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To Coffee Enema, or Not To Coffee Enema? Benefits, Uses & More

Coffee enemas are by far one of my favorite remedies to use for additional detoxification support!

Enemas have been used since the 1800s to speed up healing after surgeries and reverse the effects of accidental poisonings. Enemas are one of the oldest medical treatments known to man. The oldest known medical text, the Egyptian

Ebers Papyrus (1,500 B.C.), records the use of enemas.

Enemas were in use throughout the ancient world in Samaria, Babylonia, India, Greece, Africa and China. Greek literature is filled with references of the therapeutic use of enemas. American Indians, as well as pre-Columbian

South Americans crafted enema bags from animal bladders, latex and bones.

Today, doctors of alternative medicine often use coffee enemas as part of natural treatment protocols for fighting liver dysfunction, cancer, constipation, candida, viruses, and more.

What Are The Benefits Of Coffee Enemas?

In 1984 Dr. Peter Lechner from Graz, Austria stated, “Coffee enemas have a definite effect on the colon which can be observed with an endoscope. Wattenberg and co-workers were able to provide in 1981 that the palmitic acid found in coffee promotes the activity of glutathione S-transferase and other

ligands by manifold times above the norm. It is this enzyme group which is responsible primarily for the conjugation of free electrophile radicals which the gall bladder will then release.”

A coffee enema detoxifies a vast array of toxins from the bloodstream and, according to Gar Hildenbrand of the Gerson Institute, “must be regarded as an

important mechanism for carcinogen detoxification.” It is believed that kahweol and cafestol palmitate in coffee increase the liver’s production of glutathione by as much as 700%.

The coffee enema is typically held for 15 minutes and then again for 15 more minutes. Each molecule of blood in the body passes through the liver every three minutes. During a coffee enema session all the blood cells of the body experience detoxification.

Additional benefits of coffee enemas:

1. During a coffee enema, caffeine is absorbed through the blood vessels in your intestinal wall. This triggers the smooth muscles in the intestines to contract and empty the bowels — making them great for constipation support!

2. The compounds cafestol & kahweol in coffee are known to increase the levels of the potent anti0xidant glutathi0ne, known as “the mother of anti0xidants” due to its ability to combat oxidative damage.

3. Coffee enemas also help promote the release of bile, which enhances your body’s ability to filter out unwanted waste & toxins.

4. Coffee enemas are also great for breaking up & removing parasites, Candida and biofilm. I always see the best results parasite cleansing (in my own experience & clinically) when coffee enemas are used!

Where Can I Learn More About Coffee Enemas?

Interested in learning more about coffee enemas? I have an entire 10 page coffee enema guide in my self-paced online course, The Root Cause Academy. The guide includes my favorite products for enemas (including mold-free coffee), history of enemas, instructions, troubleshooting and more!

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Here I talk much more about root cause gut healing, what’s included in The Root Cause Academy online course, and how it can help you on your gut healing journey.

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A Cancer Therapy, Results of Fifty Cases, By Max Gerson, M.D.,

pages 190, 191, 194, 247, 409, and 418

Article in Gerson Healing Newsletter by Gerson Institute, NL #13

May-June 1986: A Coffee Enema? Now I’ve Heard Everything

A report in the Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients- July

2001 by Morton Walker, DPM. Liver Detoxifications with Coffee

Enemas as Employed in the Gerson Therapy.

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