Infusion
Cleavers help in stimulating lymph flow that helps to flush out toxins from the lymph vessels naturally. It also helps in detoxifying the blood that helps in reducing the body’s toxin load. Calendula helps in reducing swelling of the lymph glands and provides relief from lymphatic congestion. Mullein flowers too help in clearing the lymphatic debris that clogs the lymph nodes and ducts. A concoction of cleavers, calendula and mullein provides fast relief from lymphatic congestion.
How To Make
Add two teaspoons each of cleavers and calendula flowers and one teaspoon of dried mullein flowers to a pot containing two cups of boiling water. Reduce the heat and simmer the herbs on low heat for 30 to 40 minutes. Strain the infusion and drink one to two cups of the herbal lymph cleanser daily for up to 3 weeks.
Astragulus, Goldenseal, Echinacea And Cleavers
Astragalus is known as a lymph rejuvenator. In the Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is used for detoxifying the lymphatic fluid. Goldenseal and echinacea are often combined together to stimulate the sluggish lymphatic system. This powerful concoction improves lymph circulation that helps in eliminating toxins from the lymphatic system.
How To Make
Simmer one teaspoon each of astragulus, goldenseal, echinacea and cleavers on low heat in 16 ounces of water for 25 to 40 minutes. Drink a cup of the herbal infusion once a day, daily, for 2 to 3 weeks.
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