A good intestinal cleanse needs some decent preparation. Below is a list of dietary changes which need to be followed for 3 to 7 days before beginning the Herbal DETOX. The main thing to remember is to eliminate meats, starches, processed foods and stick mainly to fresh fruits, vegetables, and juices, smoothies, soups and yogurt.
Special Note re Caffeine, Tobacco, and Alcohol: Caffeine is found in tea, coffee, chocolate, and many soft drinks. When you stop taking caffeine, tobacco or alcohol your body may experience one or more of the following withdrawal symptoms:
If you go back to the beginning of the program and look at Stage 1 (Preparation), you will see the elimination diet. The ideal way to come back onto normal food is to reverse this elimination diet. Better still is to reverse the elimination diet over 3 weeks if possible and introduce new foods each day, one or two at a time. This way you can find out what foods make you feel clear and energized and what foods give you symptoms of toxicity or bloating. Be aware of feelings of agitation, irritation, hyperactivity, gas, bloating or pain after food, or skin irritations, dryness, redness, itching, sneezing, headaches or fatigue as these can all be signs to avoid certain foods.
Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox 12-Day Cleanse 1 Kit.
Drink plenty of water: Once you have been on this diet for at least 3 days (preferably a week) you are ready to begin taking the herbs. From this point on you will need to follow the diet as strictly as you can.
It is best to cleanse two to four times a year for optimal results. Detoxification can last from three to 14 days.