Colon Hydrotherapy

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Colon Hydrotherapy

Colon Hydrotherapy Treatment


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What is Colon Hydrotherapy?

Colon Hydrotherapy, also known as colon cleansing, a colonic, or colonic irrigation is a procedure in which large amounts of water are flushed through the colon in order to support detoxification, boost energy, relieve abdominal pain and support the immune system.

The intestinal flora is also known as our second immune system. A properly functioning digestive system can not only contribute to an improved nutrient absorption, but also enhance the bacterial symbiosis (microbiota and microbiome) of the gut.

Colon Hydrotherapy can regenerate parts of the large intestine by flushing out harmful bacteria and yeast fungi. This can have a healing effect on the overall digestive tract.

Our digestive tract is responsible to absorb nutrients from foods we consume. In addition, our digestive tract comprises a large amount of our immune system as the intestinal immune system encounters more antigen than any other part of the body by the antigenic load of our diet and the constant threat of potential pathogens.

This population of organisms is often referred to as the microbiota, the entire collection of microorganisms in the human gut. Part of this microbiota is also the microbiome which collectively refers to all the genomes from all the microorganisms within the microbiota environment.

Balancing Bacterial Flora

A balanced bacterial flora can lead to a healthy immune response and a healthy digestion.

The balance of the intestinal flora depends on many factors and with chronically ill patients this balance is usually disturbed, and the immunity is compromised.

Other factors contributing to a so-called gut dysbiosis and hypersensitive reactions of the gut are diet (especially denatured and processed food), exercise and environmental influences.

Also long-term antibiotic treatment may have lead to a disruption of the intestinal bacteria dysbiosis. Additional factors that may have influenced the development of our intestinal bacterial colonization are the type of birth we underwent, whether we had a natural birth or a c-section, and whether we were breast fed or not.

It is speculated that people suffering from constipation and carrying fecal residues in the intestine may have a decreased function of this immune system.

Studies suggest that colon irrigation might induce lymphocyte transmigration from gut-associated lymphatic tissues into the circulation, which may improve colon and immune system function.

Who Can Benefit from Colon Hydrotherapy?

Patients with one or more of the following symptoms may benefit from colon hydrotherapy:

  • Constipation
  • Immune deficiency
  • Allergies
  • Overweight
  • Digestive disorders
  • Skin conditions Acne, eczema, skin dryness, etc.
  • Fatigue, headaches, anxiety
  • Bad breath and other hygiene detriments
  • Bloating and gas
  • Poor cognitive function


Patients with the following may want to avoid colon hydrotherapy:

  • Severe anaemia
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Diverticulitis, Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
  • Bowel or rectal cancer
  • Anal fissures
  • Painful haemorrhoids
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Heart problems
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Pregnancy at any stage

Possible Colon Hydrotherapy Benefits

  • Flush diverticulum pockets and improve muscle contraction
  • Initiate weight loss
  • Cleanse, tone, reshape and exercise the colon
  • Improve fecal transit time
  • Balance the microbiota and microbiome
  • Increase the absorption of nutrients through the colon wall
  • Decrease number of enterotoxins from re-entering the body
    (leaky gut syndrome)
  • Decrease the risk of colon cancer
  • Improve circulation
  • Hardened waste materials are removed, and the toxic load is reduced
  • Smoothen the process of peristalsis
  • Relieve constipation
  • Improvement in the complexion of the skin
  • Enhance emotional state

Colon Hydrotherapy May Also Indirectly Contribute to a Healthy Alkaline-Acid Balance

A healthy pH balance is fundamentally important for our body and its regulation. Without a healthy acid-alkaline balance, bodily processes such as blood circulation, breathing, hormone balance, excretion and above all the function of the intestinal tract are impaired significantly.


If not properly cleansed, fecal encrustation may lead to an increase in unhealthy bacteria and can potentially upset the normal acid-alkaline balance in the colon, making it difficult to provide proper digestion and for healthy gut bacteria to colonize in the colon.

Acidic foods (unhealthy fats, meat, sugars, etc.), stress, stimulants and sugary foods, and lack of exercise can cause the tissue to become too acidic, which is one of the fundamental problems of current prevalent diseases.

