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About the Detoxing Foot Bath

Detox Foot Bath is an all natural way to detox the inside of your body through your feet in a relaxing bath. Detoxification begins the moment you place your foot into the foot bath. Detoxification benefits your health and can help the aging process.

 As believed in Reflexology, each foot is actually a channel, a conduit, through which your body attempts to cleanse itself of toxic wastes and heavy metals that are building up in many parts of your body. During the foot bath, you will actually see the cleansing process take place as the water interacts with a compound electric current and magnetic field structure. This body cleansing process results in the correct frequency required for cells to return to a healthy state, and to release waste that has been bonded to them over the years. This detoxification therapeutic procedure also enhances the effects of other therapies. Our unit is among the best foot bath detox products available.


 We live in a society fraught with pollutants and heavy metal toxins natural and synthetic. They exist in our air, water, food, clothing and the environments in which we live, work, play and sleep. As a result, our bodies are depleted of crucial lifegiving elements, leaving us to feel drained of energy or unable to heal naturally from illness, injury or medical procedures.

 Water is a critical resource. It covers two thirds of the earth's surface and 80 percent of the human body is comprised of water. It's in the fluids we drink, the air we breathe, the foods we consume and it is the medium by which we cleanse ourselves.

 Since ancient times people have bathed in natural springs and reported experiencing healing benefit for many ailments. Resorts and health spas around the world maintain their popularity because bathing in springs hot, cold or mineral has undisputed therapeutic effects, including: improved circulation, increased relaxation and, as a result, relief from symptomatic or chronic pain.


The Detox Foot Bath helps water to detoxify the body and recreate the therapeutic experience found naturally in the world's most reputed spas


The Foot Bath Detox also reduces acidosis throughout the body allowing it to regain a natural balance.


Everyone can benefit from this powerful detox. People with sleeping problems have reported having restful nights. Those with pain get relief and increased energy. Many dentists have directed their patients to use the Detox because of its ability to draw mercury from the body.





During the Detox Program, How Will Toxins Get Out of My Body?


There are three ways toxins leave the human body:

  • Excreted wastes in the urine and the bowels

  • Vomiting

  • The pores

  • These are the three main outlets for stored body toxins to exit your body. It is unusual to vomit during a detox program unless the toxins are within the stomach, but I'm sure you can recall eating something rancid and immediately throwing it up and out of the system. Normally, toxins are removed through the urinary and intestinal tracks, and the toxins that are stored within the bloodstream and the fat stores within the body are commonly released through the skin.

 By Janet Starr Hall

 Alternative Health & Nutrition





Ion Foot Detoxification Bath

For years I have discussed my patient's desire to cleanse toxins out of their systems.


Several approaches have been developed to facilitate the cleansing process; everything from diets, enemas, saunas, fasts, to homeopathy, water therapy, etc. One particular internal cleanse is very effective, yet very difficult to get patients to do. Eating nothing but vegetables for four weeks while taking herbs or shakes every hour and a half is not the easiest program to get patient compliance on. Another procedure, the use of Oxymega, an oxygen colon cleanser, is able to pull out some toxins from the lining of the intestines, yet stops short of doing a complete detox for the system. Until now a number of procedures had to be done to accomplish a full body detoxification. This series of procedures took time and diligence to accomplish.


In 2005 I heard of a new approach using ionized salt water in a footbath to pull toxins, contaminants, heavy metals, and debris out of the body through the skin. Being skeptical I went online and read as much as I could about the procedure. The more I read the less skeptical I became. It works by basic polar attraction. Positive ions attract negative ions like a magnet. The body begins a flushing of the ions from the system that match up with their opposites in the ionized bath. This flushing releases wastes through the skin painlessly. Many feel a sense of relaxation when the procedure is done and get the thorough night's rest they have not experienced in some time. For some, they receive a boost of energy as well.


As a few patients, friends, and family extolled the benefits they received from the use of this technology elsewhere, I began to see the benefits they discussed and witnessed in their own health. I purchased a machine for our office. As usual, my most sensitive patients offered the best test of its effectiveness. Neither they nor I were disappointed.


