Detoxification

In A World That Is Toxic

Why Do We Need Detoxification?

The reason our bodies need detoxification is that our world is incredibly toxic. From the air we breathe to the food we eat, to the water we drink, our bodies struggle with the pollution that man has created in our environment. As we accumulate toxins in our system, our bodies have a difficult time maintaining health and thus show signs of toxicity.

Signs That You Need to Detox

  • Soreness/Stiffness
  • Skin Problems
  • Weight Gain
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Feeling Depressed
  • Headaches
  • Brain Fog
  • Bad Breath (Halitosis)
  • Foul Body Odors
  • Constipation
  • Gas + Bloating

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Health Benefits of Our Detoxification Services

Our basic, advanced, and expert detoxifications services brings back balance and helps your systems function properly again.

  • Remove Heavy Metals + Chemicals
  • Enhance Immune System Function
  • Prevent Chronic Disease
  • Improve Quality of Life
  • Lose Weight
  • Restore Balance to the Body’s Systems
  • Mental and Emotional Clarity
  • Slow Premature Aging
  • Improve Skin Quality
  • Increase Energy

Basic Detoxification Services

At our natural health center, our basic detoxification services in VA are simple, safe, and effective. We have categorized our basic detoxification services into three groups to help you gauge what type of detoxification best suits your needs.

The biomat is a FDA licensed medical device that uses state of the art Far Infrared Light therapy along with negative ion and amethyst minerals. The biomat emits long wave far infrared rays that penetrate 6-8 inches into the body, therefore not only having the benefit on the muscles but also the cells including the blood vessels, lymph glands, and nerves in the body. Far Infrared relieves pain as well as stress by stimulating the biological function of the cell, potentially relieving neuralgia, backache, arthritis pain in addition to assisting in the elimination of toxins and carbon dioxide from the blood.

The biomat has the following health benefits.

  •       Improved immune system function
  •       Improved circulation and cardiovascular function
  •       Pain relief
  •       Increased metabolism and weight control
  •       Easing joint pain and stiffness
  •       Stress and fatigue reduction
  •       Improved skin health
  •       Overall feeling of balance

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Holistic Family Practice provides an infrared sauna for our patients to utilize in order to detoxify their bodies. The primary detoxification goal of having the infrared dry sauna in the wellness center is to gently increase circulation while decreasing unhealthy bacteria in the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Your immune system will thank you!

 

Health Benefits of Infrared Sauna

 

  • The infrared rays enter the body and convert into energy which stimulates the body tissues. This helps the body to change fat cells into sweat and resultantly a person will lose fat and weight. You can burn 400-600 calories in just one 30-minute Infrared Dry Sauna detoxification session.
  •       Helps flush out toxins.
  •       Improves metabolism.
  •       Relaxes muscles and helps to eliminate shoulder, neck, and back pain.
  •       Speeds up the healing process. Patients who suffer from sprains and strains must use the

sauna to recover quickly.

  •       Improves blood circulation.
  •       Relieves arthritis pain.
  •       Boosts immune system.
  •       Helps relax and rejuvenate the body.
  •       Removes oil, dirt, makeup from clogged pores and improves skin problems.

Steam Therapy

Steam therapy has been used by traditional healing systems around the world to improve and maintain good health naturally through the use of steam baths. Turkish baths, Indian sweat lodges, Finnish saunas, Japanese steam rooms — these are just a few examples of cultures that harness the power of steam for deep relaxation and healing, as well as detoxification and cleansing. Hippocrates discovered that by stimulating the body’s ability to create a fever the body would heal itself naturally from many diseases.

 

Our basic steam treatment is an invigorating metabolism booster. The participant lies down on a massage table and a canopy is lowered over the person before the detoxification begins. The person’s head is out of the canopy and a towel is draped to prevent steam from moving into the person’s face. Cold towels or cold packs can be placed on the head upon request to cool the body. Aromatherapy and herbs can be added to the steam bath to offer additional health benefits.

 

Health Benefits of Steam

  •       Increase metabolism to burn off calories.
  •       Remove toxins through sweat.
  •       Improve circulation.
  •       Improve cardiovascular function.
  •       Detoxify from heavy metals i.e.: lead, mercury, zinc, and nickel.
  •       Promotes deep relaxation (good for adrenal system).
  •       Reduces joint stiffness, muscle spasms.
  •       Dilates blood vessels to promote oxygenation.

