The Most Important Ayurvedic Herbs For Detoxification

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Ginger (Velek)

Ginger rhizome is highly prized since ancient times. It encourages all phases of digestion, from the digestion itself, to the absorption process, as well as the elimination. Very often it is recommended for morning nausea in pregnancy.

Also it effectively improves circulation, and it has very beneficial effect in the treatment of respiratory diseases. Due to the content of geraniol, some medical professionals consider it to be efficient in the fight against cancer. Because ginger has a slightly anti thrombotic properties, caution is necessary if you are taking medication which thins blood.

Cocktail with ginger for detox

Peel fresh ginger, remove the fibrous part, and process it in a juicer. Then mix 10 ml ginger juice with 10 ml of lemon juice and 10 ml honey. Take 30 ml of the potion before the meal, drink it for two to three weeks, then take a break for a week and repeat the process. If you experience difficulties in digestion or heartburn, stop taking it.

Ginger tea with the addition of licorices


Add one tablespoon of grated fresh ginger root in half a liter of water. Add a teaspoon of grated licorice. Tea therapy should last up to three weeks.


In Ayurveda aloe is attributed to the reinforcing properties which translates as “youthful vitality.” Although known primarily for its healing effect on the skin, aloe has powerful detoxifying properties.

Aloe potion for cleansing the liver

Take 30 ml of aloe juice and mix with natural apple juice or cranberry. Drink this beverage 2 to 3 times a day for three weeks. It is highly recommended to cleanse the liver and improve digestion.

Nim (Persian Lilac)

Nim tree, which is often called the pocket pharmacy, is used to treat infections, diabetes, obesity, distress and as pain relief. It fights cavities also. It is taken when mild detoxification is needed, especially after the use of antibiotics, after overeating or excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Potion for these ailments

Dissolve half of a teaspoon in juice or water and drink for a week, three times a day.

Plants for rejuvenation and strengthening

Amalaki (Indian cluster)

One of the plants that neutralize free radicals (the main culprits for aging) even before the damage is done is amalaki.

It is one of the richest natural sources of antioxidant vitamins, which contain up to 20 times more vitamin C than orange juice.

There is a jam for rejuvenation known as Chavan Prash. It is a mixture of amalaki fruit and many other plants.

This jam is especially recommended for people who are recovering from illness or those who want to rejuvenate.

Ashwagandha (Winter Cherry)

It is considered to be an aphrodisiac. It is used as a means of strengthening sexual energy for men. Ashwagandha modifies the harmful effects of free radicals and thus limits the damage to the cells of the body. It also helps in strengthening the immune system. It is recommended for women who have problems with infertility but not during pregnancy.