Body Ecology Parasite Cleanse

Periodically cleansing your internal environment, especially for parasites, keeps your body functioning at optimal levels. Because parasites are so common and naturally a part of a healthy environmental ecosystem, it is a good idea to go through a parasite cleanse at least twice a year.

The Body Ecology Cleanse Protocol:

  • PHASE 1: Preparation, 1-2 Weeks
  • PHASE 2: Initial Cleanse, 3 Days
  • PHASE 3: Deep Cleanse, 3 Days
  • PHASE 4: Reintroduction, 1-2 Weeks

PHASE 1: Preparing Your Body

To receive the most health and detoxification benefits, ease into the cleanse with 1-2 weeks of the Body Ecology Diet, which includes unprocessed foods that are nutrient-rich, will not exacerbate an inflammatory condition, and are not commonly allergenic.

Phase 1 Foods:

  • Land and sea veggies
  • Fermented foods
  • Organic animal proteins: fish, chicken, grass-fed meat
  • Herbal teas

Foods to Avoid Throughout the Cleanse:

  • Any food to which you have a known allergy.
  • Dairy: milk, cheeses, yogurt
  • All gluten-containing foods
  • All sugars and high-glycemic fruits
  • Tomatoes, tomato sauces, and corn
  • Spices and Dressing: Although spices make food more interesting, the bland taste actually leeches out toxicity from a Chinese medicine perspective. Clinically, bland is the least irritating to the digestive system.
  • Lectins: Nuts, beans, potatoes, eggplant, peppers
  • Alcohol and Caffeine: This includes coffee and black tea.
  • Soy or Soy Products: soymilk, tofu, and soy oil
  • Peanuts or Peanut Butter: Including peanut oil.
  • Processed foods and canned foods
  • Also, many popular skin care products have hidden estrogens in them, which will dampen results, so be sure to read labels carefully.


PHASE 2: Initial Cleanse

The beginning of the cleanse will reduce the burden on your digestive tract and gradually help the detoxification process. This phase is best for at least 3 days.

Phase 2 Foods:

  • Land and sea veggies
  • Fermented foods
  • Herbal Teas:
    • Pau d’ Arco: An herbal tea that is not stimulating and is an excellent way to reduce inflammation. To boot, it is antifungal and antimicrobial.
    • Tulsi: Also called holy basil, tulsi helps to regulate blood sugar. When mixed with peppermint, it can ease the detoxification process.
    • Body Ecology Green Tea Extract: Green tea activates hormone-sensitive lipase, which in turn helps burn body fat.

PHASE 3: Deep Cleanse

The 3 day “fast” portion of the cleanse. This will give you the highest level of cellular detoxification and allow your system to balance.

Phase 3 Foods:

  • Body Ecology Lemonade (recipe below):
    • Sip every 10-15 minutes throughout the day. This is essential to maintain blood sugar levels.
  • Enjoy herbal teas.
    • Drink as desired.


Body Ecology Lemonade Recipe

Cleansing with the refreshing Body Ecology Lemonade provides a wonderful detoxifying effect on the liver. Lemons are alkalizing to the body and stimulate digestive enzymes to flush out damaging free radicals!

In Chinese medicine, the taste of the liver is sour. Lemons are alkalizing, and due to their sour nature, they have a wonderful detoxifying effect on the liver. Lemons stimulate the production of digestive enzymes and are also full of vitamin C and antioxidants, which help to flush free radicals from the body.

Although similar to the Master Cleanse, Body Ecology Lemonade does NOT have any cayenne pepper because it can actually irritate the digestive tract.

In the morning, make 1-2 gallons. You will need:

Proportion of water to lemons is based on preference. When adding the juice of the lemon to water, be sure to include the pulp. Choose organic lemons. Add just enough stevia to balance the tartness of the lemons.

