Kidney stones are a common health problem that many people may have. They can cause severe pain, and other symptoms such as painful urination, nausea and excessive sweating. For treating kidney stones, some natural ingredients also help, many of which also help preventing stones from developing in the future.
Following are 7 natural remedies for kidney stones:
Lemon Juice, Organic Olive Oil, and Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
- 2 oz of organic olive oil
- 2 oz of lemon juice
- 1/2 fresh lemon
- 1 tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar
When you have the stone pain feeling, drink the mixture of 2 oz of organic olive oil with 2 oz of lemon juice, ad follow with a 12 ounce glass of water. After half an hour, squeeze the juice of 1/2 lemon into 12 ounce of water, add the apple cider vinegar and drink it. Then repeat the lemon juice, water and apple cider vinegar recipe every an hour till the symptoms improve.
All that water in cucumber helps getting rid of waste products from your system. Drinking cucumber juice alone or combined with carrot juice lowers uric acid levels in your system, thus keeping the kidneys happy.
Both the fresh parsley and dried parsley tea are highly recommended for kidney infections and to help dissolve kidney stones.
To treat kidney stones, you can get help from a teaspoon of dried parsley, add it to a cup of boiled water, then add 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Drink this tea every day for one week to relieve the symptoms.
Pear helps kidney failure patients in two ways: Firstly, when you eat a pear, your body absorbs glucose, which is converted into energy, this will relieve the fatigue of the patients. Secondly, Pear is a fruit with a good amount of anti-oxidant and anti-carcinogen glutathione which help prevent high blood pressure, and high blood pressure is a common complication of kidney failure.
To get its benefits, core and peel a fresh pear, puree it in the blender. Place the pear mixture in a saucepan with 2 cups of boiled water. Add a cup of raw honey for taste. Drink it often for two days.
As a good astringent, thyme is an excellent herb to clean the kidneys and bladder. Make thyme tea in simple steps to flush the kidneys: Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 teaspoon of dried thyme and keep it for 10-15 minutes. Add a teaspoon of honey and drink 1 cup per day for a week.
Juniper berries are widely used in preventing and treating urinary problems, including kidney stones. Drinking juniper tea may help reduce uric acid in the urinary tract which can help to reduce the chances of the development of kidney stones.
As a kidney tonifier, basil is another excellent natural remedy to treat kidney stones. Mix a teaspoon of honey in a teaspoon basil juice and drink it in the morning with an empty stomach for six months. You can also make basil tea by steeping some basil leaves in boiling water for 10 minutes, add honey for taste and then let it cool, drink 2-3 times a day.