Herbs and Supplements - Use During Detoxification
In addition to eating a diet rich in organic whole foods, it’s also essential to incorporate certain herbs and supplements into
the detox diet and juice fast. Including these into the detox body plan, adds additional support to the liver during
Milk Thistle and Dandelion Tea
Milk Thistle is an herb that protects the liver from toxins. It is the most important antioxidant to take during a juice fast.
Dandelion Root Tea is used to increase bile production and encourages the gallbladder to excrete the bile. During the juice fast, drink both milk
thistle tea and dandelion tea daily to help in the protection of the liver and to help rid the body of bile, which is where most of the
toxins are contained.
Green tea is a tea that is filled with antioxidants. It contains 200 times more antioxidants than vitamin E and 500 times more
than vitamin C. It contains high amounts of polyphenols, called catechins. Have a cup of green tea, hot or cold, during meal times. If
desiring a sweeter taste, you can use Stevia. Asparagus Tea and Nettle Tea During a fast, it’s important to also support the kidneys. The
kidneys and the GI Tract are the organs that eliminate the toxins in the body. These two teas have a diuretic affect, enabling the kidneys
and GI Tract to effectively eliminate toxins.
Drinking a cup of Chamomile Tea Bulk Tea 2oz helps in digestion of the body. It also helps calm the nerves and promotes a good night’s rest. A good time to drink this tea is
after dinner, to help relax you before retiring to bed for the night. Sleep Time Tea If you feel like you are suffering from insomnia, drink
a hot cup of Sleepy Time tea. This will help induce sleep and allow you to feel refreshed and rested the next morning. Smooth Move Tea
Smooth Move Tea helps with the body’s regularity. If the body is having a difficult time being regular during a juice fast, taking this tea
will help with that problem. It’s imperative that these teas be consumed during the juice fast. In addition to drinking fresh vegetable
juices and water, you will also need to drink some cups of tea a day during the fast.
Supplements for Preparation of Juice Fast
In addition to the herbs that are necessary for liver support, it’s also imperative to take certain supplements leading up to the
juice fast and after the juice fast is complete. The main supplements that should be taken to prepare the body for a fast
Lipotropics (beets and lecithin) Beet Powder