The Body Ecology Cleanse Kit Includes:

  • Vitality SuperGreens: With 200:1 Aloe Extract, fiber, beneficial microflora, and easily digestible and bio-available nutrients, this blend is fantastic as a cornerstone of the cleanse. Glutamine, in a peptide-bonded form called Glutimmune, is one of the principle elements and is the preferred fuel source for the small intestine. It has been shown to support the regeneration and repair of the intestinal lining.Research has also found that glutamine increases the number of cells in the small intestine, the number of villi on those cells, and the height of the villi. Therefore, it can help to heal permeability and reduce inflammation of the intestinal lining that has been linked with food sensitivity.Supplementing Vitality SuperGreens while restricting the diet or during a gentle cleanse is especially effective. This is because any foods that may cause irritation have been removed. All focus goes to healing the gastrointestinal tract and supporting the body’s ability to regenerate itself, while removing toxins that may slow the process down.
  • LivAmend: This formula is especially supportive to the liver and gallbladder, increasing detoxification and releasing some of the burden placed on these organs during a cleanse.
  • EcoClear: A powerful anti-parasite formula. When addressing parasites specifically, a four month long program is recommended to pull out both adult parasites and their eggs. Using EcoClear for one month during detox is an excellent way to maintain a healthy gut environment, free of pathogenic parasites.
  • Assist SI Enzymes: Taking enzymes will help with the detoxification process by breaking apart cellular debris and cleansing the blood.
  • Ancient Earth Minerals: Minerals are essential when going through a period of cleansing. They can literally carry toxins out of the system and neutralize toxicities that have built up over time. A full spectrum of minerals is essential for complete balance. Some minerals, like chromium, help balance blood sugar during the fast.Take 3 capsules, morning and evening.
  • CocoBiotic: A great source of potassium and naturally hydrating, this probiotic beverage is known for its kidney-cleansing properties.  Friendly microflora will help to pull toxins out of the body and rebuild the inner ecosystem.
  • Stevia: Known to help with fatigue, balance blood sugar and blood pressure, regulate digestion, and assist in weight loss. Use in greens drinks and Body Ecology Lemonade.


Gradually incorporate foods back into the system. For 3 days, you will be on Phase 2 foods before moving back into Phase 1 Foods. You can choose to stay on Body Ecology Diet Stage 1 for as long as necessary.

Phase 4 Foods:

First 3 Days After Cleanse:

  • Land and sea veggies
  • Fermented foods
  • Herbal teas

Days Following:

  • Land and sea veggies
  • Fermented foods
  • Organic animal proteins: fish, chicken, grass-fed meat
  • Low-glycemic fruits: Granny Smith Apples, blueberries
  • Grain-like Seeds: quinoa, millet, amaranth, buckwheat
  • Herbal teas

REDUCE THE NUMBER OF VITALITY SUPERGREENS DRINKS TO 1 DRINK/DAY. With your enhanced immune system, your body will continue to detoxify at its own pace.

Other Tips for the Cleansing Process:

Move, stretch, and breathe: Movement can supplement the liver, unwind stagnant qi, and, because the skin is one major pathway of elimination, also help release toxins. In Chinese medicine, the element of spring is wood. Just like wood, we need the opportunity to grow and follow a natural progression of movement through emotions and experiences.

If we deprive ourselves of this, we may become angry, depressed, or stressed. These emotions can affect the liver. Spring is the prefect time to begin learning meditation or practice deep breathing.

Colonics: The best way to open the elimination channels and release toxins.

When deciding to do any kind of cleanse, it is important to pay attention to blood sugar levels.

Rollercoaster blood sugar levels can stress the adrenals. If you are hypoglycemic, you will want to simplify your diet, although not cut out food completely as this can cause more harm than good.

If you get sleepy after eating, chances are that you have some degree of insulin resistance.

A short 3-day fast is one step that can help with insulin resistance. Doing several installments of a detoxifying diet, sometimes several weeks long, is the best way to approach healing insulin resistance, and it is important to remember that removing sugary, high carbohydrate foods is more of a lifestyle change than a diet.

Many people report feeling lighter and having more energy during the detox period. Modern diet and food that is overly processed and inundated with sweeteners, as well as sporadic, on-the-go eating habits that are typically in large portions, are factors that are responsible for insulin resistant cells.

A gentle fast can rebalance how your body handles sugar. When doing such a fast, it is absolutely necessary to keep blood sugar stable by sipping on Body Ecology Lemonade.


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