The colon helps flush out toxins and waste from our body. It helps keep the body is electrolyte balance by absorbing requisite salt (sodium) and water.
While regular bowel movement does help in eliminating waste and toxic materials from the body, it is still important to cleanse the colon regularly to remove trapped toxins that attached themselves to the colon walls.
When the colon is not cleansed thoroughly, the build-up of toxins in the colon walls can trigger health conditions such as diarrhea, constipation, colds, headaches, fatigue, indigestion, joint pain, allergies, memory loss, stress, and vision problems.
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Colon cleansing literally means cleaning and removing the trapped toxins from your colon.
There are also organic remedies that you can do at home.
Eat Vegetables and Fruits that are High in Fiber
Vegetables are highly effective in eliminating trapped waste and toxins from our colon.
Fruits and vegetables that are rich in fiber help keep our colon clean by flushing out toxins regularly.
It is important to have fiber rich fruits such as apples, raspberries, prunes, pears, etc. and vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, artichoke, peas, etc. in your daily diet.
By eating these regularly, youíre already preventing the build-up of toxins in your colon.
Triphala Herbal Treatment
Triphala is a natural laxative. The linoleic oil, vitamin C, phospholipids, and bioflavonoids present in Triphala stimulates bowel movement and promotes the elimination of toxins and waste from our body.
To use it, just mix a glass of water and a tablespoon of Triphala. Drink it first thing in the morning.
This remedy is not for people who have high blood pressure or other heart conditions. Ask your physician first.
Fill an empty glass with water, pour the content in a pot, and let it boil.
As the water is boiling, put in a tablespoon of sea salt and let it boil some more.
After a few seconds, set the pot aside and let to cool for a bit.
Slowly sip the water.
Youíll feel a bit nauseous after sipping the salt water so lie down and rest.
You will then feel the need to go to the comfort room.
Get enough rest during the remaining hours of the day.
For this reason, itís better to do this remedy during the weekend.
You probably heard it countless times: ìAn apple a day, keeps the doctor awayî. Fresh apples are effective in getting rid of trapped toxic materials in our colon.
Treat yourself to a glass of fresh apple juice when you wake up in the morning. Chase it down with a glass of warm water after. By drinking at least three to four glasses of fresh apple juice daily, you improve your waste elimination and bowel movement.
Itís important that we hydrate ourselves daily so the different organs in our body can function properly.
The recommended daily intake of water is eight to ten glasses.
By drinking enough water, you’re stimulating the natural peristaltic action of your colon which then allows it to function normally.
You may also drink fresh vegetable and fruit juices, coconut water, fresh lemon juice, etc.
Try to stay away from sodas and colas.