The Colon or large intestine is the end portion of the digestive tract. It is 5 feet long and 2 ½ inches wide. The main functions of the colon are:
Without regular bowel movements the bowel can become mis-shapen. The picture below illustrates the colon in different diseases. During a colonic hydrotherapy treatment, the muscles of the colon are toned and exercised, which consequently improves the shape.
Also 70% of the immune system is present in the digestive tract, therefore we can influence our immunity by detoxing and cleansing the colon.