Coffee enemas have been an alternative practice to health since the 1950s after a German-American physician named Max Gerson included it in his protocol for the treatment of degenerative diseases and incurable cancer. But long before Dr. Gerson, they appeared in medical writings that date as far back
as the late 1800’s.
The theory is that the caffeine, theobromine, and theophylline in coffee dilates the blood vessels and relaxes the bile ducts to release the flow of Bile ducts (containing toxins) from the liver and gallbladder, And that’s not all. Apparently, another element in coffee, palmitic acid, when given rectally stimulates an important free radical killing enzyme called glutathione S-transferase by a whopping 600-700%.