Detoxifying Your Liver the Herbal Way
The Liver is such an important organ that is the cleansing and detoxification center of the body, it is crucial that its health is prioritized. From helping to digest foods, flush toxins, and absorb vitamins, a healthy liver function is directly connected to your overall health.
Do I have a Healthy Liver Function, or do I Need a Liver Cleanse?
It is important to listen to your body when determining whether your liver may be struggling. For additional information regarding the importance of a healthy liver function go check out our blogpost here.
The below are some signs that may indicate that your liver is under stress.
The liver is located in the upper right hand side of your abdomen. Inflammation in this region could indicate that your liver is inflamed.
Chemicals and Toxins
Unfortunately chemicals and toxins are everywhere from pollutants in the air to food and drinks that are ingested.
Excess alcohol consumption can lead to severe damage and scarring of the liver, in extreme circumstances damage can cause cirrhosis of the liver.
Herbal Approach to a Liver Cleanse
Historically herbs have been used to support the body and cleanse the liver. Herbs like licorice root, boldo leaves, peppermint, chamomile, milk thistle, dandelion root, ginger root, red clover, and marshmallow root have been used to maintain a healthy liver. Herbs can affect a healthy metabolism as well as aid in a liver cleanse.
Symbi Solutions for a Liver Cleanse
An herbal liver detox tea is our solution. Symbi's organic Liver Support tea promotes detoxification and the elimination of toxins which assists in a healthy liver function. Our liver detox tea contains organic herbs and is caffeine free. Although we do not peppermint or licorice root, our tea's medicinal benefits and taste have no compromises. Let's discover each of the herbs inside this tea blend and how they work together to aid your liver.
Milk Thistle Seed
Milk thistle seed, also known as Silybum marianum has a rich history that spans over 2,000 years. Milk thistle has been used as a natural remedy for liver diseases such as alcoholic liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and drug-induced liver injury. This herb has been found to posses anti-inflammatory properties, aid in liver regeneration, and boost the immune system PMID: 30080294.
For centuries all parts of the dandelion have been used culinarily and medicinally by many cultures. Personally I have heard stories about Italian Nonas (grandmothers) on the side of the road picking dandelion greens and flowers to to add flavor and nutrients into their cuisine.
Medicinally, dandelion root has been used historically in Europe and China to treat various aliments including issues associated with the liver. The chemical composition of dandelion roots include carbohydrates, fatty acids, minerals, sugars, choline vitamins, mucilage, and pectin. The dandelion root has many health benefits some of which include its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-oxidative properties PMID: 28012278.
The rhizome of the plant grows underground, and is the most commonly used part of the plant both culinarily and medicinally. Gingerol is the main nutrient in the rhizome and possesses antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. PMID: 23717767.
Some of the vitamins present in ginger root are Vitamin C, B3, B6, Zinc, etc. Everyday Health
The liver and gastrointestinal health is interrelated, as one of the byproducts of the liver is bile. The root of this plant improves gastrointestinal health by reducing cramping, bloating, and aids in digestion by improving the rate in which bile empties through the gastrointestinal tract PMID: 30680163.
Ginger may also help people who have elevated cholesterol levels by reducing the amount of cholesterol found in the body DOI: 10.4172/2471-2663.1000140.
Red clover is a powerhouse in the legume family that has traditionally used medicinally for human consumption as well as for livestock feed. The plant has antioxidants and is and anti-inflammatory PMID: 35204317.
No, we are not talking about topping our hot chocolate with this type of marshmallow, although this herb is a great addition to our tea.
Marshmallow is a perennial plant, meaning it is planted once, and comes back every year. Its roots are high in mucilage, which has been found to aid in digestion.
Just as the Liver and gastrointestinal health are interrelated kidney and liver health are also interrelated. The blood byproduct from the liver is filtered out by the kidneys and exits the body as urine. Marshmallow may also act as a dietetic and flush out excess fluid and assist the kidney cleanse Healthline.
Liver Support by Drink Symbi
Our herbal tea comes in a 2 oz and 4oz package. The 4oz package is a 10-day supply and is meant to be taken daily, 2-3 times a day. Created specifically for a 10-day regime, please do not overuse. You can do the regime multiple times, but you should take a break in between uses. Make sure to drink lots of water alongside this tea.
How to Brew Organic Liver Support Tea
There are two ways that we suggest brewing this detox tea.
Boil 1-2 cups of water.
Steep 1-2 teaspoons of the loose leaf tea in the boiling water for 10-12 minutes.
Batch Brewing to Use as a Liver Detox Tea
Boil 4 cups of water.
Measure 2 tablespoons of the tea.
Steep the tea in the boiling water for 15-20 minutes.
Drink the cups of tea throughout the day, and repeat for 10-30 days.
Create Your Own Tea Routine
Our Herbal caffeine free tea is loose leaf, therefore we do not use tea bags. Reusable tea bags come in many shapes and sizes and add a personalized element to the tea experience. If you are interested in one of our favorites, you can check out our website.
Our tea is produced in a facility that is free of soy and gluten.
Whether you choose to enjoy this tea with a little bit of honey, or on its own, this tea is great to serve to guests after enjoying a meal together.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Keep out of reach of children. Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medication or if you have a medical condition.
Reviews on This Tea
Do not just take our word for it, check out some of our customer reviews below:
"Really love this tea. Taste great. I got liver, anxiety, inflammation teas. All great." - Reviews from Estela M.
"Since I have been drinking the liver support tea I have felt so much better. I actually need to drink this at least 3 times a week for liver support. I use essential oils and Lifewave patches. I appreciate this tea because it truly has helped me since I have a non-alcoholic fatty liver." - Reviews from Debra M.
"Tastes great and is very calming!" Reviews from Marissa F.
"I have a fatty liver so I drink liver detox tea to keep my liver enzymes at normal range. Definitely helps! Thank you." Reviews from Monica S.
A Message From Our Team
We love our caffeine free herbal tea blends at Symbi and have seen the impact that our caffeine free teas have had on many of our beloved customers. We hope that our caffeine free teas will improve and enhance your daily life like it has for so many.
Check out our organic Liver Support herbal tea, as well as all our other teas on our website where you can purchase the teas and experience their benefits for yourself. Once on our website be sure to check out our customer reviews to see how this blend has impacted our tea loving community.
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