Cilantro is one of the most effective and gentle detoxifiers of heavy metals and other toxic contaminants. It is excellent for extracting mercury from your body’s organs. Heavy metals have been linked to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, brain deterioration, emotional problems, kidney disease, lung disease, and weak bones.
Cilantro is a rich source of minerals, such as potassium, calcium, manganese, iron and magnesium. It contains high amount of vitamins A and K. It is also a proven antiseptic, antifungal and anti-inflammatory; it can help quickly reduce infection and inflammation as it works to clear your system.
Researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi injected an antigen solution into the left hind paws of rats, producing inflammation and swelling similar to that seen in rheumatoid arthritis.
How to Use Cilantro
Here’s one inexpensive, effective method you can do on a daily basis.
Blend a handful of fresh, organic cilantro into your daily smoothie is one option. Add chopped cilantro to your dishes.
Cilantro Inflammation-Busting Recipe
1/2 c packed chopped fresh organic cilantro
1/2 c organic apple juice
1/2 c water
1 teaspoon wheatgrass powder (or any other green powder)
Mix in a blender until smooth.
Cilantro Essential Oil
This is an essential oil that can enable heavy metals to be better flushed from the system via the urine. I always drink water with a drop of cilantro oil to hasten elimination. (where to find)