Master Cleanse: Compare Cleanse Products
Internal cleansing is an important part of keeping your body healthy and can contribute to your overall wellness. There are many cleansing products and programs available today. Two of the most popular are the DrNatura Colonix Cleanse and The Master Cleanse.
Below, you’ll find a side-by-side comparison of the two cleanses in order to help you better understand the components, regimen, costs, method of action, and results.
Colonix® Cleansing Program
The Master Cleanse
Colonix Program by DrNatura is a 30-90 day internal cleansing program created by a naturopathic doctor.
No special diet is required during the cleanse, though best results are achieved when an optimal diet featuring organic, whole foods is followed.
The Colonix Program has been used by thousands of people around the world, many of whom have written third-party verifiable testimonials.
The components of the Colonix Program are prepared according to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), federally established and enforced guidelines that ensure product potency and purity.
Master Cleanse is a 10-16 day cleansing program developed in 1940 by alternative health practitioner, Stanley Burroughs. In 1976, Burroughs presented his cleansing program to the world through a book titled The Master Cleanser. The Cleanse became much more widely known through its presentation in a book published in 2004 by Peter Glickman, the director of chiropractic and chelation clinics, and contributing editor to an alternative health newsletter.
Master Cleanse is considered a detoxification program, though many people use it as a weight loss diet. Burroughs wrote that The Master Cleanse detoxifies the body of and removes the cravings associated with drugs, alcohol, tobacco, eating, coffee, tea, and various hot drinks.
Various companies offer versions of The Master Cleanse in ready-made kits or by selling a ready-to-drink liquid intended to make the cleanse easier by removing the need to shop for the ingredients and prepare the concoction.
There are somewhat optional elements of The Master Cleanse called the “Ease-in” and “Ease-Out.” These are intended, respectively, to prepare the body and mind for the cleansing experience and then to help transition from cleansing back to the consumption of other foods.
Master Cleanse is a strict diet, during which no other food is eaten. Only decaffeinated herbal teas are allowed during the actual cleanse.
Colonix® Cleansing Program
The Master Cleanse
The Colonix Program is comprised of three components:
Colonix Internal Cleanser (1 canister):
KleriTea (30 tea bags):
Paranil (110 vcaps):
The Master Cleanse (sometimes also called “The Lemonade Diet” or “Lemonade Fast”) is comprised of five ingredients, though pre-cleanse and post-cleanse phases also include any available fruits and vegetables. The five necessary ingredients for The Master Cleanse include:
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