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Colon-cleansing products are purported to help remove toxins from the gastrointestinal tract and eliminate the buildup of matter. According to Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist Michael Picco, M.D., there is little scientific evidence that supports the benefits of colon cleansing. In addition, colon cleansing can cause harm to both women and men, such as dehydration or an elevation in electrolytes. However, if you do choose to use colon-cleansing products, be sure to obtain a list of herbal ingredients and their amounts, and drink plenty of water to keep hydrated. The best colon-cleansing products for women are ones that gently detox the colon and promote regularity to improve overall health.

Colonix and Toxinout

DrNatura's Colonix and Toxinout program received the best detox program award from DetoxReviews.com and ranked eighth in the 15 best colon cleansers on the market by Colon Cleanse Reviews. Colonix and Toxinout gently and effectively cleanse the colon of toxic wastes, detoxify the liver, keep you regular and increase energy levels while flattening the tummy out a little. The Colonix and Toxinout program comprises three components that include a fiber supplement to cleanse the colon, detoxifying herbs to help purify the liver and colon, and herbal tea to promote regularity and improve energy. This top-ranked system can be purchased in a one-month, two-month or three-month supply ranging from $88 to $180.

CleanseSmart & Heavy Metal Cleanse

ReNew Life's CleanseSmart & Heavy Metal Cleanse is ranked the second-best colon cleanse system by DetoxReviews.com, and ranked fifth by Colon Cleanse Reviews. CleanseSmart is a gentle 30-day cleanse that works in two parts--morning and evening. The colon cleanse was created to include seven areas of detox, such as cleansing the liver, blood and lungs. In addition, the Heavy Metal Cleanse is a two-part program that removes metals from your body by grabbing metals from your tissues and organs. CleanseSmart can be purchased from anywhere between $19 and $22, while the Heavy Metal Cleanse is available for $35.

Bowtrol Colon Cleanser

Ultra Herbal's Bowtrol Colon Cleanser was ranked the top-seller colon cleanse by Colon Cleanse Reviews and 19th best colon cleanse according to DetoxReviews.com. Bowtrol Colon Cleanser is a one-step detoxification that is formulated with all-natural herbal ingredients, including flaxseed powder, olive leaf extract, peppermint leaf and 11 other herbs. Additionally, Bowtrol was designed to help those dealing with colon health issues by promoting frequent bowel movements and cleansing the major organs. Bowtrol is available in four different packages, priced between $40 and $160.