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Coffee enemas

Posted by
John on August 30, 2000 at 00:25:43:

Hi all, What does everyone think of coffee enemas? They seem to help me to calm down and relax but I'm wondering if they are doing harm to do one a day. I do replenish with probiotics but wondering if the daily coffee enemas are harming the friendly bacteria.

Thanks all.

John T.



Re: Coffee enemas

Posted by
Dawn G. on August 31, 2000 at 15:19:23:

In Reply to: Coffee enemas posted by John on August 30, 2000 at 00:25:43:

I think the coffee enemas are a great healing tool. Everyone I know who was squemish about it all say they wish they had done it sooner. If I have brain fog it takes it away instantly instead of waiting two or three days for it to clear. I also wonder about the good bacteria. I don't really know if it affects them or not.



Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.)

Posted by Walt Stoll on September 01, 2000 at 07:57:28:

In Reply to: Coffee enemas posted by John on August 30, 2000 at 00:25:43:

Hi, John.

Listen to Dawn (Thanks for the testimonial, Dawn.) Your body will tell you if this helps you or not.

Even conventional medicine has had to accept the benefits of coffee enemas, for LGS linked conditions, just within the past year. However, since the official line is STILL that LGS does not exist, it will be years before the physicians "in the trenches" begin to use them appropriately!

Let us know what happens. No one has ever suggested any harm from them.

Walt



Re: Coffee enemas -- a full "HOW TO" please (NMI)

Posted by KMD on September 01, 2000 at 09:43:57:

In Reply to: Re: Coffee enemas posted by Dawn G. on August 31, 2000 at 15:19:23:

NMI



coffee enema instructions

Posted by
Dawn G. on September 01, 2000 at 09:57:26:

In Reply to: Re: Coffee enemas -- a full "HOW TO" please (NMI) posted by KMD on September 01, 2000 at 09:43:57:

These instructions are taken from Dr. Sherry Rogers books. Combine 4 cups of water and two Tablespoons of coffee in a glass or stainless steel pot. Boil for two minutes and let cool to body temperature. Place two cups of the coffee solution into an enema bag. Do the enema and try to hold for ten minutes. Realease it. Repeat with the other two cups of coffee left, again trying to hold for ten minutes. You can get a disposable enema bag from NEEDS 1-800-634-1380, clean off the lubricant on it and use olive or other vegetable oil for lubrication.



Re: Why Coffee??

Posted by Skeptical on September 01, 2000 at 10:21:44:

In Reply to: coffee enema instructions posted by Dawn G. on September 01, 2000 at 09:57:26:

Dawn G.

Thanks for sharing the instructions.

Anything there (or elsewhere) on WHY use coffee at all?? (why not just use the water, since the coffee is dilluted sooooooo much?) Now if you were using straight coffee, it might make more sense.

At this weak dilution, seems like almost anything (not known to be harmful) could be substituted with no noticeable difference in the eventual "outcome".

Skeptical



Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.)

Posted by Joanie on September 01, 2000 at 14:56:08:

In Reply to: Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.) posted by Walt Stoll on September 01, 2000 at 07:57:28:

Hi All, What about those that are sensitive to caffeine? Would a decaffeinated enema work as well?

Joanie



DAWN :coffee enema instructions, from which Rogers book ? thanks

Posted by
leon c. on September 01, 2000 at 23:48:36:

In Reply to: coffee enema instructions posted by Dawn G. on September 01, 2000 at 09:57:26:

Which rogers book is this from dawn ? Have you read the other books she wrote ?




Joanie, leon c., Skeptical --- further instructions

Posted by
Dawn G. on September 02, 2000 at 09:07:43:

In Reply to: coffee enema instructions posted by Dawn G. on September 01, 2000 at 09:57:26:

Sorry I didn't give better instructions yesterday. I had the brain fog. Hadn't done my coffee enema yet :-)

The complete instructions and details about why it works are in Wellness Against All Odds by Sherry Rogers. It has to be caffinated coffee. It should be organic coffee or Folgers red can (that is what I use). The caffeine is what makes it work. She says people who are allegrgic to drinking coffee can use it. The caffeine does not go into the general circulation. Basically the caffeine stimulates the liver to release its toxins and then they are eliminated by the enema. The caffeine also causes the liver to make more glutathione which is one of our main detoxifying chemicals. Also, I forgot to add, pour the coffee off the top or strain it (don't use the grounds in the bottom).



