High-quality matcha—it’s worth spending a bit more—is a brilliant green color with a slightly grassy, mildly bitter aftertaste. Dr. Axe points out that matcha’s detox ability is due to its naturally high amount of chlorophyll, which helps cleanse your body and remove toxins from the liver. In fact, you're likely missing out on key nutrients by only eating fruits or veggies. A given period of drug detoxification will last as long as the withdrawal symptoms persist, and for as long as it takes for the patient to stabilize physically and mentally, according to the NIDA. Patients who opt for medical detox stop taking all substances, including alcohol.