No benefits from colonic irrigation, say scientists

No benefits from colonic irrigation, say scientists

Colonic irrigation has no benefits and can even lead to side effects, say scientists

7:46 AM on 1st August 2011

Jennifer Aniston Diana, Princess of Wales

Promoted: Jennifer Aniston (left) and Princess Diana (right) both championed the treatment of colonic irrigation, but scientists say it has now major benefits

Medics at Georgetown University in the U.S. examined 20 studies published in the past ten years and concluded that the treatment of colonic irrigation has no benefits (picture posed by model)

Medics in the U.S. concluded that colonic irrigation has no benefits (picture posed by model)