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It is very important to point out that no chemicals or drugs are used, which makes the colon hydrotherapy soothing and successful. This procedure is also called Colon irrigation.
What is so good about this procedure?
A colon hydrotherapy session is equivalent to 20-30 regular bowel movements. After the colon hydrotherapy session, the hydro-therapist will make an evaluation as to whether more treatments are necessary.
History of colon hydrotherapy
Although many people think that this is some new and fancy method of colon cleansing, this is far from the truth. The earliest references of colonic hydrotherapy are found in an Egyptian medical scroll called the Eber Papyrus which is dated around 1,500 BC.- it’s a 3500 years old source! It was used for treating constipation which was believed to have been the root of many diseases and illnesses.
Described procedure was a primitive version of the therapy - an enema. In these sources, the procedure was similar, although water was introduced into the bowel by using a hollow reed inserted into the rectum.
Throughout the colon hydrotherapy, the client lies on a customized table and should be totally relaxed. A small and disposable instrument called speculum is then gently inserted into the rectum. About 25-30 gallons of warm, clean water are being poured into and out of the colon. The fluid is removed after a short period, and the process may be repeated several times. During the treatment the patient may feel a slight pressure in the abdominal region, together with a sensation of ‘butterflies’ when material is passed.
Many people think that this method is filthy and stinky. This is far from the truth. The fact is that all systems that conduct the waste are sealed which means that the whole procedure is done without offensive odor and in a dignified manner with the respect to the patient. It is performed by skilled colon hydro-therapists.