The Artichoke

artichoke

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Belongs to the milk thistle family, popular for its detoxification properties. 
Artichokes speed up liver recovery, rebuild it, and even protects the liver after helping it release its toxins. 

The artichoke plant and its leaves (tea) aid in the digestion of fats, which prevents and treats indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, bloat, gas, and heartburn. 

Eating the plant and drinking its tea feeds your good bacteria therefore strengthening digestion, immunity AND elimination of excess body fat. 

Artichokes tend to be sprayed with lots of pesticides (if bought commercially), which would be counterproductive to your liver. So, dipping your artichokes in water with a few teaspoons of baking soda will help to remove them.