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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"You fast for seven days and you do two colonic irrigations a day, and the great thing is that it just cleans out all the stuff that is slowing down your metabolism in your system.
No doubt to get up early for those colonic irrigations.
Lucille believes, "Hydrotherapy is extremely important: low-temperature saunas, alternating hot and cold showers, Epsom salt baths, colonic irrigations." She also recommends the herb milk thistle, which is thought to help regenerate liver cells and is safe enough to take daily.