>Apples as Medicine, Detox Aid - Day 20 to Wellness

Ahh Apples.... How can this commonly found fruit aid in your detox process. Apples are full of nutrients and can be used as in a detox diet. Here's a link on a two day detox diet of just apples http://thedetoxspecialist.com/blog/detox/2-day-apple-detox-diet. Below are the Nutritional Facts on Apples:

1 Large Apple = 212 grams
Energy k cal 110
Water g 181.39
Fiber g 5.1
Fat g 0.36
Protein g 0.55
Sugar g 22.03
Calcium mg 13
Potassium mg 227
Vitamin A, IU IU 114
Vitamin C mg 9.8
Vitamin E mg 0.38
Vitamin K mcg 4.7

The Herbal uses for Apples:

Apples can clean the liver, cure constipation, and tone the gums. A baked apple can be applied as a warm poultice to sore throats and skin inflammations. The cooked apple is especially laxative. The peeled raw apple helps with diarrhea. The cider corrects intestinal flora, reduces stomach acidity, corrects gas, and helps the kidneys; dosage is three to four cups a day. Apple cider vinegar, water and honey can aid digestion when taken with meals; use two teaspoons of vinegar to a glass add honey to taste.

Have fun experimenting with all the uses of this delicious fruit.