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What is Detox?

The human body is well equipped to get rid of toxins and other unnecessary, unwanted matter (waste) from the various systems that make it up.

However with the passage of time, due to unhealthy diets, intake of toxic substances (drugs, alcohol, caffeine, certain medications), chronic stress and exposure to environmental toxins, these detoxification pathways can become sluggish and the body can feel inflamed as if it is not firing on all cylinders.
Compromised detoxification pathways can lead to a lack of energy, infections and disease as our vital organs are subjected to daily stress and start to function less efficiently. Therefore, giving the body some much-needed respite through a full body cleanse can not only reset the system but also help nurture our vital organs.

As a result, they get to ‘reset’ so to speak. This means we can help to reset and restore systemic efficiency in our bodies by taking a break from unhealthy habits (preferably getting rid of them altogether).

Mental clarity, improved digestion, reduced pain/inflammation, reduced hormonal imbalances, more energy and clearer skin are all manifestations of the advantages cleansing brings to the body.

Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had access to fresh, clean drinking water, air, and food?

Sadly it is undeniable that we live in a toxic world where pollution and radiation are things we live with every day. There are chemicals in our personal care products as well as in household cleaning agents we use daily. We also live busy lives with high-stress levels which can mean that we are more likely to consume convenient packaged or fast foods. Because of all these things we often end up feeling unwell and take medications. Some of us cope with everyday stress by consuming alcohol in excess, smoking or taking addictive substances. But if you’re trying to live healthily, or consciously making a lifestyle change to improve your well-being, it is recommended that you do at least a one-week detox at the beginning of every season. Detoxifying is meant to start the season off with a clean slate and to reset your health.

Choosing a cleanse AKA detox can help with: weight loss, hormonal balance, increased energy, management of autoimmune disease, digestive upsets and improve our immune function. Whatever your health concern is I promise that you cannot go wrong by starting with a cleansing detox.


Some people associate the word ‘detox’ with starving themselves or taking weird herbal concoctions and strange-smelling wheatgrass shots (although this is beneficial, too). Others may have already participated in a cleansing programme before but experienced unbearable or unpleasant initial symptoms. Or you may be someone who has personally experienced the benefits of cleansing, but haven’t done it in a while. Whatever the case may be, it’s always better to fully understand what a full body cleanse is and why it can be beneficial to your health when it is done periodically.


Does your body need a cleansing detox? Watch out for these tell-tale signs:


The most important full body Detox Benefits:

Increases Energy Levels

Sluggishness, lack of energy or fatigue are symptoms of the body’s inability to process, absorb and utilise nutrients from food. When toxins have accumulated in the body, it can lead to a reduction in cellular energy. A good detoxification programme which includes adequate nutrition in the diet can help jump-start efficient digestion aside from boosting energy production at the cellular level. This period of cleansing helps restore vitality and energy so you should feel lighter and more alive.

Improves Mental Clarity

The brain-gut connection means that any time there is something amiss in the gut, the brain is affected. A high toxin load impairs the brain’s ability to quickly process information thereby leading to brain fog. The energy boost emanating from a period of detoxification rewards the brain with improved focus and mental clarity. Neurological benefits are one of the most common results achieved by a full body detox. Different toxins are fat-soluble, so their adverse effects on the brain can be immediately felt – primarily because the brain has one of the largest aggregations of fat in the body. This is why a well-planned full body cleanse should clear the way for neurological benefits.

Supports Liver Function

The liver is one of the primary detoxification organs that tirelessly works to eliminate harmful substances from the body. However, the liver can also benefit from a detox/ cleanse as it essentially gets to take a ‘break’ from working overtime. A detox helps to restore liver health so that this vital organ can efficiently perform vital metabolic and detoxification processes.

Strengthens the Immune System

Toxin accumulation affects all bodily processes, including those of the immune and lymphatic system. Lower immunity means a higher susceptibility to infections and disease. Poor immune health is a sign that a full body cleanse is necessary. After a detox period, the immune system functions better and white blood cells are able to work more efficiently to combat microorganisms and foreign bodies.

Promotes Healthy Clear Skin

The skin is not only the largest organ of the human body, it is also one of the primary detoxification organs. Any toxic accumulation or imbalance in the body is quickly manifested in the skin. This comes in the form of dull, pale problem skin which is prone to breakouts and rashes. After undergoing a cleansing detox, you can expect to experience better skin health.

Helps with Weight Management & Digestion

A detox helps to restore the functional efficiency of both the gut and liver. Once proper metabolic function is established and the body’s ability to absorb and utilise nutrients is restored, long-term weight management is easier.

Reduces Inflammation

Diet plays a major role in our health and well-being. Detoxification requires the consumption of a healthy balance of nutrient-packed whole, natural foods. This way you can benefit further from the reduction of inflammation once toxins are eliminated and bodily systems are reset for optimum functionality.

Balances Emotions & Helps Improve the Mood

Since a high toxic load affects the brain, it inevitably affects how we experience events and the feelings or emotions associated with these. After a period of cleansing, once accumulated toxins are expelled, you can experience an improvement in your mental and emotional state. This does not only mean you’ll be generally feeling better about yourself but you will also start experiencing better sleep.
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