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Pandara2010-07-04 20:23:22 +0000 #1
In a recent publication of The South African Journal of Natural Medicine there appeared the following Liver Flush Tea:

1tsp Fenugreek Seeds

1tsp Fennel seeds

1tsp Peppermint leaves

1tsp flaxseed

1tsp of roughly chopped ginger root

Boil the ginger with 4 glasses of water for about 3 minutes, then add the rest of the ingredients. Let the mixture steep for about 10-15 minutes. Drink during the course of the day. Follow a simple sattvic/vegetarian diet.

Well worth trying it, just did it for three days (weekend) and it really has an amazing affect on the liver.

I think much from it stems from Auyurveda as I know a similar recipe but with two more ingredients.

Would like to share this recipe as the liver flush where you drink the olive oil, biral tablets, Epsom salts and grapefruit juice has never appealed to me personally. This one is much gentler and it feels natural and right.

Would like to hear what you think once you have tried it.
Savannah2010-07-04 20:25:40 +0000 #2
thanks for posting this Pandara, what sort of difference did you notice?

i use Fenugreek for acute Sinusitis, either grind the seeds and steep in boiling water for 5 mins, then strain and drink, or use the powder and add boiling water ( doesn't taste as nice as the seeds mind you) both work a treat.

Namaste

Savannah
Pandara2010-07-04 21:06:43 +0000 #3
Hi Savannah,

Well, the first big difference was that I didn't want to vomit with every sip of the tea as opposed to the half cup of olive oil and Epsom salts one has to endure on the other one. This one actually made me feel more energetic and more revitalised as opposed to the other one which made me feel more lethargic.

Other than that it just felt healthy and good to drink as opposed to the other one. I am not one who belief in extremes and heavy austerities as I feel they make you more attached to the body, so anything that is practical and easy to follow or to make as with this tea, I am all for it usually.

Try it and let me know what you think.
Bridgette2010-07-04 21:13:32 +0000 #4
If it doesn't flush your liver out it will certainly put hair on your chest ~.^
Nichole2010-07-04 22:13:02 +0000 #5
Pandara,

Thank you for the recipe. I am hoping Fin will contribute to this thread because he has a lot of experience and wisdom around liver cleansing.

Namaste
Fin2010-07-04 22:20:49 +0000 #6
Nichole thank you for the prompt.

Hi Pandara & everyone,

Sometimes you have to walk through fire to get to a satvick place.

Although the Liver Flush with Epsom Salts & Olive Oil etc is tough it has tangible results.

All of us regardless how “good” a life style we live carries many “stones” in our Livers. These are induced by environment, life style, diet, stress, pollution etc Modern technology has made the environment harsh the human body has not kept up with the fast pace of technological advance. In evolutionary terms our human organs (Liver, Lungs, Heart etc) are ok for life in fresh green pastures of nature – not so happy about car pollution, bad diet, toxic material from plastics etc.. The Liver can cope so much then it parcels the toxins into small packets of cholesterol stones which sit in the Liver & Gall bladder & set the scene for diseases such as arthritis, diabetes etc

When you a do a proper Liver Flush you can actually see quantities of stones being discharged. I did 23 Liver Flushes over a 2 year period, all my arthritis pains, back pains, stomach disorder etc vanished. I lost significant weight & gained much energy.I am also much more in tune with my subtle body after this process.

I do however agree with you that if you are not troubled by chronic diseases then it certainly is a tough process to do, but all the many people i have supported throught this process have benefitted regurdless of their physical state.

Pandara, with great respect the recipe you recommend sounds good and I’m sure has benefits (since the herbs mentioned are great) it is unlikely to result in a Liver Flush, still nice to have hair on your chest, right Bridgett!

Love

Best Wishes,

Fin
JakeS2010-07-04 22:36:28 +0000 #7
Does anyone know of any scientific information confirming this? Pardon my caution, but as a scientist, hearing you say that you drank something and discharged chunks of something doesn't exactly instill confidence. Chunks of what? Saying that you felt better is good, but has anyone actually studied these "quantities of stones" to see if they are actually gallstones? Your body might just be parceling up what you're feeding it and sending it out in fatty (from the olive oil) clumps.

I don't mean any disrespect to this particular treatment. I'm just making sure I'm convinced of the science behind it before I start downing the apple juice. Hopefully, someone has looked at this and has an easy answer.

Thanks,

Jacob
InnerAthlete2010-07-04 21:54:09 +0000 #8
The journal itself does not appear to be a peer-reviewed journal. Scientists, generally speaking, do not find much solace in journals that are not peer-reviewed. As I'm not a scientist by trade or training I take it case by case. Never the less, the journal is here: www.naturalmedicine.co.za/

Here's some other interesting stuff - most of it unrelated.

Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine: books.google.com/boo...ahLtiqaf7JrUcBybSLyQ

Natural Medicine: The Genus Angelica: www.ingentaconnect.c...11/00000011/art00010

This: books.google.com/boo...sxrqONof3kCD75qpwi-Y says "clinically tested herbal remedies"

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