An Ionic Foot Detox bath takes place in a foot tub capable of negatively charging ions, which attract toxins. Positive ions help assist the body’s natural detoxification process and help the body to detox more efficiently.

The ionic foot detox machine is a modern day energy device that safely and effectively helps balance the body’s natural energy system. More specifically, it also works in essence by introducing a high level of negative ions into the water of a foot bath/soak, and the feet, utilizing principles of reflexology and the science of ionization and osmosis, create a positive cellular environment and enable the body’s natural detoxification abilities and processes to function at their maximum during this detoxification treatment.

 

Negative ions attract positive ions. For this reason, it is recommended that you add a clear quartz crystal to the water to enhance the cleansing effect during an Ionic Foot Detox bath session.

 

Health Benefits of Ionic Foot Detox

  •       Help promote purging of heavy metals i.e.: lead, mercury, zinc, and nickel.
  •       Create a balanced pH level in body.
  •       Reduce inflammation.
  •       Purge body of excess yeast.
  •       Detoxify the liver.
  •       Promotes relaxation (good for adrenal system).
  •       Cleanse the lymphatic system.
  •       Enhance immune system.
  •       Eliminate toxins.

Advanced Detoxification Services

Our Advanced Detoxification Services in VA are designed for those that have experience with detoxification looking for a boost to their natural health care regimen. All of our Advanced Detoxification Services are centered around our Steamy Wonder canopies and are classified as steam detox treatments or our infrared dry sauna to combine heat with healing remedies.

Our bodies often become mineral-deficient over time and can lead to increased aging and oxidation, hormonal imbalances, sickness, and fatigue. Our mineral sea salt scrubs provide mineral support to our bodies to help assist the body in healing. We have a collection of minerals that are applied to exfoliate the skin, we then place you in a steam canopy and as your pores open your body absorbs the minerals through your pores. As you sweat you excrete toxins all while absorbing mineral salt benefits. Below is a list of the mineral salts that we have available at our center.

Alaea is Our Traditional Hawaiian Red Clay Sea Salt Blend

Red Alaea is naturally occurring, a mineral-rich, Hawaiian volcanic clay that gives our salt a beautiful and unique color and sheen imparted by its high iron content.

Alaea salt has long been prized by native Hawaiians for its legendary health benefits and extra nutrition. It has had a significant role in Hawaiian healing rituals, medicinal purposes, and formally in the purification ceremony called hi’uwai. There is reported to be over 80 trace minerals in this salt, all of which are minerals found naturally in sea water. Hawaiian volcanic clay called “‘alae” is added to this salt to enhance it with iron-oxide which gives the salt its extraordinary red color.

Pink Himalayan Sea Salt

Pink Himalayan salt is hand-harvested and minimally processed. It contains 84 minerals and trace elements that are highly beneficial for the body including magnesium, calcium, copper, potassium, and iron. Pink Himalayan salt provides essential minerals, trace elements, balances electrolytes, supports proper nutrient absorption, eliminates toxins, balances the body’s pH, normalizes blood pressure, and increases circulation as well as blood flow within the body.

Hiwa Kai Black Sea Salt

This Hawaiian Sea Salt has a stunning black color and silky texture. Solar-evaporated Pacific sea salt is combined with activated charcoal, complementing the natural salt flavor and adding numerous health benefits to the salt including heavy metal chelation, stimulation of the lymphatic system, and reduction of edema.

Our Body Wraps are made with herbal linens that have been soaked in various solutions. Our basic body wrap is soaked in Bentonite Clay. Bentonite has many healing properties including the ability to chelate heavy metals from the system, also known as heavy metal detoxification. Combined with heat from our steam or infrared dry sauna, the Bentonite Body Wrap detoxifies and cleanses the body in a gentle, noninvasive manner.

Our Body Wraps can be upgraded to include other healing benefits. Our Castor Oil Body Wrap is loaded with Omega essential fatty acids and is an excellent anti-inflammatory tool. The Aloe

Vera Wrap is helpful in relieving inflammation as well as additional cooling benefits for both the skin and the organs. Herbal wraps for this natural detoxification are custom tailored to suit any need. All of our herbs are taken from our tea bar, so please check for current tea bar samplings. All body wraps in the Detox Center can be wet or dry.

