Colon hydrotherapy is a gentle and private holistic treatment to support detoxification and gut health. It may improve digestive function and the gut’s micro-biome balance, whilst supporting the immune system and the body’s natural detoxification pathways resulting in improved energy, immunity, healthier skin, improved mood and overall sense of wellbeing.
What happens during a treatment?
During a colon hydrotherapy session warm, filtered, gravity fed water is infused into the colon via a pencil thin disposable tube inserted a short way into the rectum.
In your colon the water will hydrate and help to soften and remove old waste and debris, flushing out bacteria, fungi and parasites. It can also help to create a healthy intestinal environment for good bacteria to flourish while exercising and toning the colon by stimulating peristaltic movements.
Cleansing the colon has a knock on effect to other organs of elimination such as the kidneys, liver and lymphatic system. It also has benefits for the brain and nervous system as our gut and brain are in constant communication, and we to tend to hold a lot of emotions in our guts. During a session you may experience emotional shifts and releases as you move out old waste.
Colon hydrotherapy is a truly holistic treatment, it is comfortable and pain free and can be a relaxing and rejuvenating experience.
At Pura Vida we provide the open system of colon hydrotherapy using the LIBBE device, which is TGA approved. It is safe, private, hygienic and odour free. All treatments are administered by our therapist, Rebecca Zomer, who is a qualified Naturopath and I-CAT qualified Colon Hydrotherapist.
The LIBBE open system offers greater privacy as our therapist is not required to assist during the cleansing process. At the beginning of your session you will be carefully instructed on how to use the equipment and then you will be left in privacy. The therapist will be available to guide or assist at any time during your session but will remain outside the room during the majority of the treatment, allowing the client to fully relax into their session.
How many sessions will I need?
The colon is a very long organ it can take more than one treatment to cleanse the entire length. For this reason we recommend doing a series of three or more colonics, preferably daily or with no more than a week in between sessions to experience the full benefits of this therapy.
What to expect after your treatment
Every body responds differently to colon hydrotherapy. Most often you will feel energized, cleansed and relaxed. However sometimes due to the detoxifying affects you maybe feel light headed or drowsy. You may also experience nausea or slight cramping, but this is normal, it is just a sign that your body is processing and eliminating toxins that have been released during the session, these feelings will pass. Try to listen to your body and take the opportunity to rest.
All materials used during treatments are disposable we use bio-degradable plastics where possible.