The day before the procedure, the patient shall eat just lightly and skip dinner completely. It is permitted to drink as necessary (no alcohol). The procedure is performed on an empty stomach. The voiding of bowel contents can be helped by performing a light massage of the bowel, deep abdominal breathing or the autogenic relaxation technique.
For the better effect of bowel cleansing, one shall take a series of 3-6 irrigations. The irrigation may be performed only twice a week.
Also known as colonic irrigation, this practice was reputedly used in Ancient Egypt, China and India. However, the method common in the West today has its origins in 19th century European spas.
Constipation, frequent bowel wind formation, lazy bowel, gut parasite infestation, bowel yeast infection, chronic inflammation of the pelvic organs (like prostate, ovaries, ovarian tubes), obesity, food allergies, rheumatic diseases, headaches, fatigue, depression, psoriasis
Not advisable for:
Any acute inflammation in the digestive tract, stomach or gut bleeding recent or past, gut diverticules, Crohn’s disease, aortic aneurysm, heart insufficiency, gut operations in the past (stomia, ileus, etc.) infectious diseases, fever, acute inflammation, shortness of breath, pregnancy, psychosis, alcohol or drug abuse, menstruation, gut tumours recent or past, tuberculosis, incapacitation