5 Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Liver and Kidneys

Kidneys and liver are vital organs of a human body, as they help in processing and in the filtration out the wastes, which are formed from medications, food items, alcohol and various other chemical substances entering the body. Whatever we intake in the body, it may pollute kidneys and liver after a certain time and create difficulty in their actual functions. This results in many complications, which include kidney stone formations, renal failure, hepatitis and liver cirrhosis. However, the positive thing in this case is that humans may use suitable detoxification technique by the help of various household items to clean the polluted substances present in liver and kidneys.

What is Detoxification/Cleansing Process?

Detoxification or cleansing technique or procedure involves the utilization of various household items. Here, you will find regular exercise and eating of right foods as prime keys to detoxify both kidneys and liver in an effective way as possible.

5 Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Liver and Kidneys

5 Natural Ways to Cleanse Your Liver and Kidneys

Individuals may opt to cleanse or detoxify the kidneys and liver by following the necessary steps, as mentioned here.

#1. Intake of Apple Cider Vinegar

You should drink about half cup of water and put 4 to 6 tablespoon of ACV i.e. apple cider vinegar daily before you should have your meals. Acidity produced by apple cider vinegar helps a lot in the liver detoxification and at the same time, it helps in breaking down the accumulated fats in a natural way. Apple cider vinegar is also helpful in prevention of the formation of kidney stones in humans.

#2. Pure Cranberry Juice

Next, you may try out drinking about one or two cups of the pure cranberry juice but not from the concentrated one. Since tannin is an active ingredient present in cranberries and works by helping the liver to remove harmful cholesterol from the blood and at the same time, to flush out toxins and bacteria from kidneys in a natural way. The best thing in this case is that you may purchase cranberry juice in its pure form at almost every big retail chain of health food store.

#3. Artichokes in the Daily Diet

Now, you should make sure to include at least one serving of artichoke in your daily diet. Artichokes come with chlorogenic and cynarin acids, which help in the protection and increasing the strength of liver, while at the same time, give sound health benefits to kidneys naturally. The main role of artichoke is to filter toxin components present in the blood and allows excretion in the form of urine.

#4. Low Protein Diet for Kidneys

Next, you should make sure of following a low protein diet to keep your liver in healthy condition naturally. For this, you should make sure to avoid animal protein of every type, which include dairy products, milk, poultry, eggs, seafood and fish. Reason for this is that each of these food items come with phosphorous in high amounts and usually encourages the deposition of calcium. Along with this, you should strictly avoid the consumption of chocolate, rhubarb and every type of caffeinated product, as those foods may increase uric acid or calcium oxalate in kidneys, both of which contribute a lot to elicit attack of kidney stone in susceptible individuals.

#5. Avoid Animal Products for Healthy Liver

In order to flush or cleanse the liver properly in a natural way, you should essentially avoid animal products and mainly go with vegetables, high fiber fruits, nuts, seeds and legumes. In addition, you should drink about 6 to 12 cups of healthy and filtered spring water regularly to help in the flushing out of body toxins.

Other than this, you should strictly avoid refined sugar, saturated fats and alcohol, while enjoy a plenty of vegetable juices, like celery, beets and carrots. However, you should never focus on a diet plan solely consisting of juices, as not every individual achieves success in finding cleanse based on juices as a convenient option. Instead, you should use infrared sauna for 2 to 3 days in a week to achieve safe removal of stored body toxins.

Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:March 20, 2018

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