The following is for general information only. It is not intended to provide instruction. It should not be taken as medical advice. It should not be used as a replacement for consultation with your doctor. The accuracy of the information provided cannot be guaranteed. If you intend to use the products listed below first contact your doctor. Some products may not be suitable for pregnant women, those on blood-thinning medication (e.g. warfarin, aspirin) or those with gastrointestinal issues.
Detoxification is the process of removing toxins from the body. Toxins can accumulate in the body over a period of time or as a result of direct exposure to hazardous material. Below are a list of supplements which may help the body to remove hazardous material. Noting that optimising your health, with a focus on intermittent fasting, may help too.
The following supplements can be considered in support of the other steps covered in this programme. You should always check your doctor’s advice before taking supplements.
|N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)||1200mg / day||Purported to resolve oxidative stress, reduce DNA damage and modulate DNA repair. #1|
|Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)||Build up to 5000mg / day if possible, starting at 1000mg increments to develop tolerance* (see notes below). Space evenly throughout day to maximise absorption (every 6 hours)||Purported to protect against oxidative stress. #2|
|Black Cumin (Nigella Sativa)||500mg twice / day|
(1tsp is approx. 3.3g)
|Purported to exhibit immune-regulatory effects and reduce pro-inflammatory cytokines whilst enhancing anti-inflammatory cytokines. #3|
|Cholecalciferol (vit D3)||4000IU / day with vitamin K2; (4000IU of D3 with 200μg of K2)||Vitamin D3 deficiency is linked to increases in autoimmune diseases and increased susceptibility to infection. #4|
|Magnesium||As per manufacturer’s instructions||Magnesium is required for the synthesis of the antioxidant glutathione. #5|
|Turmeric||1 tea spoon / day |
(taken throughout the day with warm water / milk)
|Purported to inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokines, whilst enhancing anti-inflammatory cytokines. #6|
|Garlic||3000mg / day||Purported to support immune function, possess anti-Inflammatory properties and prevent pathological blood clot formation. #7|
|Nattokinase||As per manufacturer’s instructions||Purported to break down fibrin, preventing and dispersing blood clots as well as supporting cardiovascular function. #8|
|Lumbrokinase||As per manufacturer’s instructions||Purported to support cardiovascular function. #9|
* At higher doses, Vitamin C can cause digestive disturbances, usually loose bowel movements.
- #1 – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11408342/
- #2 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5707683/
- #3 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8204995/
- #4 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3166406/
- #5 – https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Magnesium-HealthProfessional/
- #6 – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21120596/
- #7 – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17213677/
- #8 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6043915/
- #9 – https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16758997/