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What is Colon Irrigation

What is Colon Hydrotherapy?

Colon hydrotherapy, also known as colonic irrigation, is the infusion of ultra filtered warm water into the colon via the rectum. Gentle flushing of the colon softens faecal waste and impacted solids that may have collected over time and washes them away. Our specially designed equipment uses gravity-fed water flow and is very safe. Our colon hydrotherapists assist clients as required, ensuring comfort, safety and highest standards of hygiene.


History of Colon Hydrotherapy 

It is interesting to note that this procedure has been practiced in different cultures throughout the world for over 3,500 years. Colonic irrigation is now becoming widely accepted and sought after by people who value the benefits achieved by this highly effective form of detoxification.


Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

 

  • Will I feel embarrassed?

Your treatment will be held in privacy and you will remain completely covered during the procedure.

  • What about smells and odours?

The uniquely designed colonic irrigation table makes this procedure odourless.

  • Will the rectal tube hurt me?

The slim rectal tube is made of soft plastic and is designed with a rounded tip for easy self-insertion.
Is the procedure painful?
During the procedure you may notice some slight pressure, just as you would naturally when you feel the need to move your bowels.

  • How long does the procedure take?

The procedure (Colon Hydrotherapy) takes approximately 45 minutes, (Plus Herbal Irrigation takes up to 60 minutes) and you can return to your normal activities straight away. But during the first visit the overall Naturopathic session plus Colon Hydrotherapy or Herbal Irrigation, would take up to two hours.

  • Can I catch AIDS or any other infection from the procedure?

No! The rectal tube is sealed in sterile pack and opened only when required for your treatment, after which it is immediately discharged. All other equipment is chemically cleaned between appointments.


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