When we think of eliminating toxins from our body, we
think of waste from our bowels and urine from our kidneys. Did you know we
have five main elimination channels? They all need to be taken care of
because if one is not functioning well, then this puts an extra burden upon
the other four elimination channels.
5 Main Elimination Channels
The skin is the largest elimination organ. It eliminates about two pounds (2
lbs.) of toxic material each day. The bowels and kidneys also eliminate
about two pounds of waste each day. The skin has been called the third
kidney because of its ability to rid the body of toxic waste material.
Dry skin brushing (not wet) is an excellent way in removing the old top
layer of skin and let a new clean layer of skin come to the surface. This
will help the pores of the skin from clogging and holding in toxic waste.
Your whole body should be brushed three to five minutes, one-half hour after
rising and again before retiring for the night. The powder coming off your
skin as you brush are crystals of uric acid and other dried waste products.
In addition to the health benefits, your skin will feel and look beautiful
and young again.
Your skin brush should be a detachable long-handled natural vegetable
bristle brush. The long handle is attached for those hard-to-get-at places.
Your face should be brushed with a special soft-bristle complexion brush.
When using a new brush, be very gentle in your brushing because of the new