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Why a gut cleanse?

To do this cleanse before starting strict AIP accelerates your healing, reduces your detox symptoms, allowing unclogged pathways to produce digestive enzymes, digest and absorb the nutrient dense foods of AIP.
Without these natural supplements helping you to clean out inside, your healing is going to be slower as your body battles with impaction and your healing at the same time. It does work, but it is a struggle and some symptoms that cost a bomb to be tested for are dealt with naturally and effectively.
Realy it’s a no brainer! Any program designed to improve our health or to eliminate the disease from our bodies, then, must begin with intestinal cleansing and detoxification.

A healthy gut is pivotal to our wellbeing.
Known as the body’s second brain (it contains more neurotransmitters than your brain) our gut is responsible not only for digestion, absorption, and elimination but for most our health issues, including brain and mental health. In fact, the trillions of microbes that live in our guts impact on every facet of our functioning.

Did you know that about 70% of the cells that make up our immune system are in the wall of our gut?

Do YOU need a gut cleanse?
Instead of listing the hundreds of ailments that prove you need a gut cleanse, just answer this:
Are you tired once you have eaten? If your colon is not in good order, a lot of energy will go to trying to do the best it can with what you have eaten, leaving you tired.
gut cleanse
There are two types of colon cleanses.
One is colon irrigation – we believe this is not good as it strips the intestines of natural moisture, may create mineral imbalance, deplete normal bowel flora, bowel perforation possible and so is an infection. These are the reasons why colon irrigation is to be avoided if you have: diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Chron’s disease, hemorrhoids, rectal tumours, bowel surgery and heart or kidney disease!

Two: natural supplements.
Our supplements work gently and effectively and you will be able to continue working without too much discomfort, but do start on a Friday. The discomfort in the beginning with die off and detox may be gas, bloating, tiredness, headaches and light headedness. This slowly improves as you clean out and heal.
The Great Gut Cleanse is step one to be started simultaneously with giving up gluten and a few other carbohydrates.
It is important that you go slowly into AIP for those who have gone cold turkey really battle and cant maintain the three months strict AIP needed for healing. If you do jump straight in, supplements should not be taken within the first three weeks of going strict AIP. Your liver will be working too hard.
Doing the Great Gut Cleanse and the carbs together first will also ease the detox symptoms of AIP strict.
About 80% of the population have parasites which is addressed in our Great Gut Cleanse with two different parasites cleanses included in the pack. Parasites become accustomed to chemical de-worm meds but not to natural deworming ingredients and the benefit of these natural deworm meds are that they are good for you in other ways too. Read about Parasites in the body.

Also included in the Great Gut Cleanseis a gentle colon lubricant as you should have a bowel movement at least once a day. After nutrients are absorbed from food, there is no reason to keep the waste in your body. The longer digested food stays in your intestines, the more it rots and ferments, causing long-term disruptions and toxicity. The blood capillaries to the colon begin to pick up the toxins as it seeps through the bowel wall. Gut inflammation with its resultant leaky gut added to an irregular bowel movement issue is where most of our diseases begin.
Regular Maintenance
It is recommended that one does the full four step cleanse going strict AIP for at least once a year, – a good idea is to make it your new year resolution; your January, February, and March commitment to yourself and your body.
The Four Cleansing programs and AIP will promote optimal wellness and vitality throughout the entire body, which offsets disease and signs of aging.

The Great Gut Cleanse contains:
1) Mag Caps 72 caps (Natural Cleanser)
2) MSM + C 30g (Natural Cleanser)
3) MultiDay 60 caps (Multivitamin & mineral + Dewormer)
4) OXY 50 ml (Stabilised Oxygen)
5) Paraway 24 caps (Dry Herbal Anti-Parasitic)
6) PRObiotic 24 caps (Intestinal Flora)
7) Remlax 50ml (Herbal Anti-Parasitic & Intestinal Regulator)
Order the Great Gut Cleans Kitorder

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Water Kefir

Pour a litre of filtered water, or bottled water, into a glass jar that has a lid.

