DIY Homemade Colon Cleanse

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Chronic constipation, leaky gut, and irritable bowel syndrome are some of the most common digestive issues in the United States. These issues are most commonly attributed to foods in the Standard American Diet, because they are difficult for the body to digest. Since the colon has to work hard to eliminate waste, it is critical to keep it as healthy as possible.

 

Maintaining a healthy colon is a combined effort of balancing your diet and cleansing it every so often. While certain people enjoy colonics to maintain colon health, there are fresh foods that nourish the colon and clean it out simultaneously. If you are someone who suffers from chronic constipation or bowel troubles, you may benefit from a colon cleanse. After completing a colon cleanse, many people experience regular bowel movements, weight loss, and better energy levels.

 

Does It Cost A Lot To Cleanse The Colon?

A homemade colon cleanse does not need to cost an arm and a leg. The ingredients in this juice are readily available at the grocery store and assist with relieving constipation. One thing to keep in mind when you decide to do the colon cleanse is that you should plan to stay at home, allowing your body time to adjust to the changes in waste elimination.

 

How To Do This Cleanse:

It is best to drink this colon cleansing juice on an empty stomach in the morning. Consume another glass of the juice before eating a light lunch, which preferably consists of steamed vegetables and quinoa or brown rice. Finally, consume another cup of this juice in the mid-afternoon. Because this juice encourages you to eliminate more than normal, make sure you drink at least eight eight-ounce glasses of room temperature water throughout the day to avoid dehydration. After five o’clock in the evening, however, slow your consumption of liquids to avoid using the restroom several times during the night.

 

Homemade Colon Cleansing Juice

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup warm purified water
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup 100% pure organic apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ginger juice

Instructions:

  • Pour the water into a small saucepan over medium heat. You don’t want to boil the water; rather, you want to heat it to a safe drinking temperature that you can tolerate.
  • Once the water is warm, pour it into a tall glass. Add the sea salt and stir it with a metal spoon to dissolve the salt.
  • Add the apple juice, lemon juice, and ginger juice to the glass and stir to combine.
  • Drink this entire cup on an empty stomach in the morning. Make another batch of this before eating a light lunch, and make another batch mid-afternoon.

 

Sources:

https://www.livestrong.com/article/115950-homemade-natural-colon-cleanser/

https://draxe.com/beauty/homemade-colon-cleanse-3-juices/

https://www.healthline.com/health/natural-colon-cleanse#treatments

2019-11-08T17:43:49+00:00

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    Q: I have already purchased both FULL BODY DETOX and DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. I was going to do the full body first then the colon cleanse as you suggested. I decided I should go ahead and order the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN because; well I want to get rid of as much waste/weight that I can. I feel sluggish, disgusting and toxic! Is it ok if I perform the weight loss regimen followed by the full body detox then colon cleanse? I am going away for a few weeks and this would work out much better for me as far schedule goes... Or is there a particular order I should follow to make my goal much more effective? I am not sure how strict the airlines are and I doubt I can find organic prune juice and undiluted cranberry juice where I am going....

    A:

    It's okay that you perform the WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN first before the others. The key thing is that you perform all three kits.

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    Q: Hello I am on day TWO of 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE;. May I eat a half cup rolled organic rolled oats a day. I eat the oats to provide fuel just before my two hour core ,spinning and rowing class. May I continue to drink Ivy's drink ? It's 1 tablespoon of Spirulina Powder, 2 tablespoons Psyllium Husk , 2 tablespoons Aloe Vera 1/4 cup of apple juice and 2 tablets of 450 mg Cascara Sagrada ? Look forward to your response.

    A:

    You are free to eat as you please via free will. But we suggest the eating recommendations for a reason. The oats are okay (except they create mucus) and the Ivy's Drink is okay (nothing adverse to the cleanse)and sounds like a pretty healthy tonic.

