Updated: Sep 24, 2019
Because of the modern diets full of animal proteins, processed food, fat and sugar, and stress, with constant pressure and lack of exercise, the colon becomes the repository of accumulated waste and toxins which disable the body’s purification system. The toxic material ends up re-entering our blood stream and getting deposited in our cells. Because of this auto-intoxication we feel and act far below our potential and can become susceptible to disease
The practice of natural colon cleansing dates back to ancient Greece. In the U.S., cleansing the colon -- the large intestine -- became popular in the early 1900s. But when the theories behind it lost support, it fell out of favor. Recently, though, colon cleansing -- using, for example, teas, enzymes, or colon irrigation -- has experienced resurgence.
Colon cleansing help removing encrusted fecal matter, gas and mucus.
By removing the waste material from the colon, the process of detoxification is given a boost and the harmful bacteria that is produced by encrusted fecal matter is removed from the body. This allows vital nutrients to be absorbed more easily and leaves you feeling rejuvenated and healthier. Colonics can also help re-tone & reshape the colon. It has been known as a powerful too for treating candida, chronic illness, remove parasites, pain, inflammation, immune deficiencies.
2 key methods to cleanse your colon:
1. You can clean with supplements used for colon cleansing by mouth. Others you take through the rectum. Either way, the idea is to help the colon to expel its contents. You can find these products on the Internet or in health food stores, supermarkets, or pharmacies. They include: Enemas, Herbal teas, Enzymes, Magnesium.
2. Another very powerful methods is colon irrigation (high colonics). The first modern colonic machine was invented about 100 years ago. Today, colonic hygienists or colon hydro therapists perform colon irrigations. Colon irrigations work somewhat like an enema, but they involve much more water. Enemas only clean out the lower part of the colon, missing about four feet of the colon. To clean the entire colon, a colonic is necessary.
While you lie on a table, a low-pressure pump or a gravity-based reservoir flushes several gallons of water through a small tube inserted into your rectum.
The practitioner may use a variety of water pressures and temperatures and may or may not combine water with enzymes, herbs, coffee, or probiotics. Probiotics are supplements containing beneficial bacteria.
It is one of my annual detox activities, and I found it very powerful specifically when traveling a lot for work, as a cleanse after a long intercontinental trip. My favorite system is the LIBBE device. This open system is considered to be the Rolls Royce of colonic treatment devices, providing more privacy, dignity and efficacy while offering a more relaxing, safe and comfortable treatment session.
It's always a good idea to talk with your primary health provider before starting a new practice such as colon cleansing, specifically when having any of the following conditions: Diverticulitis, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Severe hemorrhoids, Tumors in your rectum or colon, Recent bowel surgery, Heart disease or kidney disease.
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