Model Maddy King has revealed how a 7 Day Detox nearly destroyed her life.
In a powerful post shared to Instagram on Friday, the 30-year-old detailed how she has spent a decade recovering from the event, which ‘severely damaged her gut and wellbeing’.
The brunette, who previously dated Kris Smith, believes that natural medicine has helped her to heal, and proudly proclaimed that she is now a plant medicine practitioner.
‘I took a box of chemicals’: In a powerful Instagram post shared on Friday, model Maddy King revealed how a 7 Day Detox almost destroyed her life before she extolled the power of natural medicine
Maddy shared a post from the Central American country of Costa Rica, where she is currently studying natural medicine.
Beneath a photo that of herself standing beneath a thatched hut, she wrote: ‘At the age of 19, healthy and happy, I took a box of chemicals from the chemist to do a ‘7 Day Detox’ which severely damaged my gut and my wellbeing.
‘It took over four years, thousands of dollars, lots of tears and many, many practitioners until I finally found someone who could help me.’
Candid: Maddy revealed that the chemical detox severely damaged her gut and well-being
Fighting fit! Maddy explained how natural medicine has allowed her to heal
Maddy then explained how natural medicine allowed her to heal, and revealed that she is now a practitioner herself.
The beauty stated: ‘I have now been working with plant medicine for over 11 years, with the last few years learning from ayahuasca and dietas of Tobacco, Rose and Bobinsana.’
She ended on a philosophical note, stating: ‘Most of the best medicine we need is already inside of us and can be found in nature, if you know where to look’.
Happier times: Maddy King and Kris Smith announced their split in October 2016 after dating on-and-off for four years.
Maddy is well-known for having dated Myer model Kris Smith on and off for four years.
The couple split for good in October 2016, with Kris claiming he was not interested in dating anyone else.
The hunk is now dating personal trainer Sarah Boulazeras, with whom he is expecting a child later in the year.
Expanding their brood! Kris is now expecting a child with personal trainer Sarah Boulazeris