enema information, how to take an enema


How to give or take a simple Warm Water Enema.

An Enema can be very beneficial to your intestinal health.
"Relieve constipation fast in just a few minutes."
Without waiting for a day or two for a laxative to work.

Administering or Receiving an enema is simple to do.

  1. You will need a fountain syringe or something similar for administering the enema.
    ( You can usually find some enema equipment the drugstore, or some supermarkets.
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  2. A warm comfortable place to lay down to receive your enema, positions to use while receiving an enema.
    Fill enema bag with warm filtered water (103°Fahrenheit.) Warm water is soothing and more relaxing to the colon. Cold water will cause some cramping.
    Hang the fountain syringe 12 to 18 inches above rectum. Open clamp and allow air to escape tubing before inserting enema nozzle or rectal tube into the anus. You can lubricate the nozzle w/ Super Salve  Surgilube or any suitable lubricant this makes insertion of the nozzle easier and more comfortable.
  3. Lay down and insert nozzle, open hose clamp. Allow water to slowly fill the colon, If you feel full or begin to cramp stop or slow water for a little bit, when the feeling subsides begin flow again. Massaging the abdomen during these times will make a more comfortable experience. Try to take the entire bag, stopping and starting the water flow as needed. After you have taken the entire bag. You should try and hold the solution for a few minutes or you can move to the toilet and release your enema.

    When receiving the enema:

    Massage abdomen in a counter-clockwise direction this will help move the solution higher into the colon.
    receiving an enema, picture of the large intestine
    Massaging the abdomen during the administration of an enema will help the recipient accept more of the enema solution.


    When expelling the enema:
    Massage abdomen in a clockwise direction this will help move the solution back toward the rectum and anus.
    motion of fluid when expelling an enema
    Massaging the abdomen while expelling the enema helps move the solution and feces toward the rectum and out the anus.

    Hold the enema for a few minutes to allow the enema to do it's job.
    (5 to 10 minutes is usually sufficient for a decent result 

  4. When you are ready move to the toilet and release the enema.
    Just sitting on the potty
  5. After you have finished releasing your enema remember to clean your enema equipment with soap and water and hang enema bag and tubing up so they can air dry. Use a disinfectant soap to wash your enema equipment then rinse and let air dry.

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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