There is a folk saying “eat vegetables when hungry, take medicine when you are sick”, but some plants with effective healing effects can be processed into nutritious dishes and drinks. Especially for people with liver disease or need to strengthen liver function, “whether hungry or in pain, eating vegetables is still good”.
Listen to your body
The liver is the largest and one of the most important internal organs in the body. Because of this, liver changes that begin with impaired liver function can lead to serious problems, if not detected in time. It is estimated that every year about 1 million people around the world die from liver disease. Meanwhile, Vietnam has about 8 million people suffering from chronic hepatitis, liver cancer, cirrhosis… that’s not counting people with viral hepatitis.
About 99% of the population is infected with hepatitis A, however the virus does not cause serious effects and lives peacefully in the human body.
Other liver problems can easily occur. detected through external changes. Some common signs of liver problems are pimples, anorexia, digestive disorders, feeling tired and depressed.
The most specific and obvious manifestation of liver disease is the change in skin pigmentation. The liver has the ability to clear heat, so it affects skin diseases.
The most recognizable is jaundice. When liver function is poor, can not filter all toxins will lead to long-term accumulation on the skin, leading to jaundice, even dark brown, causing irritation and itching.
In addition, people with liver disease also have a red rash on the palms of their hands and feet. It is a common manifestation in people with liver disease due to frequent alcohol consumption.
Vegetables good for the liver
Limiting alcohol and having a reasonable diet is one of the effective measures to protect the liver.
In addition, some herbs with medicinal flavor, very good for the liver, can be processed into quite nutritious dishes and drinks such as artichokes, sea buckthorn (bitter vegetables), corn vegetables, plantains…
Actiso has long been known for its effective treatment of liver pain. The pharmaceutical substances cynarin, polyphenols inulin sugar are abundant in artichoke stems, flowers and leaves to help enhance the functioning of the liver, bile, anti-active and stimulate appetite. Artichoke can be used to cook soup, make medicine or drink instead of filtered water every day, effective for people with impaired liver function, hepatitis, jaundice…
Strong sea cucumber (bitter vegetable) is one of the popular medicinal herbs. Sea buckthorn is also processed into many delicious dishes such as mixing salads, cooking soups … Sea buckthorn contains many essential oils and medicinal properties emodin, avicularin has diuretic effects, anti-inflammatory, effective treatment of boils, inflammation. infected…