Drainage products (depurative / alterative) help the body to eliminate, Drainage products (depurative / alterative) help the body to eliminate, through its natural emunctories (liver, kidneys, skin, blood, intestines), waste or toxins accumulated over time. It would be recommended to make a cure with one of these products at least once or twice a year or with the changes of seasons.
According to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), each season is related to a full (yin) and empty (yang) organ. According to TCM there are 5 times in the year, related to the 5 elements.
SUMMER: (June, July and August) / FIRE: HEART, SMALL INTESTINE
END OF SUMMER: September, October / EARTH: RATE/PANCREAS - STOMACH
FALL (November-December) / METAL: LUNGS/LARGE INTESTINE (SKIN)
WINTER (January - February - mid-March) / WATER: KIDNEYS / BLADDER
SPRING (End of March, April, May) / WOOD /: LIVER / GALLBLADDER
It is important to read the directions for use and precautions for each of these products.