Spring is like a new beginning after winter. It is the perfect time to shed old energies and embrace the freshness and vitality that this season brings.

With the arrival of spring, many of us feel the desire to rid ourselves of toxins and impurities (caused by alcohol consumption, fatty, sugary, fried and processed foods) accumulated in the body in order to feel lighter and more vital.

Although our bodies already have natural purification mechanisms through their organs, such as the liver, intestines and kidneys, at this time of year we can give them an extra hand to improve their efficiency. 
The liver is the organ that needs purification the most in our body due to the accumulation of toxins. The main roles of the liver are:

  • produce bile, 
  • promote the processing of absorbed food, 
  • store sugar in the form of glycogen. 
    It also plays a key role on cholesterol and triglyceride synthesis, and lipid metabolism. 

How to purify the liver in spring with herbal medicine?

Milk thistle, known scientifically as Silybum Marianum, contains a potent active ingredient called silymarin, which is widely recognized for its benefits on liver health.

Silymarin is particularly effective in improving liver function in several ways. First, it aids in the elimination of toxins from the body, playing a key role in detoxification. It also promotes the regeneration of liver cells, thus helping to keep the liver healthy and functioning.


In addition to this, silymarin can help protect the liver from the damaging effects of drugs, smoking and other toxic substances, acting as a protective shield for this important organ.

Artichoke, known scientifically as Cynara Scolymus, is rich in micronutrients and active ingredients that make it extremely useful for liver health. The cynarin, chlorogenic acid and flavonoids found in artichoke leaves promote fat mobilization, bile excretion and cholesterol reduction, thus contributing to liver health.


Artichoke leaves are particularly renowned for their ability to stimulate diuresis and eliminate toxins from the body. Although they taste bitter, the benefits they offer are remarkable: they help reduce abdominal bloating, promote the elimination of excess fluids, and invigorate circulation.

Dandelion root, known scientifically as Taraxacum Officinale, is famous for its depurative and anti-inflammatory properties.  Its depurative and draining properties can promote proper liver function by stimulating bile production and facilitating the process of elimination from toxins accumulated in the body.

Extracts obtained from the aerial parts of the dandelion have been shown to possess several properties that promote skin beauty and health. These extracts are known for their anti-staining properties, which can help reduce the appearance of skin spots and discolorations, thus promoting a more even skin tone.


Dandelion may help stimulate kidney activity by promoting urine production and the removal of waste and toxins through the kidneys. This can be especially helpful in reducing water retention and promoting detoxification of the body.

Choline, is an essential substance for the human body that performs several important functions, including facilitating the flow of bile and promoting gallbladder emptying. Its action is to solubilize fats, thus helping to prevent their accumulation in the liver.

When it comes to protecting and supporting liver health, it is useful to consider taking hepatoprotective plants, which can be used in combination for synergistic benefits. We can incorporate these plants into our diet to protect the liver from damage and stress, improving its function and promoting detoxification of the body. Because of their properties, these plants can offer valuable support to keep our liver healthy and promote the overall well-being of our body.

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