The treatment of most diseases of the kidneys takes a lot of time. In therapy are used as traditional medicines, and traditional medicines. The latter have advantages in the form of a more soft actions, fewer adverse events, opportunities for long-term safe doses. A special place is occupied by plants, enhancing the secretion of urine by the kidneys. List of diuretics herbs for kidney extensive, herbal remedies have different mechanisms of action, effectiveness, indications for use. The beginning of their admission must be confirmed by the attending doctor and to carry out under medical supervision.
Reinforcing effect against urine output observed in some medicinal plants and also some fruits, berries, vegetables.
Food with diuretic actions include:
- berries (bilberry, cranberry, strawberry, strawberry, cranberry, BlackBerry);
- rose hips;
- Cucurbitaceae (melon, pumpkin, squash, cucumbers);
- spices (celery, parsley).
Because kidney disease, the need for removal of excess fluid from the body they should be included in daily diet.
- the tops, branches, large leaves series;
- spring shoots of horsetail;
- shoots with leaves and flowers lungwort, lemon balm, sage;
- chamomile flowers, blue cornflower, marigold;
- leaves, Linden flowers;
- leaf, dandelion root;
- the tops of wormwood, motherwort;
- burdock root, chicory, creeping wheat-grass;
- grass, flowers, the roots of the clover;
- herb oregano, thyme;
- bearberry leaves, kidney tea (orthosiphon);
- the leaves, roots, seeds of nettle;
- leaves, grass, peppermint, plantain;
- Mature fruits of Silybum spotted;
- twigs, leaves, cranberries;
- buds, leaves of birch.
The mechanism of diuretic action
Diuretic (diuretic) effect of plants may be due to direct effects on renal tissue, and regulation of education, the secretion of hormones that affect the processes of rochevilaine. The basis of this effect is the high content of essential oils, glycosides, saponins, flavonoids, organic acids.
The essential oils contained in the juniper, sage, mint, rose, geranium, cloves, thyme, have an irritating effect on the kidneys, increasing filtration of urine in the glomeruli.
The high level of glycosides in Adonis, zemnovodnye Highlander, Erysimum, Kalina, Lily, lime, bearberry. Saponins in large amounts found in horse chestnut, field horsetail, licorice, Adonis, medicinal Alicante, fern. These substances help to reduce the volume of blood circulating in the body, improve the blood supply to the kidney tissue, formation of primary urine in the glomeruli. In addition, the kidney herbs affect the processes in the renal tubules, regulating reverse the absorption in the urine certain substances. Reduction under their action level of the hormones aldosterone and vasopressin causes a decrease in the delay in the body of sodium ions, water molecules. As a result, the amount of urine increases. Thus, glycosides inhibit the excretion of potassium from the body, which ensures safety in their use.
The scope of the use of kidney disease
Diuretic vegetable origin included in a comprehensive treatment of both acute and chronic diseases of the urinary system.
The main indications for use:
- swelling caused by kidney disease;
- inflammatory processes of the urinary system;
- sand in the kidneys.
In inflammatory diseases of infectious nature (bacterial, viral, fungal) application of medicinal herbs can accelerate the release of the body from pathogens. Also in these diseases, patients expressed pain in the bladder, pain when urinating. The use of diuretic herbs, in most also has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial action, facilitates the condition of patients with cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis. In pyelonephritis diuretic herbs are used as supplements to the primary therapy in acute processes, for follow-up care, prevention of activation of inflammatory inflammation.
In chronic lesions of the glomeruli of the kidneys (glomerulonephritis) are shown receiving diuretics herbs in the period of remission to prevent relapse.
When kidney stones diuretic kidney the effect of facilitating the discharge of small stones, reduces the stagnant phenomena in the kidneys, prevents the formation of new, and the increase in size of the previously formed concretions. Along with diet (depends on the chemical composition of sand) diuretic herbs are an effective method of prevention of stone formation in the kidneys, including after surgical intervention with removal of stones.
Limitations in the treatment
Diuretic herbs have a milder effect compared to chemically created diuretics. Less pronounced in the frequency of side effects in the first place, changing the salt exchange. They can be used in case of intolerance to drugs, as well as children starting from primary school age. When carrying a child medicinal plants safer for women and fetus than pills or injections. However, some herbs can disrupt the course of pregnancy until the abortion. So take diuretic herbs during this period, after consultation with the observing doctor.
There are also contraindications for this therapy.
You cannot use diuretic herbs:
- in the acute phase of inflammation of kidney tissue;
- allergic reaction to the specific plant;
- for the treatment of children under 6 years of age;
- in the presence of stones in the kidneys, which can be moved to block the lumen of the urinary tract, damage the wall;
- for violation levels of salts in the body, especially those containing potassium;
- when enlargement of the prostate gland in men;
- under high gastric acidity (gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastritis).
As with any kind of treatment, when using diuretic herbs may cause harmful effects.
Main side effects:
- loose stools, diarrhea;
- nausea, vomiting;
- the metabolism of electrolytes (potassium, magnesium, sodium, calcium).
These phenomena usually occur at non-observance of doctor’s recommendations, prolonged use of diuretic plants in large doses.
General recommendations for use
To improve the efficiency of use of natural diuretics need to adhere to certain rules.
- to start taking diuretic herbs can consult a doctor who will help to determine not contraindicated whether this treatment;
- perhaps the alternation of administration of the different mixes or individual herbs;
- to drink diuretics in the morning and afternoon, to refrain from their reception in the afternoon (after 15-16 hours);
- at the same time to include in the diet foods rich in potassium (baked potatoes, figs, dried apricots).
Receiving diuretics herbs in the evening, night particularly stimulates the kidneys during this period, strengthens, quickens urination. It will not contribute to a full night’s rest.
Depending on the type of disease, therapy may continue for several months or even years. It is important to follow the doctor recommended doses and duration of treatment, take diuretic herbs courses of not more than 3 weeks. Further medicinal plants replace other taxes. Every 2 months of treatment is necessary to make a break for 10-14 days.
In the treatment of kidney disease to achieve the diuretic effect of charges prepared at home, stored in the refrigerator should be consumed within a day.
To prepare the broth must take 1 tbsp. spoon herb St. John’s wort, Potentilla goose, lemon balm and parsley, juniper berries and cranberries, mix. Pour 500 ml boiling water 2 tbsp of this mixture in a water bath to hold for 2-3 minutes, to insist at room temperature for at least 1 hour. After straining, you can drink warm a quarter Cup 2-3 times a day for half an hour before meals.
The fruits of anise and rose, flowers of blue cornflower, Linden and marigold, grass, knotweed, wormwood and horsetail, rhizome licorice and wheat grass take 1 tablespoon and mix. Pour 300 ml boiling water 1 tbsp. a spoonful of the mixture placed on a water bath for 15 minutes. In the future, infuse one hour and strain. You will take one-third Cup of warm broth 3 times a day half an hour before meals.
Leaves, cranberries, black currants, blueberries, leaves and buds of birch, grass, nettle, rhizome quack grass mix 1 tbsp. spoon. A Cup of boiling water put 1 tbsp. spoon collection, mix and leave in a water bath for a quarter of an hour. Then, leave for 60 minutes, then drain. Take a quarter Cup 3 times a day in the form of heat for half an hour before meals.
Thus, the use of diuretics herbs for kidney disease is an effective means of long term treatment of chronic processes, as well as the treatment of acute pathology. Medical supervision, periodic examination not only increase therapeutic effect, but also ensure the safety of the therapy.