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Our ‘10 Days of Beauty & Health’ offers practical tips and aims to give you the tools you need to improve your health and quality of life in small steps. A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) detox is the ideal way rid the body of toxins and hit the reset button on your health and wellbeing. Inner cleansing relieves the body, the metabolism is stimulated, the immune system is strengthened and the complexion is clarified.
Susanne Kaufmann and her team of doctors have developed a 10-day detox program following the guiding principles of both TCM and western practices for you to try at home.
The TCM Detox Cuisine has been conceived as a life-long approach to nutrition and includes everything needed for a healthy diet according to current scientific knowledge.
TCM Detox Cuisine
Breakfast: Mango Smoothie
Purée the juice of 1 orange, the flesh of half a mango and 1 banana until smooth. Top up with hot water as required and drink slowly.
Snack: Apple (Contains antioxidants and has alkalizing and detoxifying effects).
Lunch: Red Lentil Soup
1 small onion, 1 carrot, 1 small bulb of celeriac, 2 medium potatoes, 1 tsp of olive oil, 250 ml of vegetable broth, 2 tbsp of red lentils, herb salt. Finely dice the onion, cut the carrot into fine slices, dice the celeriac, peel and dice the potatoes. Heat the oil and lightly brown the onions, add the carrot, celeriac and potatoes, sauté everything well and add the vegetable broth. Bring to the boil, cover and steam for about 8 minutes. Wash the lentils, add them to the soup and steam for a further 8 minutes. Season with the herb salt.
Snack: Matcha Latte. Mix 1 cup of milk substitute (soy, almond, coconut milk, etc.) with ½ teaspoon matcha powder and heat. Heat either with a milk frother or in a pot. If necessary, sweeten with 1 teaspoon honey. (Matcha is ground green tea and has a particularly high concentration of antioxidants.)
Dinner: Vegetable Curry
Steam 150g of potato (diced), 1 small bulb of fennel (diced), 2 carrots, 1 shallot and 10g of ginger (both finely chopped) with a little cumin and curry powder in 1 tsp of oil. Add 100ml of vegetable broth, cover, and allow everything to simmer for about 15 minutes. Serve with 1 tbsp of coriander leaves.
Yoga exercise: These are the four stages of pranayama.
1 Puraka (inhalation) A unique inhalation is referred to as Puraka. This process of inhalation should
be calm and, above all, even.
2 Abhyantara Kumbhaka (break after inhalation) After inhaling, a conscious break is taken as a
second step. The air flow is interrupted, the air is kept in the lungs and there is no movement in the body.
3 Rechaka (exhale) The third stage refers to the exhalation. Just as with inhalation, calmness and
regularity is required. The speed, however, depends on the particular breathing exercise and may differ from inhalation. Normally you need to engage the muscles to inhale, while when exhaling the relaxation of these is sufficient. During Pranayama breathing exercises, the air is often released quickly from the lungs.
4 Bahya Kumbhaka (pause after exhaling) The fourth stage of breathing may seem strange to most
beginners. Because after exhaling a break is taken. This closes the circle and the process starts again. The eternal cycle of the breath.
At-Home Treatment Detox Oil Scrub
A gentle body exfoliation for detoxification and deacidification with sesame oil and apricot kernels. With the exfoliating particles dead skin cells are removed, which can better renew the underlying skin and subsequent products can be better absorbed more effectively. In addition, the exfoliation stimulates the metabolism.
Here you can download the program of day 2 as PDF.
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