Humans have two kidneys and they are located in the abdominal cavity on both sides of the spine. They have shape of a hollow bean grain, whose concave edge is facing the spinal column. An adult’s kidney weighs about 140-150g and has a squeezed fist size.
Main function to this pair of organs located in the back of the abdomen, is to filter our blood. In our kidneys, all of our blood passes through several times a day. As the kidneys filter blood, removing wastes, they control our body fluid balance and the balance of electrolytes. Due this filtration, the kidneys create urine which collects in the pelvis.
The kidneys are one of the most important organs that purifies our body. Thanks to them, toxins and excess salt from the body is eliminated. To keep our kidneys in good shape, at first place we need to maintain healthy diet, to have normal blood sugar level and blood pressure, we also need to stay fit and active, to maintain proper fluid intake etc.
Over time, salts and toxins may accumulate in the kidneys and because of that, beside all the stuff mentioned above, we need to cleanse and detox the kidneys periodically so that they can work the way they should. In this article we present one natural remedy, a homemade tea that will help you to cleanse your kidneys and keep them in good form.
Cleanse Your Kidneys With This Amazing Homemade Tea
You will need:
Heat 1 liter water in a large pot over medium heat. Meanwhile, take 300 grams of fresh parsley, rinse it good first under cool, running water, then cut it on small pieces and when water in the pot is gentle boil, add the parsley and let it cook for 10 minutes. After that, remove the pot from heat, cover it and let it stay for additional 10-15 minutes. When everything is done, let it cool and then add few tsp honey, squeeze 1 lemon in it and stir well and then strain the tea into a glass bottle. Keep the bottle in the fridge.
It’s recommended to drink one glass a day (don’t add sugar or any artificial sweeteners), and the best time is right before bedtime and during this cleanse time try to avoid, or even better, don’t consume at all meat and dairy products, as well as alcohol. After few days, you will notice that your urine changes, as the body starts to throw out all the toxins accumulated in the kidneys. In addition to this tea, enough liquid (water) need to be consumed through the day in order to help the cleanse process to work better.
Do this cleanse ‘treatment’ for 2 weeks, at least once a year. Although this drink is a completely safe natural remedy, it’s just a tea, remember that it should be avoided during pregnancy and it is advisable to consult a doctor before you start.
Due to his anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic and detoxifying properties and wide range of many vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin A, vitamin B and vitamin C, iron, eugenol, limonene, luteolin and many other active compounds, parsley can detoxify the body and to stimulate the immune system. Parsley in combination with lemon and honey may also protect against chronic disease as well, promotes heart health, it can lower inflammation, can improve vision, works good against asthma etc,