Detoxifying Herbal Tea
Burdock has an ancient and respected reputation as a nutritive liver tonic that helps to clean and build the blood, while its diuretic action of burdock helps in the elimination of waste materials. Taken internally, this root promotes sweating and the elimination of harmful high levels of uric acid via the kidneys. Burdock helps to cleanse the body from the inside out and is most useful in those conditions that can be traced back to liver disorders or a general overload of toxins in the system. Additionally, drinking detoxifying herbal teas made from burdock and dandelion root helps the body dispose of skin bacteria, toxins and excess hormones that are the root causes of acne and other eruptive skin conditions. Regular use detoxifies the body, treating an underlying cause of chronic skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and acne.
Preparation Methods & Dosage : . Simmer 1 tablespoon of dried herb in 2 cups of water for 20 minutes. Drink up to 4 cups daily. Tea can also be used as a skin and face wash. Apply the cooled tea to the skin with a clean facecloth, and rinse in cool water.