Liver Detox Herbs

Herbs and liver detox and tea

 

About liver detox and herbal tea

There are advanced botanic medicines to detox the liver
There are advanced botanic medicines for Liver Stagnation and Toxicity

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Dear Alan, Liver Detox - taken earlier this year. Marvellous result from this, all sluggishness disappeared. This is a tonic which I shall take again.
Rosemary

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Even after only two glasses of LiverDetox, my liver is very grateful to you. Gabor. Hungary.

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These herbs can:
- help to improve liver function (and skin health)
- stimulate blood flow through the liver
- promote bile flow and detox
- prepares the liver and gall bladder for the removal of stones

Liver herbs are known in modern herbal medicine to help improve liver function. There are herbs that are used specifically for liver detoxification, and also for liver and gall bladder health (for gall bladder health see our Gall Bladder info). These herbs help clear gravel and small gall stones in the gall bladder (for gall stones info click here). There are herbs that regulate liver-heart function via the portal system. Such herbs are known to herbal practitioners as Important aids to clearing the skin of eczema and dermatitis. It is a useful routine to take a liver tonic at least once a year. The liver is the biggest organ in the body. You only have one liver and heart. Look after them. These herbs facilitate liver health.

Liver Super Herbs
Dandilion root, Milk Thistle seed, Bupleurum, Chionanthus, Euonymus, Phellodendron.

Lithocholic acid and Cancer

There are over 20 chemcals in the body that can help slow the ageing process, but the most effective one is lithocholic acid. This is a bile acid produced in the liver. It has been found to kill breast, prostate and neuroblastoma cancer cells by interfering with the mitochondria in those cancer cells, reports Concordia University in Montreal.
To help improve the liver function and action Herbactive Advanced Botanical Centre of Medicine recommends taking the tonics LiverDetox and Liver Restorative Tonic.
To order these tonics click here.

Liver Restorative Tonic
This is a specific tonic that uses unique liver restorative herbs. Unlike the liver detoxification herbs in LiverDetox Tonic, which uses liver clearing herbs to spimulated and purge the liver of accumulated toxins, the Liver Restorative Tonic uses totally different herbs that improve the function and action of the liver, regenerative, restorative to the liver organ. One of the greatest herbs to help restore and strengthen the liver is Picorrhiza rhizome. A course of taking the LiverDetox Tonic first then the Liver Restorative Tonic to follow may be recommended. To order the Liver Restorative Tonic click here.

LiverFlush
For a full-scale descaling of your liver and gall bladder do the ABC LiverFlush to remove the build-up of sand-like material and clear liver and gall stones - for full information click here

LiverDetox Herbal Tea
If you'd like to take a tea daily for your liver you can buy our LiverDetox Herbal Tea. This includes dried liver herbs and chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves, stevia leaf, comfrey leaves, with linseed. Order here.

"Hi Alan. Your LiverDetox Tea is fantastic, it really makes me feel good and so does my friend think so who loves it whenever she comes to visit and will order from you herself. I just have a mug of it a day." Jen Hayes, Oxford..

Find out about herbal medicine for treatment of this condition
Prices
Order your tonics here

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Alan, You're doing what noone else is doing. I have been doing another natural treatment and since taking your LiveDetox I have had such an amzing improvement. At first I didn't know what was doing it so I stopped the LiverDetox Tonic and within a short time my symptoms returned, so I restarted your Tonic and immediately I felt better. I am amazed. It is far better than anything I have taken before. Thank you for these remarkable remedies.
Charlotte

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For full-scale descaling of your liver and gall bladder ask about the ABC LiverFlush - for full details click here

Also consider:
LiverFlush
(Total) Detox
Skin Clear
StoneLess (Kidney)
MoveMore Tonic (for lazy bowels)
LymphCleanse
Worry and Stress and Anxiety
Worms and Parasites
Iron and Minerals in the Blood
Pancreas
Adrenals
Protecting the Nerves
HerbShield

Are you feeling the health benefits of Alan's ABC Daily Herbal NutriPowder? click here to find out more

See the prices of all our products and order your tonics here

Related Products

Liver Restorative Tonic — specific liver restorative herbs
LiverDetox Herb Tea — in your teapot for a nice liver cleansing drink
LiverDetox Tonic — to detox, restore, heal and strengthen liver function
LiverFlush Programme — includes WormLess, LiverDetox and 100g LiverFlush Herbal Tea, enough for one complete LiverFlush. Plus, for optional Kidney Flush at the same time, order StoneLess Kidneys and TotalDetox Tonic.

 

 


Prescriptions

Our herbal tonic medicines are carefully prepared on a personal and individual basis for your healing by medical herbalist Alan Hopking MA MNIMH FINEH.

Only whole herbs are used in our herbal medicines. Nothing else is added. If you have symptoms which you consider might be helped with herbal medicine please contact herbal practitioner Alan Hopking for a friendly confidential professional consultation. See terms and fees.

Once you have received your herbal prescription you can contact Alan Hopking at any time for more free advice (preferably by email). When you have completed your bottle of herbal medicine and if you want a repeat prescription you are requested to phone or email so that your progress can be assessed and adjustments made if necessary so that there is no break in your treatment. To order or re-order, click here.

