What is colon therapy?

Colon therapists believed that waste material on the walls of the intestine are toxic and may be absorbed into the bloodstream, producing disease. In colon therapy, the large intestine, or colon, is cleansed with water, or water mixed with herbs or enzymes. This detoxification therapy lasts about an hour and uses 20 or more gallons of water.

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