Welcome to Colonic Inner Health

Colon Hydrotherapy is one of the best ways to re-balance your body

It’s never too late to achieve wellness.

Colon Hydrotherapy is one of the best ways to re-balance your body. A few sessions is all it takes to feel like your old self again.

Ever wonder where your all vitality has gone?

What about the endless amounts of energy you used to have… are you worried that it may be gone forever?


Your zest for life may be notably missing at the moment but know that you can get it back. Good health begins within the colon. Restore the colon and everything else will change.


Learn more about Colonic Irrigation and how it can make a difference for you. We are all about transforming your health here at Rotorua Colonic Inner Health and colon cleansing is the first place to start.

About Colonic Inner Health

Nathalie Besançon is a caring naturopathic practitioner.

As a dedicated Naturopath from the CMDQ school (Canada),with 12 years of remedial massage, and medical interpreter (French government ,Sydney), she believes that finding and maintaining your optimal health is the primary focus of your treatment.

Working with the principle, that we are all unique individuals, Nathalie will gather enough information to tailor a realistic, practical, sustainable health plan just for you, while encouraging, motivating and inspiring you to experience a healthier body mind and soul.

With a special interest in areas of digestion, and the belief that gut health is linked to the function of every body system, Nathalie will coach you to take control of your own health with a nutritional plan because after all food is your medicine (Hippocrates used to say 25 centuries ago “let food be your medicine”).

Nathalie is also fully qualified L-ACT therapist in hydrocolon, which has further consolidated her approach when addressing digestive complaints and chronic conditions that may stem from “leaky gut syndrome”.

In addition to this, Nathalie also has a keen interest in all aspects of treating the following:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel conditions
  • Weight loss
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Stress and nervous system support
  • Metabolic health (blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar regulation)
  • Hormonal imbalances (PMS, Menopause, period pain)
  • Weight gain that does not respond to conventional diets
  • Depression and mood imbalances
  • Poor sleep quality and low energy including chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Skin breakouts and rashes including eczema, acne, and psoriasis
  • Identifying and treating food allergies
  • Improving nutrients intake and assisting diet changes
  • Improving immunity to prevent and treat persistant colds and flu, sinusitis, laryngitis, bronchitis
  • Common digestive complaints such as bloating, constipation, diarrhea, leaky gut syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, parasitic (candida albican) yeast infections
  • Detoxification programs
  • Pain and inflammation, headaches, migraines, fibromyalgia.
  • Preconception care
She truly believes that a strong foundation of nutrition through food, will promote and maintain health and balance within the body.

Nathalie uses Herbal remedies: Gemmotherapy, Homeopathy, Aromatherapy and nutritional supplementation (vitamins, minerals etc..) to encourage the body to stimulate the innate healing process.

Nathalie has made it a mission to continue learning and educating herself so she can best serve your needs.

At times we have travelled far from the path of true Health and my aim is to guide you and educate you on your journey back to health, so you can live your life to the full” says Nathalie

Frequently Asked Questions

Colonic Irrigation is the process of using water to remove accumulated fecal matter, mucus and sludge from the colon. The process is gentle, safe and extremely effective.

Cleansing the colon enables more toxins to flow out of your body. A net outflow of toxins provides many benefits, including better bowel function, an improved appearance and increased energy levels. Patients typically notice changes after one colonic treatment.

How are colonics able to achieve such dramatic results? It’s quite simple… Introducing water into the colon helps to not only remove accumulated fecal matter but it also helps to exercise the colon’s muscle tissue. With enough exposure to gentle water pressure the colon begins to tone and reshape itself. The end result is a cleaner and stronger colon and this sets the stage for vital nutrient absorption and proper elimination. In this state, you feel rejuvenated and healthier.

Colonics are a powerful yet simple and natural way to restore health.