We have seen in the last month a number of patient improvements including help for chronic pain, energy flow, migraines lessened, and a greater sense of well being. Several studies that I found also support the improvements we observed. One study showed an increase of muscle strength while another measured the amount of heavy metals in the residual water after the ionic footbath was completed.


Use only water in your bath. Do not use any additives such as soaps, detergents, oils, etc. 

Do not have more than one person in the bath at any one time.

Do not drink dirty bath water however; give it to your plants or bio-charge water separately for drinking.

The unit must not be used by people who have Pacemakers, anyone who has received an organ transplant or by pregnant women and people who use prescription drugs.

Do not wear a watch, talk on a cell phone or use a computer while doing a footbath.


 A Licensed Chiropractor





Detox Bath: An Ancestral Detox Method with Profound Potential

By Randa Khalil Author
28 March 2006
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Detox is the latest buzzword in the global alternative health community, and it is fast becoming mainstream. A majority of health-conscious individuals, aware of the amount of toxins the human body is now subjected to on a daily basis, are seeking means to effectively support the body's elimination process.


It's an undeniable fact that the hype and confusion surrounding the why and the how of detox are tremendous. Capitalising on our fear and bewilderment in the face of the countless toxin-related health scares, promoted by the media on a daily basis, a brand new industry is thriving. It touts detox aids in the form of herbal supplements, colon-cleansing aids, foot patches and detox diets, to mention but a few.


While some of these might be genuinely effective, they are unfortunately lost amongst the multitude of generally useless, so-called detox aids.


Louis Kuhne, a naturopath from Leipzig, Germany -hailed by his contemporaries as "a genius in the Art of Healing"- was a pioneer of the detox concept back in 1883. His doctrine of the Unity of Diseases stipulates that all diseases are caused by an accumulation of toxins in the body. He devised an ingeniously simple healing panacea based on hydrotherapy -specially featuring his famous friction sitz bath- accompanied by a wholesome, strictly vegetarian diet. Using these simple methods, Kuhne achieved phenomenal success in healing a wide spectrum of previously incurable diseases, and helping his patients recover and maintain good health.


M.K Gandhi (the Mahatma) praised Kuhne's baths in a correspondence to Nehru on January 17th, 1929 saying: "I utterly distrust doctors' reports, I strongly recommend Kuhne's bath and sun baths."


The Detox Bath is based on Louis Kuhne's friction sitz bath. It is a tool that nature generously provides us with, to help us maintain our health and body in optimal condition.


According to Kuhne, internal body heat, - generated by movement, digestion, stress or shock - pushes excess fat and toxins out to the body's periphery where they deposit and can no longer be eliminated. The Detox Bath working principle is to cool down the core area of the body, i.e. the groin and genitals by applying cold water for ten to twenty minutes daily, or at least 4 times a week (depending on your initial condition and the results you seek to achieve). This action provokes a vibration in the fascia, (interconnecting tissue covering all internal organs) which produces a roll- back effect driving excess fat and toxins back into the intestines, where they can be eliminated.


The Detox Bath is a simple, free home hydrotherapy technique that offers a natural alternative for maintaining disease at bay by strengthening the body's inherent ability to flush out waste deposits. It uses nothing but water to help eliminate fat and toxins and maintain a healthy, fit and toned body.


Randa Khalil,
Detox Bath
Ebook published by Dream team Publishing Ltd, UK
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The 10 Most Common Toxins In The Human Body


By Sid McCarthy


Over a lifetime (or in the case of an ecological disaster, an alarmingly short time), the human body assimilates a number of toxins. Some of these are in such trace amounts that we really needn't worry about them, but it is still wise to avoid as many toxins in the diet and the environment as possible. Here are ten of the most common toxins found in human blood and cells:



Free Radicals


These are the toxic waste products of the process of oxidation within our bodies. Oxidation (like rust on iron) is what causes the deterioration of cells, like a bruised apple when it goes brown and mushy. This goes on at a cellular level within the human body and accelerates the aging process.


