Colonic Hydrotherapy

Colonic Hydrotherapy is a gentle internal bath using warm, purified water that can help to eliminate stored faecal matter, gas, mucus, dead tissues, worms, parasites and toxic substances from the colon. A practice dating from around 1500 B.C., colonics can also help re-tone and reshape the colon. Colon Hydrotherapy is referred to as colon irrigation, colonic’s, colon therapy or high enema.

The colon, also known as the large intestine or large bowel is part of the digestive system. It is located at the end of the digestive tract in the abdominal cavity. It is divided into several regions. The appendix, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon and the rectum.

Colon Hydrotherapy can be useful in the following:

  • Constipation
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Skin Problems
  • Back pain, Joint pain & Muscle pain
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Excess weight
  • Diarrhoea
  • Toxicity
  • Common Migraines/Headaches
  • Allergies
  • Obesity

What is involved in Colon Hydrotherapy?

You do not need to make any special changes to your diet or lifestyle before a therapy.At your first appointment, Ayurveda Practitioner will take a full medical case history, and will explain the procedure to you.A brief rectal exam must be carried out and then the speculum is gently introduced into the rectum. This procedure is not painful.All the colonic therapiestake up to 45- 50 minutes.

How many therapies are necessary?

Ayurveda Practitioner will discuss with you for deciding to have a colonic therapy. People have different reason for having a therapy so you will be advisedon individual basis.

Is colon hydrotherapy safe?

Yes, as we are using only Hydro (water) for therapy.

What should I do before a session?

  • Eat light food before go to bed prior to the therapies.
  • No Foods 3 Hours Prior To Receiving Colon Hydrotherapy.
  • Drink plenty of Water.

Contraindications

A Contraindication is when Colon Hydrotherapy should NOT be considered.

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Aneurysm
  • Carcinoma
  • Cardiac Conditions
  • Chronic Disease
  • Dialysis Patients
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fissures/ Fistulas
  • Haemorrhaging
  • Intestinal Perforation
  • Pregnancy

Also if you are taking prescription medication for ANY condition diagnosed by a GP you should check with your GP to ensure the medication will not be interfered with by the additional water intake and absorption.