Years of build up and accumulation can put a lot of stress on your colon, liver and the overall digestive system. When the colon is stressed it cannot eliminate impurities from the body. Without adequate elimination in place, toxins simply get re-absorbed into the bloodstream, creating repetitive and unnecessary work for the liver and other organs in the body. Since elimination will inevitably not occur (due to diminished colon function), the cycle continues and you eventually begin to feel very sick. This is known as auto-intoxication. This pattern is very dangerous and it can lead to undesirable health conditions and various kinds of disease, such as allergies, arthritis, migraine headaches, skin disorders, heart disease, gout, metabolic/hormone imbalances, depression, Crohn’s disease, celiac, constipation, parasites, and candida, amongst many others conditions.

Colonics put an end to this dangerous cycle.

We take for granted that our digestive system will work flawlessly for our entire life, but that is not always the case, especially when there are plenty of foods in our diet that affect colon function. We also live in a toxic world so even if you do live a relatively healthy lifestyle, your digestive system will face periodic stress.

Consider what your colon and digestive system has to deal with on a daily basis:

Environmental Toxins (from air pollution, chemicals in our food and industrial exposure to beauty and household-product toxins)

Lifestyle Factors (stress, alcohol, cigarettes, infrequent exercise, a sedentary lifestyle, etc)

Diet (diminished nutrients, processed and refined foods, a lack of fiber and greens, poor diet choices, etc.)

Many people are unaware of the fact that they are suffering from a clogged colon. It is only when they begin to feel very sick do they start to understand just how problematic their bowel function really is.

Fortunately, a few simple dietary and lifestyle changes, along with a series of colonics is all that’s required to achieve dramatic changes in your overall health.

What if you don’t feel sick… How do you know if truly need a colonic? There are many signs to look out for… If you are not having two bowel movements a day then you are constipated and will benefit from a colonic. Abdominal fat is another indicator. If you notice a layer of fat accumulating around your torso, you will likely benefit from colonics. For instance, if you have a little pot belly below the navel, even though you follow a healthy diet and exercise program, you likely have accumulated fecal matter within your colon that is forcing it to prolapse (i.e.: drop down and out). This condition is known as a transverse colon since it causes the colon to fall out of line with the navel.

Here are some interesting facts for you:

The average person’s colon can often hold 3 to 11kg of accumulated fecal matter.

In 1914, 57 of the world’s leading physicians met at a health conference where they concluded that every organ of the body is affected by reabsorbed poisons from the colon which result in many forms of illness.

Auto-intoxication is when the body poisons itself by maintaining a cesspool of decaying matter in its colon. The toxins released by the decay process get into the bloodstream and travel to every part of the body. Because it weakens the entire system auto-intoxication can be the cause of nearly any disease.

The Colonic System

The process followed during a colonic treatment is very simple, safe and sanitary. The system used to perform a colonic is closed meaning that no material coming out of your colon is ever exposed; it goes straight into the sewage system.

Water flows in one direction as follows:

  1. Water enters a filtration system.
  2. Next, the purified filtered water is routed down a tube that is connected to a speculum (the inlet tube). The speculum is a disposable device that is inserted into the anus/rectum. As water filters into the speculum it flows up into the colon.
  3. Another tube is connected to the speculum (the evacuation tube) and it serves as an exhaust, or outflow mechanism. The evacuation tube is connected to the sewage system.
  4. When water is being filtered into the colon, the evacuation tube is shut off so as to allow for one-way flow. When it is time to release water out of the colon, the evacuation tube is released, which creates a route of elimination for the colon to feed into. As peristalsis kicks in within the colon, the evacuation tube receives all the water and released fecal matter and sends the waste into the sewage system.

A Typical Colonic Session

Sessions usually run 45 minutes and as much as 120 -133 L of purified, filtered water is used to gently rinse the colon.

The first stage of a colonic irrigation session involves massaging the lower abdominal area. Massage increases peristaltic action (bowel contraction) which helps to dislodge fecal impaction. The massage also helps to assess the current status of the colon (how impacted it is) and where potential pressure points may lie so that they can be triggered when the colon is filled with water.

During the second stage, a sterile, disposable speculum is connected to the hydro colon therapy system and then it is inserted into the rectum. Clients are completely covered during the treatment and alone for their intimacy. Once the speculum is securely inserted, purified water is then introduced into the colon via a small inlet tube. After circulating through colon for a brief period, the water leaves the colon through an evacuation tube. As water leaves the colon, it carries out impacted fecal matter, gas and mucus. The entire procedure is completely sanitary.

Immediately following the cleansing detox procedure, clients feel lighter and enjoy a sense of well-being.

“Every tissue is fed by the blood, which is supplied by the intestinal system. When the intestines are dirty, the blood is dirty and so are the organs and the tissues. It is the intestinal system that has to be cared for before any effective healing can take place.”

– Dr. Bernard Jenseno.

Conditions such as constipation, colitis, flatulence, bloating and diverticulitis, Irritable bowel syndrome, Candida, hemorrhoids, intestinal parasites and chronic diarrhea respond well to colonic irrigation.

The general cleansing of the colon can also help headaches, halitosis, skin problems (acne, eczema, and psoriasis), asthma, food allergies, fatigue, depression and systematic Candida.

Cleansing the colon via colon hydrotherapy also helps to rebalance the alkaline-acid ratio in the body. By maintaining this ratio within the body’s internal environment, friendly bacteria thrive whilst simultaneously inhibiting the disease-causing bacteria.

One of the surprising benefits of colon cleansing is that some people experience significant weight loss. The average colon weighs approximately 1.81 kg but it is not at all unusual for colon cleansing to flush away as much as 4.5-13.6 kg of stagnant fecal matter during a colonic cleansing program.

Before a Treatment

Try to avoid eating a minimum of 2 hours prior to a colonic session. If your upper digestive tract is full, you may find it more challenging to release during a colonic session. Liquids are fine; however, it is best to eliminate as much fluid out of the bladder prior to a session as well so as to maintain your comfort.

Please allow one hour for each colonic irrigation session. It is also a good idea to arrive 15 minutes early so that you can relax, unwind and ease into your session in a calm state.

Your First Session

You will be warmly welcomed by myself, into an environment where you can relax and unwind. I’m a fully qualified Naturopath specialising in Hydrocolon Therapy (L-ACT) and will assist you with everything you need prior, during and after your session. Once ready, you will be escorted into your private treatment room, and I will explain the entire colonic insertion procedure to you. The hydrotherapy treatment room provide a comfortable and soothing atmosphere that will enable you to relax so that you can nurture your mind, body, and spirit. Feeling at ease during a session, can help to overcome any initial embarrassment that some clients may feel… It’s normal to feel a little shy about the process, however know that you will always be in the hands of capable and supportive therapist who understand everything that you’re feeling and experiencing. I genuinely believe in the emotional component of ‘release,’ which often goes hand-in-hand with ‘letting go’ physically.

A towel will be provided so that you remain covered at all times during your treatment and left in your own privacy.

Once the treatment begins, the flow of purified water will be regulated into your colon to ensure a comfortable excretion of waste throughout the treatment.

As a caring therapist, I will be there for you in every way possible, informing you, educating you, supporting you, and giving you the personal attention that you deserve. Once the colon hydrotherapy treatment is complete, you will get dressed and return to the consultation room where you will be given a probiotic supplement. At this stage, you and I will also be able to review the outcome of your treatment, relevant findings and what to expect going forward.

Regular Visits

After your first appointment, and for the duration of the suggested detox or maintenance program selected, please allow for one hour for each subsequent visit. You may wish to arrive to your appoints 15 minutes early so as to get yourself into a relaxed state, similar to your first appointment. And, as always, during your sessions I will be there to guide you along and answer any questions that come up along the way. Also, during each visit we will evaluate the on-going results of your program.

How many treatments will I need?

Every person is different. In addition, lifestyle factors (such as stress, activity or diet) varies for everyone so it is difficult to say how many treatments you will need until you visit the detox clinic. After your first session, it will become apparent how many sessions you could potentially enroll into in order to realized continued benefits. Rest assured though, you will notice dramatic changes after even just one session.

