The word ‘detox’ comes from the word detoxification. It means removal or neutralisation of harmful substances. The word ‘detox’ however widely accepted in healthy conscious community as a process to cleanse the body of any unwanted substances.
Our body has its own process of detoxification. They are called conjugation processes. This happens mainly in liver. On top of that, in all of our cells, there are also mechanisms with anti-oxidants to neutralise all the toxins.
Of course there are many ways to help these detoxification processes to function better. Some of the ways promoted in the markets are not necessarily correct. However there are fundamental principles in detoxification which is cheap and do-able by everyone. Three of these principles of detoxification are discussed below.