The flowers of elder (Sambucus nigra) encourage sweating.
Herb photos by Steven Foster
Known to most as a pesky weed, dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) flushes the system while providing potassium.
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a diaphoretic, or an herb that encourages sweating.
Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) defends the liver.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is one of many herbs that can help clean the lymphatic system.
Like yarrow and elder, boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) prompts the body to sweat out impurities.