Herbal colon cleanser

It is a well known fact that fecal matter build up in the colon can cause several health problems like bloating, constipation, abdominal pain and sometimes even irritable bowel syndrome. It has even been said that poor colon health can lead to cancer and other diseases. When people eat too little fiber it can cause constipation and incomplete bowel movements that cause the fecal matter to build up and stick to the walls of the colon. A herbal colon cleanser can get things moving again and clean out the colon.

There has been a lot of information written about the need for colon cleansing. Many alternative health practitioners believe that using a colon cleanser can help people maintain good health and a good immune system. It has even been stated that good health begins in the colon. In fact, a normal healthy person should have a bowl movement at least 3 times a day and if not that, they are said to be constipated by many alternative health practitioners. If you are constipated you should start using a good herbal colon cleanser.

A good herbal colon cleanser can work in as little as one day. You should look for a colon cleanser that has been certified as organic. Most natural colon cleansers contain psyllium, Cascara Sagrada and Senna. Psyllium is a common ingredient in herbal colon cleansers and especially in over-the-counter “fiber” laxatives. Cascara sagrada is a herb is the aged bark of several species of Buckthorn shrub. It’s used as one of the principal components in several herbal colon cleansers. Senna is another herb that comes from a tropical flowering plant. You will also find that Senna is a popular ingredient in “diet” or “cleansing” teas as well as many supplements that cleanse the body.

There are several different brands of herbal colon cleansers on the market today. You can find a good herbal colon cleanser online and in local health food stores. Many alternative medical doctors sell herbal colon cleansers also. The main thing to take into consideration when looking to buy a herbal colon cleanser is that it does not use harsh chemicals. You want a natural herbal cleanser that will allow your body to work naturally and in a gentle manner. Chemical colon cleansers can cause severe stomach and abdominal pain.

When using a herbal colon cleanser you need to make certain adjustments to your diet. You need to take in adequate amounts of fiber. An adequate amount of fiber has been established by the FDA to be 25-30 grams a day. You must also increase your water intake when taking a colon cleanser because adequate water intake can flush out unwanted toxins along with the impacted fecal matter that you are detoxing from your system. People should really be drinking half of the body weight in water every day. Many times people become constipated just because they do not drink enough water.

The herbs that are used in a traditional herbal colon cleanser have been used for centuries. Cayenne pepper is also included in many herbal colon cleansers because it will help eliminate impurities and toxins from the colon. Barberry is another herb found in colon cleansers. It will stimulate the gall bladder and liver to detox the system also. Fennel and garlic will purify the colon and help kill off harmful bacteria that can linger in impacted fecal matter. Using a herbal colon cleanser is safe and a effective way to remove unhealthy chemicals, bacteria and built up fecal matter from the colon. Some herbal colon cleansers include herbs that will rid the system of dangerous parasites too.


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