Colon cleansers are products meant to cleanse or detoxify the large intestine.

People may use them to treat digestive issues or promote health.

Options include herbal supplements, enemas, and plant-based supplements.

There is little scientific evidence for their effectiveness.

Experts may consider them harmful or unnecessary, and there is a lack of long-term safety research.

Side effects can include abdominal cramping, bloating, diarrhea, and nausea.

They may interfere with medication absorption or cause nutrient deficiencies.

A healthcare provider should be consulted before use, The colon is self-cleansing and does not require additional cleaning.

Alternative methods for good digestive health include a high-fiber diet, hydration, and exercise.