The effects of free radicals can be reduced by the consumption of anti-oxidant-rich red, orange and yellow fruits and vegetables, along with increasing our exercise and eating less.




The commonest sources of Mercury are amalgam fillings and the eating of large marine fish such as tuna. Mercury is implicated in Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's, heart failure, irregular heartbeat and even some cancers. There is debate as to whether it is worthwhile to have amalgam fillings removed and replaced. Similarly, the health benefits of eating oily marine fish should be weighed carefully against the risks of mercury consumption.




Refined sugar is known as "the white death". We all know it's bad for us, that it contains calories without nutrients. Too much of it can cause insulin resistance, diabetes. The answer is simple; eat less white sugar.




Many people enjoy caffeinated drinks and find that they give them a much-needed "high" in times of fatigue. Don't forget that caffeine is quite a powerful drug and taking yourself off it can cause quite severe withdrawal symptoms. Some people are "allergic" to caffeine and it can cause irrational mood swings and exacerbation of PMS, even heartbeat irregularities. Best to wean yourself off it.


C-Reactive Protein


Perhaps it is wrong to consider this a toxin in itself, but its presence in the blood is an indicator of inflammation in the body. A high reading of C-Reactive Protein in the blood can indicate a propensity to heart attack. It is elevated by infections, inflammatory conditions, insulin resistance, and certain hormones such as those in the contraceptive pill or HRT. It is thought that a preventative dose of aspirin may be effective in reducing the level of C-Reactive Protein.




A buildup of LDL (low-density lipoprotein) or "bad" cholesterol in the blood is implicated in heart disease via hardening of the arteries. Avoid high cholesterol by eating less saturated fats, exercising regularly, eating supplements rich in plant sterols or (as a last resort) Statins (prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs).




This is produced by the body at times of worry and stress, therefore it is commonly called the stress hormone. Eliminate cortisol by exercising, laughing, relaxing, enjoying a hobby and not allowing your own personal stresses to fester and thrive within you!




We encounter these in our own gardens (unless we garden totally organically) and on most bought fruits and vegetables. At least trace amounts are probably found in most people's bodies. Either buy organic or make sure you thoroughly wash any fruit and veg you buy.




These are unwanted byproducts of heating processes and can increase cancer risks. They are suspected as contributory factors in diabetes, low sperm counts and behavioral problems. They are everywhere so it is hard to avoid them on an individual level. Buying organic produce and avoiding saturated animal fats (which tend to harbor dioxins) may help.



Homocysteine is an amino acid. It can contribute to the risks of heart disease, Alzheimer's, furring of the arteries, toxicity in pregnancy, or even birth defects.


Its build-up can be caused by kidney disease, genetics or vitamin deficiencies. Supplementation of Vitamins B12, B6 and Folic Acid may be wise. These vitamins enable the conversion of homocysteine into less dangerous amino-acids in the body.

We are all exposed to toxins in the environment and our food over our lifetimes. Some are easy to avoid, others less so. Clean living and regular detox programs are probably the best we can do to avoid overexposure to toxins.


Sid McCarthy is a writer specializing in health and nutrition who contributes to a variety of websites including Good Nutrition Center. Almighty Cleanse is a gentle yet effective colon cleansing system that helps eliminate toxins from the body.


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Top 10 Detox Foods


As 2007 swings into gear, there's no better time to give your body a healthy, fresh start than now! Plus if you're thinking about lowering your weight - and your RealAge "eating clean" is a great first step. Add these 10 foods to your grocery cart and you'll get three terrific benefits:

  • Lots of super-healthy liquids to flush out the body while pouring in nutrients.
  • Fiber to keep your GI tract fit.
  • Foods that energize cleansing enzymes in the liver, your body's built-in detox center.

