Establishing balanced bowel ecology is essential
Replace intestinal flora with acidophilus
Do not use yogurt if you have an allergy
to dairy products.
The imbalance of intestinal microorganisms requires replacing the friendly bacteria on a
regular basis orally and/or rectally.
Some studies show that taking acidophilus rectally is faster.
4 Tbl. live culture yogurt or
4 - 5 capsules dry acidophilus or
1 tsp. powdered acidophilus
2 quarts warm filtered water ( Mix Well )
Temperature 100° to 105°Fahrenheit
Add acidophilus solution to enema
bag, mixing with warm filtered water to achieve the amount desired.You should fill the
entire colon with solution to ensure that you get complete be distributed throughout the
entire large intestine.
Hang enema bag about 18 in. to 3 ft. above rectum. A good tool for this
is the IV Stand for Enemas
If you need better flow control of the enema solution. The ramp clamp is a good
position with chest against floor and rectum higher than head this is a best position
to receive the first third of an enema.
tube tip into anus,
using lubricant (Super Salve Surgilube
Vaseline 13oz. KY Warming Lubricant 2.5 Astroglide
) as needed. using a good lubricant will help prevent injury to the delicate anal tissues.
Inject solution into rectum slowly, approximately one cup per minute (8oz.) and take
as much as possible , you can refill bag if needed. Try to slightly distend the colon or until it becomes very
uncomfortable to take any more solution.
Massaging abdomen in counter-clockwise direction during injection will help the
solution higher into the colon.
When the enema bag is empty or no more fluid can be taken remove nozzle/rectal tube.
For those that have trouble retaining the solution, you can fold a washcloth and press it
tightly against the anus.
Or you might want to try a retention
nozzle. Although some people prefer to use a retention plug after they received their
enema solution and removed the nozzle.
Lie in each position for several minutes, this will allow the enema solution to do its
Then you can move to the toilet and release the enema.
When releasing the enema or just having a normal bowel movement:
You can massage the abdomen in a clockwise direction this will help move the solution back
toward the rectum and anus.
Massaging the abdomen while expelling the enema helps move the enema solution and gas and feces toward the rectum
and out the anus.
The best position for expelling your enema is squatting over the toilet not sitting on
it. The squatting position puts pressure on your abdomen from your thighs.
In many countries, toilets are made so that people squat when they move their bowels. The
Welles Step positions your body so that you are squatting when you sit on the toilet.
Squatting, supports the abdominal wall and the bowel as we bear down, brings about
an easier bowel evacuation in this way.
People who use the Welles Step tend to have fewer hemorrhoids, hernias, anal fissures,
varicose veins and almost never have to use laxatives.
It slides under the toilet when not in use.
It is best if you place a Welles Step and
then squat down over the toilet to release your enema.
|Many people will take acidophilus as a retention enema so they get the
most of the beneficial flora.
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Warning: Do not use enemas
or laxatives if abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by your
health care provider.
Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative or enema may
indicate a serious condition.
Discontinue use and consult your health care provider.
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