All equipment used is disposable
and surfaces sterilised using hospital grade disinfectants, which destroy all known bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi
to ensure no chance of cross-contamination
Filtered water is
fed into the colon under extremely low pressure (far lower than is typically seen during normal defecation) ensuring there
is no discomfort and importantly no danger of bowel perforation.
The removal of bacteria
from the colon also presents no problem as these propagate back to normal levels within a few days. In fact by removing old
encrusted faecal material which is a food source for 'unfriendly' bacteria, colonics actually enhance the spread
of friendly bacteria in the bowel.
are not habit forming, unlike chemical laxatives. So-called natural laxatives may also be habit forming.
Colonics do not lead to a 'lazy' atonic bowel, but
in fact help to improve bowel muscle tone and normalise its size and capacity.