Rectal Insufflation has shown considerable amounts of evidence proving it can help revitalize your body.
Have you ever had a ceiling leak?
You may have placed a bucket below to catch the drops.
Then you walk away, forgetting about it.
Over the next couple hours, that bucket fills up and begins to spill all over your floor.
You come back to find the room in disarray, because the water has soaked everything and ruined the wood floors.
Health is similar, we need ways to drain the bucket (our body) so it doesn’t begin to overflow with symptoms of sickness. If we continue to fill the bucket with poor health choices like environmental toxicity, and stress, it begins to overflow and develop chronic illness.
If I asked you, “what is the most important element for life?” You might say, “food” or “water”.
To prove differently, I ask you to hold your breath. After a few minutes you begin to turn blue and realize your craving for oxygen. We can go weeks without food, days without water, but only minutes without oxygen.
Otto Warbug, a Nobel Prize winning Physiologist said, “Deprive a cell of 35% of its oxygen for 48 hours and it may become cancerous.” Thus, according to Otto Warburg, oxygen is vital for the health of our cells and entire body.
Good oxygenation of our body is important, because it allows our cells to produce energy. On the other side, a lack of oxygen nurtures an environment for chronic diseases. Cancer, for example, grows in an anaerobic state (without oxygen). (1, 2, 3)
The scientific community claims ozone therapy is versatile and causes a “cascade” effect of positive reactions. They also claim it increases oxygen efficiency while helping your body produce more energy. (4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Oxygen efficiency is different from breathing oxygen. Breathing gets oxygen into the body, but oxygen efficiency describes how well oxygen is used.
For example, there are two basketball players, one made 20 baskets in a game, and the other made 18 baskets in a game, who is the better basketball player?
Common sense would say, “The player who made 20 baskets!”
But… What if I told you the player who made 20 baskets attempted 100? And the player who made 18 baskets attempted 18?
The player who made the 18 baskets would be better because of his efficiency.
You may shoot the basketball many times at the hoop (oxygen volume), but it’s important how many times the basketball goes in the net (oxygen efficiency). Ozone therapy claims to help people increase their oxygen efficiency.
What is oxidative stress? Well, oxidative stress is said to be, “An imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in the body, which can lead to cell and tissue damage. Oxidative stress occurs naturally and plays a role in the aging process. (11) Poor health choices and environmental factors can accelerate oxidative stress. This can lead to chronic inflammation, which is said to be the cause of most chronic diseases by Harvard Medical. (12)
If oxidative stress is a key factor to chronic disease, inflammation, and aging, is there a way to reduce it?
According to lead researchers in this field, ozone therapy is able to mediate or reduce oxidative stress, increase oxygen efficiency, improve blood circulation, detoxify the body on a cellular level, and more. (13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20)
A healthy immune system is able to fight disease better than any drug.
In addition to reducing oxidative stress and increasing oxygen efficiency, ozone therapy is said to modulate the immune system. Immune modulation is the ability of the body, to regulate and bring the body into homeostasis, a state of equilibrium. If the immune system is overactive, like in autoimmune diseases, ozone may lower your system to more safer levels. If the immune system is underperforming, like infectious diseases, ozone may give the immune system a boost. (23, 24, 25, 26, 27)
Dr. Robert Rowen demonstrated an impressive case study on a severe autoimmune disease, dermatomyositis. The patient received high doses of prednisone and other immune suppressing drugs, but nothing helped. By removing an oral infection and regular ozone therapy, Dr. Rowen claimed to reverse the symptoms and bring the immune system into balance (pictured below). (28)
In addition to this case study, Dr. Rowen posted 23 video logs documenting success with ozone therapy for autoimmune issues. (29)
(An autoimmune disease, before and after ozone therapy by Dr. Rowen)
(An immunosuppressed patient with DSAP, before and after ozone therapy by AMA Skincare)
Interestingly, scientists were able to examine increased oxygen content up to 230% in rabbits after rectal insufflation. How could ozone into the gut do this?
Essentially, Dr. Bocci elaborated that ozone goes into the gut and quickly
transforms into other properties. Ozone does not react with the gut wall, rather it reacts with water and proteins, which creates a domino effect of beneficial reactions. From there, the oxygen and ozone reactants are absorbed into the gut wall and into the bloodstream. All this happens almost immediately! (37)
Ozone therapy is considered an alternative therapy with no FDA approval in the US, contrary to its worldwide use and accepted practice in Europe. Despite a lack of FDA approval, ozone therapy is a rapidly growing treatment in the United States, with approximately 4,000 doctors using it on a weekly basis.
I covered ozone therapy safety in another article, you can click here to read all the details on ozone therapy safety.
Dr. Robert Rowen has a YouTube channel with over 460 videos dedicated to patient testimonials. You can click here to see testimonies ranging from cancer, lyme, autoimmune, infections, arthritis, carpal tunnel, and more.
Ozone, at its core, supports the body to work better. This is why advocates claim ozone therapy works for so many ailments. Here is a more complete list with clinical white papers, overviews, and studies.
Ozone stimulates and enhances your body’s natural mechanisms. Ozone is not a drug that forces something to happen inside your body. Drugs and medications, while sometimes necessary, don’t always address the issue that goes deeper than the symptoms.
Your body has the mechanism and capability to heal! With ozone, we want to engage these mechanisms that already exist in your body and allow them to work properly. A healthy body will more effectively fight disease than any drug.
The world federation of ozone therapy produced a paper, clearly laying out a few instances to avoid ozone therapy. (48)
They go on to say, ozone therapy, when used judiciously and correctly, is unlikely to cause complications or issues.
Commonly used for Chronic Disease. Check with your doctor before doing this.
Ozone Concentration (Strength)
20 - 40ug/ml (gamma)
Once per day for three weeks, then one week off
Up to 400mL
Ozone Concentration (Strength)
Up to 40ug/ml (gamma)
Twice per day for three weeks, then one week off. Continue the cycle of three weeks on, one week off, but do not exceed twice per day.
Commonly used for Preventative Care, Biohacking, and Performance Enhancement. Check with your doctor before doing this.
200mL (up to 400mL after one month)
Ozone Concentration (Strength)
20 - 40ug/ml (gamma)
Three times per week, preferably in the morning, and before athletic events
The oxygen tank must be turned on and the flow set to ¼ liter per minute (LPM). The oxygen will flow from the tank into the ozone generator and is converted to a gaseous mixture of ozone/oxygen. The gas is then captured by the bag attached to the machine. The bag is then removed and attached to the catheter. The individual can get into a position, whichever is most comfortable for them, insert the catheter three inches and role the bag down to expel the gas.
The whole process takes a couple of minutes. Typically, people will have to go to the bathroom immediately afterwards, which doctors claim is fine, because the ozone gas reacts within a few seconds, and has already begun its effect.
It’s an incredible idea... a simple, inexpensive therapy done at home, has the possibility of rejuvenating your body!
All of us have the potential for developing a disease. We are bombarded with environmental factors that are impossible to avoid altogether. But… what if you equip your toolbelt with natural ways to empty your bucket out? I’ll leave that for you, to answer…
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