Body Wraps

Body Wraps are a great way to naturally, safely, and effectively cleanse and detox the body. At our Natural Health Detox Center, we use compressive bandages that have been soaked in various solutions and then lay our patients in the steamer. The healing and detoxification benefits of each wrap are dependent on the solution that the bandages are soaked in; each body wrap type has its own unique benefits.

Please see below for a breakdown.

Bentonite Wrap

Patients are wrapped using herbal linens soaked in Bentonite Clay. Bentonite has many healing benefits including heavy metal chelation, which is why we use this in our treatments. Patients are wrapped and left to relax in a steamer for half an hour. The steam opens the body’s pores while the Bentonite draws out impurities stored deeply inside of the cells. Patients are measured before and after the detox session to track inches lost.

Castor Oil Wrap

Castor Oil is filled with Omegas 3, 6, 9, and even 12 and has been used to work with patients’ inflammation, digestive problems, migraines, menstrual pains, and more. We couple this detoxification service with a steam treatment and herbal linen wrap to not only draw out impurities and quicken detoxification, but also to firm and tone the skin. This excellent detoxification is sure to allow your body to prosper in its efforts to restore health.

Aloe Vera Wrap

Aloe Vera has primarily been used to help inflammation, coupled with an herbal linen body wrap the results are exquisite especially when suffering from sunburns, skin irritations, or just needing to cool the body down after a long training session. Aloe Vera is safe, gentle, and effective in healing the skin from misuse.

Some patients may lose an average 5-15 inches in one session. Results may vary. A Complimentary Wellness Exam performed by our Naturopath may be required in order to participate in a steam detoxification treatment. Basic Steam treatments are able to be upgraded to add any Body Wrap service. Packages are available to mix-and-match Body Wrap services.

* May be uncomfortable due to heat.

Click here for more information about Bentonite, Castor Oil and Aloe Vera Body Wraps.

At our in house essential wellness center, we use the SteamyWonder apparatus to facilitate steam treatments in our Natural Health Detox Center. The patient lies down on a table and a steam canopy is raised over top of them. If desired, the patient has his or her head out of the steam canopy; otherwise they may be fully immersed in the canopy during the detoxification treatment.

 

Steam therapy has been used for centuries by the Romans and Greeks to facilitate healing in the body. Some of the health benefits of steam are below.

 

Health Benefits of Steam

  • Increased heart rate, causing increased blood flow, especially to the capillaries near the surface of the skin.
  •       Increased production of white blood cells.
  •       Disabling and killing of microbes.
  •       Faster metabolic rate of nutrient assimilation and toxin removal.
  •       Muscle relaxation.
  •       Increased enzyme production.
  •       Decrease or elimination of pain in muscles, nerves and joints.
  •       Reduction and elimination of disease.

 

Our Steam Upgrades include the healing properties from the Basic Steam Detox and also the healing elements of various natural remedies. We brush the participant with the healing remedy and allow for the pores to absorb the benefits. Our steam upgrades include the Dead Sea Mud and Steam, the Aromatherapy/Herbal Steam, as well as Salt/Sugar Scrubs with Steam. The Dead Sea Mud has over 70 minerals including selenium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus. The Aromatherapy/Herbal Steam has the healing properties and benefits of the herbal solution that is used to solicit health benefits. The Salt/Sugar Scrubs combine salt (a fine texture) with sugar (a course texture) and added herbal and aromatherapy benefit.

Expert Detoxification Services

Our expert detoxification services in VA involves our Naturopath who custom designs the program to meet the patient’s needs. There is no set detox program at our Detox Center nor does any detox program work for everyone, as everyone is different. Detoxification programs are tailored to meet your needs, your goals, and/or your results.

Detoxification is an essential part of natural health care. Detoxification diets are carefully sculpted to suit the needs of many to enhance success. Not everyone is ready for an extensive cleansing process, so please consult your natural health care physician prior to initiating this cleanse.

