The colon is maybe the most important part of the digestive, as well as the immune system. It is the organ that eliminates toxins from the body and balances the amounts of water. In case the colon stops working properly, toxins will accumulate which will affect every organ and your overall health.
The process of digestion lasts 24 hours, when your digestive system is working properly and your diet is rich in fibers. But if you consume mostly processed food, low in fibers and other nutrients, this process can last up to 70 hours.
One of the first signs of accumulated toxins in your colon is constipation, which is slow movement of waste through the large intestine and irregular and often painful elimination of the waste.
Here are some warming signs which can tell you that you have large amounts of waste accumulated in the colon:
- Symptoms from the digestive system: constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, bloating and gas
- Symptoms from the immune system: skin rashes, bladder and vaginal infections
- General health symptoms: joint and muscle pain
- Behavioral symptoms: depression, anxiety, fatigue, low memory, mood changes
If you notice some of these symptoms, you have to detoxify the colon from the accumulated toxic waste. Health expert advice regular detoxification of the colon, so that you won`t allow the negative effects of the toxins to affect your entire health.
Make your own colon cleanser
This effective method for cleansing the colon has been used since the 1940s, and lasts from 10-16 days.
You will need the following ingredients for one serving:
- 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of maple syrup (grade B)
- 1/10 teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder
- 10 oz. water
Blend well all the ingredients and take the remedy 5-8 times a day, for 10-16 days.
For better results, use a therapeutic essential oil because its nutrients will be absorbed on cellular level. You will need:
- 10 drops of lemon oil
- 10 drops of peppermint oil
- Freshly squeezed juice from 1 lemon
Mix all the listed ingredient with 8oz. of water and drink the remedy during the whole day. Continue with the treatment for two weeks.