The liver is very important part of our body. It plays over 500 different functions, including neutralizing toxins, fighting infections and manufacturing proteins and hormones. We can call the liver the special organ. This is because it is the only organ in our body that can regenerate itself after some injury.
To maintain the health of the liver we need to avoid the unbalanced diet and processed foods. They can really take a toll on the liver over time. We need the healthy liver because the capacity to detoxify itself and cleanse the body is actually essential for optimal health. If we don’t have the liver we are prone to toxic overload and chronic illness.
You just need to simply feed it the right thing to keep it healthy. In order to help you with this we will give you this special juice.
Liver – boosting juice recipe
- 25g of celery
- A finger-sized piece of ginger
- 125g of fresh red cabbage
- 1 lemon
- 250g of fresh pears
- 10g of mint
- 500ml of water
- First of all you need to wash the ingredients roughly, but do not peel them.
- Grate the ginger and decore the pear.
- Next step is to cut the pears, cabbage and celery into very thin slices.
- Take your blender and place them all in it.
- Pour the water over them and blend the ingredients.
- Squeeze the juice from the lemon into a bowl but don’t forget to discard the seeds.
- Add the lemon juice, mint and peel into the mixture and blend it again.
- Serve the drink and enjoy its benefits.
It is recommended to drink this mixture two times a day to get the best results. The first glass should be once you get up in the morning, and the second about two hours before going to bed. It is important to keep the mixture in your refrigerator for about 2 days.
What can you expect from each ingredient?
According to some animal studies celery seeds extracts can help lower the blood pressure and cholesterol. They can even protect the lover from damaging substances like tynenol.
Celery can also help expel toxins from the body because it is a mild diuretic.
Ginger can really help patients that suffer from Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease due to its positive effects on biomarkers of liver injury.
It can be used to treat fat deposits in the liver to reverse the underlying cause of condition.
The consumption of red cabbage can fic the imbalances in lipids, liver enzymes and renal osmolytes induced by a cholesterol-rich diet.
Inflammation and cell death can also be prevented in order to speed healing of liver injury.
Hesperidin, naringenin and eriocitrin can be found in lemon and lemon peel. These substances can protect the liver against inflammation and oxidative stress. They can also lower the cholesterol levels in the blood and the liver.
Gallstones can be regressed by up to 52% because of the pectin in the pears. This means that pears are way more effective compared to a placebo.
Sometimes people that suffer from cirrhosis have a problem with bruising or bleeding that is caused by enlarged veins. To help manage these symptoms, our body needs vitamin K mint.
On the other hand, peppermint can also reduce the effect of immobilization stress on liver enzymes.