An enema is a method to flush waste out of the colon. It's not such a bad idea when you consider that the average person may have up to 10 pounds or more of non-eliminated waste in the large intestine.
Simply put, an enema cleans up the colon and induces bowel movements, leaving you feeling cleaner, lighter and healthier almost immediately.
An enema is performed by introducing liquids into the rectum and colon via the anus. The increasing volume of the liquid causes rapid expansion of the lower intestinal tract, often resulting in very uncomfortable bloating, cramping, powerful peristalsis, a feeling of extreme urgency and complete evacuation of the lower intestinal tract.
An enema has the advantage over any laxative in its speed and certainty of action, and some people prefer it for this reason.
Whistle Clean Means Everything
We all know that good health begins right in the gut. Eating a natural, wholesome diet with fermented foods drinking clean water, exercising, getting plenty of rest, and breathing fresh air is essential for proper digestion, vibrant health and well-being.
But all of your efforts toward a healthy lifestyle could go right down the drain if you're not eliminating properly
The main job of the colon is to absorb water and nutrients from food and remove waste and toxins. Over the years the colon walls can become encrusted with non-eliminated waste, making it sluggish and inefficient. When that happens, you might experience some of the following symptoms:
Loss of Appetite
Inability to Concentrate
Bacterial Gaper Delay of the Colon
When waste material travels too slowly through the intestines or you become constipated and they literally jam up, putrefaction and toxins occur. Constipation is damaging to every cell and to every organ in our body not just to our intestines. Our bodies are designed to absorb whatever is in the digestive tract... good or bad.
So in other words, if you begin your meal and eat truly healthy foods, and if you chew and digest them well, your body will absorb truly valuable nutrients. But if you leave putrefying, toxic waste in your system, your body will absorb that, too. That's the point where autointoxication, or self-poisoning occurs.
There's no denying it - gastrointestinal diseases such as Crohn's, Colitis, Diverticulitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other diseases of the intestinal tract are a direct result of the foods we eat. It is the number one cause for hospitalisation over any other group of disorders.
Fit For a King
Enemas are not a new fad or something that's only performed by those obsessed with their health. It wasn't that long ago that enemas were routinely prescribed by doctors as part of a normal cure for illness.
An Egyptian king, as early as 1500 BC, was known to receive routine enemas by a physician who used them for regular medical treatments.
The Egyptians believed that all diseases were caused by tainted, unwanted additions to food, or too much food, and understood how an enema could offer relief to serious situations.
Ancient regions in Africa, Greece, Babylonia, India and China used
enemas.3 American Indians performed enemas. Louis XIV had almost 2000 enemas in his lifetime and stayed healthy throughout. And even the vivacious and voluptuous Mae West started every day with a morning enema.
Today the medical community has somehow disconnected itself with the benefits of enemas, and so it is up to us individually to take back a powerful tradition for maintaining health!
The thought of an enema can be a little off-putting but they're really much more comfortable than you might anticipate. In fact, an enema can be a very nurturing experience.
You need either a bag or a bucket, specifically designed for an enema in mind, a gentle catheter, a little coconut or olive oil for lubrication, clean water and a little privacy. You can definitely get creative with what you can add to your enema but we'll get into that a little later...
Learn To Appreciate Enemas
Before we get into enema-techno, let's take a look at what you could see disappear with regular enemas:
* Candida Yeast Infections
* Weight Issues
* Skin Conditions
* Sinus Congestion
* Loss of Concentration
* Unpleasant Breath
If you experience any of those conditions, perhaps you should consider an enema!
Cleansing or Retention -
There are two types of enemas - cleansing and retention.
The cleansing enema is retained for a short period of time until your natural peristaltic movement eliminates both the water and the loose fecal material. It is used to gently flush out the colon.
The retention enema is held in the body for longer. For example, the famous "coffee enema" is retained for approximately fifteen minutes or can also be left in and absorbed. Coffee enemas are an example of short term (fifteen minutes) retention enema. They were made popular by Max Gerson who used them with cancer patients to open the bile ducts increasing bile flow, helping to rid the liver of impurities.
Examples of Cleansing Enemas:
Lemon Juice - Just what you need to clean the colon of fecal matter, balance its pH and detoxify the system Apple cider vinegar in water - helps with viral conditions and to clear mucous from the body. Great if you suffer from nasal congestion or asthma.
Catnip Tea - Relieves constipation and congestion and will bring down a high fever Burdock Root - Helps to eliminate calcium deposits and purify blood Examples of Retention Enemas:
Coffee - A coffee solution (we mean a good organic breakfast blend, not decaf or instant) stimulates both the liver and the gallbladder to release toxins. (15 minutes only) Minerals - this is one you will want to retain permanently. It helps rebuild the energy of the adrenals and the thyroid Probiotic - Perfect for candidiasis and other yeast infections Red Raspberry Leaf- High in iron, great for the eyes and particularly helpful for women
Each enema requires a slightly different method, but the results for each will be amazing. When a smaller amount of liquid is retained permanently we prefer to call this an implant. One cup of liquid with a probiotic, minerals or something green with chlorophyll (like wheat
grass) makes an excellent implant. They'll quickly have you on your way to a happier, healthier colon!
WHY TAKE A COFFEE ENEMA?
Coffee enemas detoxify the body. They assist the body to heal more deeply when used in conjunction with a detox diet or program.
The coffee enema was first rigorously used as a healing treatment by Dr. Max Gerson, MD, in the 1940s and 1950s, to treat his cancer patients.
Now, after more than 60 years of use in cancer treatment, the coffee enema is finally the subject of serious scientific study through the work of Dr. Nicolas Gonzalez, MD, and the United States Cancer Institute.
The therapeutic action of the coffee enema is to improve the abilities of the liver and gallbladder to remove toxins and cancerous metabolic byproducts by stimulating the flow of bile and increasing the enzymatic action of the liver.
Glutathione S-transferases (GST) are a family of enzymes involved in detoxification.
Palmitates in coffee increase the production of GST by 700 times.
These powerful free-radical-quenching enzymes assist your liver to more effectively detoxify your entire body.
Additionally, coffee contains the alkaloid theophylline, which dilates blood vessels, increasing blood dialysis across the colon wall.
Increased blood supply to the intestinal tract improves muscle tone and digestion, as well as the elimination processes. Additionally, given that all of our blood passes through the liver every three minutes, the 12-to-15-minute coffee retention enema increases blood flow through the liver, resulting in a form of dialysis and a uniquely effective detoxification.
The health benefits of the coffee enema popularised through Gerson's work with cancer victims have become well known throughout the alternative health movement. It is now held by many health practitioners that any program that encourages healing, regenerating, rebuilding, weight loss, and detoxification is a healthier program when coffee enemas are used.
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