While enemas, in general, have health benefits, there are some that you should avoid. Here are four enemas that are potentially dangerous to your health. [Read more…]
Herbal enemas are for more than just cleansing the colon. Herbal enemas are a very efficient way to achieve healing effects; the active substances in the herbs get absorbed by the intestinal walls and go directly into the blood stream. When herbs are taken orally some of the active substances are altered, weakened, or destroyed by the gastric juices before they are absorbed into the system.
Once administered, hold the herbal [Read more…]for 15-45 minutes. The longer you can hold it the better; this will allow for more absorption of the active substances.
An oil is the insertion of a small volume of oil into the rectum. Oil enemas, otherwise known as sneha basti are commonly used in Ayurvedic therapy as part of a complex cleansing treatment called panchakarma. [Read more…]
An is an injection of liquids into the colon via the anus. The most common form of enema is the use of large amounts of liquid to fill and flush the colon. Enema formulas can range from simple salt water to more complex herbal or medicinal preparations. Lesser known enemas include the introduction of oil into the colon for the purpose of lubrication and the elimination of particular symptoms. [Read more…]