The liver cleansing juice recipe below is one of the best detox juices for liver and gallbladder health, using the top liver cleansing foods and herbs proven to be both safe and effective.
Use it as a part of your liver cleanse, liver flush, and liver detox plan, or in the morning for an effective, safe, tasty way to support your liver, gallbladder and overall health.
Liver Cleansing Juice Ingredients – Summary Of Evidence.
The recipe is based on ayurveda and chinese medicine principles as well as modern science. All the ingredients have a long history of traditional use, supported by the medical community.
(See the evidence section for more details).
Liver Cleansing Juice Recipe
Since we first published the liver cleansing juice recipe, we have made a few changes based on the suggestions we got from our members.
The latest version of the recipe is below, and it hasn’t changed for the last two years. If you would like to drink this recipe on an ongoing basis, what we normally recommend is to rotate your veggies and fruits. So your body gets a high variety of nutrients. Ideally, from local, organic, fresh produce that is in season.
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Liver Cleansing Juice
- 2 stalks celery
- 1/2 bunch spinach
- 2 medium carrots
- 1 small beet
- 1 inch ginger root
- 1 small lemon
- 1 medium apple
- 2 ml Livatrex drops Liver cleansing herbs
- 2 medium cucumbers optional
- stevia to taste optional
- cinnamon optional
- Peel the ginger, beetroot and lemon.
- Run the celery, spinach, carrots, beetroot, cucumbers, lemon, ginger, and apple through a juicer.
- Mix and taste. You can add a few drops of stevia to add sweetness (optional), or add another apple to the recipe.
- If you like cinnamon flavor, you may add a dash of cinnamon. This works very well in this juice recipe.
- Add 2 ml Livatrex
- Drink immediately.
- Rotate your greens: replace spinach with kale.
- Add the juice of 1/2 grapefruit.
Liver Cleansing Herbs: Science & Traditional Medicine
To further support the liver, we recommend to mix 2 ml of Dr. Group’s Livatrex drops.
The formula combines science proven liver cleansing herbs that have been used traditionally for many generation to support liver health.
Both safe and effective, we find it a quick and easy way to naturally support your liver. Just add to this juice or when busy, to your water. Some of the liver cleansing herbs in Livatrex include:
- Milk thistle (Silybum marianum):
Known to naturally support the repair and regeneration of the liver.
- Chanca piedra (Phyllanthus niruri):
Natural ability to dissolve and soften liver and gallbladder stones.
- Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale):
May help protect the liver from toxicity, and enhance the liver’s ability to naturally regenerate.
- Yellow dock (Rumex patientia):
Can help protect the liver from oxidative stress.
- Chicory root (Cichorium intybus):
May support normal liver function, improve oxidative stress and protect the liver against injury in certain cases.
To see the complete formula, or learn more about Dr. Edward Group research on cleansing see the livatrex page on Dr. Group’s website.
Additional Liver Cleansing Recipes
For additional recipes, foods and herbs that may help cleansing your liver, see our liver cleanse protocol.
The Nutrients In The Liver Cleansing Juice
Many liver cleansing drinks and juices are very effective in helping the liver to detox and cleanse. The other side of the story, however, is the nutrients. You want to also get the nutrients your body needs, and enough energy to support your daily activities.
Even better, you want a juice that can also make you feel happy, energized, all fueled and ready to get the most out of your day!
This is exactly the purpose of this recipe. As you can see below, when you drink the liver cleansing juice, you provide your body a lot of nutrients. In fact, many of our members are so impressed with how this juice makes them feel, they drink it on an ongoing basis.
Liver cleansing juice Ingredients Analysis
Beetroot is a rich source of a class of antioxidants known as betalains. According to research, beetroot may have a protective effect against oxidative damage to the liver .
The health benefits of beetroot don’t stop here. Other studies suggest that beetroot can help to reduce blood pressure, inflammation, and promote healthy circulation and blood flow .
Endurance Athletes: There is a growing number of evidence that beetroot juice may also improve performance. One study that had 9 competitive male cyclists consume beetroot juice, found that the juice enhance their performance .
Perhaps one of the most known non-fruit juice that actually taste great on its own, carrot juice offers a strong nutritional profile shown by research to benefit the liver.
According to research, carrots are rich in Retinoic acid that may have a protective effect on the liver . The data suggests that carrot juice can improve liver functions that may be benefit in cases of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease .
Celery is well known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. For this reason and due to its high availability, you can find celery in many body cleanse and detox recipes.
Specifically to the liver, the research data suggests that celery can regulate elevated liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase AST, alanine aminotransferase ALT, and alkaline phosphatase ALP) as well as blood lipids .
Ginger has a long history of use as a natural remedy for digestive issues such as constipation, bloating, indigestion, nausea and vomiting. When you cleanse your liver, you want to make sure your digestion system works well so it can effectively eliminate any toxins released from the liver during the cleanse.
Specifically to liver, the research data suggests that ginger can improve liver enzymes profile and other nonalcoholic fatty liver disease characteristics .
There are many reasons to include lemon or lime juice in your liver cleansing juice. The first reason, is that lemon juice can enhance the body’s overall ability to detox and cleanse. Naturally, safely and effectively.
As for the liver cleansing benefits of lemon juice, the research suggests that lemon juice can regulate elevated levels of serum ALT and AST liver enzymes as well as triacylglycerol and lipid peroxidation in the liver .
Spinach, Kale & Greens
According to research, the antioxidant activity of spinach may offer an effective way to improve liver function, and even decrease liver damage done by oxidative stress .
Kale (and in fact the entire Brassica vegetables) contain unique nutrients and phytochemicals that are suggested by the medical community to induce detoxification, stimulate the immune system and prevent oxidative stress. .
Juicing the brassica vegetables, however, may not taste so good in juices. Think about cabbage, collard greens, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kohlrabi…on a comical side, think about mustard greens… These options may taste much better when you eat them.
Out of the Brassica, kale offers a much better fit for the liver cleansing juice and blends well in this recipe.
If you are not a big fan of spinach or kale, you can use other leafy greens instead. The research data also supports the liver health promoting benefits of leafy greens in general. According to most findings, leafy greens can benefit liver health and modulate fatty acid composition in the liver .
Apples & Cloudy Apple Juice
Apples are well known for their many health benefits. Overall health, and more specifically, liver and gallbladder health.
The research data suggests that cloudy apple juice (juice with the pulp) can regulate various liver enzymes, and therefore may protect the liver from damage .
Is cloudy apple juice better than clear or pure juice?According to research, it is four times better. A pulish study that tested this exact question, found that cloudy apple juice contains four times more the concentration of polyphenols than the clear juice .
For this reason, you may want to keep the pulp when you make the apple juice.
More on apple juice and liver cleansing. In his best-selling book, The Amazing
Liver Cleanse, Andreas Moritz recommended to drink apple juice daily during the liver cleanse. According to Andreas:
Malic acid in apple juice does exceptionally well in dissolving
some of the stagnant bile and making the stones softer…The malic acid in the apple juice softens the gallstones and makes their passage through the bile ducts easy.