Core Cleanse claims that you can magically shed away the pounds, fit into your skinny jeans, and improve your health and appearance just by using their magical formula. They claim that using this one step formula, you can cleanse your colon just as you would clean your hair, face, etc, and feel energized and rejuvenated.
How Does Core Cleanse Work?
Core Cleanse does not provide a full ingredients list. They provide a few ingredients they consider to be the most impressive, and they don’t even bother filling you in on the amounts, meaning you can be well assured it won’t actually work, especially considering these really aren’t cleansing ingredients in a cleansing formula. Some would be complimentary to a good cleanse. But first you have to have the basic cleansing ingredients.
Slippery Elm-it has been used for healing wounds, boils, ulcers, burns, and skin inflammation. It has been used orally for coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and stomach problems.
Aloe Vera-a natural and effective digestive aid that promotes healing within the stomach as well as in the skin
White Oak-there are no known benefits associated with Core Cleanse.
Gentian-it has been used for the gastric, tonic, and simulative of appetite, anti-febrile, anti-helmintic, and choleretic cholagogue benefits. However, it has not been used for cleansing or weight loss.
Blue Vervain-Has been used as a sedative, astringent, antiperiodic, antidiarrheal, eases bowel pains, and eases ulcers.
Goldenseal-used as an alternative, anti-catarrhal, anti inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, bitter tonic, laxative, and muscular stimulant
Psyllium-a natural fiber that has been known to improve and maintain regularity. It has also shown promise in lowering bad cholesterol levels and improving GI function.
Senna-it has been used as an anti inflammatory and laxative. It can cause laxative related problems. However, it does not really cleanse
Lactobacillus Acidophilus-a good bacteria, this has been known to balance out the digestive system and therefore help people to fight certain digestive issues.
Core Cleanse Side Effects
Possible side effects include low sodium in the blood, increased blood sugar, increased cholesterol, rash, gout, impotence in men, menstrual irregularities, dehydration, and breast enlargement in men.