Posts tagged lymph
Living Rivers: Understanding Our Lymphatic System (Pt. 2)

Now that we have an understanding of the lymphatic system, how do we care for it?

In a perfect world, through supporting lymphatic flow, you are supporting your own personal immunity. Yet sometimes it isn’t that cut and dry. How you nourish your lymphatic system is highly dependent upon your own personal bodily constitution, beliefs, time limitations in a hectic world, diet and lifestyle, socioeconomic factors, and herbal support. Yet there are some general remedies that support overall lymphatic health that are beneficial for everyone. Here are five keys to daily lymphatic support:

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Living Rivers: Understanding Our Lymphatic System (Pt. 1)

In the past decade or so the lymphatic system has gained a lot of publicity. But this is only a recent event. In fact, even though one of the first mentions of the lymphatic system was made by Hippocrates in the 5th century, it wasn’t until the 20th century that the American Medical Association even recognized it’s existence. So what really is this mysterious system? And why is it so important? Let’s dive in.

Although many people believe the lymphatic system and the immune systems differ, the lymphatic system is actually a main component of the immune system in it’s entirety. Even though Western Medicine is just beginning to do research on the ‘newly discovered system’, Ayurveda has acknowledged this system for thousands of years.

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