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How to Use Vinegar to Detoxify the Liver

author image Sharin Griffin
Sharin Griffin has been a freelance writer since 2009, specializing in health-related articles. She has worked in the health-care industry as a certified nursing assistant and medical technician. Griffin's medical expertise encompasses bariatrics and geriatric care, with an emphasis on general medicine. She is completing an associate degree in health-care administration from Axia University.
How to Use Vinegar to Detoxify the Liver
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Apple cider vinegar boasts various healing properties for the skin and blood, as well as liver detoxification properties, according to Detoxification is the removal of harmful environmental toxins that build up in the body, especially in the liver. Apple cider vinegar flushes the liver, improving its natural blood filtration processes and amping up energy levels.

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Step 1

Mix 1 to 2 tsp. of apple cider vinegar into one 8-oz. glass of water upon waking. Drink the vinegar mixture down. For taste purposes, you may add honey or other seasonings of your choice.

Step 2

Eat fresh organic fruit or vegetables an hour after drinking the vinegar mixture. Fresh organic produce contains no toxins; therefore the produce will support the detox process and supply needed minerals and nutrients.

Step 3

Add 1 to 2 tsp. of apple cider vinegar to one 8-oz. glass of water an hour before lunch, and drink the mixture.

Step 4

Eat a healthy lunch consisting of plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. An ideal option is a salad with fresh lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and cucumber. A light vinigarette dressing is allowable.

Step 5

Mix 1 to 2 tsp. of apple cider vinegar with one more 8-oz. glass of water, and drink the mixture an hour before supper.

Step 6

Eat fresh fruits and vegetables at supper along with whole grain pasta or bread and cheese. Avoid meats, which can contain growth hormones and other toxins and are harder to digest, defeating the purpose of your diet. Continue your detox for several days, if desired.

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