Colon hydrotherapy, also known as colon cleansing or colon hydrotherapy, is an alternative medicine treatment that aims to cleanse the colon of built-up toxins, feces and other unwanted debris.
Treatment consists of flushing warm water, sometimes enriched with herbs or other substances, into the rectum to flush and cleanse the intestines. The water is pumped into the intestines through a tube inserted into the rectum and then removed through another tube. During the process, blockages and deposits in the intestines are removed.
Proponents of colon hydrotherapy believe that cleansing the colon can help relieve digestive problems, skin problems, allergies, fatigue, headaches and other health problems. However, there is no scientific evidence to support these claims and there are even concerns about possible negative effects on gut health.
It is important to note that colon hydrotherapy is not suitable for everyone and carries certain risks, such as infection, dehydration, and damage to intestinal tissue. It is advisable to seek advice from a qualified doctor before deciding to undergo colon hydrotherapy.