Helpful Herbs for Detoxification

By Ellen Kamhi PHD, RN, AHN-BC, AHG

There are a ton of herbs that offer a multitude of benefits for the body. This simple list shows the body system that these specific herbs and amino acids help to support:
 
Milk thistle: liver
 
Dandelion: liver, bowel, and skin
 
Black Walnut: parasite
 
Burdock: bowel, blood, and skin
 
Fenugreek: lymph and liver
 
Mullein: lungs
 
Fennel: bowel
 
Schizandra: liver and kidney
 
Hawthorn: Circulation and blood
 
Red clover: lymph and blood
 
Barberry: gall bladder
 
Ashwaganda: lymph
 
Foti: kidney
 
Betaine hydrochloride: helps enzymes break down toxins
 
L-glycine: an amino acid that helps build healthy tissue
 
L-glutamine: an amino acid that supports digestive health and immune system
 
L-methionine: an amino acid that helps the liver break down fats
 
N-acetyl-cysteine: an amino acid that helps the liver and kidneys break down toxins