“When the intestines are dirty, the blood is dirty and so are the tissues. It is the intestinal system that has to be cared for before any effective healing can take place” – Dr Bernard Jensen. About 80% of people suffer from constipation at one time in their lives. Alarmingly, the UK is the most constipated country in the world, with 1:3 people presenting with a bowel or digestive problem at their GP surgery. Bowel cancer is the 2nd biggest cancer killer in the UK. On a positive note! Correcting diet and lifestyle can reduce this figure by 2/3rds.

When should a person visit their GP with concerns?

Any persistent change in bowel habit, increase or decrease in frequency or size of stool or an increased difficulty in evacuating warrants evaluation. Whenever constipation symptoms persist for more than three weeks, you should consult your physician. If blood appears in the stool, consult your physician right away.

What natural options do I have? … Considering all the additives in our food, pesticides on our vegetable crops, and pollution all around us, many people might say we live in a modern toxic age. Sometimes all that toxic build-up can take its toll on the digestive system and the colon, which negatively affects digestion and overall health. When the large intestine (colon) is backed up with toxic material, your entire body becomes sluggish and unable to perform its day-to-day tasks. Good news is that your body does a good job detoxifying itself on a regular basis, however, some toxins require help to facilitate removal. Helping your body detoxify itself isn’t very difficult when you stop and think about it. Eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise are two of the most effective strategies but, sometimes we need a bit more when it comes to toxins. Many of which can easily store themselves in the colon. So, if you think you need a colon cleanse, or you just want to consider the idea, don’t put it off, Springs of Eden can help and here are five great benefits of colonic hydrotherapy you should know.

Prevents Occasional Constipation and Improves Digestion

When digestion is weakened, and constipation ensues, waste products can linger in your body. This whole process can lead to the incapacity to absorb many of the nutrients you’re taking in, leading to a lack of energy and vulnerable immune function. Detoxing your colon allows those undigested waste products to be pushed through your system and puts some ease in your bowel regularity. Since lingering waste can breed bacteria, this purge clears the way for good nutrient absorption, thereby supporting good health.

Increases Concentration and Energy Levels

Choosing colonic hydrotherapy as part of your health and lifestyle regime can help optimise energy levels. Many clients report increased energy and improvement in their overall general wellbeing. Nutrition is crucial to mental health, and weak absorption of nutrients may lead to loss of concentration. In addition to having more energy, absorption of crucial vitamins responsible for mental clarity is improved—meaning concentration is supported. Nutrition is crucial to mental health, and weak absorption of nutrients may lead to loss of concentration. In addition to having more energy, absorption of crucial vitamins responsible for mental clarity is improved—meaning concentration is supported.

Kickstarts Weight Loss

A healthy daily bowel movement is essential to a healthy eating/weight loss plan. Many clients choose to have a colonic to start their weight loss/detox regime. Low-fibre food is often part of an unhealthy diet and without adequate fibre, digestion and the body’s ability to feel “full” are affected. Low fibre foods also linger much longer in the gut. When you cleanse the colon, this matter is flushed from the system, and in some cases, may lead to significant weight loss. If you’re looking to lose weight, one study suggests that increasing fibre intake can help you shed unwanted weight.

Promotes Overall Colon Health

All the toxins you take into your body will eventually make their way to the colon. By not cleansing your colon (and liver), toxins can linger in the body and cause damage. Many experts believe that the average person can have from 5 up to 25 pounds of accumulated waste matter in their colon. Ridding the body of waste supports the many functions of the colon, including digestion and proliferation of beneficial gut flora.

Boosts Whole Body Detox and Wellbeing

The body is proficient at constantly detoxifying itself every day. But sometimes the combination of environmental factors and poor lifestyle habits make it hard for the body to catch up and you may show signs of toxic colon overload. Colonic Hydrotherapy can help relieve these symptoms by removing waste matter with the gentle introduction of warm filtered water into the large intestine, which gently irrigates the colon, flushing away waste, discreetly through a closed system and restoring a feeling of wellbeing.


If you are interested in booking a consultation and colonic hydrotherapy treatment or would like more information, please contact Springs of Eden Wellbeing Clinic and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have.