Heavy metals detoxification by eating Cilantro!
Heavy metals detoxification and cilantro, that wonderful Mexican and Middle Eastern herb, eat one
and the body will eliminate the other.
would think it would be that easy?
And the really nice
thing about removing heavy metals from our bodies is that - we can do it ourselves!
We can do it with food!
Cilantro, a very common Mexican and Middle Eastern
herb, is also known as coriander or Chinese parsley.
It has been proven to chelate (remove) toxic heavy metals from our bodies in a relatively short period
Chelate comes from the
Greek word for claw, describing a process that enables the removal of a highly reactive toxic minerals from the body.
It also acts as a cleansing herb for the lymphatic
system and can increase the ability to clear up recurring infections, both viral and bacterial.
What a simple way to detoxify our bodies of the heavy metals
that can create havoc on our health and well being - simply by eating cilantro!
It must be used fresh. So, you will want to go to your
local produce stand or the vegetable section of your grocery store and buy a bunch. Organic certainly is
When cooking with coriander,
you can use the smaller stems, as well as the leaves The stems can be bitter, so determine use based on
can be tossed into a salad, chopped and sprinkled on top of soups, or added to your favorite salsa for a really fresh taste.
Another option is to create a cilantro
By eating the cilantro
pesto (see recipe below) for 3 weeks, your body will eliminate the mercury, aluminum and lead in your system through your
And all you have
to do, is make up a batch and then, everyday for 3 weeks, put two tablespoons on pasta, bread, baked potato or in soup.
It's delicious and it's simple to make
Pesto Heavy Metals Detoxification Recipe
4 cloves garlic
Brazil nuts (selenium source)
cup sunflower seeds (cysteine source)
cup roasted shelled pumpkin seeds (zinc, magnesium sources)
2 cups packed fresh cilantro (aka: coriander, Chinese parsley) (Vitamin A source)
1/2 cup flaxseed oil or 1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, if desired
3 - 4 tablespoons lemon juice, depending on your
taste (Vitamin C source)
Add a little water, as
necessary, to get mixture to your desired consistency.
If you like, add a little cayenne pepper to make all the other ingredients work better together.
Process the cilantro and flaxseed oil in a blender or
food processor until the cilantro is chopped.
Add the garlic, nuts, seeds and lemon juice.
Continue to blend until it becomes a paste. Add
a little water, if consistency too thick.
The pesto be stored up to three days in an airtight non-metal container in the refrigerator.
It is best, for heavy metals detoxification, to eat the cilantro
while it's fresh, but any extra that you make can be kept in the freezer
for enjoyment at a later date.
tastes great and is good for you too!