Digestive problems usually include the stomach and the intestines, but there’s also one more important part of the digestive system that has been ignored very often but is indeed very important and that is – the colon.
The role of the colon is a crucial one, because it involves the removal of food waste and the body’s process of hydration.
The colon can be damaged by chronic constipation, by problems with the gut or irritable bowel syndrome.
No matter if the intestines absorb nutrients from half-digested foods and it help in prevention of repeated absorbance of dangerous bacteria and also toxins, still the colon has the function of removal of salt and liquid from the mentioned waste.
Having a poor diet and repeated dehydration may cause such food waste to be glued to the colon walls and cause a slow intoxication of the body.
With the aging process, the odds of development of polyps, tumors (cancerous and non-cancerous), and inflammation also get higher. This type of complications can be linked to this sticking of bad bacteria.
How To Cleanse Your Colon
This mixture will most certainly help in cleaning up the colon in a short amount of time. But you need to make sure to do this at home, because it will speed up a few processes and you have to remember to stay hydrated.
In pregnancy, while suffering from a certain disease, or when experiencing gastrointestinal pain, make sure to consult a doctor before using this method.
- Half a cup of 100% pure organic apple juice
- 2 of fresh lemon juice (squeezed)
- 1 of fresh ginger juice
- Half a teaspoon Himalayan salt
- Half a cup of purified lukewarm water
First fill a small saucepan with the purified water, warm it up but be careful not to boil it, since you will have to consume it quickly. If it is necessary, let it chill. Then pour the water in a glass, adding salt and stirring until the salt is dissolved. After that, add the ginger, the apple and the lemon juice. Stir it again and enjoy the sip!
Drink this up to 3 times per day on an empty stomach for seven days.
How Do These Ingredients Work:
Lemons have antioxidant as well as antibacterial properties that can prevent harm to the tissue of the colon. Lemons also help in detoxification of the liver and restore the pH balance of the body.
Apple juice has more than 14 phytochemicals that prevent in development of cancer cells in the colon while fighting damage caused by free radicals. It is also rich with vitamin C and B6, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin and thiamin.
Ginger is rich with compounds that help in prevention of colon cancer. This is done by preventing spread of cancerous cells. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and it improves digestion.
Himalayan salt is full with minerals that improve the function of the nerves, while at the same time reducing inflammation and relieving pain. It also helps in eliminating waste by improving muscle contraction.
To maintain colon health, consume this drink for cleansing the colon at least once per week. But it is also important to drink lots and lots of water, consume fresh fruit and veggies that are rich in fiber. Regular exercise also helps with this cause.