How To Do An Enema To Freshen Your Insides And Reduce Toxic Build-Up

How To Do An Enema To Freshen Your Insides And Reduce Toxic Build-Up

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How To Do An Enema To Freshen Your Insides And Reduce Toxic Build-Up

Enema is amazing for our health! They freshen your colon which is such an important organ for our overall health, wellbeing and vitality. 

The colon carries out 2 vital functions that are so important to a healthy digestive system:

  • It collects and removes waste and toxins from the body

  • It absorbs water and nutrients from our food before releasing it into the bloodstream

Enemas are a great way to flush out waste deposits that may have accumulated over the years. 

This not only takes a burden off your colon, it also helps to reduce the strain placed on the liver, kidneys, lymphatic system and even your skin as they all work to expel toxins. 

An accumulation of waste and toxins can interfere with the body's metabolism, so you may even experience higher energy levels and increased weight loss as a result. If you've been feeling heavy or sluggish, it could be time for an internal flush. 

We make it easy with our superior home enema kit. 

HOW TO USE

Important to note that if you're using a brand new enema kit, wash it out 2-3 times with a natural soap such as Dr Bronner’s Castile Soap or Young Living Thieves and warm water. 

Your kit is private and personal to you - never share it with anyone else!!

The best time to do an enema is first thing in the morning on an empty stomach (ideally after a bowel movement). Try to do it on a day when you won't be interrupted. 

Fill the durable silicone enema bag with 1-2 litres of lukewarm solution (recipes below) being careful not to overfill. Use only filtered water in your solutions and ensure it is a comfortable temperature (between 36-38C or 98-102F).

Use the easy-to-hang hook to set it no more than 3 feet above where you will be doing the enema. The flow control clamp helps to ensure a consistent gentle stream. Make sure there is no air in the tubing by allowing a little of the solution to release into the sink, then clamp the tube to stop the flow.

Lie on your left side with your left leg straight and your right leg bent forward toward the chest. Alternatively, it may be easier to sit in a squatting position as if having a bowel movement. Whichever is more comfortable for you is the right option.

Lubricate the tip with oils such as olive, coconut, almond, grapeseed. Take a few deep breaths to help relax the muscles. With steady pressure, gently insert the enema tip into your anus with the tip pointing toward the navel (approx. 3 cm). Do not force it as it could cause injury. 

Unclamp the tube to the flow you are comfortable with and gravity will allow the solution to flow. 

Once the bag is nearly empty, or your body has taken as much fluid as it allows, first clamp the tube to stop the flow of water then gently remove the tip. Lightly massage your abdomen from left to right (up the left side, then left to right below the navel). Continue laying down until the urge to have a bowel movement is strong. Go to the toilet and let your body do its thing.

Be sure to clean equipment thoroughly after every use. Refill for a minimum of 2-3 times and use water in the entire enema bag for maximum efficiency.

CLEANING YOUR ENEMA KIT

Be sure to clean and sanitise your kit after EVERY use and allow to dry fully before storing away. Wash the bag with soap and water. Use natural soap or make your own. 

Allow the bag, tubing and nozzle to soak for several minutes, then remove and rinse with plain tap water. Finally, run a mix of warm soapy water through the bag and tubing until empty.

 

ENEMA “RECIPES”

Use only filtered water in your solutions and ensure the solution is at a comfortable temperature (between 36-38C or 98-102F).

Note: The recommended time to retain the enema solutions is set out in solution recipes. However, always listen to your body. This process should not cause high levels of discomfort.

Saline Enema

The most comfortable and gentle option, this helps your body retain electrolytes (unlike plain water) while softening plaque and faecal build-up.

2 teaspoons Himalayan rock salt or sea salt

2 litres of warm filtered water

Combine and mix well until all salts are dissolved. Administer the solution and retain it for 10 minutes or as long as is comfortable.

Optional: Add 1 tablespoon baking soda to neutralise acids and restore alkalinity.

Coffee Enema

As well as being known for carcinogenic detoxification, neutralising free radicals, and eliminating toxic bile from the liver, coffee enemas help to promote beautiful skin.

2-3 teaspoons of ground organic coffee

1 litre of filtered boiled water

Add 2 tablespoons or more of the organic coffee to the water and boil for 5 minutes. Allow it to cool to a comfortable temperature, then filter and administer the solutions. Retain for approximately 15 minutes. 

You can buy amazing organic fair trade coffee right here

Garlic

Loaded with potent antibiotic, antifungal, and anti-parasitic properties, garlic is used to clear candida, intestinal worms and other parasites.

3 garlic cloves, crushed (allow to sit for 10 minutes before adding water)

2 litres of filtered water

Add garlic to water and allow to sit for 2-12 hours. Strain and heat to a comfortable temperature. Administer and retain for 15-30 minutes.

Lemon Juice

Suitable for relief from colitis and chronic constipation, this is a great cleansing option that also helps balance the colon's pH levels.

2/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 

2 litres of warm filtered water

Filter the juice and mix pulp-free with warm water. Administer the solution and retain it for up to 10 minutes, or as long as is comfortable. 

Acidophilus

For people who use enemas regularly, this blend replenishes beneficial bacteria. It is also helpful for people with IBS, constipation, haemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel diseases and colon cancer.

4-5 capsules of dry acidophilus (open the capsules) or 1 teaspoon of powdered acidophilus 

2 litres of warm filtered water

Combine and mix well. Administer the solution and retain it for up to 10 minutes, or as long as is comfortable. Hot Tip: You can use sauerkraut juice 1/2 cup added to 2 litres of water.

Aloe Vera

Very soothing with strong anti-inflammatory properties, this solution will help promote the healing of haemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome or diverticulitis.

1/3 cup Aloe Vera juice  

2 litres of warm filtered water

Combine the juice and warm water and mix well. Administer the solution and retain for up to 20 minutes, or as long as is comfortable.

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