Your blood is responsible for a lot of things; ranging from transporting oxygen, hormones, sugar, fats and cells to your immune system to cleansing your body system and further keep it moving. Toxins are stored in our body on a daily basis through certain types of foods, pollution and stress among other factors. Detoxification process boosts the immune system, improves the skin and regulates healthy changes. While your lungs, kidneys and liver do a great job of purifying your blood naturally, there are foods that may make the job slightly easier. Before that, we’d like to bring your attention towards why it is important to detoxify and cleanse blood:
You will be less prone to skin problems like acne, blemishes and dry and unhealthy skin, all of which indicate impurities present in the blood.
Blood cleansing also helps eliminate the risk of various health and skin conditions that are caused by impure blood, which include allergies, headaches, nausea, et al.
A healthy blood supply impacts major organs and their functions. Kidneys, heart, liver, lungs and lymphatic system are all dependant on a healthy blood count.
Blood cleansing is important for uninterrupted transportation of gases like carbon dioxide and oxygen to and from the lungs and the rest of the body.
Blood purification process helps to regulate your body’s pH value, water balance and temperature.
Healthy blood contains white blood cells that help minimise blood loss from an injury and ensure a healthy platelet count.
Nettle syrup is often used to purify the blood, but it can also be a tasty and refreshing drink if you mix it with a little mineral water and ice.
This juice is excellent against rheumatism and arthritis, and given that the nettle contains a lot of iron, it is recommended for the fight against anemia.
The syrup can also be used by people with asthma and skin problems. Nettles have also been found effective in preventing respiratory and urinary problems, as well as hair loss.
The best thing is that you do not always have to dilute with water, simply pour the syrup over pancakes and eat it for breakfast!
Wash off and sieve the nettle leaves (make sure that you wear protective gloves), then soak them in water and boil on medium heat around an hour, adding water as needed, to not evaporate completely. Afterwards, strain the mixture, add the sugar and mix until it melts entirely. Put the syrup in glass bottles and close them well.
Stimulating the lymphatic system and improving immunity
Reducing the symptoms of arthritis
Relief of the acids from joints
Improvement in the functioning of adrenal gland
Destruction of intestinal parasites
Improve the functioning of the liver and spleen
Reducing the symptoms of menopause
Reducing menstrual cramps and pain
Helps in dissolve kidney stones
Reducing of hypertension
Relief the symptoms of respiratory diseases
Relief the symptoms of asthma
Stopping the bleeding
Reducing the risk of prostate cancer
For eliminate allergic rhinitis
For reducing nausea
Helps on the symptoms of osteoarthritis
Reducing the problems with digestive system, such as diarrhea
Reducing inflammatory processes in the body
If you use any kind of blood thinner, do not drink nettle syrup, juice or tea as they contain a high amount of vitamin K, which prevents blood clots. Nettle may affect the blood’s ability to clot, and could interfere with blood-thinning drugs.
During the pregnancy and breast-feeding, is best to avoid the use of nettle. In the first case it might stimulate uterine contractions and cause a miscarriage.
Only one cup of nettle beverage can increase the effect of diabetes drugs, and increase the chance of low blood sugar levels to critical points.
Nettle might increase the risk of blood pressure dropping too low in people prone to low blood pressure. On the other hand, if you use drugs to lower your blood pressure, regularly drinking nettle can help to naturally keep your pressure lower.
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