In general, many people benefit tremendously from a course of between 8-10 treatments that are taken over a 4-10-week time frame. Thereafter, their situation is reviewed with the therapist.

Naturopathic medicine (called “naturopathy”) is a distinct system of primary health care that emphasizes prevention and the self-healing process through the use of natural therapies. Naturopathic practitioners blend centuries-old knowledge and a philosophy that nature is the most effective healer with current research on health and human systems.

Naturopathic diagnosis focuses on identifying the underlying causes of disease, while naturopathic therapies are supported by research drawn from peer-reviewed journals from many disciplines, including naturopathic medicine, conventional medicine, European complementary medicine, clinical nutrition, phytotherapy, pharmacognosy, homeopathy, psychology and spirituality.

The therapeutic modalities used in naturopathic medicine (including physical manipulation, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy and hydrotherapy) integrate conventional, scientific and empirical methodology with the ancient laws of nature. The underpinnings of naturopathic medical practice are in six principles (see a more detailed description):

  1. First Do No Harm – primum non nocere
  2. The Healing Power of Nature – vis medicatrix naturae
  3. Discover and Treat the Cause, Not Just the Effect – tolle causam
  4. Treat the Whole Person – tolle totum
  5. The Physician is a Teacher – docere
  6. Prevention is the best “cure” – praevenire

Colonic Inner Health Services

Colonic Hydrocolon Therapy

Safe, gentle infusion of purified water into the colon via the rectum, to remove encrusted fecal matter, gas and mucus, allowing vital nutrients to be absorbed more easily, and leaves you feeling rejuvenated and healthier, while respecting your intimacy during the treatment (on your own)

Naturopathy Consultation

Naturopathic medicine is useful for treating chronic as well as acute diseases. It is sometimes used in conjunction with allopathic care to enhance wellness and relieve chronic symptoms, such as fatigue and pain. A naturopath treats a wide variety of health problems, ranging from back pain to depression.

A naturopath will spend extra time interviewing and examining the patient to find the underlying cause for a medical problem. Emotional and spiritual symptoms and patterns are included in the assessment. The naturopath often spends more time educating patients in preventive health, lifestyle, and nutrition.

Nutritional Counseling

Individualised advice and solutions, specific to your needs and lifestyle to ensure you get the results you are looking for.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

A gentle, rhythmic massage technique that has a profound effect on the lymphatic system. The detoxification and decongestion effects allow the body to heal and can induce deep relaxation and reduce pain.

Weight Loss

If you are interested not only in losing weight, but also in understanding the cause of your weight gain, then you are in the right place! although diet plays an important role in weight loss, many of you who have started on your weight loss journey are disappointed with the results that a general diet can provide. This is because many factors are at play controlling your metabolism. I address any hormonal, metabolic or lifestyle factors involved in your case to help you lose fat, gain strength and achieve your goals faster than you could on your own.

Ion Feet Detox

A non-invasive, relaxing 30 mn immersion of feet in negative ions warm water which alkalize the blood and tissue. The feet are in direct contact with ions being manufactured in the water by the process of osmosis. Those negative ions are absorbed through the soles of the feet, they circulate through the body and rebalance the charge of your cells by drawing out the toxins.

CHi Machine

Passive aerobic exercise device, activating the lymphatic system, enabling detoxification of metabolic waste and toxins, increasing blood circulation and oxygen. Temporarily relieves minor muscles aches, tension and aligns the spine due to the figure of eight motion, caused by a specific oscillation of the machine. Induces alpha waves of relaxation in the brain coupled with stimulation of autonomic nervous system. Used for warming up, enhancing athletic performance, mental focus and promoting dissipation of lactic acid.

Ear Candling

Wax & debris cleared from the ear canal; pressure relieved from behind the eardrum; sharpens mental functions, vision, hearing, taste & colour perception, eases earache, headache & sinus pressure,balance, allergies, relaxation from the negative charge of the herbal smoke acts as a catalyst to clear nerve ending and promote healing.

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32 Pererika Street, Rotorua


07 347 3400

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