Category Archives: Inner Cleansing


Q: Dear Dr. Mao,
Do you believe that colonics work and produce good results? A: Traditional Chinese medicine relies more on the body’s internal mechanisms to cleanse itself, rather than externally invasive procedures. We tend to use delicately prepared herbal preparations to achieve similar affects as the colonics. However, there are instances where colonics have been…

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Is colon hydrotherapy a good thing?

Q: I just completed a series of five cleanses with hydrotherapy and am having good results. Is colon hydrotherapy a good thing and how often should I do it? A: Colon hydrotherapy has a specific and useful role in health and wellness. However, like everything else, it can have adverse effects if overdone. Remember, every…

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