Make sure your colon-cleansing practitioner uses disposable equipment that hasn't been previously used.
Get a list of specific herbal ingredients and amounts in any colon-cleansing products you use — some herbal supplements can cause health problems.
Stay well hydrated by drinking lots of fluids while undergoing colon cleansing to prevent dehydration.
If you're considering colon cleansing because of constipation, consider trying these steps first to relieve constipation:
Drink plenty of fluids, including water.
Eat a diet rich in fiber.
Get regular exercise