The Top 10:

  • Green leafy vegetables. Eat them raw, throw them into a broth, add them to juices. Their chlorophyll helps swab out environmental toxins (heavy metals, pesticides) and is an all-round liver protector.
  • Lemons. You need to keep the fluids flowing to wash out the body and fresh lemonade is ideal. Its vitamin C - considered the detox vitamin - helps convert toxins into a water - soluble form that?s easily flushed away.
  • Watercress. Put a handful into salads, soups, and sandwiches. The peppery little green leaves have a diuretic effect that helps move things through your system. And cress is rich in minerals too.
  • Garlic. Add it to everything - salads, sauces, spreads. In addition to the bulb's cardio benefits, it activates liver enzymes that help filter out junk.
  • Green tea. This antioxidant-rich brew is one of the healthiest ways to get more fluids into your system. Bonus: It contains catechins, which speed up liver activity.
  • Broccoli sprouts. Get 'em at your health-food store. They pack 20 to 50 times more cancer-fighting, enzyme-stimulating activity into each bite than the grown-up vegetable.
  • Sesame seeds. They're credited with protecting liver cells from the damaging effects of alcohol and other chemicals. For a concentrated form, try tahini, the yummy sesame seed paste that?s a staple of Asian cooking.
  • Cabbage. There are two main types of detoxifying enzymes in the liver; this potent veggie helps activate both of them. Coleslaw, anyone?
  • Psyllium. A plant that?s rich in soluble fiber, like oat bran, but more versatile. It mops up toxins (cholesterol too) and helps clear them out. Stir powdered psyllium into juice to help cleanse your colon, or have psyllium-fortified Bran Buds for breakfast.
  • Fruits, fruits, fruits. They're full of almost all the good things above - vitamin C, fiber, nutritious fluids, and all kinds of antioxidants. Besides, nothing tastes better than a ripe mango, fresh berries, or a perfect pear.


Ultimate Detox Recipe


Easy Wilted Garlic-Sesame Salad

Toss dark, leafy greens in hot, garlicky oil for a cleansing?and delicious - dish
4 servings, about 65 calories each
1 Tsp. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb. spinach, stemmed,
or 1 lb. Swiss chard, stems sliced, leaves torn
or 1 lb. mixture of spinach and watercress
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 Tsp. sesame seeds for garnish
Warm oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir until lightly browned, about 45 seconds. Add greens (do in two batches, if necessary) and toss until just wilted, 2 to 4 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.






Water, the best Detox Tool


Water, The Ultimate Detox Tool - Discover 3 Powerful Water Detox Methods


It constitutes an intrinsic part of our daily life and we couldn't survive without it. Amongst its countless benefits to our health and our planet, WATER is the ultimate natural detox tool.


The recent Detox Craze has reached phenomenal proportions, with manufacturers frantically marketing products that promise instant cleansing and purification, in an attempt to fulfill - and obviously profit from - such an overwhelming market demand.


By highly publicizing their successful detox experiences, stars like Beyonce - amongst others - have contributed in making detox hip and trendy. This and other factors have made detox the health buzzword of the 21st century. It is now considered a necessary factor in the quest for optimal health, weight loss and well being.


Unfortunately, such proliferation, variety and availability of detox aids makes identifying the ideal personal detox program a daunting task. Many cases and articles of detox gone wrong are published on the web, reminding the gullible and the unseasoned of the dangers of extreme detox, which clearly could be health-hazardous.


The quest for the ideal detox tool or program is on, with a mind-boggling array of products to choose from: Detox supplements, colon cleansing aids, detox foot baths and detox patches. The list is endless!


In our frantic search for the ultimate detox, we've overlooked the ideal and most obvious detox aid. A free, natural resource we're in physical contact with every single day of our life: Water.


NOTHING supports the body's cleansing and elimination capacity like Water; the most ancient and potent natural detox aid ever known to mankind. Whether by drinking it, sweating or bathing in it, water has been used to expel toxins, and restore health since the dawn of humanity.


Drink Plenty of Water


We're all familiar with the dangers of even minor- dehydration by now.


If the body is not sufficiently hydrated, the cells will draw water from the bloodstream, thus pressurizing and burdening the heart. Even mild dehydration prevents the kidneys from effectively purifying the blood.


