Detox your lymph system
by Rebecca Giorgilli
A year ago
5 Ways to detox our lymph system
Think of our lymph like our body’s garbage collector and filtration system. When the lymph is congested, it can wreak havoc on our complexions, causing dry skin, blemishes, rashes, eczema, cellulite and accelerated aging. Unlike the heart, the lymph has no pump to keep it moving, so it is reliant on us its vital circulation.
Here are our top 5 ways to detox your lymph:
Dry Skin Brushing
Using a soft-bristle brush, gently stroke your limbs and body in long strokes towards your heart for a few minutes before you shower.
As if we needed another reason to treat ourselves! This one brings both pleasure and detoxification, or you could DIY yourself with a good bottle of olive oil after dry brushing. Your skin will thank you..
Citrus aids hydration, carries powerful antioxidants and enzymes, while cleansing and protecting the lymphatic system. Try adding lemon to water, to boost hydration and cleanse the lymph.
Turns out comfy is better for detoxing. Your underwire bra may actually be restricting your lymph, so try going wireless to promote circulation. The same applies to tight clothes and synthetic fibres..
Whether it be rebounding, trampolining, jumping or tennis, it will get our lymph moving, while also providing our skin with a lovely little does of oxygenated blood and nutrients.
To your blossoming.