It can be very easy to get into a pattern of eating foods that we know are bad for us, but it is not so easy to break the habit. If you feel you need a little detox, you want to release healthy eating habits and cravings for calm of processed foods, try this gentle cleansing for 1-3 days.
Remove all dairy products two days before cleaning. Dairy products can interfere with the detoxification process because they are slowly digested by the body. Your body should get rid of all the toxins from too many dairy products before you start cleaning your lungs.
Drink 1 cup of herbal tea (eg: Black Forest) before going to bed the night before day 1 of your 3-day cleansing. This will help your system get rid of the toxins in the intestines that tend to contract. Your lungs should not be overworked for blockages in any part of the body during your detoxification.
Squeeze two whole lemons into a cup to a 1/2 cup of water before breakfast. This will prepare you to digest potent alkalizing foods that will help your lungs regenerate.
Drink 1.5 cups to purge grapefruit juice with breakfast. If you do not enjoy the taste of grapefruit juice, dilute with a bottle of spring water or replace with pineapple juice. These juices contain natural antioxidants that promote a healthy respiratory system.
Drink 1 to 1.5 cups of pure carrot juice between breakfast and lunch. Carrot juice will help you alkalize your blood during your 3 day detox. Due to its beta-carotene content, which the body converts to vitamin A, carrot juice helps in a clean and healthy respiratory system.
Drink 1.5 cups of potassium juice with lunch. Potassium is a potent agent that will act as a cleansing tonic when ingested in a liquid form. The creation of a potassium juice includes carrot juice, celery, spinach, parsley and sea vegetables. If you do not have a juicer, simply mix 50 ml of Noni juice with one cup of spring water. Noni juice can be purchased at most health food stores. There are several Noni brands on the market. It is important to buy pure Noni juice. Tree of Life is one of the few companies that offer pure Noni juice.
Prepare and drink 1 cup of mucus cleaner 1 hour before dinner. The mucus cleaner is rich in rose hips, ginger and mint. These herbs help relieve congested noses, buildup of mucus and congestion. Tea cleanser is available at most supermarkets and health food stores.
Drink 340 ml of pure cranberry juice before bedtime. Cranberry juice helps fight bacteria in the lungs that could cause infections. Cranberries are very potent antioxidants and promote healthy blood and urine.