How to get ready your body for spring – body detox
This year’s early March is not particularly optimistic harbinger of spring, winter is not forgiven, the days are still gray, cold and wet and sunshine as a cure, we feel drowsy, weak and irritable. This is called “the spring crisis”. But it’s the last days of winter weather and before will the typical spring weather should try to regain vitality, strengthen and cleanse the body after the winter and maybe get rid of a few extra kilos.
Early Spring is a difficult time for the body, lacking mainly sun and vitamins, this has a significant impact on our state of well-being and appearance. We complain so weakness, fatigue, headaches, skin is gray, dry and oxygenated.
Unfortunately, symptoms spring crisis, often also reflects our negligence – in winter we spend more time at home, diet is lower in vitamins, too often reach for unhealthy snacks and drinks, or highly processed food that does not provide adequate nutrients. Toxins accumulate in the body causing unpleasant symptoms and weight gain. When spring comes, our body is just tired. We are looking for quick solutions, and then we find a lot of advice, “sleep 8 hours a day,” “eat your vegetables”, “drink more water”, “go on a diet” and so on. It’s all true, but our body needs purification and strengthening.
Defeat the spring crisis with herbs!
Ailments associated with the spring crisis best combated by using natural ways. So will help herbal infusions that cleanse, contain a lot of vitamins and minerals, increase resistance and give you energy. In addition, if we apply the appropriate herbs, little change diet, a little bit move – we will also lose a few more, gathered in the winter kilos.
Here is a list of herbs that can help you during the spring crisis and ” after wintry” detox:
The infusion of hibiscus flowers are rich in vitamin C and organic acids – hence its slightly sour taste, also contains a lot of minerals, including calcium. Hibiscus is a diuretic and a positive effect on the functioning of the liver, thus acts cleansing, acts as a stimulant to the immune system, is especially recommended during cleansing treatment and weight loss because it inhibits the absorption of carbohydrates from the digestive tract.
2. Goldenrod herb
Goldenrod is also a herb cleansing, diuretic and substances contained therein form the complex compounds with toxins, substances unnecessary and harmful metabolites, it causes them easier to dissolve in water and removal in larger quantities from the body in urine and sweat. The infusion of goldenrod work so detoxicating, which is especially important during the spring detox.
3. Nettle leaf
Nettle has nutritional properties, is extremely rich in vitamins (C, K, B vitamins) and minerals (lots of iron) that we are missing after the winter. Drinking nettle infusion increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood and red blood cells, so it is also recommended for people who have anemia. Regulates metabolism, furthermore nettle diuretic, facilitates the excretion of urea, chloride and harmful products of metabolism, so this is another plant which we can use during the spring detoxifying therapies.
4. John’s wort
St. John’s wort acts antidepressant and calming, relieve chronic fatigue, improves well-being and relieves the effects of stress. If spring crisis is accompanied by depressed mood, St. John’s wort is the best choice. Moreover, St. John’s wort affects the impact of digestive tract, facilitates digestion and improves metabolism. St. John’s Wort should not be used during the summer months, during high solar radiation, can in fact cause the appearance of discoloration on the skin.
5. Cleansing herbal blends Herbal mixture consisting of several plants. Their advantage is that the substances contained in individual plants complement each other. Carefully selected herbs ensure optimal operation tailored to the needs of the body. In our Herbal blend for cleansing, we used a great cleansing Cistus, streamline metabolism walnut leaf, nutritional nettle and strengthening and cleaning the leaves of birch. A great offer for spring cleansing is also our herbal blend for women.
You can also read our encyclopedia of herbs:
- Hibiscus flower
- Goldenrod herbs
- Nettle leaf
- St.John’s wort
- Herbal blend for cleansing
- Herbal blend for Women