Powerful Colon Cleansing and Detox Ingredients
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Powerful Colon Cleansing and Detox Ingredients


Stagnated/compacted bowels and chronic constipation are the root cause of all diseases. Constipation affects individuals of all ages, sexes, and race. Chronically impacted stools become toxic, throwing these toxins into your bloodstream. Constipation has a significant negative impact on an individuals’ quality of life, which is almost similar to those suffering from chronic diseases like asthma and rheumatoid arthritis. [1]

While a healthy fiber-rich diet and physical activity have their own, unique place in helping you get rid of the compacted stools and toxins therein, colon cleansing also speeds the flush out process. Sometimes opting for a colon cleanse supplement such as that formulated by Microbiome Plus+ is the ideal thing you can do for yourself and your gut health. All-natural ingredients in our formula work to optimize gut and overall health:

Fennel seed powder

Derived from the fruits of Foeniculum vulgare Miller, fennel seed powder is native to the Mediterranean region. It carries potent laxative effects and can reduce the transit time of the food through the bowels by 12%. [2]

Cascara Sagrada Bark Powder

Cascara sagrada (Rhamnus purshianus) is a species of buckthorn indigenous to North America. It is a stimulant laxative, i.e. it works to induce muscle contractions in the intestines. These contractions help propel the stool forward to be expelled via the rectum. The laxative effect of Cascara is due to the presence of chemicals called anthraquinones. Expulsion of harmful wastes helps in the detoxification process.

Ginger Root Powder

The ginger root powder gut flush is a popular strategy entailed by many functional medicine therapists. Gingerol is the key bioactive component in ginger, responsible for its medicinal and Detox properties.

Goldenseal Root Powder

Indigenous to the Eastern North America, goldenseal belongs to the Ranunculaceae or buttercup family. Enriched with an alkaloid berberine, goldenseal is a terrific digestive aid. It can kill harmful bacteria as well as tumor cells. [3]

Psyllium Husk Powder

An all-time expert recommended fiber, Psyllium husk or ispaghula has been used to relieve constipation and compacted stools. It is a bulk-forming laxative, i.e. it expands after reaching the colon, turning into a gel-like mass by imbibing water from the gut. [4] It then makes bowel movements easy, removing waste out from your system in a more efficient way.

Flaxseed Powder

The tiny flaxseeds supply about 35% of dietary fiber. They contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber enhances water binding initially then increases the mass of bacterial cells. However, it is the water-binding capacity of the flaxseed “insoluble fiber” that contributes to the bulk of stool and shortens the time it takes for the food to travel, speeding up the evacuation of bowels. It, thus, benefits constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and diverticular disease by cleansing your body naturally. [5]

Aloe vera

This juicy plant has strong Detox properties. Owing to the presence of anthraquinones in Aloe, it functions as a potent laxative, accelerating cleansing of the colon. This helps keep waste products and toxins moving out of your system. [6] Loaded with several digestive enzymes such as amylase, lipase, and carboxypeptidase, Aloe also aids in the digestion of the diet consumed. [7]

Oat Fiber Powder

Oats are rich in fiber, which helps emptying your bowels more easily. Moreover, as is known, the old, rotten stool may include certain cancer-causing agents. Apart from their colon cleansing properties, oats are also proven to reduce the risk of colon cancer. [8]

Prune Powder

This powder extracted from the dried plums called prunes contains high amounts of fiber (6.1 g/100 g). It can cause the bowel movements to become more frequent, thereby assisting in colon cleansing.


The Microbiome+ Plus Colon Cleanse and Detox has a list of all-natural ingredients that act together to cleanse your colon of the unwanted waste and toxins.

Read our science-based guide to taking colon cleanse pills next.


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