TOXIN DETOX FORMULA (The Science)
Gentle detoxer for heavy metals, radiation, chemicals & other toxins
Zeolite has been purported to have a wide variety of health benefits including acting as a chelator to help remove heavy metals from the body, improve liver function, balance biological pH levels, improve general well-being, control allergies and asthma, improve digestion and act as an antioxidant.
Fruit pectin is effective for removing contaminants from the body such as heavy metals and other toxins. Detoxifying the body from heavy metals and contaminants optimizes health and allows the body to repair itself.
Shilajit is a traditional herbal remedy that has been used for chelation of heavy metals and as an antioxidant and rejuvenator. It is also used to support elimination organs like the kidneys and liver. Known historically as the “Destroyer of Weakness”, Shilajit has naturally occurring Fulvic Acid and Humic Acid to help support general immune health.
Tulsi or Holy Basil is a traditional herb that has been revered for thousands of years as the “The Incomparable One” and was traditionally used to promote a positive stress response and the elevation of the spirit. Basil is also known to support anti-microbial and detox action.
Ashwagandha is a traditional herb known for its adaptogenic qualities. As a powerful adaptogen, Ashwagandha increases an individual’s ability to adapt to environmental stresses and factors and helps to reduce damage to the body from these factors. It helps the body to maintain a balanced state while under physical stress and supports balancing the stress of detoxification.
Dulse sea lettuce is naturally high in trace minerals, iron and iodine.
Bacopa monnieri is a traditional herb used to support brain functions including memory, focus, concentration and cognitive activity.
Rice bran is useful for detoxification. Rice bran fiber (RBF) has also been shown to have a high binding ability with PCBs and other toxins, including the combustion byproduct benzo(a)pyrene in a laboratory setting.
Red Clover is a traditional herb well known in the Native American pharmacopeia. Red clover is known as a blood purifier for detox.
Triphala or “three fruits” is a combination of the myrobalan family of fruits commonly eaten in Asia. Triphala is a traditional remedy for deep digestive cleansing and balancing and one of the most important traditional herbal formulas for efficient digestive functioning.
Yellow dock supports liver detoxification. Adding detox-supportive herbs like yellow dock can assist an under-functioning liver get rid of toxins, waste products, and excess hormones.
Milk thistle is a natural herb traditionally use as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and for detoxification
As an antioxidant, milk thistle is equally powerful to other important nutrients like vitamin E or vitamin C, which help fight free radical damage and slow the aging process that can lead to disease development. It specifically contains high levels of lipophilic extracts from the seeds of the plant, which act as bioflavanoid antioxidants that increase immunity and slow down oxidative stress.
Amla berries are a traditional fruit that are known to contain the highest level of naturally occurring vitamin C of any food source. Amla also contains bioflavonoids and Ellagic acid which make it one of the most powerful antioxidant sources of free-radical scavenging as related to detoxification. This allows Amla to help cleanse the blood stream and tissues of toxins that are created during normal daily functioning or after stressful activities including athletic performance.
Terminalia arjuna bark is a traditional herb used historically to detoxify the blood. This happens partly due to its astringent effects. Arjuna is also known as a heart “protector” and is used for heart muscle strengthening and to prevent heart pain and bring more oxygen to the heart.
Cilantro is a culinary herb commonly used in salads and food dishes. It is known as a chelation agent for removal of heavy metals.
Turmeric has proven chelating activities for aluminum, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead and mercury. This chelating property of turmeric can be useful in preventing accumulation of heavy metals in body tissues.
Scientific evidence regarding role of turmeric which naturally contains the active, curcumin, in Aluminium toxicity:
Alfalfa is a traditional herb known to contain many vitamins and minerals and is used in detoxification and for the benefit of digestive issues. It can be used for re-mineralization of the body during or after a detox program. Further, the high enzyme content of the plant make it a powerful tool for enhanced digestion and assimilation of nutrients.
Garlic has been used for centuries as detoxification agent.
A remarkable study published in the journal Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology revealed something very special about garlic: it is a natural detoxifier of lead and is not only as effective as a common chelation drug known as d-penicillamine at pulling this metal out of the body but is also much safer.
The study was titled, “Comparison of therapeutic effects of garlic and d-penicillamine in patients with chronic occupational lead poisoning,” and sought to confirm previous research in animals that showed garlic (Allium sativum) is effective in reducing blood and tissue lead concentrations.
Detoxification, or removing the “bad stuff” from the body is a key component to health and longevity. There are many foods, herbs and drugs that are in the arsenal of a holistic patient and their doctor’s tool kit to help the body detoxify in a natural manner. Garlic is one of the most important!
This ancient longevity food has so many functions that it truly ranks as one of the most important super-foods. Garlic has two major functions:
- A super detox food supporting many liver enzymes, the body’s manufacturing of glutathione and other factors critical for detoxification including multiple sulfur compounds and bio-active selenium.
- Garlic is the most effective broad spectrum anti-microbial agent possessing 39 different anti-fungal, bacterial, parasitic and viral agents.
Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) has been consumed for thousands of years and Green Tea has been shown to encourage the healthy detox of the liver and the entire body. It also offers the body antioxidant support with free-radical cleansing, and it has been studied to show support of metabolic and cardiovascular health. Green Tea has also been shown to have a slightly anabolic (muscle-building) effect in those who lift weights regularly, as well as in older adults, who naturally begin to lose muscle mass as they age.
Green tea is high in polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which function as powerful antioxidants that contribute to removal of toxins. These substances can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body, protecting cells from damage.
One of the more powerful compounds in green tea is the antioxidant Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), which has been studied to treat various diseases and may be one of the main reasons green tea has such powerful medicinal and cleansing properties.
Ginger is a traditional herb used for detox. The most commonly used medicinal part of the plant is the rhizome, the root-like stem that grows underground. It’s a rich source of antioxidants including gingerols, shogaols, zingerones, and more.
Ginger has broad-spectrum antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, and anti-parasitic properties, to name just several of its more than 40 pharmacological actions many of which help to detox the body.