Colon cleansing with colon irrigation

The first modern colonic machine was invented about 100 years ago. Today, colonic hygienists or colon hydrotherapists perform colon irrigations. Colon irrigations work somewhat like an enema. But they involve much more water and none of the odors or discomfort. While you lie on a table, a low-pressure pump or a gravity-based reservoir flushes several gallons of water through a small tube inserted into your rectum.

After the water is in the colon, the therapist may massage your abdomen. Then you release the water like a regular bowel movement; the process flushes out the fluids and waste. The therapist may repeat the process, and a session may last up to an hour.

The practitioner may use a variety of water pressures and temperatures and may or may not combine water with enzymes, herbs, coffee, or probiotics. Probiotics are supplements containing beneficial bacteria.

What is the theory behind natural colon cleansing?

One of the main theories behind colon cleansing is an ancient belief called the theory of autointoxication. This is the belief that undigested meat and other foods cause mucus buildup in the colon. This buildup produces toxins, the theory goes, which enter the blood’s circulation, poisoning the body.

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Colon Hydrotherapy


In modern times we tend to think of doctor’s visits or the process of healing and cleansing as something that is going to hurt or be painful or uncomfortable.  However Colon Hydrotherapy administered at the Sanctuary is not painful at all; it is actually quite relaxing and you always leave feeling better than when you came in.  With the help of Rita and The Sanctuary I feel as though I am growing younger everyday.  That is true healing, and how it was intended to be.

J.A.S., King’s Mountain, NC