- ‘Wash out’ done by either herbs (for example senna) or through colonic cleansing/irrigation.
- Fasting also known as detoxing.
BODY CLEANSING Patricia Thompson M.Sc Registered Nutritionist Q. It has become very trendy for persons to "detox". There are many programmes about and people are doing all sorts of things to cleanse their bodies. I also remember that as children we would be given a "wash out". Is this really necessary and does it work? What would be your recommendation? Answer: Body cleansing is generally accomplished by two main methods: