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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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Colonic irrigation and fasting not only eliminate excess iron in the way of bile but also acid wastes, old fecal and mucoid material, parasites, rancid lipids, unfriendly and (friendly as well, which can be reintroduced quite easily) fermented yeasts, fungus, and free radicals.
The finishing touches are now being put to the e50million house in Castlehyde, Co Cork, and the colonic irrigation suite is just one of an array of extravagant and unusual features.
It also reported that he gets regular colonic irrigation, has vitamin injections and insists on "life- enhancing fresh fruit" being sent to him by air freight.
Be very sceptical of iridology; kinesiology; craniosacral therapy; hair mineral analysis; face reading; tongue reading; colonic irrigation and magnetic therapy.
And anything that encourages people to read rather than watch Celebrity Colonic Irrigation has to be good.
To me, it's as painful and unnecessary as colonic irrigation - though in this case it's semi-colonic irrigation.
The Body Detox Clinic on Ridley Place in Newcastle provides professional colonic irrigation and hydrotherapy services in a relaxed and private environment.
During colonic irrigation (also called colon hydrotherapy), warm, chemical-free water flows into the bowel; and waste exits via a tube inserted in the rectum.
The leading Irish Independent journalist, Kevin Myers, commented in his feature column, no doubt seething with flippant envy, (Irish Independent August 19) " I hear the occasional British voice quivering with ecstasy that a plucky pair from Stenhuisbeath or Cowdenmiur have won silver in the mixed colonic irrigation, or that Britain has got gold in the four-by-four cheese grating event.
She's ditched the two litre tubs of Ben & Jerrys and is a poster girl for detoxing and colonic irrigation, she does step aerobics and dance classes and avoids wheat, sugar and tomato-based products.
There are many methods advertised - using kin brushing, saunas, colonic irrigation - but none of that will work well unless you watch what you eat," says Heather, who is a member of the British Association of Nutritional The rapists and Nutrition Therapy Council.
Eaten practically all of the stuff I bought yesterday and, without putting too fine a point on it, it's like a colonic irrigation.