Podcast Episode 5 ~ How to prevent a cold when you feel it coming on: 6 ways to cleanse and detox your body to kick an illness before it even starts.

by | Mar 13, 2019 | Podcast

How to prevent a cold when you feel it coming on:  6 ways to cleanse and detox your body to kick an illness before it even starts.


A few weeks ago i woke up my throat was scratchy, i had a headache, i had no energy and the back of my neck/head hurt which always happens when I’m getting sick.  

With 4 little ones to take care of and busy schedules there was no way I was going down without a fight.  

I was intentional about everything I did in the couple days that I felt an illness coming on and it worked.  I did not get sick 

I’m going to share with you 6 things I did to avoid getting sick.  

6 steps you can take to cleanse and detox your body to kick an illness before it even starts.

Detox bath

 A detox bath draws out toxins and balances the body.  It reduces inflammation and boosts the immune system.

How to take a detox bath

Run hot water.  As hot as you can take it

Add 1 cup Epsom Salt

Add 10 drops of Eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil to the salts

Pour in bath and mix around bath water

Sit and soak for 30 minutes

Probiotic Enema

People have been using enemas for centuries to treat constipation, bowel issues and to cleanse the colon.   In addition to improving regularity and bowel cleaning, enama’s also help to eliminate toxins that are stored in the body.  

A probiotic enema eliminates harmful bacteria in your system and increases the good bacteria.  

Probiotic enemas are very effective because they are placed directly into the colon. This avoids the possibility of probiotics being killed by stomach acids that they come in contact with.   It’s especially popular for people who suffer from IBS or colitis.  

Enema Benefits to Cleanse and Detox Your Body


Short periods of fasting increase the immune system and reduce inflammation.

I did a 12 hour fast for three days straight and by the third day I felt completely better.  It was a liquid fast.  I drank liquids all day every day.

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Tea w/ honey 

Lemon water with acv 


Super foods 

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De – stress

Chronic stress causes the release of the “stress response hormone”, cortisol into our bloodstream.  Our blood pressure goes up and our heart rate increases and has a negative effect on our immune system.  

The less stressed and more relaxed we are the better our bodies will be able to do what it’s mean to do and fight off the illness.  

Being moms and living in a fast paced world, we cant completely eliminate stress from our lives but we can be mindful about keeping our stress levels down and taking certain steps to decrease stress.

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Oil pulling

Oil pulling pulls out toxins from your body, reduces inflammation and boosts your immune system.  Some of its benefits are It aides in oral health as well as soothes sore throats, clears out excess mucus and fights colds.  

 Take a tablespoon of coconut oil ad swish it around your mouth and between your teeth for 5-10 minutes then spit it out into a garbage.  It’s super easy to do and one of the best detox methods you can incorporate into your daily routine.



Summarize –  6 ways to cleanse and detox your body to kick an illness before it even starts.

Detox bath

Probiotic Enema


Super foods

De – stress

Oil pull



Did you find any of these steps valuable?  is there anything you will start incorporating into your life?  What steps do you take to lead a happy and meaningful life?

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About Me

Hi there!  I'm Danielle, mom blogger, visionary and dreamer.

I'm on a mission to help moms create a Simply Pure life of Joy + Balance + Optimal Health & Wellness for ourselves and our families.

My goal is to un-complicate life and provide moms with the tools and strategies to make informed decisions so you can live your best mom life.  .

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