This may cause mild symptoms like feeling bloated, flatulence, constipation, etc., up to more serious digestive disorders (inflammations of the bowel such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, etc.), but also to other diseases outside of the digestive tract, such as skin diseases (allergies, eczema, dermatoses, psoriasis, etc.), lung problems (asthma bronchiale), joint problems (arthritis, arthrosis, rheumatism, etc.), psychological stress with long-term effects like heart attack, stroke, dementia and cancer.

How is Colon Hydrotherapy Performed?

  • During a colon hydrotherapy session, a rectal enema is used with temperature-controlled water (occasionally with various additives as well) to flush the large intestine.
  • The patient is positioned comfortably on his back on a treatment table in a private room with a therapist present at all times.
  • Fresh, filtered water is introduced into the colon through a plastic tube.
  • Inside the colon, this water detaches dried deposits (together with fecaliths and fungal colonies), which often form in the colon over the years and can have a negative impact on its natural function.
  • During the complete treatment, about 30 to 40 liters of water are passed through the colon. This is done during several cycles within one sitting.
  • During the therapy, the therapist can direct the water to problem areas by gently massaging the abdominal region.
  • The process of the treatment is based on the natural reflex of the intestinal tract, peristaltic evacuation, and it takes place automatically.
  • We use an ultra-modern closed system to guarantee a safe, clean, and odor-free treatment.

Colon Hydrotherapy Frequently Asked Questions

Is Colon Hydrotherapy Safe?

Being an essentially natural and gentle process, there is virtually no danger with a colonic treatment. The treatment is always accompanied by a trained specialist. There may be initial discomfort due to the pressure and occasional cramping of the intestinal muscles, but this all is kept to a minimum and will reside once you get used to the process. Many patients report about a very pleasant experience after an initial adjustment phase.


Will Colon Hydrotherapy Make Me Constipated or Give Me Diarrhea?

There may occur a slight delay in bowel movements followed by a somewhat larger, easier to move bowl movement. Sometimes there may be no bowel movement for some days following a colonic. However, this is quite normal. Diarrhea or loose bowels may be experienced very rarely. This usually only last a couple of days.


Will Colonics Help if I Have Been Suffering With Constipation for a Long Time?

Constipation may successfully be treated with the use of colonics. Additional factors like diet, exercise and emotional well-being may also play a role. The process of colon-hydro therapy may aid in cleansing and healing the colon so that changes in diet, exercise, and environment may be easier. Many people find the relief provided by colonics inspires motivation and enthusiasm to institute positive changes in their lifestyle. Infusio uses an integrative approach to improve gut health which may also involve nutritional recommendations, lymphatic drainage and supplementation.


Do Colonics Wash Out Valuable Intestinal Flora and Nutrients?

The important bowel bacteria are present on the bowel wall and are not removed during Colonic Irrigation treatment, thus leaving a large nucleus to grow naturally. Good microbiota can only breed in a balanced environment. Also, valuable nutrients may be better absorbed in a clean environment than in a putrefied one.


What Effects Does Colonic Irrigation Have on the Immune System?

Studies suggest that colon irrigation might induce lymphocyte transmigration from gut-associated lymphatic tissues into the circulation, which may improve colon and immune system function. Colon-hydro therapy is not a cure-all but may present a beneficial and effective adjuvant therapy in the overall health care of a patient.


How Will I Know When the Colon is Empty?

Your colon will probably never be completely empty, as it is an organ in continuous use. With the treatment we only treat the lower part of your large intestines. As treatment s progress we may reach the upper part of your large intestines as well. This will have a synergistic effect on your intestinal system and we will indirectly treat you complete colon. The objective should not be an empty colon, but rather a well-functioning colon.


Will Colonic Irrigation Clear Up My Skin?

Your skin is your largest organ and an important organ of elimination of metabolic waste and toxins. Sometimes, if the colon, liver or kidneys are in a suboptimal state, the skin will suffer. As toxins and metabolic waste are eliminated through its proper channels again, the skin will very often clear up.


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