Category: Liver Cleansing

April 16, 2019

Spring Cleaning Your Body

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND Spring is finally here and that means it is time for a good spring clean! Have you ever noticed how good you feel after a thorough cleaning session? Spring cleaning our homes and getting rid of clutter and old stuff that no longer serve us has a profound effect on our […]

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Treatment of Acne by Supporting Liver Detoxification of Hormones with DIM

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Hormonal acne is a common condition I see in practice as a naturopathic physician. It is often characterized by deep, painful cysts on back, chest, neck and/or jawline of the face. Female patients may notice that their acne worsens around ovulation or their periods. Acne can be a condition that causes […]

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April 13, 2018

Liver Health: Supporting Your Body’s Hardest Working Organ

Dr. Alexia Harris, ND The body’s organs of detoxification have evolved to handle a wide variety of toxins from both our internal and external environments. When we think of toxins, we often consider the synthetic chemicals and poisonous substances from the environment which have become associated with causing harmful effects in the body.  However, toxins […]

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Botanical Medicine for a Thriving Liver

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Did you know that an optimally functioning liver is essential to hormonal health, digestive health, our mood and even our aging process? Fortunately there is an abundance of liver wonder herbs that are known to Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The selection of a liver herb is based on the desired […]

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How to Love Your Liver

Dr. Julia Christensen ND Providing support to the liver is one of my favorite things to do in practice because this organ does so much for us! From sorting through metabolic waste, supporting digestion, clearing hormones, and breaking down the alcohol from a night out, it’s responsible for so many important functions. Therefore, it’s imperative […]

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April 10, 2017

Liver Enzymes and Detoxification

Dr. Adam McLeod, ND The majority of the foods and medications that you consume are metabolized in the liver. The liver is an incredibly complicated organ that carries out many vital tasks required for life. In the context of detoxification there are only a few major metabolic pathways in the liver that do most of […]

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June 14, 2016

Proper Elimination For Skin Health

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Our skin has many jobs, but what may come as a shock: elimination isn’t one of them. Many people think of sweating as a way to ‘detox’ or get rid of waste, but sweating mostly just expels water from our bodies in order to cool us off. Therefore, the best route […]

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November 17, 2014

Tailored detoxification

Dr. Deirdre O’Neill, ND Exposure to toxins is part of life. How our body handles these toxins is the other side of the equation. If our body is in balance, we are able to process the toxins efficiently and completely through our detoxification organs, the liver and kidneys. As exposures creep up or our ability […]

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February 12, 2013

10 Tips To Prepare for Cleansing / Detoxification

Dr. Terrie Van Alstyne, ND Cut out coffee, alcohol, junk and processed foods Increase vegetarian meals Decrease meat to 3X/week and eat free range poultry only Drink ½ organic lemon juiced in warm water first thing in the morning 20 minutes prior to breakfast to stimulate the liver Increase water intake to 1 oz per […]

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Liver Cleansing for Whole Body Health

Dr. Terrie Van Alstyne, N.D. The liver is the one organ that takes the brunt of dealing with all of the toxic metabolites in the body. These toxins come into the body from many sources including: air‐born pollution, pollutants in our water such as chlorine, heavy metals, drugs, pesticides, etc., chemicals sprayed on or injected […]

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