Bupleurum Liver Cleansing - Can This and Other Traditional
Herbs Really Cleanse The Liver
The liver is the largest of our vital organs. It is responsible for facilitating digestion and
elimination, and filtering potentially toxic waste products from the blood. Liver
detoxification is especially important today, due to the increasing prevalence of chemical
pollutants in our environment.
Traditional liver cleansing
Every culture in the world used to have a traditional practice of cleansing the liver at least
once a year. Many of those in Appalachian Mountains still do this. It is a wise practice to
continue. There are many toxins the liver cannot effectively eliminate. Eventually it stores
up more than it can handle. This can lead to problems such as environmental sensitivities.
The Chinese herb Bupleurum has a unique reputation for deeply cleansing this
Bupleurum liver cleasing is the most widely used herbal detoxifier in Chinese herbalism. It
is the major ingredient of literally dozens of herbal "liver" formulas, such as the
antioxidant milk thistle seed extract, one of the most well researched herbal substances in
Germany. It has a powerful protective action, helping the liver stand up to the onslaught of
chemical pollutants and antagonists.
Apart from Bupleurum, there are many other traditional herbs used for liver cleansing.
Dandelion root has traditionally been used in North America for internal spring-cleaning.
Wild yam supports the liver's cleansing powers, alleviating some of the stress to this vital
organ. Dong quai root, from China, provides powerful tonifying and antioxidant properties.
Additional liver-supportive herbs include lycii fruit, cyperus rhizome, peony root, fennel
fruit, ginger root, and Chinese skullcap root. Together, these renowned botanicals from
three continents provide a thorough herbal approach for supporting a healthy liver.
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