When the colon is dehydrated, it is easier for the toxins to stick inside and form a build-up. You need to consume at least 2-2.5 liters of water every day to ensure optimum functioning of the colon. The colon performs many essential functions; it doesn’t only aid in the elimination of stool but also extracts salt and water from waste before excreting it, maintains pH and fights against harmful bacteria. The malfunctioning of the colon can cause serious health implications such as skin allergies, gallbladder stones, heart diseases, etc. Dunner of Switzerland” advises detoxing by drinking a special tea with pills that combine elderberries and birch-juniper. And though I’m cool with you doing and eating whatever you want, I’m not cool with perpetuating incorrect information. Which is why I got a doctor to tell the world, once and for all, whether or not detoxing actually works.