Tea for Liver Detox
|Liver Detox Tea - Formula|
|Adapted from The Tao of Detox, |
by Daniel Reid (Inner Traditions, 2006).
If you sometimes overindulge during the holidays, this tea formula can help to detoxify a sluggish system, improving circulation of blood and energy to the liver.
10 g dandelion root
10 g burdock root
5 g fennel
5 g ginger
5 g milk thistle
2 g mugwort
1. Mix the dried herbs with 1 1/3 quarts of pure water and bring to a boil in a non-aluminum cooking pot. Simmer slowly for about 20 minutes, then remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.
2. Strain into a bottle and take 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of warm tea, 3 times per day.
3. Extra tea may be kept fresh in the refrigerator, but each dose should be warmed up before drinking