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ENEMA  <A Minor Medical Procedure>
A liquid is injected into rectum
Many times more than one enema is given to insure the entire colon is cleaned.

   An enema is the cleansing of the colon or large intestine. It involves the injection of a solution into the rectum and colon to soften feces, distend the colon and rectum, and thereby cause the easy emptying of the bowel.  An enema is often given for relieving constipation. Before a proctoscopic examination or  various medical procedures

During the administration of the enema, you will normally be asked to lie on your left side, with the right leg flexed up towards the chest.  This position will enable the administrator easy access to the anus to insert the nozzle and instill the solution into the colon.

The solution most commonly used is a mixture of mild soap and approximately two liters of warm filtered water that is placed in a container or enema bag with flexible tubing with an enema nozzle. The nozzle and anus will be lubricated for easy insertion into the rectum, after which the solution will be slowly administered. ( Super Salve)

Injecting the enema solution slowly helps to minimize any discomfort or cramping.

It is also helpful to breathe slowly and deeply through the mouth this helps relax and will enable you to take the enema more comfortably. If you experience cramping. Let the administrator know so that the flow of the solution can be slowed or stopped momentarily to make your procedure more comfortable. Once the enema is administered, you will probably feel the need to move your bowels. If possible, retain the solution for about 5 minutes to obtain optimum results.

  The word enema itself comes from the Greek en-hienai, meaning to "send or inject into. "The enema has been called one of the oldest medical procedures still in use today." Tribal women in Africa, and elsewhere, routinely use it on their families .
   The earliest medical text in existence, the Egyptian Ebers Papyrus, (1,500 B.C.) mentions it. Millennia before, the Pharaoh had a "guardian of the anus," a special doctor one of whose purposes were to administer the royal enema.

   The Greeks wrote of the fabled cleanliness of the Egyptians, which included the internal cleansing of their systems through emetics and enemas. They employed these on three consecutive days every month said Herodotus or at intervals of three or four days, according to the later historian Diodorus. The Egyptians explained to their visitors that they did this because they "believed that diseases were engendered by superfluities of the food", a modern-sounding theory!

  Enemas were known in ancient Sumeria, Babylonia, India, Greece and China. American Indians independently invented it, using a syringe made of an animal bladder and a hollow leg bone. Pre-Colombian South Americans fashioned latex into the first rubber enema bags and tubes. In fact, there is hardly a region of the world where people did not discover or adapt to use the enema. Is almost as ubiquitous as the wheel. Enemas are found in world literature from Aristophanes to Shakespeare, Gulliver's Travels to Peyton Place.

 

  In pre-revolutionary France a daily enema after dinner was common. It was not only considered indispensable for health but practiced for good complexion as well. Louis XIV is said to have taken as many as 20,000 in his lifetime. Could this have been the source of the Sun King's sunny disposition? For centuries, enemas were a routine home remedy. Then, within living memory, the routine use of enemas died out. (Thanks to the Pharmaceutical Companies wanting to sell laxatives and chemical enemas) Now the main times that doctors employ a large volume enema nowadays is before or after surgery and childbirth. Difficult barium enemas before colonic X rays are of course still used by many physicians.

What is an enema?

Is an enema right for you ?

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Many people with health problems could benefit greatly by using a cleansing enema series to help rid their body of Toxins and Poisons.

It can be a comfortable relaxing therapy.
 Enemas can be beneficial in restoring healthy bowel regularity. This is just one reason enemas should be used by those who have problems with a sluggish, irregular or under active bowel. Many ingredients can be added to enema water to increase its effectiveness in some specific manner.
A good enema occurs when you are able to infuse enough liquid into your colon to stimulate peristalsis throughout the entire colon, thus cleaning the entire colon and not just the rectal or sigmoid areas.
Once enough water is in the colon, you then expel it, and the resulting waste, into the toilet.
You then repeat the process one or two more times. This is similar to a simple enema, except for the volume of water you inject. Most people will find that, when done slowly, they can easily take 1-3 quarts of water during one injection. enema bags are a perfect tool for putting water into your colon. An enema bag can hold between 1-6 quarts of water. What follows are some simple guidelines for taking a successful enema series*:

Find a comfortable, warm area where you can lay down; yet, is easy for you to get up from and to easily get to the toilet. The bathroom floor can be ideal due to the proximity of the toilet. Many prefer to take an enema series right in a hot bath tub. In this way, you are more comfortable and relaxed as your body is slightly lifted off the ground. Others prefer to take their enema bag, a Rubber Matt and their IV Stand into their bedroom or sunny living room. Taking an enema in a sunny location is quite therapeutic, especially during the winter months. Try different locations until you find what works for you.

