How (and why) to Do an Enema

How (and why) to Do an Enema

It’s common for my bowels to get off schedule when I travel, but this was terrible. Five days without a bowel movement and I was so uncomfortable! I felt like I had to go, but when I sat on the toilet nothing would happen. I was on the third week of our trip in...
How to Do a Castor Oil Pack on the GAPS Diet™

How to Do a Castor Oil Pack on the GAPS Diet™

Whether you are overcoming constipation or need to break the cycle of waking up at “liver time” (2-3am) every night, castor oil packs are for you! Castor oil has been used in traditional medicine since ancient Egyptian times. Castor oil is derived from the castor bean...
Diarrhea on the GAPS Diet

Diarrhea on the GAPS Diet

Diarrhea on the GAPS™ Diet is more common than people expect. When you start the GAPS Intro Diet you might have a bout of diarrhea, even when it’s something you’ve never experienced before – especially if constipation is the norm for you. I don’t worry over an...
What is a Detox Reaction?

What is a Detox Reaction?

We GAPS™ people are often more toxic than we realize. In a GAPS gut our digestive system has been a source of toxicity for us, as the harmful microbes that are overgrowing in our intestines add their metabolic waste products to our system. And we, like everyone,...

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