therapy has been used in both Europe and America for many years
as part of a healthy lifestyle. People have experienced numerous
benefits to this treatment that may help a variety of ailments.
Colon therapy uses a series of gentle colonic water flushes to clear
and detoxify the lower intestine and aid in the reconstruction of
its intestinal flora. The procedure washes toxins out of the colon
while stimulating the liver and lymphatics to help activate deep
The healthy function of
the colon is essential for good digestion, proper absorption of
nutrients, and the natural elimination of body waste and toxins.
Colon therapy can help to reestablish regular bowel movements by
restoring muscle tone to the colon and normal peristalsis. Faulty
bowel elimination arises from numerous factors, including improper
diet consisting of processed foods high in saturated fats and low
in fiber, lack of exercise, emotional and mental stress, and poisons
such as coffee, sugar, alcohol, and tobacco.
elimination of these toxins is important for maintaining health.
The colon contains the largest concentration of bacteria
in the body. When toxins are allowed to accumulate in the colon,
they can cause a number of problems.
that may benefit by this therapy include backache, headache, bad
breath, coated tongue, gas, bloating, indigestion, constipation,
sinus or lung congestion, skin problems like psoriasis, loss of
concentration, obesity, food allergies, and Candida. These conditions
tend to arise from the accumulation of toxins in the body.
typical colon therapy treatment takes place in a comfortable relaxed
setting, and lasts about forty-five to sixty minutes. Before a session,
it is good idea to eat and drink lightly. For twenty-four hours
following the session, gentle and nourishing foods like vegetable
soups, broths, and fruit or vegetable juices can be eaten.
The treatment consists of the gentle insertion of a sterile speculum
into the rectum. The speculum has an inlet for filtered water and
an outlet for toxic elimination. The therapist monitors the pressure
and temperature of the filtered water as it irrigates the bowel.
This method provides a closed and sterile system so elimination
goes directly in the drain line thereby avoiding any offensive order.
Frequency of treatment
depends upon the presenting condition. To help reverse bowel elimination
problems usually takes more than two or three sessions. Initially
a series of several treatments is recommended. It is advisable to
have maintenance treatments as determined by an individual’s
habits and lifestyle.
this short video on colon hydrotherapy.
more about how health begins in the colon.