Herbal treatment cystitis in women and men

Cystitis is inflammation of the lining of the bladder wall that develops as a result of an infectious process. From this disease often affects women due to the anatomical characteristics of the organism. The fair sex the urethra wider and shorter, so the likelihood of ascending infection is much higher.

According to medical statistics, 100% of women suffered from cystitis at least once in your life.

Pathology can also develop in men; it can occur in both acute and chronic disease with periodic recurrences. The chronicity of the process usually leads to the wrong treatment; rarely is the individual characteristics of the organism.

Causes of cystitis in women and men

Among the predisposing factors in women include:

  • anatomo-physiological features of the body;
  • hormonal changes (pregnancy, menopause or puberty);
  • the weakening of the General and (or) local immunity;
  • the spread of infection from reproductive system.

All of these factors contribute to the proliferation of pathogenic microorganisms that trigger the inflammatory process.

Causes of cystitis in males:

  • entering into the bladder infectious agents from other organs and tissues (acute and chronic somatic diseases);
  • obstructed flow of urine (on the background of tumors, phimosis, urolithiasis, etc.);
  • inflammation of the testicles, prostate and urethra;
  • tuberculosis infection (may develop downward forms of cystitis).


In most cases revealed the following clinical signs:

  • pain and discomfort in the lower abdomen;
  • too frequent and intense urge to urinate;
  • small volume discharge of urine;
  • burning in the urethra when the urethra;
  • General malaise (caused by the General intoxication of the body);
  • hyperthermia (febrile or subfebrile temperature);
  • cloudy urine (perhaps the presence of sediment and purulent clots);
  • hematuria (in severe disease).

Often joined by signs of defeat of kidneys, pain in the lumbar region, fever, nausea and vomiting.

In men the main symptom is frequent painful urination. Pain syndrome in the pelvic region tends to spread to the genitals.

It is important

Quite often, men diagnosed asymptomatic cystitis.

Herbal treatment cystitis

There are a number of medicinal herbs, decoctions and infusions of which help to reduce inflammation and even to achieve complete clinical recovery.


Chamomile is a powerful natural antiseptic. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and analgesic properties.

To prepare the infusion of chamomile is necessary to take 1 tbsp. of chopped flowers plants to fill in 200 ml boil water and infuse 15 minutes. Herbal remedies should be cool, carefully strain it and drink one third of a Cup (about 75 ml) 3P/day in the process of eating.

Women suffering from cystitis, we can recommend the bath with the addition of chamomile and cleaning the broth. To obtain the desired concentration broth 2 tbsp substrate pour 5 cups of hot water, and put on a slow fire until it boiled. To use possible, pre-cool to room temperature and strain as follows.

St. John’s wort

Pour a glass of boiling water 1 tbsp dried herb Hypericum perforatum, and simmer 15 minutes. The resulting tool, take 50 ml 3 R/day.


Fennel seeds possess strong bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties. Reception of broth from them helps to reduce the pain and subsidence of the inflammatory process.

Dry seeds of this plant are crushed and pour boiling water 1 tablespoon of raw material per 200 ml of water. The liquid must insist in a tightly wrapped towel containers or a thermos for 2-3 hours. Ready infusion to cool, strain and take half a Cup 1-2 times per day depending on the severity of clinical symptoms.

To obtain a decoction of fennel seeds 1 tbsp raw materials pour a glass of boiling water and keep in a water bath for 15 minutes. The finished product is cooled and filtered through 4 layers of cheesecloth. Take the tool 100 ml 4-5 p/day for 7-10 days.

It is important

Contraindications for use of herbs on the basis of fennel are allergic reactions, low blood pressure and pathology of the gallbladder.


For getting rid of the symptoms of cystitis folk medicine recommends the use of the usual parsley. In this disease it helps to stop pain.

To receive healing broth you need to take the leaves of fresh parsley, and chop them. To 1 tbsp of the substrate, it is advisable to add a few marigold flowers and 1 small twig of celandine. The mixture should pour 200 ml of boiling water and keep on low heat for 10 minutes. Cooled and filtered decoction should drink a third Cup 3 times a day before meals. The positive effect will be noticeable after 3-4 days, but to consolidate the therapeutic effect, it is recommended to continue the course for 2-3 months.

Take 1 tbsp. of chopped fresh parsley and pour 400 ml of cold water. The drug need to insist 8-10 hours and strain. The resulting volume of infusion should be divided into several equal parts and drink during the day. You can also prepare an infusion of dried seeds of the plant. 1 tsp. of raw take 400 ml of cold water and infuse for about 10-12 hours. The regimen is similar.

Cystitis parsley seeds can take, just chopped to a powder in a coffee grinder. Single dose “on the tip of a knife”, and the multiplicity of reception – 2-3 R/day.


Cystitis in women well help decoctions and infusions of millet.

For the broth should take 2 tablespoons of grits in 400-500 ml of boiling water. Put the mixture on a slow fire and stir continuously for 8-10 minutes. Then the drug is removed from the heat and infuse for another 5 minutes. The liquid is then drained and take 1 tbsp the first day and the second 3 tbsp. l. every hour. On the third day drink 100 ml millet broth with an interval of 1 hour. The full course of treatment is 1 week.

The infusion of millet prepared as follows: 1 Cup rinsed grains pour 3 liters of boiling water and insist night in a tightly wrapped container. Remedy is the resulting suspension of white color. You can drink it at any time. A fresh infusion are advised to prepare if you start to feel a change of taste.

According to another folk recipe ½ Cup grits washed thoroughly and pour 200 ml of boiling water, then infuse for 20-25 minutes. Millet should be rubbed to obtain a turbid whitish liquid. Her drained, and drink 100 ml 4 times/day to reduce the severity of symptoms of cystitis.

Cowberry leaf

Cranberries not only helps with cystitis, but also in other pathologies of the urinary system.

1 tablespoon of dried leaves pour 200 ml of boiling water and infuse for an hour, after which cool and strain. Infusion should drink 100 ml 3 times a day before meals.

To prepare a unique herbal treatment for cystitis take 3 parts cranberry leaf, 2 parts leaves and roots of dandelion, sage, willow and violet, and 1 part chamomile, peppermint and marshmallow root.

1 tbsp mixture in a thermos, pour hot water and steep for an hour. On the first day of treatment take 50 ml of infusion of 8 R/day, and in each of the following – 1 times less (up to 4 times a day). This unique home herbal remedies suitable for douching.


It is important

Bearberry leaves contain biologically active substances is contraindicated in pregnant women and persons suffering from kidney conditions.

For the preparation of effective remedies against bladder inflammation 1 tbsp. l. chopped dry grass bearberry pour 200 ml of boiling water and keep in a water bath for 30 minutes. Cooled and strained broth take 1 tablespoon 5-6 times a day 30 minutes after meals. The plant is suitable not only for intake, but for the procedure of douching. Ready broth stored in the refrigerator for 2 days.

Men can be advised a tincture kidney aspen, water extracts of Echinacea and mix the leaves of sage, Bur marigold and black currant. Traditional healers are also recommended for cystitis eat 1 Cup of pumpkin seeds a day.

General guidelines

Before therapy with traditional methods will certainly talk with your doctor! In addition, pay special attention to hygiene and make adjustments to the diet, temporarily abandoning the fatty, fried and spicy. It is also recommended to observe a special drinking regime. For the early get rid of pathogenic microorganisms in the bladder experts recommend to drink at least 3 liters of clean water per day.

Plisov Vladimir, doctor, medical commentator