3 Day Detox Reviews

3 Day Detox

After years of office work and a sub-par diet, you may feel bloated and uncomfortable. Want to do something about it? Colon cleansing may be your ticket to a cleaner bill of health.

Colon cleansing is a very popular method to flush your digestive tract and even help you lose weight.

But not all colon cleansers were created equal. 3 Day Detox is one of the more popular colon cleanser supplements in the market today, but don’t let popularity sway you. Only thorough research will tell us whether or not 3 Day Detox can separate itself from the competition.

After scouring the web for trustworthy information on the supplement and its ingredients, this is what I found out:


Dandelion root is traditionally used for a variety of physical disorders like heartburn, spleen issues, hepatitis, and others.[1] It also offers healthy vitamins such as Vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, and more.[2] In addition, dandelion root acts as a diuretic, helping the body detoxify itself.

Uva ursi is a small shrub that is traditionally used by Native Americans and other cultures to treat a multitude of diseases in the body.[3] In the intestinal tract, it cleans and improves the health of the digestive system by fighting harmful bacteria.[4] An added benefit of Uva ursi is that it helps the body loss weight.

Buchu leaves have been used for hundreds of years to heal colds, coughs, and other health problems. This ingredient even fights infections and inflammations in the intestine.[5] In addition, buchu leaves are another natural diuretic.

Cornsilk is a natural, commonly used detoxing agent. It contains nutrients, vitamins, and minerals like calcium and potassium. It treats urinary tract infections and increases smooth muscle contractions in the intestiinal tract.[6] This means the body can eliminate more waste in a shorter amount of time. As an added benefit, Cornsilk also increases glycaemic metabolism which helps in burning more fat and losing more weight.[7]

Couch grass is an herbal ingredient with antiseptic properties that fight infection. Centuries ago, the Romans and Greeks used it to fight bladder disorders.[8] Today, couch grass is used in many health supplements to improve colon cleansing.

Parsley is a well-known cooking herb with multiple health benefits. For example, it’s a wonderful source of iron, folate, and vitamin C.[9] It’s also an excellent potassium source. Potassium releases energy while preventing excess fluid retention. In all, parsley helps the body free itself of excess waste and weight.

Stinging nettle can irritate the skin if touched[10]. But when reduced to an extract, stinging nettle actually contains great anti-inflammatory properties.[11] It is also rich with nutrients such as iron.

Cranberry contains antioxidants that improve the immune system. Studies show cranberry treats and prevents infection of the urinary tract.[12] It does this by preventing harmful bacteria from attaching to bladder walls. In sum, cranberry is a useful tool in improving intestinal tract health.

Cayenne pepper, with its active ingredient capsaicin, substantially promotes fat oxidation.[13] Fat oxidation means fat is broken down and used as energy. Don’t worry if you aren’t a big spice fan. You won’t taste it in 3-Day Detox but you’ll get the fat burning benefits it provides.

Ginger has long been used throughout the world for its various medicinal values. But only recently have researchers found ginger can help people lose weight. A 2012 study shows people who took ginger felt fuller than those who didn’t take it.[14] The study went on to show that ginger also significantly stimulates thermogenesis in the body. This means people burn calories quicker and more effectively when using ginger.

Milk Thistle has been used for centuries in various liver treatments. Modern studies show that milk thistle can treat liver disease.[15] The same studies also suggest that milk thistle contains antioxidants and even decreases the chances of tumors.

So Is 3 Day Detox Safe to Take?

I would say yes. My research of the ingredients and the supplement didn’t show any harmful side effects. If you’re worried about the ingredients, you can always take smaller doses first and see how your body reacts to the added nutrients.

Just remember that since the supplement is cleansing your intestinal tract, you may need to visit the bathroom more often than is normal.

Just How Do You Take 3 Day Detox?

3 Day Detox is most effective if it is taken with breakfast and lunch. The instructions recommend taking 5 capsules with breakfast and 5 at lunch. Make sure to drink plenty of water while you take it.

