The term, Emunctorology comes from the Latin emungere = to wipe clean (mungere = to wipe). emunctory relates to a body organ having an excretory function. It follows, that emunctorology is the science of the excretory functions of the body.

The emunctories are described as organs of elimination that support the process of detoxification. There are 5 major emunctories:

  1. Liver
  2. Lung
  3. Gastrointestinal tract – small and large intestine
  4. Kidneys / urinary tract
  5. Skin

The science of detoxification, Emunctorology, teaches us the language to understand and manage this process of detoxification.

This course covers the different approaches to detoxification, different naturopathic detoxification protocols, the role of nutrients in detoxification, heavy metal detoxification, liver and gallbladder detoxification, parasite detoxification, detoxification for mind and Spirit and much more.