How to Make Homemade Cleansing Juices
The kidneys are the organs which purify our blood and filter it, eliminating toxins that accumulate in our bodies, through urine, therefore their proper functioning is essential to stay healthy. An unhealthy diet, an insufficient intake of liquids or a sedentary lifestyle can hinder the kidneys compromising their proper operation. But some natural alternatives can help to cleanse and improve your health, so this OneHowTo.com will explain how to make homemade cleansing juices.
Why is cleansing the kidneys important?
Our kidneys are a very complex machine responsible for cleaning the blood at the same time as filtering it, to maximize the substances necessary for our body.
If we do not have adequate renal function we can suffer from various conditions such as:
- Kidney stones
- Kidney infections
- Renal impairment
- Diabetic nephropathy
Cleansing the kidneys may be an alternative especially recommended for people suffering from fluid retention, kidney stones, kidney or urinary infections and in patients with type II diabetes, a condition that can affect these organs.
How to drink cleansing juices?
Cleansing juices are a good alternative to purify these organs, however, they should not be drunk too often or for very long periods of time as they could ultimately affect our kidney health. It is advisable to drink these homemade cleansing juices preferably during fasts of 3 consecutive days maximum.
If you suffer from significant renal conditions or are undergoing medical treatment it is advisable to consult a specialist before starting a cleanse.
Pineapple, blueberry and beetroot cleansing juices
If there are two fruits with a great diuretic power and which are particularly suitable for kidney health they would be pineapple and blueberries. If we add a portion of beetroot, which is rich in antioxidants and ideal for eliminating toxins, and some other ingredients, we get an excellent cleansing juice that helps combat fluid retention.
To make this homemade cleansing juice you will need:
- 1 slice of fresh pineapple
- Half a cup of blueberries or blueberry juice
- Half a beetroot
- Half a cup of watercress
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and incorporate water if needed, and preferably drink fresh. For diabetics it is recommended not to add honey to the juice.
Carrot cleansing juice
Carrots are well known for their beta-carotene content that aids tanning, it is also a wonderful alternative to help eliminate fluid retention and improve the health of patients with kidney stones. The preparation of this juice is very simple; you just need carrots, lemon and water. Blend all the ingredients well until you get your desired consistency and drink fresh. For more information read our article on how to make carrot juice.
Pineapple and parsley cleansing juice
We already know that pineapple is a diuretic, but many people do not know is that parsley is one of the most powerful natural remedies for the elimination of fluid retention and for cleansing the kidneys. Full of beneficial properties it is ideal for our kidney health in a simple way.
To make the juice you need:
- Two slices of fresh pineapple
- 1/4 cup of parsley
Mix everything in a blender or food processor, add water if needed and preferably drink fresh. This juice should not be ingested during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.
If you want to read similar articles to How to Make Homemade Cleansing Juices, we recommend you visit our Diseases & secondary effects category.