Cilantro is one of the most effective and gentle detoxifiers of heavy metals and other toxic contaminants. It is excellent for extracting mercury from your body’s organs. Heavy metals have been linked to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, brain deterioration, emotional problems, kidney disease, lung disease, and weak bones.
Cilantro is a rich source of minerals, such as potassium, calcium, manganese, iron and magnesium. It contains high amount of vitamins A and K. It is also a proven antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory; it can help quickly reduce infection and inflammation as it works to clear your system.
How to Use Cilantro
Here’s one inexpensive, effective method you can do on a daily basis.
Blend a handful of fresh, organic cilantro into your daily smoothie is one option. Add chopped cilantro to your dishes.
Cilantro Inflammation-Busting Recipe
1/2 c packed chopped fresh organic cilantro
1/2 c organic apple juice
1/2 c water
1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder (or any other green powder)
Mix in a blender until smooth.
It’s full of minerals, enzymes, antioxidants and amino acids. Bathing in spirulina helps revitalize, nourish and soften the skin. It is thought to usher along detoxification by flushing fluids from the cells and replacing them with all this good stuff in spirulina.
Add the following to a warm bath:
½ cup spirulina, mixed in a pitcher of warm water (where to find)
½ cup sea salt
5 drops essential oil (I like to use a mixture of lime, bergamot and grapefruit). (where to find)