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    Q: I am a massage therapist. During a year long detox with the help of a Naturopath I lost about 40 pounds. However, I could only lose weight while fasting. Though I recognized that I was extremely toxic (very thick, dark menses every 15 days to flu-like symptoms) it seemed that fecal matter was getting "stuck" in the bend of the trans. Colon and disc. Colon. Maintaining the weight losses and good health was difficult in spite of being on a wholesome diet. Digestive enzymes seemed to adversely affect digestion since elimination was slow (once a day). Though enzymes worked well in the stomach, I would only gain weight with the use of enzymes: drinking a gallon of water a day only touched my extreme thirst. I would become lethargic and experience painful menses. Cramps, along with swelling in the ankles. Recently a massage therapist who worked with colon massage laid hands on me and told me that my trans. colon was sitting below my belly button. His massaging in the bend of the trans. colon and the disc. Colon was very uncomfortable. We agreed that massage could help with my situation since I felt great after the massage. I take flaxseed oil, prune juice, probiotics, and cranberry juice everyday and I have been seeing a colon hydro therapist for the past five weeks (once a week) with very good results. Is there a special diet that can help pull the trans colon back into position? I really want to be able to eat wholesome foods and look and feel wholesome at the same time. Thank you for your support.

    A:

    I WOULD RECOMMEND COLON REPAIR. CONSIDER THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE AND IT'S CORRELATING DIET (WHICH COMES WITH THE CLEANSE) AND DRINK MUCH VEGETABLE AND FRUIT JUICE, BUT ESPECIALLY VEGETABLE JUICE. FRUITS SMOOTHIES WILL ALSO HELP REPAIR THE COLON. DRINK 2-4 OUNCES OF ALOE VERA JUICE IN A GLASS OF WATER. PERFORM ANTI-GRAVITY EXERCISES 15-MINUTES PER DAY (HAVE LEGS RAISED HIGHER THAN THE FACE - I.E. LEGS UP AGAINST THE WALL WITH HEAD AND BACK ON THE GROUND). PERFORM ENEMAS AND COLONICS AS WELL. ALL ORGANS ARE REPAIRABLE AND THEREFORE YOU CAN HEAL YOURSELF OF THIS CRISIS. PEACE, OPTIMAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING BE UNTO YOU.

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    Q: Hello, I was wondering if you could suggest an at home colon cleanse that is inexpensive. To be honest with you, I am really on a tight budget right now, and can't afford yours right now. I have heard people say they use Metamucil 2 times a day to cleanse their colon. Could you please advise me if this will work, or something that will?

    A:

    Try our SEN FEN FORMULA or BOWEL MOVERwhich are on sale now (November 2008)! Metamucil is POISON and TOXIC!!!

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    Q: I ordered the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and this is day 3. I have been experiencing a lot of cramping and runny, liquid bowel movements. I have not taken any of the formulas this morning because of the effects I've been having. It's certainly working because in the last movement I passed a lot of mucus. I would like to complete the full 10 days but if these are the side effects I can't go to work this way. I have already taken today off. Should I discontinue the program or cut back on one of the formulas? One last note, I have been sticking with raw fruits and vegetables.

    A:

    I WOULD SUGGEST YOU CUT BACK ON THE NUMBER OF CAPSULES YOU ARE TAKING. TAKE A DAY OR TWO OFF FROM THE KIT AND RE-START BUT ONLY TAKE 2-3 CAPSULES OF EACH FORMULA WHEN YOU START BACK UP. DIARRHEA IS A SIGN OF HARD STOOLS TRAPPED IN THE COLON AND THE BODY IS ATTEMPTING TO LIQUIFY THEM. THAT'S ALL! FYI: WE GIVE PEOPLE THIS INFORMATION IN OUR â€DETOX TROUBLESHOOTING†GUIDE, "â€FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PAGE†SECTION (FOUND UNDER "MORE SERVICES" BOX ON HOME PAGE), AND THE ARTICLES â€DIARRHEA†AND â€HEALING CRISIS†ALL AVAILABLE ON OUR SITE. REMEDIES ARE ON OUR SITE FOR PEOPLE. HANG IN THERE! DON'T QUIT BECAUSE YOU ARE HEALING! DO NOT NEGLECT GOD'S TEMPLE BECAUSE OF WORK EITHER! JUST CUT BACK ON THE DOSAGE!

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    Q: I want to know can I take the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and go to work? Will I be in the bathroom a lot with this product?

