Healthy Liver Diet: Hepatic Liver Support Tea

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Makes 2 cups
Use for chronic hepatitis or after an acute phase of hepatitis has passed.

  • 1 teaspoon milk thistle
  • ½ teaspoon artichoke leaf
  • ½  teaspoon turmeric
  • ½  teaspoon schisandra
  • ½  teaspoon shiitake (Lentinula edodes)
  • ¼ teaspoon licorice
  • 2½  cups water
  1. Simmer the herbs and water for 45 minutes.
  2. Steep the herbs for 15 minutes, strain and drink 1 cup of the tea two times daily.

Beth Baugh has been the managing editor for ten books on botanical medicine and has been involved in the herb industry for almost thirty years. Christopher Hobbs, L.Ac., is the author of Herbal Remedies for Dummies (IDG, 1998) and many other books. Together, Christopher and Beth have an herbal correspondence course called Foundations of Herbalism; visit for more information.

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