colonic irrigation

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colonic irrigation

Also called colonic hydrotherapy, this is a method of cleansing the intestines using warm water injected into the rectum.
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Noun1.colonic irrigation - a water enema given to flush out the colon
high colonic - an enema that injects large amounts of fluid high into the colon for cleansing purposes
clyster, enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
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Colon therapy or cleansing removes feces and nonspecific toxins from the colon and intestinal tract and can be done by colon hydrotherapy or taking dietary supplements.
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We often combine it with a range of treatments such as colon therapy and mindful dieting to help people lose weight," says Annu Wadhwa, nutritionist and weight management expert, Amatrra & Three Graces.