A liver flush is used to stimulate the elimination of wastes from the body, open and cool the liver, increase bile flow and improve overall liver functioning. It also helps purify the blood and the lymph. I recommend doing liver flushes for ten days in the spring and again in the fall. Here’s how to make a liver flush, which tastes much better than it sounds. Garlic contains strong antioxidant principles and also provides important sulfur compounds that the liver uses to build certain enzymes.
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 www.christopherhobbs.com for more information.
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