    A:

    You might want to set the time aside for this cleanse. When people are concerned about excess defecating, they usually experience it due to the Law of Attraction: what you are worried about you end up attracting to yourself. So I would suggest you find the time to do it (outside of work).

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    Q: I am interested in the COLON FORMULA. I do not have a problem with constipation, but about twice a year I use an over the counter product just for cleansing purposes. I have a concern about the harshness of this product, and the walnut hulls. Are you speaking of the most hard outer shell or the inner husk?

    A:

    How do you know there is harshness with the product when you've never tried it? Try a natural thing as freely as you have tried UNNATURAL things. Be fair and unbiased against nature! Black Walnut Hull is the outer hull, pulverized of course. Think positive and you will attract positive. Think results and you will attract results!

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    Q: I'm looking for a great colon detox. I found many on the internet that shows pictures of long rubber like bowel movements. I was surprise to see that, I feel the same may be inside me. I'm wondering if yours do the same cause I want to totally cleanse my colon. If so how long do I take it and is the bowel movements watery and painful, with your product?

    A:

    At Dherbs, we concentrate on not just the colon but the other eliminative channels, i.e. liver, lungs, kidneys. With our Full Body Detox, you're getting a great colon cleanse, but that which is more balanced and wholistic. It will greatly help to normalize your bowels and counteract all colon pathologies. You will enjoy our Full Body Detox. One of the six formulas is concocted solely for the colon.

    p.s. - We have a 10-day Colon Cleansing Kit coming very soon (January 2008). So stay tuned to Dherbs.Com!

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    Q: Can you please advise if the colon cleansing will have any effects if I suffer from loose stools rather than constipation? Have had issues with loose stools since my gall bladder was removed. Some improvement when I was diagnosed with thyroid disease and began taking Synthroid, but I still have issues with very loose stools and severe gas at times. Can this colon cleansing relieve these issues? Also, I have an allergy to nuts, all kinds. Can I still take the cleansing formulas that include the shells of walnuts; I believe is what it said. I must be very careful because I have been hospitalized after ingesting a very minute amount of what I think was peanuts. Your advice would be greatly appreciated as I am very interested in trying your products but at the same time I must be careful with my allergies. Also I’m allergic to eggs.

    A:

    YOU WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE FULL BODY DETOX FOLLOWED BY THE DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. BLACK WALNUT HULLS ARE SAFE FOR YOU. IT'S NOT ACTUALLY A NUT, BUT THE HULL FROM IT. ALLERGIES ARE OVERCOME WITH DEEP CLEANSING ON THE CELLULAR AND TISSUE LEVEL. REMOVAL OF THE GALLBLADDER HAS THROWN YOUR BODY OUT OF WHACK. HOWEVER, THE BODY DOES HAVE THE ABILITY TO COMPENSATE.

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    Q: Why should I pay for the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE when I could just get the COLON FORMULA capsules or BOWEL MOVER TEA or capsules which would be less expensive?

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    Cleanses are more potent and ideal for most people who may have never cleansed. The individual formulas are for daily maintenance regimens after performance of a major cleanse. So you would want to take BOWEL MOVER and/or BOWEL MOVER TEA as a daily regimen to help keep you normal when you're not cleansing! I would suggest you take the major cleanses in this order: 1. FULL BODY DETOX, 2. WEIGHT RELEASE CLEANSE AND REGIMEN, 3. TOTAL WOMAN CLEANSE, and 4. 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE

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    Q: There are so many herbal Laxatives and cleansers on your page. How does one narrow down what is beneficial to them? I am a female with irregular bowels and would like to cleanse and they work on remaining regular. I wasn't sure if I should get the bowel mover, colon formula, colon cleanse, laxative herbs, 10 day super cleanse????

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    Go with the BOWEL MOVER for starters and then you can go down to the milder working COLON FORMULA.

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    Q: I ordered the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and I kept looking for the carminative tea through your products but I can’t seem to find it. Could you please give me the name of a similar tea or something I could find over in the grocery store that would work as good as the carminative tea.

    A:

    THANKS! YOU'RE VERY WELCOME! IF YOU ORDERED THE TEA, YOU SHOULD HAVE IT! PLEASE CALL CUSTOMER SERVICE (866-434-3727) SO THEY CAN EXPEDITE YOU YOUR CARMINATIVE TEA TO YOU.

