Detoxification – Your Lung’s Toxins Cleansing Herbs


    The American diet contains high saturated fat, trans fat, and other harmful substances such as sugar, caffeine, pesticides, additive substances, and less in fruits and vegetables. These types of harmful substances are toxic. Our body’s detoxifying functions try to get rid of them everyday, when they fail it causes a disruption of hormone production, damaging our body’s detoxification organs and weakening our immune system resulting in hormone imbalance and many chronic illness consequently. In this article, we will discuss how to cleanse your lung toxins.

    1. Lotus Root Tea

    Made from the root of the esteemed Asian water lily. It helps dissolve and eliminate mucus and lung congestion over time. Lotusroot traditionally has been used to neutralize toxins accumulated in the lung as well as in treating other respiratory diseases suchas asthma, tuberculosis, and coughing.

    2. Platycodon Root

    Platycodon has been used in Chinese medicine for over a century in treating abscesses, respiratory disorders, and intestinal disorders. Study shows that platycodon roots not only help to treat coughs due to purulent sputum and inflammation in the chest area but also removes toxins in the lung.

    3. Wild Cherry Bark

    Wild cherry bark traditionally has been used to treat irritable and persistent cough of bronchitis, and pertussis due to increased irritability of respiratory mucosa. Since it has antispasmodic qualities, it has been used with other herbs to treat asthma and enhance relaxation as well as removing toxins from the lung.

    4. Mullein

    Mullein contains coumarin and rotenone. It has a long history of being used as a medicine and is an effective treatment for asthma and respiratory disorders. Mullein also helps in soothing the mucous membranes, reducing inflammation and encouraging healthy fluid production in the lungs.

    5. Ephedra

    Ephedra has been used in Chinese medicine traditionally for 5,000 years in treating asthma, hay fever and the common cold. It also helps to support healthy sinus nasal lung and respiratory function by removing toxins in the lung.

    6. Elecampane

    Elecampane is also called horse-heal. It has been used for treatment of shortness of breath and helps to promote a strong lung. Elecampane is a wonderful lung tonic. Useful for asthma, and soothing to the lining of the lungs.

    The Author:

    Let Take Care Your Health, Your Health Will Take Care You–  Kyle J. Norton I have been studying natural remedies for disease prevention for over 20 years and working as a financial consultant since 1990. Master degree in Mathematics, teaching and tutoring math at colleges and universities before joining insurance industries.

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