An Intestinal, Skin and Nervous System Cleanse
Benefits of the Salt Flush
You can think of a Salt Flush as a “25 cent colonic” and more. A Salt Flush cleanses the entire digestive tract, including the stomach, small intestine and colon where as, colonics or enemas only reach the colon or a small part of it.
In general, most people have suffered considerable damage to the lining of the entire intestinal tract- from mouth to anus. Poor dietary choices, gallstones, lack of bile, overeating, etc. all contribute to the deterioration of this precious “internal skin.” As a result of this “tissue damage syndrome,” cells are challenged by poison, oxygen deprivation, malnutrition or a physical trauma, and they lose potassium, take on sodium and chloride, and swell up with excess water.
The presence of high quality salt will begin to reverse this damage as cells take on more sodium. It also promotes a healthy internal pH which will neutralize the harmful effects of parasites and pathogens. The salt will literally “flush” the toxins away.
- A Salt Flush should only be taken first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.
- Add 1 tablespoon* of Premier Pink Salt to 1 Quart of room temperature, purified water. You can slightly warm the water to increase maximum results. Hold your nose as you take it down.
- Try to drink the entire salt solution within a few minutes.
- Lie on your right side for 30 minutes.**
- Drink another quart of purified water within a half an hour.
- Do not eat for at least 2 hours and avoid coffee, tea, or anything that may be dehydrating. It is best just to drink water.
* Use 1 tablespoon pink salt if you weigh between 90 to 170 lbs; 1 ½ tbsp if you weigh 171- 200 lbs; 2 tbsp if you weigh 201-230 lbs; You may be to add ½ tsp for ever 30-50 lbs thereafter.
**The exit of the stomach into the small intestines is on the lower right-hand side of the stomach. When you drink, the saltwater goes to the bottom of the stomach, below the opening. After drinking the saltwater on an empty stomach, lie on your right side for 30 minutes to “tip the teapot” to insure that the saltwater goes out of the stomach and directly into the intestinal tract. The opening from the stomach into the small intestines looks like a teapot spout.
Once the saltwater is in the small intestines, the muscle contractions will carry it down the rest of the way. In about an hour you should be able to massage the left hand side of your lower abdomen and hear liquids gurgling. These are liquids that have flowed into the large intestines almost ready for evacuation.
Can I use any salt? Choosing high quality salt is difficult. Please do not use grey sea salt or any other type of salt. These salts are full of petroleum or have been ground with a nickel grinder. We suggest Premier Pink Salt to ensure quality and the highest mineral content.
Can I add less Salt to the Flush? Some people feel comfortable using 2 teaspoons of salt. This is OK as long as you flush. If you do not flush, add another teaspoon the next time you do a Flush. Using anymore than 1 tablespoon most likely will create nausea.
What Kind of Water Is Best? It’s very important to only use acid pH water for the Salt Flush, otherwise energy will go to detoxifying minerals out of the water if alkaline pH or mineral enhanced water is used. R/O (reverse osmosis) is our recommendation. Do not use distilled water.
What Can I Expect? Most people experience rapid, bowel elimination within 1 to 2 hours. You are usually safe to leave the house within 2 hours of the first flush. If no flush occurs (no watery bowel movements), this may indicate that you are extremely salt (sodium) deficient, have internal damage to the lining of the intestines, or have a great deal of toxic body burden. Healthy cells have a preference for potassium over sodium, but when cells are damaged they begin to prefer sodium. So, do not be alarmed if no “flushing” action occurs the first time. Your cells have simply “sopped up” the much needed sodium. In this case, drink another quart of water and go on with your day.
If there is a sodium deficiency your body will hold on to the salt as much as it can. In this case, water retention may occur-which is good. If this occurs, simply discontinue the Salt Flushes for a few days then begin again. You may need additional Kidney nutritional support. The objective of the Salt Flush is to send water down the intestinal tract. Sometimes the saltwater does not flow into the intestinal tract properly. Water retention arises to accelerate removing toxins from tissue. When a body with stored toxins registers the availability of high quality sodium and water, it will retain both. The water is held in contact with tissue to leech out toxins. When the water saturates, toxins begin to precipitate out and the water will be expelled.
How Often Do I Need To Do A Salt Flush? Preferably one to three times a week until water expelled from bowel movement is clear. For most individuals who begin salt flushing, the bowels may not clear completely. To flush completely means that when you are finished, water was the only thing excreted from the bowels. This may take a while for some people to accomplish. Once you begin to flush in this manner continue on a maintenance flush of one time a week.
For individuals with severe bowel deficiencies, and/or poor digestion, Salt Flushes are recommended once a day for one week. Then reduce the number of Salt Flushes each following week. This will promote rapid clearance of the GI tract, improve digestion, and restore proper bowel function. Below is the Traditional Ayurveda recommendation for this sequence:
- Salt Flush once a day for the first week.
- The second week, flush 3 times.
- Third week, flush 2 times.
- Fourth week, flush one time.
- Then once a week indefinitely.
If this is intimidating, start out with one Flush to see how it goes, then work your way up to doing several a week. It is especially beneficial for those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, digestive disorders, gas, bloating and constipation. After a week or two of continuous Salt Flushes, people report remarkable improvement.
What if I Don’t Flush? It is common for some individuals to do Salt Flushes several times and experience little or no flushing action. Although this can be discouraging, especially if water retention occurs, it is recommended to continue doing them until a complete flush takes place. Many benefits will come from the intake of high amounts of quality salt. The small intestine neutralizes most common tissue toxins, and prolonged use of high quality salt will encourage rapid cell detoxification- thus improving overall health.
As stated previously, individuals that are deficient in sodium will not flush very well. Maximize your salt flush experience by adding pink salt to your drinking water. Typically a few pinches of salt per 8 oz. of water. Not only will this build your sodium reserves, it will help to hydrate you beyond that which ordinary water (filtered or not) can. Sodium deficiency causes people to become dehydrated at the cellular level, regardless of how much water is consumed. Sodium carries the negative charge necessary to deliver water directly into the cells. Make it a daily habit to add high quality salt to your drinking water, and never go with out it!
One of the best ways to cleanse the body rapidly and efficiently is to do a Salt Flush and then follow it with a Coffee Enema. For most people, the Salt Flush will elicit a second mild purging of the GI tract within 2 hours. After the Flush occurs (a healthy bowel elimination), prepare a Coffee Enema (ask for separate handout). The goal of every coffee enema is to retain it for about 10 minutes. Since all the blood passes through the liver every 3 minutes, you will be able to cleanse your entire blood supply three times a session.
The major benefit of doing a Coffee Enema after a Pink Salt Flush is that the Flush first clears the colon of fecal debris lower in the tract. Then all the beneficial alkaloids and compounds from the fresh ground, quantum state coffee can be most efficiently absorbed via the intestinal wall into the blood for maximum cleansing of the liver and gallbladder system.
This combo can be used daily or weekly until desired results are achieved. A monthly or quarterly maintenance schedule can be implemented for peak performance for the digestive system and whole body health.
Note: Taking a product such as Q. Probiotic Complex in addition to eating fermented foods several times per week, such as homemade kefir and miso, can help create and maintain healthy bowel ecology.