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