Herbs that Support Liver Health
Several herbs have shown to be supportive of a healthy liver, and a good detoxification program will include several of them. Look for these and other herbs to ensure that you’re getting herbal ingredients that aid in the overall wellness of the liver:
- Licorice Root: Well known and loved throughout Asia, this herb is useful in supporting digestive and liver health. In Japan a popular preparation composed of the active constituent of this herb has been used extensively to support a healthy liver.
- Yellow Dock Root: This herb affects the liver and other organs related to detoxification and metabolism, supporting their ability to strain and purify blood. In many countries, this herb is beloved for its blood-purifying effects. To this day, yellow dock is included in liver-cleansing preparations all over the world: European and North American countries, and China and India, all recognize and utilize this powerful herb.
- Fenugreek: Containing potent antioxidants that positively affect the liver, fenugreek has also been used historically to support digestive health. This combination makes it a powerful ally in any natural cleansing and detoxification program.