MRCHM - see Alan Hopking's statement about renouncing his association with membership of this organisation

HERBACTIVE Centre of Herbal Medicine, England, UK. Freephone 0800 0834436

General advice to consumers on the use of herbal remedies from the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

From the website of the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (www.mhra.gov.uk) Department of Health, UK

• Remember that herbal remedies are medicines. As with any other medicine they are likely to have an effect on the body and should be used with care. • Herbal remedies may sometimes interact with other medicines. This makes it particularly important to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking a herbal remedy with other medicines such as prescribed medicines (those provided through your doctor or dentist). • Treat with caution any suggestion that a herbal remedy is '100% safe' or is 'safe because it is natural'. Many plants, trees, fungi and algae can be poisonous to humans. It is worth remembering that many pharmaceuticals have been developed or derived from these sources because of the powerful compounds they contain. Any medicine, including herbal remedies, which have an effect on the body should be used with care. • Treat with caution any herbalist or other person who supplies herbal remedies if they are unwilling or unable to provide written information, in English, listing the ingredients of the herbal remedy they are providing. • If you are due to have a surgical operation you should always remember to tell your doctor about any herbal remedy that you are taking. • Anyone who has previously experienced any liver complaint, or any other serious health complaint is advised not to take any herbal remedy without speaking to their doctor first.

PRECAUTIONS:

Pregnant/Breast-feeding mothers

Few conventional medicines have been established as safe to take during pregnancy and it is generally recognised that no medicine should be taken unless the benefit to the mother outweighs any possible risk to the foetus. This rule should also be applied to herbal medicinal products. However, herbal products are often promoted to the public as being “natural” and completely “safe” alternatives to conventional medicines. Some herbal ingredients that specifically should be avoided or used with caution during pregnancy. As with conventional medicines, no herbal products should be taken during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the potential risk.

Volatile Oils

Many herbs are traditionally reputed to be abortifacient and for some this reputation can be attributed to their volatile oil component.(6) A number of volatile oils are irritant to the genito-urinary tract if ingested and may induce uterine contractions. Herbs that contain irritant volatile oils include ground ivy, juniper, parsley, pennyroyal, sage, tansy and yarrow. Some of these oils contain the terpenoid constituent, thujone, which is known to be abortifacient. Pennyroyal oil also contains the hepatotoxic terpenoid constituent, pulegone. A case of liver failure in a woman who ingested pennyroyal oil as an abortifacient has been documented.

Uteroactivity

A stimulant or spasmolytic action on uterine muscle has been documented for some herbal ingredients including blue cohosh, burdock, fenugreek, golden seal, hawthorn, jamaica dogwood, motherwort, nettle, raspberry, and vervain. Herbal Teas Increased awareness of the harmful effects associated with excessive tea and coffee consumption has prompted many individuals to switch to herbal teas. Whilst some herbal teas may offer pleasant alternatives to tea and coffee, some contain pharmacologically active herbal ingredients, which may have unpredictable effects depending on the quantity of tea consumed and strength of the brew. Some herbal teas contain laxative herbal ingredients such as senna, frangula, and cascara. In general stimulant laxative preparations are not recommended during pregnancy and the use of unstandardised laxative preparations is particularly unsuitable. A case of hepatotoxicity in a newborn baby has been documented in which the mother consumed a herbal tea during pregnancy as an expectorant. Following analysis the herbal tea was reported to contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are known to be hepatotoxic.

Breast-feeding mothers

A drug substance taken by a breast-feeding mother presents a hazard if it is transferred to the breast milk in pharmacologically or toxicologically significant amounts. Limited information is available regarding the safety of conventional medicines taken during breast-feeding. Much less information exists for herbal ingredients, and generally the use of herbal remedies is not recommended during lactation.

Paediatric Use

Herbal remedies have traditionally been used to treat both adults and children. Herbal remedies may offer a milder alternative to some conventional medicines, although the suitability of a herbal remedy needs to be considered with respect to quality, safety and efficacy. Herbal remedies should be used with caution in children and medical advice should be sought if in doubt. Chamomile is a popular remedy used to treat teething pains in babies. However, chamomile is known to contain allergenic sesquiterpene lactones and should therefore be used with caution. The administration of herbal teas to children needs to be considered carefully and professional advice may be needed.

Perioperative use

The need for patients to discontinue herbal medicinal products prior to surgery has recently been proposed. The authors considered eight commonly used herbal medicinal products (echinacea, ephedra, garlic, ginkgo, ginseng, kava, St John’s Wort, valerian). On the evidence available they concluded that the potential existed for direct pharmacological effects, pharmacodynamic interactions and pharmacokinetic interactions. The need for physicians to have a clear understanding of the herbal medicinal products being used by patients and to take a detailed history was highlighted. The American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) has advised patients to tell their doctor if they are taking herbal products before surgery and has reported that a number of anaesthesiologists have reported significant changes in heart rate or blood pressure in some patients who have been taking herbal medicinal products including St John’s Wort, ginkgo and ginseng. MCA is currently investigating a serious adverse reaction associated with the use of ginkgo prior to surgery. In this case, the patient who was undergoing hip replacement experienced uncontrolled bleeding thought to be related to the use of ginkgo.

From the website of the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (www.mhra.gov.uk) Department of Health, UK

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