This is the 3rd day for me i am mostly just Water Fasting
right now although i want to Master-Cleanse
all the way starting tomarrow. i am going for 15 days this time although what i really want to do is 30. I am excited for the clear thinking. here is something that encourages me to go the next step to see the results and a explaination of the Master Cleanse. Physiological Process of the Master Cleanse
> Because the act of digesting food consumes our energy on an ongoing
> basis, it follows that the elimination of solid food for short
> periods of time will make the energy normally used for digestion
> available for the process of detoxification. Thus the first step is
> to stop eating food so that the lemonade drink can commence Is work.
> Because the lemonade drink is easily assimilated, it places little
> or no demand on the digestive system. Fresh squeezed lemon juice is
> a powerful cleanser for the body, and is also high in vitamins.
> Additionally, it is the only fruit or vegetable to contain cationic
> and anionic minerals.
> Lemon also helps loosen and break up mucus in the body. Mucus is
> of the body's defenses to protect it self against irritations. When
> too much mucus settles in any one area, dis-ease is the natural
> Those of you familiar with colour therapy will also know that
> when consumed fresh squeezed, releases the colour that stimulates
> the body to cleanse itself.
> Cayenne pepper, another key ingredient of the diet, breaks up this
> mucous and acts as a cleanser for the digestive, respiratory, and
> circulatory systems. It is used by herbalists to treat a wide range
> of problems and to enhance the effectiveness of many other herbs.
> The maple syrup provides energy from an unprocessed Sugar
> still contains many of its original nutrients.
> On the subject, the absence of minerals and vitamins in processed
> sugars makes the digestive system rob the body of these precious
> nutrient stores in order to metabolize the sugars. If too many
> processed foods are eaten, the pancreas seems to one of the first
> organs affected, often resulting in hypoglycemia and then further
> deterioration of the pancreas.
> The herbal laxative tea is used to stimulate peristalsis of the
> colon, since the only other way to do it is to eat a diet high in
> fibre. The lemonade drink, or Master Cleanser, having no fibre,
> use a laxative to remove the waste as it is being shed from the
> colon wall, otherwise it will stay in the body, leading to
> and any number of problems.
Here is an overview of the detoxification stages during a juice fast.
time periods are a general estimation.
Stage 1 (Day 1 To Day 2)
On the first day of fasting, the blood Sugar
level drops below 70
restore the blood to the normal glucose level, liver glycogen is
to glucose and released into the blood. This reserve is enough for
day. The body then reduces the basal metabolic rate (BMR). The rate
internal chemical activity in resting tissue is lowered to conserve
The heart slows and blood pressure is reduced. Glycogen is pulled
muscle causing some weakness. The first wave of cleansing is usually
Headaches, dizziness, nausea, bad breath, glazed eyes and a heavily
tongue are signs of the first stage of cleansing. Hunger can be the
intense in this period unless the enema is used which quickly assists
body into the fasting state by ending digestion in the colon.
Stage 2 (Day 3 To Day 7)
Fats, composed of transformed fatty acids, are broken down to release
glycerol from the gliceride molecules and are converted to glucose.
may become oily as rancid oils are purged from the body. People with
free skin may have a few days of pimples or even a boil. A pallid
is also a sign of waste in the blood. Ketones are formed by the
oxidation of fats. It is suspected that the ketones in the blood
the appetite by affecting the food-satiety center in the
may feel hungry for the first few days of the fast. This effect is
temporary. The desire to eat will disappear. Lack of hunger may last
60 days, depending on whether you are on water or juice.
The body embraces the fast and the digestive system is able to take a
needed rest, focusing all of its energies on cleansing and healing.
blood cell and immune system activity increases. You may feel pain in
lungs. The cleansing organs and the lungs are in the process of being
repaired. Periodically, the lymphatic system expels mucoid matter
the nose or throat. The volume excreted of this yellow-colored mucus
shocking. The sinuses go through periods of being clogged, then will
clear. The breath is still foul and the tongue coated. Within the
the colon is being repaired and impacted feces on the intestinal wall
Stage 3 (Day 8 to Day 15)
On the latter part of an extended fast, you can experience enhanced
clear-mindedness and feel better than you have felt since childhood.
downside, old injuries may become irritated and painful. This is a
the body's increased ability to heal during fasting. If you had
arm 10 years before, there is scar tissue around the break. At the
the break, the body's ability to heal was directly related to
you lived on a junk-food diet, the body's natural healing ability was
During fasting, the body's healing process is at optimum efficiency.
body scours for dead or damaged tissue, the lymphocytes enter the
damaged tissue secreting substances to dissolve the damaged cells.
substances irritate the nerves in the surrounding region and cause a
reoccurrence of aches from previously injured areas that may have
disappeared years earlier. The pain is good as the body is completing
healing process. The muscles may become tight and sore due to toxin
irritation. The legs can be the worst affected, as toxins accumulate
legs. Cankers are common in this stage due to the excessive bacteria
mouth. Daily gargling with salt and water will prevent or heal
Stage 4 (Day 16 to Day 30)
The body is completely adapted to the fasting process. There is more
and clarity of mind. Cleansing periods can be short with many days of
feeling good in between. There are days when the tongue is pink and
breath is fresh. The healing work of the organs is being completed.
the detoxification mechanisms have removed the causative agent or
harmless, the body works at maximum capacity in tissue proliferation
replace damaged tissue. While a short fast will reduce the symptoms,
longer fast can completely heal. Homeostatic balance is at optimum
The lymphatic system is clean except for a rare discharge of mucus
the nose or throat. After day 20, the mind is affected. Heightened
and emotional balance are felt at this time. Memory and concentration
Stage 5 (Breaking the Fast)
The sticky, toxic, mucoid coating on the intestinal wall is loose,
first meal frees it from the intestinal wall. Toxins enter the blood
the colon. The gallbladder dumps its waste in a heavy discharge of
This can cause an instant bowel movement upon eating followed by
diarrhea. If the symptoms are too uncomfortable, an enema will help.