The good functioning of the digestive system is very important for the overall health of our bodies. If something goes wrong and interrupts the normal functioning of our digestive system, problems occur in the form like Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, hemorrhoids, constipation, anal fissure, Diverticulitis, IBS and so on..
The section of the big intestine that runs from the cecum to the rectum (colon), is a very important organ with a main task to eliminate waste materials from the body. In order to help the colon maintain its task properly, and to help digestion, it should be kept healthy and cleansed regularly.
There is a very effective natural homemade remedy for this purpose that acts as a colon cleanser and detoxifier. It gets rid of the waste materials and toxins from the body, and will also diminish constipation, using solely natural ingredients.
You will need lemons, apples, ginger and sea salt. These products are all extremely healthy and rich with nutrients.
We all know the old saying “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away”. It has been proved by many studies that this saying is true. The lemons, besides containing high level of vitamin C, are also known to be great antioxidants and effective detoxifiers. Ginger encourages the good function of colon and diminishes swelling. As for sea salt, it helps direct the proper movement of toxins and waste materials throughout the body in order to enhance digestion.
A very important advice when you decide to try this remedy is to stay at home during the whole cleansing process.
Dose and consumption:
This remedy should be taken:
- In the morning on an empty stomach
- Before lunch
- In the evening from 6-7 pm.
You should also consume daily 8 glasses of water.
No side effects have been reported by using this remedy. However, you should consult your doctor before drinking this remedy, in case you are pregnant, if you take any prescriptions or drugs, or have some kind of allergy.
If you have diabetes, please do not use this remedy.
- 2 tbl lemon juice
- ½ cup natural apple juice
- 1 tsp ginger juice
- ½ tsp of sea salt
- ½ cup of lukewarm filtered water
(All amounts are given for one serving)
Method of preparation:
In a small pan, pour ½ cup. of filtered water and warm it, but do not boil it. This drink should be consumed at once as you prepare it. Add the sea salt and stir. Then add the juices: ginger, apple and lemon juice. Stir very well.
This drink should be consumed for one day only. Should you need to repeat it, consume it after one week.
This colon cleanse will free your body from toxins and will enhance your digestion.
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