Anyone who has ever formed a kidney stone knows how painful the experience of passing one can be. There are times when it even has to be surgically removed or treated in order to stop the obstruction. Gall stones can also be painful, especially if they become lodged in the bile duct and frequently also require surgical intervention. Read on to find out more about what to do to prevent this from happening in the first place, along with the recipe you can make and consume regularly to avoid this painful condition.
Preventing Stone Formation
When it comes to kidney stones, at least, there are lifestyle changes that you can make to help prevent them from forming. The single most important change is to keep yourself well-hydrated, drinking 6-8 8-ounce glasses of water a day. This helps flush your kidneys out and can help to also flush out any sediments that may eventually form into stones. Good hydration, too, is good for all bodily systems, so you will find that your overall health benefits from this practice, too. You can also use the all-natural remedy below to keep your system in good working order and prevent stone formation.
DIY Remedy for Kidney Stone Prevention
The recipe give below is for a DIY kidney stone prevention remedy that you can take daily to help avoid the formation of these painful stones. You can take this daily without any side effects. The heavy amount of lemon in this remedy will help keep your urine acidic and thus dissolve any potential stones before they have the chance to form, while the parsley acts as a natural diuretic to help keep the fluid moving through the kidneys and flush out any sediment. This is, by the way, also a great way to prevent urinary infections.
Recipe for Stone Removal
- 250 grams powdered sugar
- ¼ liter olive oil
- 250 grams lemon peel
- 250 grams ground parsley root
- 250 grams honey
Wash the lemon thoroughly, chop it into pieces and grind it in a blender: do not peel! Then peel the parsley root, chop, and grind in the blender as well. Put both lemon and parsley in a mixing bowl, add the honey. Then add the olive oil and powdered sugar. Stir well until the mixture is blended and smooth.
Dosage and Frequency
It is recommended that you take one tablespoon of this mixture every morning approximately half an hour before breakfast, then another tablespoon every night just before going to bed. Be sure to keep the mixture in the refrigerator in a glass bottle with an airtight lid.
This is a great remedy to help prevent stones from forming in the kidneys and other organs and hopefully save you from the painful ordeal of having to pass a kidney stone once they have been formed. It is especially effective if used in combination with other lifestyle changes such as keeping yourself well-hydrated and making alternation in the diet.
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