liver flush


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liver flush

Fringe medicine
A concoction of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and ginger root, consumed in conjunction with live foods (e.g., fruits and vegetables). The liver flush is used in polarity therapy as part of a two-week cleansing program intended to eliminate toxins.
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Despite the somewhat ominous name, a liver flush can be a very gentle, nourishing and satisfying experience.
I go to Leor Cohen's Welbeck Clinic (a couple of rooms in a private house off the Finchley Road, in London) to receive my instructions; organic everything, distilled water, 23 vitamin supplements four times a day, special cleansing drinks five times a day, and a "liver flush" on waking.
This 'cure' is thought by some scientists to work because the liver flushes out ethanol first but when it gets to tackling methanol - a simpler cousin of ethanol in the alcohol family - a by-product called formic acid is produced.