Through the Skin via Sweating:
2. Roasted Chicory Root (Cichorium intybus)
3. Burdock Root (Arctium sp.)
6. Ckeavers (Galium aparine)
7. Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica)
Add freshly squeezed lemon juice and raw honey to tea of choice to soothe a
sore, irritated throat.
2. Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus)
3. Chanca piedra (Phyllanthus niruri)
4. Burdock (Arctium sp.)
5. Dandelion (Taraxacum sp.)
6. Reishi (mushrooms)
7. Schisandra berry (Schisandra chinensis)¹ [also spelled Schizandra]
8. Plantain (Plantango sp.)
9. Greater Celandine (Chelidonium majus)
AKA nipplewort, swallowwort, or tetterwort
NOTE: tetterwort is also a name for Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
10. Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica)
AVOID or REDUCE your toxic exposure:
1. Consume organic foods and drinks.
2. Do not eat foods or drink liquids out of cans, especially aluminum or cans lined with BPA (bisphenol-A).
3. Drink out of glass rather than metal (even food grade stainless steel) or plastic.
4. Grow your own: sprouts, herbs, vegetables, fruits, etc. or buy fresh foods at your local
farmers market or from your local farmer, or forage for wild plants.
5. Avoid processed packaged foods.
6. Say NO to GMOs.
7. Use natural beauty products.
8. Use natural household cleaning products.
9. Avoid polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), such as in flame retardant clothing, new cars, carpets, mattresses, etc. PBDEs are linked to cancer, developmental disorders,² thyroid dysfunction,³ etc.
Updated 3/23/18 with more to be added ... .
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¹Chen, Q., Zhang, H., Cao, Y., Li, Y., Sun, S., Zhang, J., & Zhang, G. (2017). Schisandrin B attenuates CCl4-induced liver fibrosis in rats by regulation of Nrf2-ARE and TGF-β/Smad signaling pathways. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, 11, 2179–2191. http://doi.org/10.2147/DDDT.S137507
²Martin, O. V., Evans, R. M., Faust, M., & Kortenkamp, A. (2017). A Human Mixture Risk Assessment for Neurodevelopmental Toxicity Associated with Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers Used as Flame Retardants. Environmental Health Perspectives, 125(8), 087016. http://doi.org/10.1289/EHP826
³Li, F., Xie, Q., Li, X., Li, N., Chi, P., Chen, J., … Hao, C. (2010). Hormone Activity of Hydroxylated Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers on Human Thyroid Receptor-β: In Vitro and In Silico Investigations. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(5), 602–606. http://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.0901457
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