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Herbs for liver

Herbs in the liver

The liver is the largest gland of the human body. Its task is to function storage system for food material (glycogen). There is also a fine chemical factory system, which is enabled between the two systems - digestive and circulatory systems.

If the action is impaired may be many complex diseases, like the: deficiencies and gastrointestinal disorders, ailments of circulatory organs (especially the heart). If the person is long malnourished, poorly nourished, their diet is rich in fats, proteins, abusing alcohol, drugs, spices, uses too much salt and too hastily and incompletely chew food - indirectly it affects the liver and gall bladder.

This reduces the production of bile, this disrupts the run-off, the bile is not properly compacted, resulting in gallstones by crystallization of bile.

The task of the liver is to filter the blood, through the collection of blood derived nutrients in the intestine and their transformation chemically. The liver also neutralizes the poisons which are located in the body and are excreted in the urine as harmless compounds. Liver cells are responsible for the production of bile, which runs down to the gall bladder, and there is thickened. During digestion, bile flows and duodenum is involved in emulsification of dietary lipids.

If abnormal liver function and bile ducts are detected early, you can avoid the secondary complications of the gastrointestinal tract. A very important role is played in the right food and plant resources.

Herbal teas recommended for problems with the liver

leaf menyanthes trifoliata - 25 g
buckthorn bark - 100 g
juniper fruit 50 g
yarrow herb 50 g
knotweed herb 50 g
50 g of nettle
common centaury herb 25 g
50 g of horsetail herb
dandelion root 50 g


Pour 3 cups of boiling water 4 tablespoons of herbs and leave it overnight, covered. Heating of the morning, holding on a little fire and not allowing to boil about 10 - 15 minutes. Drink three times a day, half an hour before meals.

Tincture helpful in spikes liver and gallstones

burnet less than 20 g
Ivy 20 g
20 g of hop
20 g mint
20 grams of wormwood
20 g turnip common
1 liter of cider


3 tablespoons herbs, pour 1 liter of cider. Heat to boiling and pour into a thermos. 8-9 times a day take the medicine 1 tablespoon warm liquid.

For the diseased liver and gall bladder diet is very important. It should be rich in base ( alkali ). So make to your diet juices, broths with vegetables and herbs that are abundant in the rules (juice of carrot, beetroot, dandelion ).

The diet should also include fruits and fruit juices, excluding wzdymajÄ…ce vegetables, peas and beans. The diet must be excluded completely alcoholic beverages, coffee, hot spices (except horseradish ). Avoid meat, fish and eggs. Protein should make sour milk and cheese.

As regards the fat is allowed in small amounts fresh butter, soybean oil, sunflower oil and olive oil. If you are suffering from acute cholecystitis not use any fat.


The leaves are contained bitter substances that stimulate the secretion of bile and improve the digestion of fats.

Application: 15 chopped artichoke leaves thrown into a pint of boiling water. Boil 15 minutes and leave to cool. We drink two cups of broth per day.


Has a cleansing effect on the liver, stimulates the production and secretion of bile.

Use: Boil a cup of water, reduce the heat and add 2 tablespoons of chopped dandelion root. Cover the pot and simmer bring to a boil. Thensprinkle two tablespoons of fresh, chopped dandelion leaves. Brewing, covered 40 minutes. We drink two glasses a day odcedzonego infusion.

Cranberry juice

It is excellent for cleansing the liver. It should drink unsweetened cranberry juice. Available to buy in health food stores.


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