While it is true that there is no definitive statement on this matter, specific vitamins and minerals helps in the overall colon health, or directly prevents the occurence of colon diseases, or on cue, offers advantage over other vitamins, we have ample evidence and countless of information on health related sites on the internet that offer valuable resource as to the benefits of some nutrients on our colon.
Below are some of the few notable ones.
1. Calcium is by far the most important for a digestive health. Escpecially calcium found on non -dairy products such as tofu, small dried fish frys, broccoli, etc.
2. Vitamin B-6 is the second most essential nutients our body need. Carrots, beans and peas all contain vitamin B-6, are all good rich sources.
3. Folic acid are found in grain products, such as whole wheat breads and cereals.
4. Leafy vegetables–such as romaine lettuce or spinach–contain magnesium. Magnesium is important for a healthy colon.
5. Although not a vitamin or mineral, dietary fiber is helpful in ensuring fecal waste elimination.
You may have noticed that all of these suggested colon health foods are mostly vegetable base. Which as it should. Fruits and vegetables offers these essential nutrients to colon health and are very easily digested, hence preferred.
First published in August of 2009. Edited and updated today with additional information for www.colonnews.com.
There are lots of colon cleansing herbs and almost all of these herbs helps to clean the liver because of their therapeutic actions. You can either prepare your own herbs or buy one. But before going on to a herbal colon cleansing treatment it is always best to consult a Physician. Not everyone is fit enough to do this kind of colon cleansing treatment especially those who are in a diet. Herbal colon cleansing will take a month to complete because it is a gradual healing of constipation. But the result is significantly healthy.
Herbal colon cleansing solutions are very popular as more people are using alternative medicines. There are many herbal colon cleansers that people are indulge to for quite sometime in removing fecal matter from the large intestine. They also use natural herbs to avoid the formation of toxins in the body and of course by the elimination of intestinal parasites. Herbal colon supplements acts not only to clean the intestine but also aids in cleaning the liver and suppress gas from forming.
Some Vital Things to consider when choosing the right natural cleansing Supplements:
1. Customer testimonies. It should be one that has changed hundreds of thousands of people’s lives
2. Gentle and effective whole body safe internal cleansing.
3. Formulated to maximize one’s elimination without causing loose stools or uncomfortable cramping via frequent healthy bowel movements
4. Assisting in cleansing the vital organs and lymphatic system.
Herbal colon supplement is one of the alternative branch of medicine which in recent time have been very popular. Colon herbal supplements is used to detoxify the bowel and strengthen the peristalsis movement of the intestinal wall muscles. Because almost all of the vitamin and nutrients are absorbed to the intestinal walls, one of intestine job is to squeeze out all possible nutrients the body needs and the normal peristaltic movement will help the unwanted material to be excreted out of the body. Herbal supplements also helps stop the growth of toxins, this is because herbal colon supplements keep the toxins away from getting into the bloodstream.
Contrary to other laxatives which increases the bulkiness of stool, herbal colon cleansers particularly balance the normal function of the colon. For many years which started from our ancestors, the use of herbs is very important. The traditional use of herbal colon cleansers originated in China around 2600 BC by an emperor named Huang Ti. In our present time herbal supplements are augmented from plants around the world being a separate from pharmaceuticals. Colon herbal supplements includes an enormous variety of plants such as psyllium, camote tops, guava leaves, cascara sagrada, flax seed and many, many other herbs all over the entire universe. Commonly herbal supplements hodl on to the idea. That is to seek and correct the internal imbalance rather than to cure the symptoms and to encourage self healing method.
Herbs can do so much to the colon than drugs. Colon cleansing herbs does not only cleanse the colon but it also sweep away impacted feces that is been kept for years. It also expel intestinal parasites.
1 cup sea salts
2 cups baking soda
1 cup Epsom salts
1 to 2 tablespoons glycerin per bath
This makes a jarful – use a handful when preparing a bath.
Here’s a recipe for tea (and I LOVE tea as well) from ProfessorsHouse
¼ inch Ginger Root (grated)
1 tsp Honey
1 tsp Chamomile
1 tsp Peppermint
Not only does this tea help with the digestive system, it also promotes overall good health. Peppermint is often used for good lung and breathing issues. Chamomile is often used for emotional issues. So – this recipe is good for more than just the colon.
From the same site, I found a recipe for vegetable juice that I think I’m going to try. It looks good and has all the ingredients a good homemade colon cleanser should have.
6 oz Celery juice
1 oz Wheatgrass Juice
1 oz Spinach juice
1 oz Cabbage juice
1 oz Parsley or Alfalfa Sprouts
LOVE to cook! So – recipes are my thing. I like to try new recipes and when I first started to get into colon cleansing, I researched recipes. Here are some more of my favorites colon cleanse recipes:
Awakening Health has the following recipe:
1 tablespoon psyllium seed husk
1 tablespoon bentonite clay
1/2 cup fresh non-citrus juice
2 cups of water
Mix all in blender or shaker and drink as fast as possible.
The continual study of soya is producing more possible benefits to colon health. For continuing information on soy and soy health research, visit the www.talksoy.com for a biased but still very informative site.
Fruity Soya Smoothie Recipe
1/2 cup strawberries
1/2 cup raspberries
1/2 cup cherries (pitted)
1 cup of soy milk
1/2 cup soy yogurt
Blend all the fruits with the soy milk and soy yogurt until a smooth texture is formed. The fruits should provide enough of a taste to mix well with the milk and yogurt.
Ice cream Soya Smoothie Recipe
1/2 cup strawberries
1 large peach, sliced and pitted
1/2 cup soy milk
1/2 cup soy ice cream
Blend the banana with the soy milk on high speed for 1 minute. Add the soy ice cream, strawberries, and peach and continue blending for an additional 30 seconds. Smoothie should be smooth and creamy with small peach and strawberry pieces.
This article was originally posted 3 years ago and is republished here with new information added.