Our digestive system encompasses the large and small intestines. The large one contains the colon, whose function is to absorb salt and water from the remaining food matter after it passes through the small intestine.
The colon also stores and regulates the elimination of fecal matter. Since its function has to be efficient in order to avert digestive complications and promote overall health, it is advisable to cleanse the colon from time to time.
The following remedy, composed of apples, ginger, and lemons, is effective in cleansing the colon.
Apples are high in fibre which is extremely helpful for the digestive system.
The Cornell university claims that the soluble fiber that is present in apples in high amounts; ‘can help lower blood cholesterol, slow the absorption of carbohydrate from foods, and help stabilize blood sugar levels.’
Lemons perfectly help digestion, and in combination with warm water, they are extremely beneficial by ‘regulating stomach acids, promoting digestions, and providing remedies for disorders such as heartburn, bloating and acidity,’ as reported by the European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research.Citrus fruits are a rich source of vitamin C and are potent antioxidants.
Ginger is a tasty and healthy ingredient which has been used for centuries due to the potent medicinal properties. It is excellent for the prevention and treatment of various ailments, such as migraines, cold, nausea, arthritis, and hypertension.
The 3-Juice Recipe
- A teaspoon of organic ginger juice
- ½ cup of organic, pure apple juice
- 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed organic lemon juice
- ½ cup of lukewarm filtered water
- ½ teaspoon of sea salt
Simply mix all the ingredients in a jug and stir properly. Consume a glass of the remedy in the morning before breakfast.
Take another 2 glasses of it after lunch and two more in the evening. The colon cleansing procedure lasts for only one day.
For optimal results, you should drink at least 5 large glasses of this juice. In the case of pregnancy, diabetes, or allergies, you should consult your doctor before using this remedy.