Since the supplement is so strong, 3 Day Detox advises that you only take it for one 3-day cycle and wait 30 days before using it again.

How Much Does It Cost?

In my research, these were the best deals that I could find:

• Amazon.com: $5.45
• 3-daydetox.com: $19.99
• Supplementing.com: $27.99 for 3 bottles

Looking at pure price, Amazon’s prices seem to be cheapest even though the seller doesn’t have the best reviews. I think that the Supplementing.com’s deal looks better, though. You can buy 3 bottles for $9.33 each, and you’re buying from an established company rather than an individual on Amazon.com.

So Does 3-Day Detox Really Work?

If you research 3-Day Detox, you’ll find many people who swear that it cleansed their intestinal tracks and helped them lose significant weight. This mirrors my research and I think it’s safe to say that this supplement is safe and effective. Try it for yourself!


[1] Schütz, Katrin, Reinhold Carle, and Andreas Schieber. “< i> Taraxacum—A review on its phytochemical and pharmacological profile.” Journal of Ethnopharmacology 107.3 (2006): 313-323. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003576

[2] Nutritiondata.com. “Dandelion greens, raw.” (1-16-2013). Nutrition facts about Dandelion greens

[3] Talbot, Shawn M. The Health Professional’s Guide to Dietary Supplements. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1 edition (2006): pg.395.

[4] Dykes, Gary A.”Enhancement of nisin antibacterial activity by a bearberry (< i> Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) leaf extract.” Food Microbiology 20.2 (2003): 211-216. Enhancement of antibacterial activity by a bearberry extract

[5] Simpson, D. “Buchu-South Africa’s amazing herbal remedy.” Scottish Medical Journal 43 (1998): 189-191. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9924759

[6] Shamki, Abdul Wahid, and Hayder Al-Amery. “Effect of corn silk extract on kidney stone decomposition in comparison with alkalinizeragent (uralyte).”International Journal of Health and Nutrition 3.2 (2012): 1-5. Effect of Cornsilk extract on body

[7] Guo, Jianyou, et al. “The effects of corn silk on glycaemic metabolism.” Nutrition & Metabolism 6.47 (2009). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0740002002001077”>The effects of corn silk on glycaemic metabolism

[8] Arni, P. C., and E. G. V. Percival. “399. Studies on fructosans. Part II. Triticin from the rhizomes of couch grass (Triticum repens L.).” Journal of the Chemical Society (Resumed) (1951): 1822-30. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/1951/jr/jr9510001822

[9] United States Department of Agriculture. “Nutrient data for 11297, Parsley.” Accessed 1.17.2013. http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/3030

[10] Per Brodal. The Central Nervous System: Structure and Function. Oxford University Press US (2010): p. 170. Discussion of Stinging nettle

[11] Riehemann, et al. “Plant extracts from stinging nettle (< i> Urtica dioica), an antirheumatic remedy, inhibit the proinflammatory transcription factor NF-κB.” FEBS Letters 442.1 (1999): 89-94.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014579398016226

[12] Sobota, A. E. “Inhibition of bacterial adherence by cranberry juice: potential use for the treatment of urinary tract infections.” The Journal of Urology 131.5 (1984): 1013. http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/6368872

[13] Lejeune, Mauela. “Effect of capsaicin on substrate oxidation and weight maintenance after modest body-weight loss in human subjects.” British Journal of Nutrition 90.03 (2003): 651-59. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13129472

[14] Mansour MS. “Ginger consumption enhances the thermic effect of food and promotes feelings of satiety without affecting metabolic and hormonal parameters in overweight men: a pilot study.” Metabolism. 61.10. (2012): 1347-52.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22538118

[15] Kroll, D.J., Shaw, H.S. and Oberlies, N.H. “Milk thistle nomenclature: Why it matters in cancer research and pharmacokinetic studies.” Integrative Cancer Therapies 6 (2007): 110-119. http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/f/N_Oberlies_Milk_2007.pdf

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