Prepare your first enema solution. Before you fill the bag, make sure the tubing clamp is shut tight so no water spills out as you are filling the bag. Using plain water often works well. The essential oils Peppermint, Frankincense, Fennel, and Lavender (1-3 drops of each) stimulate peristalsis and immune function. You can try them together or individually. I recommend them over soap, but if you want to use soap, use one teaspoon to one tablespoon of Dr. Bonners Hemp Aloe Vera Pure Castile Soap. This will promote a positive musculature response, without chemical exposure, and move your bowels well. Water temperature of 98-103 degrees Fahrenheit is ideal. Hang the bag so the bottom of the bag is approximately two feet above the entrance to your rectum. Some people find that preparing two to three enemas using two to three different enema bags, at the start of the enema series, works best. For this purpose, it is an excellent idea to own an IV Stand.

Use a non-petroleum lubricant.. I like Super Salve the best or a similar plant-based lubricant. I will use a water soluble lubricating jellies such as KY Jelly or Surgilube. Olive oil and Vitamin E oil also work. Lie on your right side or your back, which ever makes insertion easier for you. Insert the lubricated nozzle.
 Make sure you are comfortable and then open the clamp. Keep the clamp in your hand or nearby so you can, without difficulty, control the flow of water into your body. Go slowly! The skill needed for successful colon cleansing is to let only a small amount of water enter your colon at a time. If you add water too quickly, you will stimulate peristaltic action in the sigmoid and the rectum, making it near to impossible to get water into the transverse and ascending colon. If a hint of cramping occurs, immediately stop the flow and relax. Take a big breath and slowly let it out. When there is no more cramping, or 30-60 seconds have passed, resume filling your colon with small amounts of solution until your have taken in 1-3 quarts, or you can no longer tolerate the amount of cramping that is occurring. You do not need to force yourself to withstand any pain. If you were only able to take a pint of solution before you experience consistent cramping, sit on the toilet and let your bowel empty.

It can be helpful to gently massage your abdomen to assist the flow of the enema solution into the entire colon. Massage your colon from the bottom left corner of your abdomen toward your chest, moving the water up the descending colon, then across toward the right, moving the water through the transverse colon and finally down the right side into the ascending colon and the cecum area. Reverse the direction of massage when eliminating the enema solution. I use a massage tool called a Percussion Massager. It works wonders. If you have difficulty holding water or eliminating during a colon cleansing treatment, you may also want to try a massager. Some people find that being on their left or their right side at some point during a session can make a big difference. Feel free to experiment a little bit. Turn over onto your left side and, while gently massaging the abdomen, take in more water. This will facilitate filling the entire colon. Others find that lifting the buttocks off the ground with your body propped up on a pillow or using the yoga position of a full shoulder stand (not recommend if you haven’t tried this before) will further move the liquid into your colon. Try to retain the enema for about 5-15 minutes on the first enema.  For the next enema you do not have to retain the solution for a specific amount of time. Sit on the toilet and evacuate whenever you need to.

If you can't take all 2 quarts of water, that's okay. Take only what you can hold comfortably. On the first enema, you are most likely very full in the sigmoid and rectal area. This is where the nerve endings that stimulate peristalsis are so it is very common to only be able to take a small amount of liquid on the first fill. Once you take the nozzle out and sit on the toilet." Make sure you have closed the hose clamp".

After you have expelled your first enema and most of the fecal matter on the toilet, you need to repeat the procedure. This time follow the same procedure, but now try to increase the volume of water. With your colon now empty, you will have room for more water. Taking into your colon 1-3 quarts of water is key to an effective enema series. Take only as much as you can comfortably hold. Do not put yourself in pain that last for more than a couple of passing seconds. Use pain as a guide to what your colon is comfortable with. Again, go slowly. Repeat the enema again, if you have time and are still passing feces.

For the third enema in a series, It is recommend that you use a therapeutic substance like Bifidonate or an Olive Oil, Aloe Vera, and MSM implant kit with Peppermint Essential Oil.

 

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Warning: Do not use enemas or laxatives if abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by your health care provider.
  Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative or enema may indicate a serious condition.
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