Colon Health, Constipation and Cleansing

There’s a lot of attention paid nowadays to colon cleansing and with good reason. The large intestine or colon acts as temporary storage for all our digested food and may have a considerable load of unhealthy bacteria and improperly digested foods. It is also a vital crossroads for the lymphatic system and an important hub for the parasympathetic nervous system.  And the colon, and the small intestines, are a major area where the nutrients in food are absorbed.  So aSee More… Colon Health, Constipation and Cleansing

Liver Detox or Colon Detox – Which is More Important?

As far as Detox is concerned there are 2 types of experts. There are those who are enthusiastically liver based and there are those who are equally enthusiastically colon based. The liver is the main organ of detoxification so it seems logical to start there when we wish to detox to get some or all of the many health benefits of a detox. The colon or large intestine is, well, large. It acts partially as a storage organ and weSee More… Liver Detox or Colon Detox – Which is More Important?

How to Make Holistic Detox a Part of Your Life

Concern about toxins in the environment is not a modern phenomenon. Ever since industrialisation factories have been producing waste and pollution along with their products. When industrial pollution was obvious as in smoke stacks or foaming or discoloured rivers that provided an obvious signal that unacceptable shortcuts were being taken. Modern industries often look a lot cleaner with fewer chimneys and less polluted rivers but often the pollutants are not visible so they do not call attention to themselves. InSee More… How to Make Holistic Detox a Part of Your Life

Full Body Detox: What it is and When to do it

A Full Body detox is among the best ways of keeping ourselves vibrant  and healthy and includes other methods such as special diets, herbs, vitamin supplements, natural detox techniques. An important purpose in a full body detox is to restore or replenish our energies so that we do not drag ourselves around at work or at home in an exhausted state. When you feel so tired that you are not refreshed by a good night’s sleep that is a sureSee More… Full Body Detox: What it is and When to do it

How To Do a Liquid Cleanse

If you are feeling blah and need a quick detox or cleanse which is simple to understand then a day or three doing a so called “juice fast” or “liquid cleanse” may be just what the  ( Nature) Doctor ordered. Full scale detoxing needs preparation, herbs, detox supplements and so much effort that it may put you off, but a a juice cleanse for a measly day is a breeze, right? This is almost correct because you may still needSee More… How To Do a Liquid Cleanse

Review of the Whole Body Cleanse Kit

The Whole Body Cleanse by Enzymatic is a detox program designed for a 10 day detox. There are 3 parts to this kit. Detox Activation, Acidophilus Pearls and Fiber Fusion all 3 of which are trademarked terms. Let’s look at each in turn… Detox Activation (tablets)  – this is the guts of the program really because it has the detox herbs that will do the heavy lifting of dealing with the toxins that are the target of the program. TheSee More… Review of the Whole Body Cleanse Kit

Stomach Cleansing – Is this Useful or Bonkers?

Despite a lot of interest cleansing techniques it is rare to hear of the techniques of stomach cleansing. Perhaps this is due to them being part of traditional yoga cleansing practised by very few people. The simplest technique is one that is practised first thing in the morning before breakfast! It is called vamana dhauti although you might find it called kunjal and it consists of drinking 8 or 9 glasses of salty water which of course will bring onSee More… Stomach Cleansing – Is this Useful or Bonkers?

Choosing a Colon Cleansing Diet

Much attention these days in the Detox world is paid to colon cleansing programs and diets and the vexed question of what is a good colon cleansing diet comes up again and again. With colon cleansing being the natural starting point for detoxification in any health program this is to be expected. While there is no one diet that will work for everyone there are some clear principles in detoxing that we can use to guide us in choosing aSee More… Choosing a Colon Cleansing Diet