Instructions for Your Enema






 Many people report having a bad experience with their first enema.
Normally a bad experience is caused by the solution flowing into the colon to fast or the water temperature is either too hot or too cold.

Temperature is important when administering an enema. This might be related to the enema solution being too hot or too cold. Either of these conditions can cause a sort of cramping (sometimes called gripping). A good temperature to fill your enema bag to is about 102 Fahrenheit (give or take a couple).Anything above 115 Fahrenheit can scald or burn intestinal lining. 102 temperature will feel right when inside your colon. Too hot and you can experience burning, too cold and you might have a problem with cramping. A bath thermometer only a couple of dollars. In this case it is definitely worth it.


For your first time, you want to stick with just warm filtered water. As you become more experienced you might try various additives such as castile soap, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Phospho Soda, Coffee. Their are many herbs that you can use in enemas that are beneficial for colon health. But for your first time warm filtered water will do an excellent job.

How Much:

Many enema bags hold approximately two quarts. This is quite a bit of water for your first enema. Some folks treat enemas as a sort of contest and look for the largest enema bag they can find. Two quarts is plenty and a two quart enema bag is about as large as there is available in the supermarkets and drugstores. However if you need a good enema bag and are embarrassed about buying it at a supermarket or drugstore you can get one discreetly here.
  If the recipient cannot take all two quarts the first time, do not worry. The enema companies aren't giving medals for the amount of solution you can hold during your first enema.
If there is a need for more than two quarts you can have a pitcher with more water ready to refill the bag as needed.

Clamp, and Lubricant:

Insert the hose on the enema bag,, slide the clamp on the hose,, and the nozzle or rectal tube onto the other end of the hose. Lubricate the tip so that it will slide easily past the anus into the rectum . We recommend a water based lubricant because they are rubber and condom safe and this may come in handy later. If you need more lubrication and don't have any problem with a lubricant that is harmful to condoms or rubber, then petroleum jelly (Vaseline) will work better. (Super Salve  Surgilube)

When receiving the enema:

Massage abdomen in a counter-clockwise direction this will help move the solution higher into the colon.

Massaging the abdomen during the administration of an enema will help the recipient except 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.

Massaging the abdomen while expelling the enema helps move the solution and feces toward the rectum and out the anus.


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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