If your diet is rich in processed and fatty foods it will inevitably lead to toxin accumulation in your kidneys and liver. This can have detrimental effect on your overall health as both the kidneys and the liver have an essential role in your body. The liver filters out the toxins and if it doesn’t do its job properly your kidneys will suffer from the blood toxicity that occurs as a result of improper liver function.
The best way to detox these two vital organs is to increase your consumption of bitter herbs and veggies. Why? Well, because bitter tasting veggies and fruits owe its bitter taste to the presence of alkaloids, which are essentially poisonous chemical compounds.
Why is it important to eat bitters?
In this article we’re going to reveal one amazing plant that has numerous medicinal properties and is highly nutritious and can activate various physiological reactions.
Consuming bitter food actually stimulates the production of digestive acids which boosts nutrient absorption and improves your digestion. If you suffer from acid reflux it means that your stomach acid levels are off the balance and you should ingest something bitter before meals to improve the condition.
Bitter foods reduce food sensitivities, improve your digestion and regularity, benefit the gut flora, stop you from overeating and so on. They’re also beneficial for ulcer treatments, alkalize your body, and support endocrine health. They’re also recommended to people suffering from diabetes and can help with waste and toxin elimination.
How to consume bitters for maximum benefits?
If you want to take advantage of the health benefits of bitter food you need to be able to taste the bitterness and not mask it with anything else. The bitter taste activates your neural reflexes thanks to the bitter receptors.
You shouldn’t try to sweeten the bitter food with honey or anything else. If you want to benefit from it you need to be able to take its bitterness.
Consuming Bitter Gourd Juice for Kidney Stones Elimination
Prepare some fresh bitter gourd juice and drink 6oz. of it every day for a minimum of 30 days if you want to pass the kidney stones naturally. The bitter gourd juice will help you break them down and eliminate them through your urine completely painlessly.
- 3 pieces of bitter gourd (if it’s big) or 7 pieces (if it’s small)
- 1 tbsp. olive or coconut oil
- ¼ organic lemon with peel
Squeeze the juice from the lemon and the bitter gourd and add it to the blender. Now add the olive oil and pulse until everything is combined. Consume this juice every day for about a month and you’ll start feeling the stones going through your urine as you go.
This juice is super-powerful and should be consumed in small amounts if the person isn’t used to its bitter taste. Also drink plenty of water during the treatment.
If you’re pregnant, nursing or taking some medications consult with your doctor before trying this therapy.
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