Colon health is something that we should all be concerned about. Your colon is really the front line of your bodies defense against disease. Especially diseases that relates to body toxicity levels like cancer and liver disease. What you put into your body is filtered by your colon and if your colon is clogged by undigested leftover matter you are not getting the nutrition your body needs to function properly and the problem is just getting worse.
Colon Cleansing Has been a hot topic in the health industry for about the past 100 years. It all started with Doc Kellogg and his theories about the bodies toxicity levels relationship to colon health and the amount of undigested matter found in the colons of people suffering from chronic diseases. Doctor Kellogg founded the Kellogg Institute in the early 1900’s and in so became one of the worlds most famous health practitioners. At his health resort patrons were put through a daily regiment of light exercise and therapeutic enema colon cleansing. His obsession with colon health lead him to develop a food product that would cleanse the colon and provide morning nutrition for his patents. The result was Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. Doctor Kellogg’s brother founded the manufacturing plant for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and in doing so stared the first big health nutrition industry in this country.
Colon cleansing and colon cleansing products have come a long ways since Doctor Kellogg and his daily enemas today’s products are mostly herbal in nature and place a greater infancies on drawing toxins out of your colon tissue and other organs like the liver, kidneys, gallbladder and pancreas. But it has to be said that Doctor Kellogg was on the right tract as far as disease prevention is concerned and modern medical science has proven the benefits of body detoxification.
If you are serous about your health and are considering a colon detoxifying product, they should contain these ingredients. Here is a list of natural herbs that have been clinically proven to have high body detoxifying properties.
*Cascara Sagrada Spanish for sacred bark comes from the buckthorn bark grown in the pacific north west. It conditions the muscles in the digestive tract while promoting hormonal levels controlled by the pituitary gland and has a positive effect on the gallbladder, liver and pancreas.
*Turkey Rhubarb is a powerful intestinal cleanser. It cleans the colon and intestinal lymph system of accumulated waste, decaying fecal matter as well as congested mucous.
*Bentonite Clay absorbs water as it draws out toxins out of the bowel tissue.
*Slippery Elm is a digestive smother and detoxifier. It calms the mucus membrane in the stomach and intestines while stimulating the nerve endings in the stomach causing the secretion of mucous fluid, which balances the intestinal flora.
*Aloes the plant of immortality is used here as a lubricant and for its natural healing powers.
*Flax Seed alleviates the occasional constipation.
*Senna stimulates the colon by increasing smooth muscle contractions and also stimulate more fluid secretion.
*Worm Seed detoxifies the intestinal tract of unwanted organisms without eliminating the bacterial flora necessary for digestion.
*Black Seed contains a high concentration of dietary fiber.
*Olive Leaf Extracts has a smoothing effect and helps to regulate bowl movements.
*Thyme Oil Powder is a purifying agent and has calming effects.
*Garlic Extract 12-1 supports immune health and promotes digestive flora.
*Certified Organic Cloves eliminates unwanted organism’s.
*Peppermint stimulates the production of bile.
Remember cleaning your colon should not just be a one time thing think of it like only cleaning your house once every few years. What do you think you would find in those hard to reach places? Between colon cleansing treatments it is highly recommended that you eat yogurt and drink water to maintain your digestive tract health.