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    Colon cleansing

Colon cleansing is practiced only with the agreement of the physician in charge of the clinic.

Although it is a painless intervention and extremely effective in detoxifying the body, it must be performed under certain conditions.

The benefits of colon cleansing

Colon cleansing, also known as colonic hydrotherapy, is a gentle method of deep detoxification of the large intestine as well as the entire organism. Unlike an enema, this intestinal hygiene practice is supervised by a certified hydrotherapist and is performed with temperate and filtered water.

An intestine cleansed of its residues prevents the progressive intoxication of the organism, favors the healing process and offers a sense of well-being.

This practice has been used for thousands of years to improve intestinal, immune, energetic and psychic dynamics.

Contraindications and warnings

The purge, although strongly recommended the day before a detox or fasting cure, is not however an essential condition for the success of your stay.

People with low vitality or a weakened digestive system should not purge because they may feel unwell.

Colon hydrotherapy is not recommended in the case of:

  • Pregnancy
  • Old age
  • Low vitality, extreme thinness
  • Convalescence following a surgical operation
  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Heavy medical treatment such as chemotherapy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Acute hemorrhoids
  • Rectal or intestinal tumors
  • Ulcerative colitis or diverticulitis
  • Hypertension
  • Psychological blockage

The Lémana Clinic will be able to advise you if hydrotherapy should be avoided for you.

Recommendations before colon cleansing

For your total comfort, we recommend that you bring:

  • A hot water bottle (helps the liver to relax and to apply if pain or tension)
  • Warm clothing in winter, as our clinic is located at ~1,000 m altitude
  • A swimsuit and indoor shoes for the pool
  • Comfortable clothing and sportswear, light soled shoes for indoor activities
  • Outdoor shoes and poles for Nordic walking
  • Cap and sunscreen in the summer

Towels, bathrobes and a hair dryer are available in your room.

Under no circumstances can the information and advice offered be a substitute for a consultation or a diagnosis made by a doctor or a health professional, who are the only ones able to adequately assess your state of health.

Our nutritional and detox treatments

Colon hydrotherapy is exclusively reserved for our clients following a nutritional and detox cure:

For renewed energy in your body!

For renewed energy in your body!

To become a fully autonomous and active participant in your health!

For better health of body and mind!

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Health Center Clinique Lémana
Chemin de l’Hôtel Mirador 5
CH – 1801 Le Mont-Pèlerin

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