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    Q: I am planning to purchase the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE. The article recommends this Carminative tea but I don't see it on the site. Can you assist?

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    The Carminative Tea comes with the DHERBS 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE.

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    Q: For the last few months off and on when I have bowel movements that are not "normal". I read somewhere that one's waste should float. My waste however comes out whole but tends to disintegrate in the water. I am very regular, I use the bathroom at least 3 times a day after each meal and maintain a pretty healthy vegan diet about 70% live foods. I was wondering if there could be an issue with absorption, or assimilation in my colon, possibly a fiber issue?

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    Yes, stools should be whole (not disintegrate) and should float in the toilet water. Try increasing your dietary fiber intake with whole fruits and vegetables. Read some of our COLON articles on our site under "Articles."

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    Q: I was told I have melanosis of the colon, and I shouldn't take anymore colon cleansers. Would my colon become damaged, if I do the Full Body Detox?

    A:

    No, The Full Body Detox would actually help your colon!

    Product Links:
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    Q: My girlfriend is doing a 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE and the FULL BODY DETOX. The papers that came with it stated that cleansing the body will reduce excess hormones in the body. She has the birth control that is implanted in the upper arm and regularly supplies her body with extra progestin. Will doing the cleanse make this form of birth control less effective?

    A:

    Yes, the detox will make the birth control less effective as herbs are programmed to counteract toxins and poisons and the birth control is pure poison!

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    Q: I started taking 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE about 2 weeks ago. Now I've being bothered by hemorrhoids for the past four days. What can I do for relief?

    A:

    You might want to perform the FULL BODY DETOX because hemorrhoids denote constipation, Beloved! Time to work on your colon! Hemorrhoids are just a symptom!

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    Q: Will the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE cause a person who does not need to lose weight to lose weight.

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    Of course not! Read the article â€I’M THIN! WILL I LOSE WEIGHT DURING THE DETOX†on our site under ARTICLES.

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    Q: My question is what could be causing my puffy eyes? I've had them for probably 6 or 8 months now (maybe more). They sometimes will have a little darkness added to them. Sometimes I wake up and whatever side I've been laying on, that eye will be even more swollen than the other side, but they are usually the puffiest when I first wake up. Sometimes it looks like I've been bopped in the eye in my sleep. I've cut out a lot of the processed foods and stay away from sugars for the most part. I drink only water and juice once a day (5 carrots, 1 green apple, 1" ginger root, handful of parsley and 1/2 beet with greens. I get plenty of rest (although I've always had a hard time feeling rested) but not sure if the eyes have anything to do with rest. It seems more like it has to do with something else internally. What advice can you give and what supplements would you recommend. I'm currently taking your Multi-Vitamins and Minerals formula along with your VITAMIN B COMPLEX (which I love them both). Have been on them for about 1 1/2 weeks now I guess. I also take your CANDIDA BUSTER and the COLON FORMULA (I was having a problem with constipation for the past couple months, did some of your recommended enemas but for some reason my body still seems to get stopped up easily lately).

    A:

    OUR â€EYE PROBLEMS†ARTICLE GOES OFF INTO MORE DETAIL ON THIS INQUIRY, BUT FOR THE SAKE OF TIME, WORK ON YOUR KIDNEYS AND CIRCULATION, BELOVED. IT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR CIRCULATION IS BEING CUT OFF, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU LIE DOWN OR SLEEP. DRINK PLENTY OF PARSLEY AND CUCUMBER JUICE. GOOD DHERBS.COM COMPOUNDS INCLUDE EYES FORMULA, KIDNEYS AND BLADDER, AND CIRCUL-AID FORMULA.

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    Q: I am currently on a colon cleanse by colonix. I need to do the fibroid buster kit and I also need to lose about 50 lbs and would like to do the weight loss kit. What order should I do these or can they be done at the same time?

    A:

    Do the FULL BODY DETOX first then the FIBRIOD BUSTER CLEANSE AND REGIME and follow this up with the 10-DAY SUPREME COLON CLEANSE.