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5 Top Natural Home Remedies For Cleansing Your Colon

Our colon is one of our body’s friendly organs, which is a part of our digestive system that eliminates the toxins and wastes away from our body. Our colon also absorbs water and sodium to maintain our body’s electrolyte balance. Though, regular bowel movements do flush out all the wastes and toxins from our body, still our colon needs to have a major part to eliminate body wastes. However, sometimes our colon may not function properly due to which certain wastes and toxins cling to the colon walls, which leads to certain health issues including constipation, diarrhea, cold, fatigue, allergies, headaches, indigestion, vision problems, stress, loss of memory etc.  If we are not particular about colon cleaning, this can even lead to serious illnesses such as liver and kidney problems too. The term colon cleaning itself explains that cleaning the colon by removing trapped toxins and wastes from our body.

Find below some of the very natural remedies to clean our colon that are easy and safe:

Water is the first and the basic requirement for our life. One needs to have lots of water to keep them hydrated and to keep the body organs functioning properly.  Drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water every day and more when you are on additional activity like play, run, and work out.  It is even more advised to take warm water mixed with half a lime juice squeezed and a tsp of honey to be taken first thing in the morning to detoxify the body and boost our metabolism rate and help in regular bowel movement that is crucial part for a healthy colon. Along with water, one can also take other liquids such as fresh fruit juices, vegetable juices, coconut water etc.

Sea Salt


Note: This method is not for the people with high blood pressure and heart complaints.
Before taking up this salt water method, you need to understand that you should have one full day with you to do the experiment with this remedy and take rest for the whole day
Boil a glass of water and then add one tablespoon of sea salt to this water and then let this boil for just few more seconds and then let it cool down or become lukewarm. Now start to sip it slowly like how you take your tea and then lie down to rest, as you may feel mild nauseous and headache after having this solution. In few minutes, you will feel the urge to go to bathroom to pass your bowels for several times.

After this method: Take lots of normal water, fresh fruit juices and natural drinks during the day time. These are very essential to make up for that loss of essential minerals, water, and electrolytes due to the salt water therapy that you have taken up in the morning.
Take light meals such as steamed vegetables, chicken soup etc in the day time


Apple does wonders as they say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away “for cleansing the colon. Fresh apples and apple juice too can clean our colon. Start your day right away with a glass of fresh apple juice and then have a glass of normal water. Repeat like this for 3 to 4 times a day to encourage your bowel movements and eliminate toxins. You can also add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to this apple juice to alter the taste

Triphala (Ayurvedic Herbal Remedy)

Triphala is one of the amazing herbal remedies for colon cleansing. The word Triphala is made with two terms; tri means three and Phala means a fruit. Triphala is a fine natural laxative that is composed of 3 ingredients- Amalaki, Haritaki, and Bhibitaki. The vitamin C, Bioflavonoids, linoleic oil & phospholipids in Triphala promote bowel movements. Triphala can be found in any Ayurveda health stores and can even find them online.  Mix a tablespoon of triphala in a glass of water and have it first thing in the morning

Fruits & Vegetables (High in fiber Content)


Vegetables and fruits that contain more fiber are one of the best and effective methods to cleanse our colon without any special efforts. The fiber content in the vegetables helps keeping the stools soft and smooth and thus improves the bowel movements avoiding constipation. Fiber rich vegetables and fruits encourage our body expel waste products on a regular basis keeping our colon clean the natural way. Try to make a habit of including lots of vegetables and fruits in your diet such as green leafy vegetables broccoli, spinach, artichokes, peas etc. Fruits such as apples, raspberries, prune, and pears are also good cleansing our colon

Note: Please note that these colon cleaning remedies are not recommended for people suffering with weakness such as convalescents