Add 4 X 15 mls brown sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the Kefir granules. Put the lid on but do not tighten it, gasses need to escape.

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Kefir Granules

Place the jar in a cool dark place, we put ours on top of the fridge. We have folded some old newspaper and put the jar on top of it.

At the end of about the third day (cold days take longer) strain the Kefir granules out of the water. Into a jar that has a pouring lip.


Put the Kefir without the granules back on top of the fridge. It will carry on fermenting. You want it to be sugar-free. Kefir feeds on the sugar. Once it is no longer sweet put it into the fridge for consumption.

Store your granules in a small bottle in some water in the fridge. If your granules are going to be waiting for more than a week I would put 1 spoon of dissolved sugar to make sure they do not die.

Get a second fermentation going, as you can see it takes at least 3 to 4 days to get your Kefir up and running. We have two jars here.

I use the milk version.

The lactose in the milk has sugars, therefore, no sugars are added. Many people mention that they cannot drink milk but can eat Yoghurt or Kefir, this is because the lactose has been consumed by the yoghurt or Kefir. It’s up to you. I know Dr. Alain does not use milk at all.

This version of Kefir is for people that do not want to use milk or coconut milk.

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Kefir Coconut or Almond Milk

Take a tin of coconut milk of 400 mls. Using the best quality gives better results. Check the label for unwanted additions. We use the 86% coconut extract, found in Spar called “Gold Crest” or the 100% Organic found in Wellness Warehouse.

Our very good friend and mentor Dr. Alain Sanua had the 86% for the first time and mentioned it is the best one he has had.

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Kefir Granules

Shake the tin well and because the product expands pour it into a glass 800ml to 1 lt jar.
Add 3 X 15 mls brown sugar, stir until dissolved.
Add the Kefir granules.
Put the lid on but do not tighten it, gasses need to escape.

We place our jar on top of the fridge on a napkin in case it does ooze out.  Two or three times a day tighten the lid and  swirl gently. Loosen the lid to let the gasses escape and repeat a few times. Place back with a loose lid.

At the end of the second day strain the coconut Kefir, into another glass jar.
Scrape out any granules left behind and put them and the sieved granules into a small glass bottle for storage in the fridge.
Taste it, if still sweet leave out above the fridge for another day, or until it is no longer sweet.

The Kefir uses the sugar as its “food” therefore it should be sugar-free.

Store your granules in a small bottle in some water in the fridge. If your granules are going to be waiting for more than a week I would put 1 spoon of dissolved sugar to make sure they do not die.

As it takes at least 3 to 4 days to get your Kefir up and running, we have two jars going.

The milk version.

The lactose in the milk has 2 sugars, therefore, no sugar is added.  Some people say they cannot use milk, but when eating Yoghurt or Kefir they do not react, this is because the Kefir has consumed the lactose.

It’s up to you. I know Dr. Alain does not use milk at all.
Coconut is very good for us. It has Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) Fats our brains need. MCTs bypass the liver and go straight to the brain. Therefore, having a cup of Coconut Kefir every day does the world of good for us.

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Parasites

Immune Dysfunction

Parasites deplete nutrition, excrete toxic substances and carry bacteria and viruses which weaken your natural defenses.

Skin And Respiratory Symptoms

If there is itching or has an irritation around the anus or between the toes, allergies, frequent coughing & slight fever.

IBS & Parasites. The Evidence:

  • Over 50% of IBS patients have Blastocystis hominis, a parasite — a microscopic single-celled organism (protozoan). (Yakoob J, et al. Parasitol Res. 2010)
  • Over 20% of IBS patient have Dientamoeba Fragilis, a single-celled parasite . (J.Williams et al. Biomedical Scientist. 2002)
  • The symptoms of B.hominis, D.fragilis and IBS are identical (Windsor 2007))
  • IBS symptoms resolve when D.fragilis is successfully treated (TJ Borody, et al. 2002)

