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Make vegetable- and fruit-based cleansers at home by combining high-fiber ingredients that promote healthy bowel movements, and use organic foods to limit the presences of additives. Mineral-based colon cleansers use ben... More »

Healthy, natural ways to cleanse your colon are to consume high-fiber foods and plenty of water and to exercise regularly, advises WebMD. Artificial colon cleansers promoted by some alternative health practitioners are n... More »

Some dangers associated with colon cleansing include harmful side effects such as nausea, vomiting and kidney failure, according to WebMD. Additionally, people may become dehydrated and are at a greater risk for bowel pe... More »

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Cleaning the colon can be accomplished through increasing fruit and vegetable servings, eating whole grains, consuming ground flaxseeds and drinking more water, according to About.com. These are considered safe ways of c... More »

Colon cleansers such as laxatives are not recommended for diverticulosis or colitis, two common forms of colonic infection. Instead, hydration is recommended for colitis, and a high-fiber diet is recommended for divertic... More »

Natural cleansers do not have chemicals or other toxic substances to harm people or the environment, are effective, leave a fresh scent, and can be easily made at home. Besides water, some of the most common natural clea... More »

Some of the ingredients in Holland & Barrett's Aloe Vera Colon Cleanse are known to have laxative and gut stimulating properties. The Aloe Vera Colon Cleanse tablets are, therefore, able to act as a colon cleanse. More »