Dr. Elena Lucchi
Swollen legs,tiredness, tingling and water retention are common circulation problems for men and women. Beside being initially beauty problems, they can implicate several concerns. Several systematic causes can determine excessive water retention in tissues: long working hours in upright position, a sedentary lifestyle, an excessive salt consumption, some kidney disorders, uncomfortable shoes, high toxins stocking, drug abuse…
How to promote circulation and reduce discomfort?
We can adopt several precautions to overcome these problems: during summertime we should tonify our legs with jets of cold water or enjoy frequent footbaths to reactivate slow blood circulation that can cause oedema and water retention.
Further suggestions include lymphatic drainage massages and frequent exercise, with a special recommendation for a genuine healthy diet. Drinking a lot of water will help stimulate tissue drainage, which should be associated to increased intake of antioxidants and vitamins – i.e. vitamin C and E, Zinc and Copper with flavonoids of Cranberry – that will contribute by protecting peripheral circulation.
Helps the release of liquids with the Depur Plus food supplement
Among natural remedies, diet supplement Depur Plus – which contains the above mentioned ingredients – is designed to support the physiologic activity of the urinary tract, helping eliminate the residues of metabolic pathways and assure liquid and ionic equilibrium of our organism.
Active ingredients extracted from Cranberry act protecting and reducing inflammatory processes: they help maintain healthy kidneys and prevent the onset of infections. Such an activity is strengthened by the components of Birch, a natural salicylates-rich plant with antioxidant properties, along with the essential oils of Caraway, Cajeput and Juniper.
In order to favour kidney function and natural purification, several other botanical extracts endowed with known diuretic properties are included: Goldenrod, Java Tea, Mouse Ear hawkweed and Dandelion favour liquids drainage and the urinary function, and contribute to reduce liquid stasis. Moreover, dandelion extract, endowed with choleretic properties, stimulates digestion and diuresis, especially when extra detoxification is needed.
The very ancient Equisetum plant, known since ages for the diuretic action, is able to accumulate special minerals in the tissues (i.e. Silicates) to protect against pathogens’ attacks. Thanks to such ability in restore minerals, Equisetum has been used for a long time in traditional medicine for treating several bone disorder and it is recommended as draining agent that will not decrease physiologic mineral stocks in our body. Depur Plus takes care of body wellness, protects and favours normal kidney function and it could be “our ally for beauty” against liquid retention and aesthetic problems caused by cellulite. It can also complement wellness massage treatments to obtain more rapid and more satisfying results!