When this happens, some of the kidney's workload is passed on to the liver and other organs, and may cause them to be severely stressed. Minor health conditions such as constipation, dry and itchy skin, acne, nosebleeds, urinary tract infections, coughs, sneezing, sinus problems and headache may develop as a consequence.


It is no secret that drinking 2 liters of water a day can dramatically improve your health, and the signs will be obvious: Glowing complexion and clear skin, better immunity, better digestion, less aches and pains, weight loss, less cellulite, better concentration and renewed vitality and energy. Most detox regimes recommend flooding the body with purified or filtered water, rather than the bottled kind. Infusing the body with water will immediately stimulate your kidneys, liver and digestive system's (primary detox organs) functions. It will boost your metabolism, which in turn accelerates toxin and fat elimination.


Water fasts are highly praised for cleansing, and are regularly practiced by keen detox advocates. However, fasting is not to be taken lightly, and any fast longer than 48 hours should be medically supervised.


Steam and Sweat Baths


There is a valid reason why humans have used sweat baths for hygienic and health purposes since the Stone Age. It's because sweating has proven its effectiveness in flushing out toxins and disease, and maintaining optimal health.


The skin is the largest organ in the body and, through the pores, it plays a major role in the detoxifying process alongside the lungs, kidneys, bowels, liver, and the lymphatic and immune systems. The skin produces cool sweat to regulate the body's elevated temperature. It also has the ability to transform toxins from lipid-soluble or oil-based, into easier to eliminate, water-soluble form. Sweat carries toxins out of the body and flushes them through the pores.


Most cultures around the world have their own versions of the sweat bath, whether it's the ancient Romans and their "Thermae" or the traditional Japanese "Onsen". The Russian "Banya", or the native American Indians "Inipi", without omitting the notorious Turkish bath or "Hamam". However, the Finnish Sauna, remains the most prominent and popular one of all.


Regardless of what it's called, the sweat bath's health benefits are infinite, with the primary one being its waste and toxins elimination action through the pores. Other sweat baths benefits include improved circulation, weight and fat loss, skin cleansing and body and mind relaxation.


Detox Bath


An equally powerful water detox method is the Detox Bath.


Based on an ancestral detox technique created by Louis Kuhne of Leipzig in 1883, (who used it to treat his own cancer and heal thousands of often-serious diseases), the Detox Bath uses ONLY water and can take as little as 10 minutes a day.


The Detox Bath's working principle is to refresh the core area of the body (around the groin and genitals) during 10 minutes daily or longer, depending on your initial condition, and the results you seek to achieve. This process creates a vibration in the fascia (Interconnecting tissue covering all internal organs), which sets in motion a roll-back effect that transports digestion's leftover fats and deposited toxins back to the intestines, where they are later eliminated.


Why Is The Detox Bath So Powerful?


Besides its toxin and fat elimination action, the Detox Bath's potency resides in the fact that:


  • It works on the groin area, one of the highest nerve-concentration areas in the body, hence its positive effect on mood, sleep and energy.

  • The groin houses main arteries, so the bath greatly improves blood circulation and digestion.

  • It stimulates the root chakra, which governs sexual energy and reproductive organs. It helps regulate the menstrual cycle, and has been used by Louis Kuhne to treat impotence. It is also beneficial for low libido and menopausal symptoms.


Practiced regularly, the Detox Bath, (based on Louis Kuhne's friction sitz bath) supports the body's elimination capacity, effectively ridding it of toxins and fat. It boosts metabolism and digestion; improves sleep, energy and mood, and promotes clear skin and radiant complexion.




Detox is not - and never will be - an instant, magical fix. Detox is an ongoing process, which provides tremendous health benefits, that you can enjoy starting today, by simply using water.


A regular practice of a combination of the 3 - almost free - and completely safe water detox methods above is the only detox regime you'll ever need to effectively eliminate toxins and fat, and enjoy a lifetime of radiant health.


