The reason why you’ve been feeling really bad lately might be connected to your digestive system. Have you experienced common headaches, vomiting, or fatigue recently?
I may surprise you when I inform you that it is very possible that your colon might not be cleansed as it should! You may wonder how that is possible, but this article will help you find out and take some action.
Why does colon need extra cleansing?
Your colon is the dearest of your organ friends. Why? It is quite simple – because it extracts everything bad, toxic, and all of the waste from your body that you don’t need. As a part of the digestive system, colon has a crucial role in keeping your body’s electrolyte balance.
It does that in a way that it absorbs water and requisite sodium (salt). Bowel movement is also very important, but colon plays the chief part in the process of elimination of body wastes. Colon may or may not work properly, and as a result of something being wrong with its function, toxins or waste could come and stay on the colon’s walls. If the body experiences this, a person starts suffering from various health issues.
These may include: constipation or diarrhea, cold, allergies, vision issues, memory loss, fatigue, headaches, indigestion, stress, or even liver and kidney ailments as the most serious ones. That’s why we need to take action and pay more attention to cleanse it in a proper way.
How can you clean your colon?
There are various ways to get rid of these trapped toxins from this organ, and those include certain medicine treatments, non surgical methods (enema), and some natural ways that can help most people.
These home herbal treatments are the safest way to clean your colon without worrying that you might suffer from side effects of any medicine you might take. These are the most common natural remedies:
You can either use fresh apples as well as apple juice. The juice needs to be made with fresh apples. What you need to do is drink a glass of it to start your day and have one glass of water immediately afterwards. Take a glass of the juice three to four hours a day.
Don’t exaggerate and do this every day, though, but only when you’re experiencing the above-mentioned symptoms. In this way, you will break down toxins and have regular bowel movements. Another alternative is to add two tablespoons of lemon juice in your glass every once in a while to change its taste a little bit.
Apart from using juice, going on an apple diet for at least three days can help in worse cases. This means eating only apples and possibly taking refined olive oil (1/2 cup at bedtime). Take the apples fresh and in all forms and varieties. Don’t take water while eating the apples, but take lots of water in between and chew properly. After the diet, start with salads and fruits and gradually continue towards heavier food.
Fruits and vegetables rich in fiber
We all have heard about fruits, but vegetables rich in fiber are also a great natural remedy. Fiber makes the stool soft and improves bowel movement. Together with fruits, they will help you cleanse your body waste on a daily basis and keep the colon clean.
This is another reason to consume them on a daily basis inSome of the vegetables that are the best for cleaning your colon are the following: broccoli, peas, spinach, and artichokes, which are all leafy and fibrous. Fruits, on the other hand may include apples, pears, and raspberries.
It is in fact sea salt water flush to cleanse your colon. You should be very cautious with this remedy if you suffer from high blood pressure. Take a day to see if you can handle this experiment and wait for the results. What you need to do is boil one glass of water first thing in the morning.
Adding one tablespoon of sea salt to the boiling water, wait a few seconds and then let it cool down. Drink it slowly when it is warm as you might get nausea or headache. Lie down and massage your stomach. Soon you will feel the urge to go to the toilet, maybe a couple of times. During this day, feel free to have rest and have lots of water or fresh juices and sports drink, but avoid heavy food.
This is the most obvious one. Water is the best for colon cleansing. Have at least 8-10 glasses a day, and even more if you exercise. There is a good ritual to start your morning: have warm water with lime juice and honey. This will detoxify your body, boost your metabolism and maintain a good bowel movement.
The probiotics and good bacteria that yogurt contains make it a good catcher of the bad bacteria. Yogurt also contains a lot of calcium and this helps in preventing the growth of cells lining the colon.
Yogurt is the best for dealing with various stomach issues such as indigestion and irregular bowel movement. All you need to do is eat a cup of yogurt a couple of times daily and add fresh fruits to please your taste.
Being rich in the amount of omega – 3 fatty acids, natural fiber as well as antioxidants, flaxseeds are a great natural way to cleanse your colon. They help in absorbing the water and helping to remove all of the toxins as they pass through the digestive system. Add 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseeds to one glass of water and drink this half an hour before breakfast as well as half an hour before going to bed for the best results.
- Lemon juice
Lemon is good because it is a great anti-oxidant and it is rich in vitamin C. What you need to do is squeeze juice and add a pinch of sea salt as well as honey. Drink this on an empty stomach. This will give you a healthy skin, boost your energy, and regulate your bowel movement.
Ginger is great for reducing bloating. The method is adding one teaspoon of ginger juice to a little salt, honey, and water. Take this 2-3 times daily. This is not recommended for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Aloe Vera is a great detoxifier. This makes it effective for colon cleansing. In order to detoxify your colon, cut one leaf and squeeze its juice/gel. Add one lemon and stir. Then blend and refrigerate before taking this several times daily.
This is a flowering plant and it acts as a laxative. You will need crushed senna herb or just a senna tea bag. Take cooled, but previously boiled water and pour the herb in it. Strain the herb and enjoy it.