It feels like spring is on the horizon after a cosy winter. Spring is a time for renewed energy and fresh intentions; we have included our health tips and superfoods for detoxing the body and the mind- shake off the winter blues and enter into the new season feeling refreshed and revitalised. Read on for our spring detox mini guide.
Known for being a potent liver tonic, milk thistle has been used in traditional herbal medicine for thousands of years. The liver is responsible for filtering waste products from the body and detoxifying the blood. Milk thistle helps to cleanse the liver, and this will help to increase its functionality. The perfect detox to recover from winter.
An energising supergreen powder containing over 90 vitamins, minerals and nutrients, Moringa is known for being a powerful detoxifier. Moringa has a range of potential benefits ranging from cardiovascular support and immune health to cognitive function and healthy vision. For a longer list of the properties of this incredible plant see our product page.
One of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet, bee pollen contains all the essential amino acids, the full spectrum of vitamins and a whole range of minerals including calcium, manganese, phosphorous, iron, sodium, potassium, aluminium, magnesium and copper. Not only that, but bee pollen also contains trace elements, proteins, enzymes, co-enzymes, pigments, xanthophylls, carotenes, sterols, phytosterols, lignans (dibenzyl butanes) isoflavones, carbohydrates and fatty acids.
Bee pollen has also been used to help allergies and alleviate symptoms of hay fever, the perfect addition in the lead up to spring and summer. It is made up of 5-25% amino acids, up to 40% carbohydrates, 5% fatty oils and up to 35% protein. Bee pollen is also very rich in flavonoids and phytoeostrogens, and contains more essential amino acids than meat, eggs or cheese.
For those of you looking for a quick and effective solution, we have created our own detox blend which includes organic beetroot powder, organic milk thistle powder, organic yacon powder, organic chlorella powder, organic green coffee powder. As well as it’s cleansing effects, detox blend is incredibly nutrient dense with a rich variety of ingredients. Detox blend includes vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12 C, D, and K. It is very high in potassium and iron, as well as magnesium and zinc. It’s a great source of dietary fibre, antioxidants and protein, plus naturally occurring pre and probiotics.
Alongside these suggestions make sure to drink lots of water as its the body’s best natural detoxifier, and include lots of leafy greens in your diet.