Frequently asked questions concerning
We firmly believe that enemas can
substantially help people's lives, reduce the amount of time that one is sick, lessen the
number of times that a person needs to take prescription drugs such as antibiotics and
depression medication, relieve constipation and help to heal the body from chronic
I know that there is a rich tradition of taking, giving and receiving enemas out
there that is being lost. We want to help bring it back.
Our most important job is to bring this simple folk remedy back to the people, to
help heal themselves, to lift the veil of shame that has covered the use of this helpful
Where can I get Enema Equipment
Most supermarkets or drugstores carry some kind of enema equipment. One is the
Combination Enema, Douche, Hot Water Bottle Combination Syringe for about $12.00.
There are several online sources but these two are two of the best.
fast efficient and discrete.
ARE ENEMAS SAFE?
With very minor instruction and if your only intestinal related health problem is
constipation, then absolutely! If you are unsure check with your health care
provider before using. You should always check with your health care provider to see if
you are healthy enough to use enemas
What is the key to a successful enema?
While there is much written about getting the enema inside you. The most overlooked part is eliminating your enema.
Nowadays, it is common knowledge that standard porcelain toilets ARE NOT ADEQUATE. The reason is because they are too low to the ground and keep your knees down and the colon kinked. The solution is to bring your knees up into a squatted position. This tiny adjustment ensures that you will expel all of the enema that you put inside you. This is important when pooping on a regular basis, but of vital importance after an enema.
There is actually a nifty solution that a couple of doctors just came up with to help folks like us eliminate correctly.
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HOW OFTEN CAN I take an ENEMA?
If you are chronically constipated, its OK to start out taking an enema daily.
But soon the muscular walls of your lower intestine will begin to tone-up and you will
experience better and more natural bowel movements.
(Try to establish a regular time for natural bowel movement and never ignore the
urge to have a bowel movement.)
HOW MUCH LIQUID SHOULD I USE.
Most physicians try to limit the amount of liquid to use to about 2 quarts.
Many recommend the amount of 3 quarts maximum, or as much as you can comfortably hold
administered very slowly to lessen cramping.
Its important to remember that enemas should never hurt beyond some mild
If you never use force to administer or retain your enema the threat of stretching the
large intestine is essentially eliminated.
WILL USING ENEMAS UPSET MY CHEMICAL BALANCE?
You can lose some salts but these are readily replaced by using organic
Celtic sea salt with your meals.
or by adding 1 tsp. of Celtic sea salt to each quart of your enema water.
Actually, constipation can disrupt your chemical balance much more than a daily
DOES THE INSERTION OF THE RECTAL TIP HURT?
Use a lubricant on the anus and rectal tip
CAN I HARM MYSELF WITH IT? (YES)
You need to take extra care when inserting anything into the rectum.
So you do not injure the sensitive membranes in the anus or rectum. Extra care needs to be
taken if you have hemorrhoids.
The tip is easy to insert but you need to take some care when inserting it. Never use
Always use a good lubricant such as ( Super Salve) or some other lubricant.
CAN I USE ENEMAS WHILE FASTING? (Absolutely!
Fasting is a great way to help rid the body of toxins. But, when you stop eating, the
bowel usually slows down, leaving a residual of old stool in the lower bowel. So by taking
enemas along with your fast you increase the elimination of this caked on stool and
CAN I BECOME DEPENDENT ON ENEMAS?
Over time, chronic constipation causes the thinning and weakening of the muscles of the
Taking large volume enemas can actually help reestablish muscle tone and improve
I can't think of a more natural way to exercise the bowel.
Of course some people can be psychologically predisposed to dependency on enemas.
At least with the use of an enema they are better off than if they were chronically
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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.
Discontinue use and consult your health care provider.
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and have not been evaluated by the FDA.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any
If pregnant or have an existing medical condition consult your healthcare
provider before using.