Mixed Infections

Research has shown that 74% of worm infections are mixed infections, commonly with three types of nematode: hook worms, whipworms and large roundworms, so it is possible for a person with a large worm load to experience many symptoms.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis supportDr Roger Mason of Mississippi in his book the Causation of Rheumatoid Arthritis, states that Indolimaxana (a parasite) is one of the main causes of rheumatoid arthritis plus muscle and joint related problems. His thinking is 60% of parasites reside in digestive system and 40% located in the body including liver, pancreas, sinus cavities and even brain. HE LINKS MANIC DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY, NERVOUSNESS AND MANY MENTAL DISORDERS TO INTESTINAL PARASITES.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis can be as of a result of a microscopic parasite that eats cartilage when it has burrowed its way right through, the fluid that normally lubricates joints goes into the bone causing bow leggedness and other disfigurements. As parasite eggs are laid in the intestinal wall and organs, it appears the full moon causes these to spill out and then hatch in approximately 17 days.

De-worming is necessary reasonably frequently, at least every 6 months.
Or maintenance of one day a week every week.

It takes 5 to 8 times as much nutrient to build and repair as it does to maintain.

Unless you have recently done a parasite cleanse you probably have parasites !
Some are so tiny; a microscope is needed to see them.
They may be found in our organs – liver, kidneys, brain, heart etc and in our fluids – blood and lymph as well as our intestinal tract.

From where do they come?

people and pets = worms

  • Airborne eggs, we breath them in as they are light as dust and may be passed on as easily as the common cold.
  • Waterborne
  • Fruit and veg
  • Our pets – if you have pets, do a parasite cleans every six months.
  • Not scrubbing our nails
  • Not washing hands properly
  • Soil
  • Sandpits
  • Beach sand
  • Clothes and bedding

Help In The Home:

Dish cloths may be loaded with bacteria and viruses, so boil or bleach your kitchen cloths and sponges regularly.
Cook with garlic, parsely, cinnamon, and cloves as they are all natural anti-parasitics.

Our Herbal Remedies

excellent anti-malaria herbHerbal remedies are just as effective, if not more so, than chemically produced tablets and they offer our body other benefits as well.

1. Remedy; an effective herbal de-wormer that targets parasites in the blood, muscle and organs. Remedy can be used in conjunction with
2. Paraway; a dry herb for intestinal parasites. We recommend repeating a major Colon Detox every 6-12 months. One can also use
3. Remlax; a bowel cleanser & anti-parasitic good to use once a week.
4. Multi Day is our daily multi-vitamin tablet which includes amino acids, minerals, trace elements and a blend of herbs that help eliminate parasites.

Its important to de-worm the entire family and pets at the same time otherwise re-infestation will take place. The best time to de-worm is 5-7 days after full moon.

If you have not de-wormed in the last 9 months do a 5 day de-worm.

The best for optimum health is to do the entire Great Cleanse starting with Step One once a year and then go into maintenance.

How do Parasites affect us?

As they often affect us in our own body’s weakness, the answer is variable.
Here are some of the most common:

  1. Irritability, Restlessness, & Tiredness.  Parasites not only consume your energy but secrete toxins that take 30% of your energy.
  2. Skin and Respiratory Symptoms
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  4. Osteoarthritis
  5. Constipation
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Digestive problems
  8. Gas and Bloating
  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  10. Joint and Muscle Aches die off symptoms of parasites
  11. Anaemia
  12. Allergies
  13. Skin Conditions
  14. Tumours
  15. Nervousness
  16. Sleep Disorders
  17. Teeth Grinding
  18. Fatigue (from mal-absorption)
  19. Immune Dysfunction
  20. Frequent Cough
  21. Itching or irritation around the anus or between the toes
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WELLNESS -> YOUR CHOICE!

This a Lifestyle site where Wellness is our Goal.

Good health is achieved by the choices we make, implement and stick to. Wellness is not necessarily hereditary or by diet alone, but by a way of living.

Research shows that our genes are accountable for only 25% of the problem and 75% is the choices we make. Therefore, don’t be fooled by “Your mother has it, or it runs in the family, therefore you will get it.”
So we challenge you to follow the Autoimmune Diet, often called the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), for 90 days and be amazed.

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