Cleansing your body from inside, at least once a year, is particularly important to remain healthy and to improve your immunity system. Cleansing helps in expelling toxins and impurities that have accumulated in our systems. Here are some ways in which you can detox and cleanse your body.
Cleaning the digestive track
For good health, it is most important to keep your digestive track clean and clear. Because of unhealthy eating habits, there will be a lot of build-up of toxins and mucus in the digestive tract which soon begins to show up in the form of headaches, fatigue, lack of vitality, confused thinking, stomach related diseases and even skin related problems.
There are several ways to clean up your digestive system, with fasting being the most popular method. There are also therapies involving specific juices to be consumed on empty stomach and there are naturopathy techniques such as colonic and enema. The idea is to eliminate the traces of all the junk that we have consumed over the years.
Cleansing of the skin
Brushing, scrubbing and exfoliating are some of the ways to clear off the build-up, of dead cells, cosmetics and toxins, present in the pores of the skin. For best results avoid scrubbing your skin aggressively, and try to use a very mild soap. In fact you can even avoid the soap, and take a detox bath by filling up the bathing tub with warm water and adding Epsom salts and baking soda to the water. And while you lie down in the tub you can gently scrub your skin using a bathing sponge.
Cleansing of the lungs
Pranayam is the most beneficial breathing exercise and is gaining popularity at a fast rate because of the positive health effects it produces. The process involves retaining the breath and then expelling it out with force to cleanse off the lungs. But, this technique should be learned from a proper professional, if you really want to derive any benefits from it. In case you don’t have any means to learn this breathing exercise, the regular deep breathing excise isn’t a bad option.