Perhaps you’ve heard the saying: “Death begins in the colon.” Indeed, as toxic debris from inadequate and infrequent elimination gathers in the colon, it produces poisons that can slowly, but surely, cause disease and, consequently, death.
Experts say that approximately 85% of Americans suffer from poor digestion and incomplete elimination. To understand the effects, picture a piece of meat rotting away when it’s unrefrigerated. Lactobacilli turns the meat sour … the biochemical compounds produced by the bacteria as they grow causes the meat to smell bad … putrefying bacteria decomposes the animal proteins … and so on and so forth. It’s not a pretty sight –or smell.
Now, picture that putrefying food happening inside your body, in the company of parasites of the intestine, colon, and organs.
When these parasites feed on body tissues, they produce wastes. Instead of your body obtaining the nutrients you need from the food, it allows those wastes to enter into the bloodstream, along with other byproducts of rotting, undigested food. The waste products then pass through the arterial wall and slowly overwhelm your system.
Eventually, these toxins block your body’s natural ability to flush out poisons that — over time — can kill you.
For all of these reasons, colon cleansing is an essential part of routine health maintenance. But professional colonic irrigation (also called colonics or colon hydrotherapy) are expensive and require a visit to a clinic.
For those seeking to detoxify your body naturally, an inexpensive, safe alternative (or supplement) to colonics, the saltwater flush accomplishes a very thorough inner cleanse you can do yourself at home.
Saltwater flushes have none of the risks of customary colonics or enemas, and the cleansing effect reaches the entire digestive tract. In contrast, colonics and enemas reach only the colon or a small part of it.
Saltwater flushes are very safe and have no harmful side effects.
What is a Saltwater Flush?
Salt has long been used as a harmless preservative and disinfectant. The salt in the saltwater cleanse stimulates the body to repair itself in the same way as when you soak an external wound in saltwater or gargle saltwater for a sore throat.
Think of the saltwater flush as a bath for the inside of your body, where it draws toxins out from the entire digestive tract. When you imagine all of the waste products trapped in your digestive system — not unlike the slime and build-up that accumulates inside a garden hose or household pipes — it makes good sense that your insides benefit from a good washing.
An Amazingly Simple Procedure
- 2 level teaspoons unrefined, non-iodized sea salt (not iodized table salt or Epsom salt)
- 1 quart (32 oz) purified water, lukewarm
- Quart jar (glass)
- Kettle for slightly warming water (do not microwave)
1. Put 2 teaspoons of salt into quart jar.
2. Pour in warm water and stir.
3. Drink the entire 32 oz of saltwater first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach, as quickly as possible. Most people find it easier to drink with a straw.
4. After drinking the saltwater, lie on your right side for 30 minutes. This helps the saltwater reach the lower right hand side of the stomach, where the opening to the small intestine is located.
5. After 30 minutes, you are free to move about as you wish, though you’ll want to remain near the bathroom.
What to Expect During the Cleanse
Once in the small intestines, the saltwater stimulates contractions that propel the solution through your digestive system. Within an hour you should hear liquids gurgling in your abdomen, especially if you massage the area.
Everyone is unique, but most likely you’ll feel the urge to eliminate within an hour or two. Most people will have multiple eliminations, and intense diarrhea is not uncommon as the saltwater quickly cleanses the entire digestive tract.
Vomiting can also occur. In fact, at one time hospitals used a procedure similar to the saltwater flush to induce vomiting. If you struggle to keep the solution down the first time, take heart that this reaction can be overcome in time.
The flush process is intensified by gravity as it rapidly expels water from the body. As a result, it can be uncomfortable, but the process is swift and the discomfort should improve quickly after the cleanse.
Until you are certain that the flush is complete, take care not to pass gas except on the toilet — what you think is gas may actually be more liquid.
Tips on Practicing the Salt Water Flush
You might want to drink an herbal laxative tea the night before the flush to intensify and speed the cleansing process.
You might also speed the process slightly by crouching down and massaging your abdomen to help break up waste matter. Vigorous abdominal exercise may have a similar benefit.
The saltwater flush is a highly-effective way to expel detoxify your body naturally of toxins and waste. From this salt-water flush you will have better digestion, increased energy, feel like a fresher you, and even weight loss.
Danica Collins is a natural health specialist and the managing editor of the Underground Health Reporter. She is also the spokesperson for Think-Outside-the-Book Publishing, the publisher of The One-Minute Cure: The Secret to Healing Virtually All Diseases, which reveals the scientifically proven therapy that creates a condition in the body that is uninhabitable by disease.
Danica reports twice a week to her readers, bringing them the most popular health news on the market, new cutting-edge, anti-aging technologies, and some of the best-kept health secrets in the world.
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