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Some of the best alterative herbs to clear the lymph system are red root, cleavers, mullein, calendula, burdock, stinging nettles, sassafras, and red clover, although the list could go on.
Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica) is probably the all-time favorite herb of many herbalists, and is a neat alterative because it gets you at both ends--both providing nutrition and assisting with elimination of waste products.
Cleavers (Galium aparine) is an alterative that affects both the lymph and the kidneys, helping to clear out extra water waste by stimulating the kidneys to excrete more waste products in the urine.