The colon is a part of the digestive system and is responsible for extracting the water and salt to maintain body’s electrolyte balance, from waste, prior to release. Colon cleansing is also known as Colonic Irrigation or Colonic Hydrotherapy The process of colon cleansing includes the removal of feces and toxins from the colon or intestinal tract. Poor eating habits, digestive problems, dehydration, allergies and so on may result in the problem of colon blockage.
Common symptoms of colon blockage include headache, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and so on. An individual can use different home remedies for colon cleansing.
Effective Home Remedies For Colon Cleansing
Fresh apple juice is one of the best remedies for colon cleansing. Regular intake of apple juice will encourage the bowel movements, breaks down the toxins and improves the healthy functioning of the liver and digestive system. Therefore, start your day with apple juice.
Eating fresh yogurt on a regular basis is a good way to keep the colon healthy. Being a probiotic food, yogurt, especially the one with live and active cultures, will introduce “good” bacteria into the gut that promote digestion. It will also combat inflammatory bowel diseases.
Plus, it contains a good amount of calcium that discourages the growth of cells lining the colon. The intestine-friendly yogurt also solves various stomach problems such as indigestion, flatulence, irregular bowel movements and lots more.
You can eat yogurt as it is or add some fresh fruit such as apples, limes, bananas and berries.
A mixture created with the use of grinded flaxseeds and water can be consumed 2 to 3 times in a day to clean the colon tract. Consumption of a glass of lemon juice containing flaxseed powder may also provide the desired results.
Intake of a cup of tea prepared by boiling ginger in water several times in a day can help in cleaning the colon tract. Consumption of ginger may help in burning the waste and toxins left in the colon tract.
Raw garlic cloves (crushed) can be consumed with honey on a daily basis to reduce the inflammation of the colon and clean the colon tract. Intake of food items containing garlic oil may also provide effective results.
Consumption of a mixture of grinded cumin seeds (1 teaspoon) and asafoetida powder (1/4th teaspoon) on a daily basis can help in removing the toxins from the colon tract.
Intake of licorice root powder (1 teaspoon) with a glass of water on a frequent basis can help in cleaning the colon tract. Intake of tea prepared by boiling licorice root in water can also be consumed 2 to 3 times in a day to obtain effective results.
Intake of psyllium seeds on a daily basis can help in removing the mucus from the colon tract. A mixture of psyllium husk powder and water can also be consumed to obtain the desired results.
Consumption of fiber rich food items such as carrot, peanut, almond, oat bran, banana, broccoli, raisins and so on may also help in treating the problem of colon blockage.
Intake of food items prepared with sunflower seed oil can help in removing the toxins and waste from the colon tract. Consumption of a mixture of sunflower and pumpkin seeds powder with a glass of warm water can help in keeping the colon tract clean.
Intake of a mixture of buttermilk and coriander juice 3 to 4 times in a day can help in cleaning the colon tract. A glass of buttermilk containing cumin seeds powder can also be consumed to obtain the desired results.
Regular intake of water (1.5 – 2 litres) on a regular basis can keep the colon tract clean. Intake of water may treat various symptoms associated with colon blockage.