Proper functioning of the colon is part of a healthy body. It has an important role in maintaining functional digestion, immunity, maintaining water balance in the body. It is part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the rectum. If your colon is not functioning properly, it will retain the toxic waste for longer than is necessary. Unhealthy colon does not eliminate waste from the intestines, but it accumulates.
If your intestines do not work normally, they will hold the waste for longer than is necessary. After that the waste will be absorbed into the wall of the colon,and then into the bloodstream. If the intenstine is healthy, the waste will go out of your body for 24 hours.
However, the modern way of life has slowed down our metabolism and breakdown of food lasts up to 70 hours. This leads to accumulation the waste in your intestines (some studies say that it remains up to nine kilograms of harmful substances).
The symptoms that something is wrong with your digestive system:
- Constipation, bloating, diarrhea, gases, abdominal pain, pain in joints and muscles, changes in behavior, depression, anxiety, fatigue, mood swings, poor memory, frequent vaginal and urinary infections.
The recipe that helps to eliminate toxins from the intestines:
Ingredients (one serving):
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice (half a lemon)
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/10 teaspoon hot pepper powder
- 2 oz of filtered water
Mix all ingredients together. Drink the liquid 5-8 times a day for at least 10 days.
You can also use essential oils. They stimulate detoxification and increase the intake of nutrients and minerals that perform rebalance of your body. Therapeutic essential oil works wonders because its nutrients already assimilated at the cellular level.
- 1 lemon (juice)
- 10 drops of lemon essential oil
- 10 drops of essential oil of mint
Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a 2 oz of water. Drink every day for two weeks.