Colon cleansing is also known colonic hydrotherapy and involves flushing the colon or your large intestine with liters of fluid through a tube into the rectum to expel waste and toxins that are removed through a different tube. Did you know that Colon cleansing is normally used in the hospitals as a preparation for medical procedures such as a colonoscopy!
What you eat and drink after your colon cleanse is very important as it may lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and bacterial imbalance and infection or a tear or perforation in the rectum.
So is colon cleansing helpful or harmful - Claims of colon cleansing delivering weight loss, better digestion, increased energy is till date unproven and lacks scientific evidence. This question is best answered by your doctor as every individual needs to be evaluated uniquely.