Re: DAWN :coffee enema instructions, from which Rogers book ? thanks

Posted by
Dawn G. on September 02, 2000 at 09:16:56:

In Reply to: DAWN :coffee enema instructions, from which Rogers book ? thanks posted by leon c. on September 01, 2000 at 23:48:36:

Hi leon,

I have read all her books. I am thinking about trying macrobiotics, but I have such leaky gut and food allergies that I'm not sure about it. It seems so much easier than taking dozens of supplements, enemas, saunas, shots, Iv's etc., etc. I saw your earlier post on Macrobiotics. What was your experience? If it worked well for you, why are you investigating other therapies? I guess the founders would not call that strict macrobiotics.



Re: Why Coffee?? (Skeptical)

Posted by Walt Stoll on September 03, 2000 at 11:22:58:

In Reply to: Re: Why Coffee?? posted by Skeptical on September 01, 2000 at 10:21:44:

Hi, Skeptical.

Ask Harvard Medical School. So far as I know even they have only noted the effect of them and still do not know WHY they work.

Remember, humans used acetylsalicylic acid--first in the form of willow bark and later in the form of aspirin--for at least 1000 years of recorded history, without having any clue as to WHY it worked. Humans had just empirically noted that it DID and so used it.

Let us know what you learn from Harvard.

Walt



Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.)

Posted by Walt Stoll on September 03, 2000 at 11:50:21:

In Reply to: Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.) posted by Joanie on September 01, 2000 at 14:56:08:

Hi, Joanie.

I do not know.

Walt



Re: Decaf (NO!)- Coffee enemas - and why use coffee - for Mr. Skeptical

Posted by RocketHealer Jim++ on September 03, 2000 at 12:27:42:

In Reply to: Re: Coffee enemas (Archive under LGS.) posted by Joanie on September 01, 2000 at 14:56:08:

I did a quick search for coffee enemas and the very first link I looked at (linked below) answered your question to the negative.

It also suggests what the mechanism is for using coffee, in case Mr. Skeptical is around to see it.

And before I go, here's another link: Coffee Enemas For Cleansing Reactions

http://www.road-to-health.com/RHCoffee.htm

In there they say, "Function of The Coffee Enema: The caffeine-containing coffee enema is absorbed into the hemorrhoidal veins from the rectum and lower colon. The blood then carries the caffeine into the portal system which supplies the liver and gall bladder. By nature the caffeine is a strong irritant and causes irritation and stimulation as it enters the liver and gall bladder. It is of interest to note that caffeine taken rectally has quite a different effect on the body than when taken orally. Seldom do patients claim to have experienced nervous system stimulation, even with 4 coffee enemas in one day."

So it sounds like it's the CAFFEINE that's doing the work. So perhaps a COKE enema, anyone??

And another link: COFFEE: THE ROYAL FLUSH

http://www.swiftweb.com/ha/enema.html

Which says, "But why coffee? This bean has an interesting history. It was imported in Arabia in the early 1500's by the Sufi religious mystics, who used it to fight drowsiness while praying. It was especially prized for its medicinal qualities, in both the Near East and Europe. No one knows when the first daring soul filled the enema bag with a quart of java. What is known is that the coffee enema appeared at least as early as 1917 and was found in the prestigious Merck Manual until 1972. In the 1920s German scientists found that a caffeine solution could open the bile ducts and stimulate the production of bile in the liver of experimental animals.

Dr. Max Gerson used this clinically as part of a general detoxification regimen, first for tuberculosis, then cancer. Caffeine, he postulated, will travel up the hemorrhoidal to the portal vein and thence to the liver itself. Gerson noted some remarkable effects of this procedure. For instance, patients could dispense with all pain-killers once on the enemas. Many people have noted the paradoxical calming effect of coffee enemas.

...

In 1981 Dr. Lee Wattenberg and his colleagues were able to show that substances found in coffee–kahweol and cafestol palmitate–promote the activity of a key enzyme system, glutathione S-transferase, above the norm. This system detoxifies a vast array of electrophiles from the bloodstream and, according to Gar Hildenbrand of the Gerson Institute, "must be regarded as an important mechanism for carcinogen detoxification." This enzyme group is responsible for neutralizing free radicals, harmful chemicals now commonly implicated in the initiation of cancer. In mice, for example, these systems are enhanced 600 percent in the liver and 700 percent in the bowel when coffee beans are added to the mice's diet."

Hope this helps!
RHJ++



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