The 21-Day Detox Program Includes:

  •       A Detox Class to explain your 21-Day Detox Program.
  •       A comprehensive detoxification program designed to meet your needs.
  •       A Raw Foods Classto teach you how to use food as medicine.
  •       A comprehensive meal plan to help you along the way that includes a grocery list and

ALL meal plans for the week.

  •       Basic Detoxification Service schedule.
  •       Herbal, Homeopathic, and Natural remedies to detox your organs designed to heal your

body.

The 21-day detoxification guide is provided by our Naturopath and is found at Essential Wellness

Center. Schedule your Natural Wellness Consultation to discuss beginning the program!

21 Day Smoke Free

Health concerns usually top the list of reasons people give for quitting their smoking habit. If you have said to yourself that you want to quit smoking, looked for tools to quit smoking, or searched for quit smoking natural remedies, now is your chance. No matter how old you are or how long you have smoked, quitting can help you live longer and healthier. Some techniques like the nicotine patch, Nicorette gum, the electronic cigarette, and prescriptions may not always be the healthiest way to quit smoking and may have some harmful side effects. In this 100% natural, safe, and effective program you can unlock the bondage of smoking with these easy steps.

First Week: Unhealthy Effects of Smoking

  • What not to love about your addiction; learn about the effects of nicotine, metals, toxins, and poisons that you ignite to a flame every day.
  •       Anti-Smoking Homeopath
  •       A Foot Detoxification to see the metals dissipate.

Second Week: Healing the lungs

  •       Learn about how your lungs repair themselves.
  •       Anti-Smoking Homeopath
  •       Add oxygen with Chlorophyll.
  •       Respiratory Clearing Steam Treatment

Third Week: Triggers to Smoking

  •       Bring your support person and learn about the triggers that cause you to smoke.
  •       Learn breathing and relaxation techniques designed to put you at ease.
  •       Dry Sauna to practice your new found relaxation skills.
  •       Anti-Smoking II step down.

The 21 Day Smoke-Free Guide is provided by our Naturopath and is found at Essential Wellness

Center. Schedule your Wellness Consultation to discuss beginning the program!

Eating healthy is a skill. Some of us acquire this skill while others miss the mark. Disease can develop as a result of poor eating habits, so what is a person to do? In this month-long program, patients can learn how to eat healthy while uncovering the blocks that prevent them from maintaining healthy eating habits.

Week One: Positive Nutrition

Patients participate in a food class that determines unhealthy food choices, what those foods do to the body, how to prepare and maintain a healthy food habit while setting the stage for success. Students provide a grocery list of healthy food items to work from during the class and participate in a SuperMarket Tour to learn about healthy eating.

Week Two: Discover Nutrition

Patients select from predetermined menus and begin to build healthy meal plans for themselves while working to maintain newly established skills both in and out of the kitchen. Patients participate in a Raw Foods Class to help them learn new food preparation tips.

Week Three: Building Nutrition

Steady as it goes while patients continue to work on their skills and uncover triggers that prevent them from maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle. Students also turn in their final project for the class: their own healthy eating program.

Week Four: Maintain Nutrition

During graduation week, students have become mindful of their triggers, continue to work to maintain healthy eating habits, and follow their own healthy eating regimen as they ensure success.

21 Day Organ Detoxification

Detoxification is an essential part of natural health care. Detoxification diets are carefully sculpted to suit the needs of many to enhance success. Not everyone is ready for an extensive cleansing process, so please consult your natural health care physician prior to initiating this cleanse.

 

The 21-Day Detox Program Includes:

  •       A Detox Class to explain your 21-Day Detox Program.
  •       A comprehensive detoxification program designed to meet your needs.
  •       A Raw Foods Classto teach you how to use food as medicine.
  •       A comprehensive meal plan to help you along the way that includes a grocery list and

ALL meal plans for the week.

  •       Basic Detoxification Service schedule.
  •       Herbal, Homeopathic, and Natural remedies to detox your organs designed to heal your

body.

 

The 21-day detoxification guide is provided by our Naturopath and is found at Essential Wellness

Center. Schedule your Natural Wellness Consultation to discuss beginning the program!

Monthly Detoxification Membership

Are You Ready to Live a Healthy Life Without Toxins?

Our monthly detoxification membership is perfect for these who are serious about taking responsibility for their health. With our wide arrange of services we can help you fix the cause of your symptoms at every front.