Body Cleansing Herbs: A Complete Three-Day Cleanse

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<strong>DAY 1</strong>
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<p>
<strong>Morning</strong>
</p>
<p>• On arising, drink a glass of pure water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.</p>
<p>• Take a few minutes to stretch and practice deep-breathing exercises.</p>
<p>• Drink 1 cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before breakfast.</p>
<p>• <strong>Breakfast:</strong> Choose from fresh or stewed dried fruit, yogurt, whole-grain cooked cereal and raw nuts.</p>
<p>
<strong>Noon</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before lunch.</p>
<p>•<strong> Lunch:</strong> Three or more servings of lightly cooked or raw vegetables; 3 to 4 ounces of lean protein such as fish, poultry, or tofu seasoned with olive oil, lemon, herbs and sea salt.</p>
<p>
<strong>Afternoon</strong>
</p>
<p>• Snacks: Fresh fruit, raw vegetables or fresh vegetable juices.</p>
<p>• <strong>Exercise:</strong> Take a thirty-minute brisk walk (at any time during the day).</p>
<p>
<strong>Evening</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before dinner.</p>
<p>• <strong>Dinner:</strong> three or more servings of lightly cooked and raw vegetables; one to two servings of complex carbohydrates (such as brown rice, quinoa, potatoes or yams) seasoned with olive oil, lemon, herbs and sea salt.</p>
<p>• Soak in <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-body-cleansing-herbs-aromatherapy-purifying-bath.aspx”>Aromatherapy Purifying Bath</a> before bed.</p>
<p>• Take 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of powdered psyllium or other fiber laxative dissolved in 8 ounces of water; follow with an additional glass of water.</p>
<p>• Go to sleep before 10 p.m.</p>
<p>
<strong>DAY 2</strong>
</p>
<p>
<strong>Morning</strong>
</p>
<p>• On arising, drink a glass of pure water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.</p>
<p>• Spend ten minutes stretching and performing deep-breathing exercises.</p>
<p>• Drink 1 cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a>.</p>
<p>• Purifying fast day: Choose from fresh vegetable and fruit juices, vegetable broths and light vegetable soups, and steamed vegetables. Have juice, broth and/or vegetables every two to three hours.</p>
<p>
<strong>Noon</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a>.</p>
<p>• Continue taking juice, broth and/or vegetables every two to three hours.</p>
<p>• Take a thirty-minute gentle walk (at any time during the day).</p>
<p>
<strong>Afternoon</strong>
</p>
<p>• Practice twenty minutes of yoga or other relaxation exercises.</p>
<p>• Take a nap or rest.</p>
<p>• Continue drinking plenty of water and herbal teas.</p>
<p>• Consume juice, broth and/or vegetables every two to three hours.</p>
<p>
<strong>Evening</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a>.</p>
<p>• Continue taking juice, broth and/or vegetables every two to three hours.</p>
<p>• Soak in <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-herbal-detoxifying-bath.aspx”>Herbal Detoxifying Bath</a> before bed.</p>
<p>• Take 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of powdered psyllium or other fiber laxative dissolved in 8 ounces of water; follow with an additional glass of water.</p>
<p>• Go to sleep before 10 p.m.</p>
<p>
<strong>DAY 3</strong>
</p>
<p>
<strong>Morning</strong>
</p>
<p>• On arising, drink a glass of pure water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.</p>
<p>• Take a few minutes to stretch and perform deep-breathing exercises.</p>
<p>• Drink 1 cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before breakfast.</p>
<p>
<strong>• Breakfast:</strong> Break your fast with a simple meal of fresh or stewed fruit.</p>
<p>
<strong>Noon</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before lunch.</p>
<p>
<strong>• Lunch:</strong> three or more servings of lightly cooked or raw vegetables; lean protein such as fish, poultry or tofu seasoned with olive oil, lemon, herbs and sea salt.</p>
<p>
<strong>Afternoon</strong>
</p>
<p>
<strong>• Snacks:</strong> Fresh fruit, raw vegetables, fresh vegetable juices.</p>
<p>
<strong>• Exercise:</strong> Take a thirty-minute brisk walk (at any time during the day).</p>
<p>
<strong>Evening</strong>
</p>
<p>• Sip a cup of <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tea.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tea</a> or take <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/body-cleansing-herbs-purifying-herbal-tincture.aspx”>Purifying Herbal Tincture</a> fifteen minutes before dinner.</p>
<p>•<strong> Dinner:</strong> three or more servings of lightly cooked and raw vegetables; one to two servings of complex carbohydrates (such as brown rice, quinoa, potatoes or yams) seasoned with olive oil, lemon, herbs and sea salt.</p>
<p>• Soak in <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-body-cleansing-herbs-aromatherapy-purifying-bath.aspx”>Aromatherapy Purifying Bath</a> before bed.</p>
<p>• Take 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of powdered psyllium or other fiber laxative dissolved in 8 ounces of water; follow with an additional glass of water.</p>
<p>• Go to sleep before 10 p.m.</p>
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<em>Laurel Vukovic writes and teaches about herbs and natural healing from her home in Southern Oregon. She is the author of 14-Day Herbal Cleansing: A Step-by-Step Guide to All Natural Inner Cleansing Techniques for Increased Energy, Vitality and Beauty (Prentice Hall, 1998).</em>
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<p>Click here for the main article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/spring-cleaning-for-your-body.aspx”>
<strong>Body Cleansing Herbs</strong>
</a>.</p>

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