There is a power that could improve the venous and lymphatic circulation, fight against water retention and permeability of capillaries. Some foods are beneficial, others will exacerbate existing weaknesses. Red fruits abused, blackcurrant and blueberry, rich in vitamin P which reduces capillary permeability. The citroflavonoids citrus contains an active substance on the water retention: diosmin. Finally, vitamin E and selenium have a protective effect on the vein walls (in avocados, nuts, almonds, and oily fish)
An alkaline diet is in order and the addition of green foods can help reinforce this type of diet.
Fees juice, wheat grass juice, the germination, and Lacto-fermentation also. Fiber intake should be increased during the cure and even in everyday life.
At the same time, we will limit the overly salty and sweet foods, alcohol, coffee, soft drinks, tobacco, red meat, etc. Beware of industrial dishes (pizzas, soups) and refined carbohydrates (white bread, pastries) that help stiffen the collagen fibers thereby trapping the water and fats in a net, giving the appearance of “skin orange “. And do not forget to feed the muscle; it is the best natural restraint. Plus it is toned; it facilitates venous and lymphatic return. The menu proteins: plant or animal but meager preferences.
Physical activity: The lymph flow is mainly the result of body movement and muscle contraction. Move, and you will increase your lymphatic circulation dramatically.
Deep breathing: The movement of the diaphragm, the muscle that separates the chest and abdomen, can “revive” the lymphatic circulation. Breathing techniques that are used for singing, martial arts, yoga, help to relax and stretch the diaphragm. It will be more effective.
Lymphatic drainage: Then I’ll be more on the subject of this practice, which certainly gives excellent results but it is still necessary that the excretory organs are free to practice it! It is as if you were driving on a crowded national and you decide to take a highway (lymphatic drainage), but that the outputs thereof may be clogged
By cons it is practiced in the state of the art can be useful when edema is already installed. This gentle massage technique generally carried out by physiotherapists. This is a series of small repetitive pressure with the hands; they are intended to push the lymph to the lymph nodes. This is why a lymphatic massage should be light, directed in one direction (the return traffic) and each session should last at least an hour to be technical. The cigarette is particularly effective for the lower limbs. To help the skin to eliminate toxins, nothing beats a burdock association, cockle, and nettle for example.
These plants draining may be associated with diuretic plants such as heather or cherry stem to mention only the best known. Elimination will be made easier and lymphatic system and regain all its activity.
Root vegetable consumption can complement the cleaning action of plants.
It is important to be aware of the importance of the lymphatic system in maintaining good health of our body. This is a real garbage man whose quiet but incessant labor is indispensable. Physical activity and healthy eating will help you regain lymphatic system in better condition.
Proper hydration: A fluid retention may also interfere with proper lymphatic circulation. So it is important to drink plenty of water (at least 8 glasses a day). Water retention can also be reduced by limiting salt intake.