On the average, there are approximately 20 pounds of toxic waste, constantly, within the colon of an ordinary person. And the food waste is not the only waste in the human colon. Moreover, the semi-solid slurry prevents the proper functioning of the colon.
This toxic waste in the human colon can impact various health related issues ranging from inability of losing weight to the negative effect on the ‘good’ bacteria in the gut.
Therefore, you are probably asking yourself if there is some remedy for this condition, or does the colon can be cleaned. Luckily, the answer is yes, the colon can be cleaned with the following eight remedies that you can consume and prepare in the comfort of your home.
Eight Simple Colon Cleanse Remedies
Consuming a lot of water on daily basis is essential for the wellbeing of the entire human organism; therefore it is of crucial meaning for the cleanse of the colon. Since dehydration is considered to be the most common reason for colon dysfunction, you need to drink lot of water and the toxic waste and the sludge from the colon can be easily disposed. Dehydration is a major issue at the American population, namely over 70% of the Americans suffer dehydration, and that can be further related to many health issues. Two liters of water is the average quantity recommended for daily consumption, but if you can, you can increase it to three liters of water per day.
- Prune Juice
Dietary fibers of the prune juice can be very efficient for colon cleanse. One cup in the morning, before breakfast, and one cup at night, before going to sleep, will be sufficient quantity for colon cleanse daily routine.
You will note the effects sooner than you expected. However, once you feel the effects of the prune juice, or in other words, when the colon will start to function properly, you should decrease the daily consumption of the prune juice. Reduction of the daily quantity of prune juice is of great importance because the colon can become in a way “dependent” on the prune juice to work properly.
3. Dietary Fiber
Dietary fibers can be found in many other natural products other than the prunes. Below you can find a list of few other products considered as a good source of dietary fibers:
– Brussels sprouts
Depending on your gender and age, the daily recommended intake of dietary fibers varies. Namely, if aged 20-50, women should intake approximately 25 gr. of dietary fiber, and men 37 gr. per day. If you are over 50 years old, 21 gr. of fiber is the recommended daily intake for women and 30 gr. for men.
- Lemon Water
It is a common knowledge that lemons are rich in Vitamin C and the health benefits of daily intakes of Vitamin C. That is why lemons are considered to be the fruit rich in antioxidant properties. Good health status of the entire body, and consequently of the colon, can be supported by antioxidants because antioxidants fight against the free radicals in the human body. Additionally, metabolic function and disposal of the toxic waste from the human digestive system can be enhanced with the regular consumption of lemons and lemon water, and their efficiency can be noted very soon.
All you need to do is to add juice of half lemon into a cup of lukewarm water, and to consume this drink in the morning, on an empty stomach.
The probiotics, or the “good” bacteria’s function is to neutralize the so called bad bacteria, which cause blockage of the digestive system in the human organism. Human body contains probiotics, but unfortunately these good bacteria can be destroyed by some medicaments, and the administration of antibiotics is the most common reason for this.
For the purpose to regulate the function of your colon and of your digestive system in general, below is a list of probiotics that you are recommended to use:
– Dark chocolate
rhamnosus or L.fermentum are some probiotic supplements that you can also intake.
6. Flax seed
The good news about this seed is that you can add it in almost every meal.
Omega-3 fatty acids and dietary fibers (28 gr. fiber in 1/4 cup of flaxseed), some of the most important nutrients found in the flax seed, can help you to relax the colon muscle, and as you already know from the above said about the dietary fibers, this can help you easily and efficiently clean your colon from the toxic waste.
Note: Too much fiber intake on daily basis can lead to diarrhea.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Growth of the probiotic bacteria can be enhanced by the enzymes found in the apple cider vinegar. The acidity of the apple cider vinegar acts in a way that it can loosen the hard toxic waste that has been deposited into the colon.
All you need to do is to prepare a mixture of 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of lukewarm water, and 2 tablespoons of honey (stir until homogenous). You should take this drink every morning on an empty stomach. The effects, that is, the improvement of the bowel function will be visible.
Ginger tea encourages the increase of the temperature in the colon, and therefore it improves the detoxifying process and as a result the bowels can be relieved. Read below the preparation process for this healing ginger tea:
– 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
– ¼ teaspoon of turmeric
– 5 cups water
In a medium saucepan pour the water, turmeric, and grated ginger and heat it over a medium-high heat until it starts boiling. Simmer it further on reduced, medium-low, heat. After 10 minute of simmering, remove it from the heat and sweeten it, preferably with honey, to taste.
Note 1: Turmeric helps in fight against bloating and constipation.
Note 2: In case you are taking some prescribed drugs, or if you are pregnant, please make sure that you consult your physician prior to consuming the above listed homemade products for colon cleanse.
Those with stronger stomach are recommended to watch the colonoscopy video and see how serious things with your colon can get if it does not function properly.