What is the Purpose of having a colonic ?
Waste material, especially which has remained in the colon for some time, (i.e. impacted feces, dead cellular tissue, accumulated mucous, parasites, worms, etc.), poses several problems. First this material is quite toxic (poisonous). These poisons can re-enter and circulate in the blood stream making us feel ill, tired or weak. Second, impacted materials impair the colon’s ability to assimilate minerals and bacteria- produced vitamins. And finally, a buildup of material on the colon wall can inhibit muscular action causing sluggish bowel movements, constipation, and the result of these disorders.

How can I tell if have toxic material in my colon?
This condition is prevalent in all civilized societies, and particularly in the U.K. Common signs include: headaches, backaches, constipation, fatigue, bad breath, body odor, irritability, confusion, skin problems, abdominal gas, bloating, diarrhea, sciatic pain, and so forth. As you can see, intestinal toxicity is part and parcel of many peoples everyday experience.

It sounds to me as though inters tinal toxicity is a commom comdition ?
Yes it is, but toxicity is not limited to just the colon. Toxic material is found throughout the body, particularly in fat tissue, joints, arteries, muscles, liver, etc. Colonics effectively eliminate large quantities of toxic waste, affecting the condition of the entire body.

But the colon isn't the only organ of elimination, what makes the colonic so important ?
While the lungs, skin, kidneys and liver also serve to eliminate toxins, people have experienced throughout history that when they ensure that the colon is cleansed and healed, the wellbeing of the whole body is greatly enhanced. Colonic hydrotherapy has been found to be the most effective process available to accomplish this work quickly and easily.

Okay, it appears to be important to cleanse the colon, but why not use enemas, suppositories or laxatives intead ?
Every thing has its proper place, but those things really aren’t substitutes for colonics. Enemas are useful for emptying the rectum (the lowest 8 to 12 inches of the colon). Usually, one or two pints of water are used to do that. Suppositories are intended to accomplish the same task. Laxatives particularly herbal laxatives are formulated for various purposes, such as: to undo the effects of temporary constipation, to build up the tone of the colon muscle, etc. But the Rolls Royce of colon cleansing without question is colonic hydrotherapy.

What makes a colonics so special ?
In a 45-60 minutes session, approximately 15 gallons of water is used to gently flush the colon. Through appropriate use of massage, pressure points, etc., the colon therapist is able to work loose and eliminate far more toxic waste than any other short-term technique.

Will I get enough protein when I cleanse?

The American Dietetic association agrees that you can get enough protein by eating a variety of fruits and vegetables over a 24-48 hour period. The World Health Organization suggests that 30-50 grams of protein daily is sufficient (this is about one heaping tablespoon of protein powder). Each meal plan provides adequate protein.

Can I have a little dairy products while cleansing?

Dairy products are extremely inflammatory. It has proteins and sugars that are foreign to the human body. Milk aggravates the immune system and forces the liver to work harder. It is best to avoid dairy products during a detox. Rice or soy milk is a better option.

Can I still work when I cleanse?

It’s all right to work, but take it slow and pace yourself. A long day of work will probably be more challenging during week three. Remember that a balanced life will be healthier long term as well.

Can children detox?

We suggest that a child who is capable of preparing their own food can do a detox. It is difficult to attend to a detox schedule if you cannot provide for yourself. If a child is fully motivated and is willing take responsibility have them follow the detox to the best of their ability.

What if I’m pregnant?

If you are not in your last trimester of pregnancy it is fine to detox. A detox is a process of elimination. Most of the toxins are spilled into the blood stream and can affect the child or cause premature labor. Before or during the initial phases of the pregnancy a detox can relieve morning sickness and other complaints.