Before you begin advanced cleansing programs, you must be proficient in shorter and less intensive cleanses. Five-day programs achieve cleansing at a very deep level and will make a huge difference in your well-being. Get plenty of help, support, and advice prior to, during, and after the cleanse.
Make sure all the ingredients for the cleansing program have been obtained and prepared before you begin. a three-stage herbal colon cleanses Do not attempt when pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not attempt if taking prescription medication.
Do not attempt this cleanse if you have any fragile bowel conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, spastic colon, or Crohn’s disease. Read through the section on the colon in chapter 9 for vital further information. Cleansing the colon is a good initial step because efficient waste disposal is essential in order to prevent the accumulation of debris and disease. Many modern bowels are accustomed to highly processed food and drink.
The stress of our diet can cause a variety of disorders to arise, from a wide range of bowel complaints to less-obvious problems in other parts of the body like skin disorders, general allergies, and so on. A common problem today is poor stomach activity with depleted digestive juices, which contributes to making the colon less competent and more prone to underactivity or overactivity.
Cleansing the colon is a good initial step toward increased health and well-being. You can buy many different herbal colon cleansing programs from health-food stores. They all basically serve the same function. However, be careful to choose ones that have not been bulked out with a lot of psyllium husks. The program below is one that I choose to use with my patients and have found to be most successful over many years.
The herbalists Dr. Richard Schulze and the late Dr. John Christopher have designed between them three formulas used sequentially for thorough colon cleansing. The cleanse can last between two and three weeks or, if taken at a gentler pace, between two and three months.
This cleanse should be directed and supervised throughout by a practitioner after initial checks for individual suitability. If the program is not appropriate for any reason, such as work commitments or children, it can be modified and used on a two-day basis, just like the short liver and kidney cleanses. Use the capsules and powders to suit individual requirements.