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Magnesium sulfate is more popularly known as Epsom salts, did you know? If you don't already know what Epsom salts are and what they are used for, let me clear some things for you. Using Epsom salts is one of the most effective means of cleansing the colon and thereby, clearing the toxins from the body as well as getting rid of the constipation and blockage. This is does by increasing the flow of the water into the intestines and thereby causing for bowel movements. These can be taken either orally or injected in through the rectum. In this article we will be concentrating on the ways in which Epsom salts can be used as a means of enema.

Getting to which - What is an enema? Enema is a method by which medicines are introduced into the rectum and the colon. The force at which the liquid is introduced into the rectum causes for the lower intestinal tract to expand and thereby to empty out. This then clears out all the blockages instantly. Many people use this method for carrying out a deep cleansing of their colons. Epsom salts are some of the most popular ingredients used for an enema and in this following article, we will be giving you two of the most effective Epsom salt enema recipes to choose from.

Recipes

An Epsom salt enema is regularly used as a means of alternative medicine by many people. The benefits of this are many, as we have mentioned earlier. That is why it comes as no surprise that many make use of this method for clearing their systems and thereby, automatically leading to weight loss as well. If one wants to make use of this method, there has to be a thorough understanding of how to make Epsom salt enemas.

Epsom salts can be mixed with certain other ingredients to create some of the most effective laxative recipes for the same. Enemas are usually given with the help of a specialized enema bag.

Recipe # 1

Ingredients
  • Water (2 quarts)
  • Epsom salts (2 tbs)
Directions
  1. Heat the water till it is warm enough then add the Epsom salts in.
  2. Let the liquid cool.
  3. When the liquid has cooled enough, fill it into the bag. Add more warm water if the bag is not full yet.
  4. Lie on the floor with your knees pressed to your chest, your head down and your buttocks in the air.
  5. Introduce the tip of the enema bag into the rectum by using some form of oil or petroleum jelly.
  6. Now empty the contents of the enema bag into the rectum very slowly.
  7. Hold the liquid in your system for as long as you can manage.
  8. At the same time massage (circularly) your abdomen and anti clockwise direction.
  9. Empty the bag completely and then remove the tip of the bag.
  10. Lie on both sides for 5 minutes while continuing to massage the abdomen.
  11. This will induce pressure on the intestines and get you to pass bowel movements. Thus emptying the colon and cleansing it completely.
Recipe # 2

Ingredients
  • Water (2 quarts)
  • Chopped garlic (3 cloves)
  • Epsom salts (2 tbs)
Directions
  1. Add the chopped garlic into the water and let it boil in the water for 5 minutes or so.
  2. Add the Epsom salts in this liquid and let it cool.
  3. When it has cooled, fill it into the bag and pour warm water in it till the bag is completely filled.
  4. Assume a position, whereby your chest is against your knees and the buttocks are in the air. While your head is pressed against the ground.
  5. Introduce the tip of the enema bag into the rectum by using some form of oil or petroleum jelly.
  6. Then empty the contents of the bag into the rectum, slowly.
  7. Hold the liquid in for as much time as you can.
  8. Simultaneously, massage your abdomen in circles, taking the anti clockwise direction.
  9. When the bag has been completely emptied, remove the tip and then lie on the sides for 5 minutes each.
  10. Continue massaging the abdomen at this time as well.
  11. The enema and its contents will work in such a way that it pressures the intestines and there will be the urge to pass a bowel movement.
These Epsom salt enema recipes have proven to be very effective and powerful. Though it is always recommended that you consult your doctor before starting out on these and most importantly, do not make them a regular affair.