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Environmental Pollutants & Detoxification : Why We Need To Detox


We faithfully change the oil in our cars and the filters in our heaters to eliminate the impurities that build up over time which could hinder the performance of these mechanical devices. So why is it that we do not we apply the same logic to our bodies? Many cultures around the world have practiced internal cleansing for centuries. Fortunately, this practice is finally gaining acceptance in America.

Bookstore shelves are now full of books about detoxification (internal cleansing) and its health benefits. This newfound zeal for detoxification is easy to understand. Our drinking water is full of chemicals, the air we breathe is polluted, and our food is replete with pesticides and herbicides. All of these manmade toxins have one common resting place, our bodies! If you were in a chemistry laboratory and someone threatened to dump thousands of chemicals into a single test tube, you would probably run for your life and for good reason.


Water Under the Bridge


According to the Kellogg Report, dramatic industrial growth in America has introduced a variety of new, chemically complex and sometimes lethal pollutants into our water systems. Contrary to popular opinion, municipal treatment plants are not equipped to detect, much less detoxify our water of most harmful chemical pollutants.


Food for Thought


It is estimated that each year close to 1.2 billion pounds of pesticides and herbicides are sprayed on food American crops. Pesticides can enter the body through contact with the skin or by inhaling or ingesting the chemicals. In 1972, the pesticide DDT was banned due to its catastrophic effect on wildlife. Unfortunately, DDT is not readily broken down. As a matter of fact, resides of DDT can be found in the bodies of nearly all Americans to this day! Many pesticides in the same class as DDT are stored in our fatty tissues and some have been linked to cancer and birth defects.

Indoor Pollution


Our indoor air quality is far more toxic than most people realize. Volatile organic compounds (VOC's) include various chemicals which may have both short- and long-term adverse health consequences. The concentrations of many VOC's is up to 10 times higher indoors than outdoors. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), VOC's are emitted by literally thousands of products, including such common products as building materials, cleaning supplies, pesticides, copiers, printers, and craft materials.

Common household products are full of organic chemicals. Cleaning and disinfecting solutions, waxes, and even cosmetics contain these potentially harmful chemicals and their gases can be emitted into your home even when they are not in use! Exposure to VOC's is known to cause many symptoms, such as dizziness, fatigue, and headache and is believed to be associated with cancer as well.

New carpet, furniture, and paint can release formaldehyde into the air. Formaldehyde is classified as a known carcinogen (cancer causing agent) by the American Cancer Society.

Many experts believe that indoor exposures to various toxins account for the results of a 15 year Oregon study which found that women who stay at home experience a 54% higher death rate from cancer than women who work outside of the home.


Why Cleanse?


The overwhelming number of toxic house hold chemicals that bombard us on a daily basis can overwhelm our bodies detoxification mechanisms. Over time, toxins can accumulate and cause symptoms such as memory problems, depression, anxiety, neurological diseases like Parkinson's Disease, and perhaps various cancers.

Many people are so toxic that their bodies must produce extra fat cells to coat the excess toxins to protect them from their harmful effects. Therefore, many people experience significant weight loss, as well as better health and well-being, after undertaking a detoxification regimen.

There are many internal cleansing products on the market. In addition to doing your due diligence, check with your physician before starting any regimen. Unfortunately, most medical schools do not teach physicians much about nutrition or alternative medicine practices. Consequently, many are inclined to so-so practices such as cleansing in the absence of a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Until I lost 7 pounds after just 6 days of cleansing and saw dramatic changes in my skin, I too was among the unbelievers. Nevertheless, remember to do your research, know your body, and consult your physician regarding detoxification.


A. Maria Hester, M.D. is a board certified physician, patient advocate, and founder of an extensive patient education and empowerment site called Patient School, Patient School features articles, hundreds of valuable links, health new feeds, and unusual health tools to help patients partner in their health care. Dr. Hester has also developed a medical record keeping guide that fits on a credit card size USB device to allow everyone to have easy access to a copy of vital health records in case of an unforeseen emergency. Health-By-Design, is another site developed by Dr. Hester.


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