A colonics, or colon hydrotherapy, is an alternative medicine practice that results in cleansing and clearing the colon of unwanted toxins. It is essential that this organ’s path remain clear in order to keep bowels flowing properly. Among some of the benefits of colonics include: a more effective digestive system, preventing constipation, increase of energy, kick start weight loss, and decrease risk of colon cancer.
During digestion, when your organs finish absorbing the nutrients and vitamins of your food, all the useless material is sent to the colon. The colon, with the help of bacteria, further breakdown this waste where it is then moved to the rectum and released out of the body, through the anus. If the colon is blocked it will not absorb nutrients properly or worst it will not be able to dispose of toxins and unwanted material in your body, causing serious health problems.