Kidney is a unique organ that surpasses almost 200 liters of blood! And this is the kidneys are considered the most vulnerable organ man – poor quality of drinking water, unhealthy food, various diseases invariably pass through them. Anyway – any disease of the internal organs, inflammatory and / or infectious, has a negative impact on the kidneys, because along with the flow on this pair on fall and pharmaceuticals, and pathogens. Naturally, this aggressive effect on kidneys invariably leads to development of various pathologies – pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis, cystitis, urolithiasis. And the official medicine, and folk healers recommend herbal medicine that not only relieves the kidneys, and restores, normalizes their functionality.
Herbs for cleansing and healing the kidneys
Urologists believe that even ordinary tap water contains too much sulphate, nitrates and chlorides, which actively stimulate the formation of sand and stones in the kidneys. That is why you need to periodically help “main filter of the body” to be cleansed of impurities, and this is best done with the help of medicinal plants.
Please note:it herbal well-rinsed kidney, but not leach calcium from the body unlike pharmaceutical drugs.
To cleanse the kidneys, you can eat zucchini, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins and watermelons. If it’s not the season for fresh vegetables and fruits, it is recommended to use a decoction of Flaxseed, viola tricolor, flowers, elderberry, shepherd’s purse and/or bearberry. These herbs have a diuretic effect, but keep in mind one thing – if there is high blood pressure, the broth is desirable to add a grass pustyrnika.
To carry out measures to improve the health of the kidneys with the help of spices – parsley and celery simply added to foods or used as a standalone product. With the same purpose and used juniper berries – eat them in the form of powder (just to grind), with water 15 minutes before meals. These activities will help the kidneys to fulfill the job of cleaning the blood.
Please note thatalcoholic beverage gin is made with juniper berries – this fact makes it in people’s eyes almost therapeutic. Yes, if you use 20 ml per day before meals, a minor healing effect will be provided, but eating it with dal can only make alcoholism.
Herbs for relieve inflammation
Most often, doctors diagnose that is an inflammatory disease of the kidney, which over time can develop into kidney failure and hypertension. First and foremost, the treatment of pyelonephritis is aimed at removing excess fluid from the body, so it is advisable to drink decoctions of horsetail and bearberry. And to get rid of swelling, you need to take an infusion of oats.
The inflammatory process in the kidney is always associated with cystitis – a disease of the bladder. Because of the kidneys it contains pathogenic microorganisms, it is necessary to help the body quickly and in full. It is recommended to take decoction of yarrow, bearberry and birch buds. But there is one feature of the treatment of the inflammatory process in the bladder is requires the body to impact loading doses of decoctions of medicinal plants. In this case, to prepare the product in a proportion of 5 tablespoons of raw materials to 1 liter of boiling water. The resulting tool should drink during the day.
Please note:if you have a diagnosed chronic inflammatory diseases of the kidney, in spring and autumn it is recommended to take decoctions of the plants in the usual dosage (decoction prepared from 1 tbsp of raw materials and 300 ml of water) as a preventive measure.
If cystitis is progressing very well help sitz baths of decoctions of birch leaves, horsetail herb, chamomile flowers, grass, sage, currant and eucalyptus. Is the broth at the rate of 3 tablespoons of raw materials to 1 liter of boiling water, then it is filtered and added to a hot bath for the procedure. The bath should not be too long – the time of the procedure is a maximum of 15 minutes, and the frequency of the procedures through the day.
For removing kidney stones
Of course, herbal medicine will not help to get rid of kidney stones – you will need a serious treatment under the supervision of experts. But if the process of formation of sand has just begun, or kidney stones are very small, then herbal medicine could help to stop the progression of kidney stones.
First and foremost, you must know which stones are formed in the kidneys:
- Urata – you need to adhere to a lacto-vegetarian diet;
- phosphates – the diet should be meat.
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If the kidneys there is sand (about it say the examination in the hospital), then you need to make a decoction of diuretic herbs (bearberry, birch buds), it will contribute to the permanent discharge of urine, prevent congestion in the kidneys.
Very helpful for kidney stones to take an infusion of carrot seeds, a decoction of rose hips, infusion of leaves of strawberry and cranberries. Moreover, in periods of exacerbation is recommended to take the teas in a concentrated form, per 1 liter of water you need to put 5 tablespoons of vegetable component, but in periods of remission, the dosage was reduced to 2 tablespoons for the same amount of water.
Please note:a decoction of rose hips, strawberry leaves and cranberries can be used for bath in case of renal colic. Prepared concentrated broth is added to a hot bath in the proportion of half a liter of preparation per 10 liters of water.
How to use herbs for the kidneys
You need to understand that the kidney treatment herbs may not be swift – all decoctions and infusions are taken for a minimum period of 12 months.
A course of herbal medicine as the herbal collection lasts at least 3 weeks. Further, the treatment can be continued, but as raw material for the broth you need to use a different collection.
Every 2 months herbal medicine you need to take a break in the reception of decoctions of medicinal plants. This break must be a minimum of 7 days and maximum 2 weeks.
During the course of treatment herbs need to regularly conduct follow-up urine test, though usually no side effects even with prolonged use is described in this article but always.
Phytotherapy – an excellent remedy for those who have kidney problems just started. Of course, you will need to consult your doctor – this will ensure the safety of treatment.
Yana Aleksandrovna Tsygankova, medical columnist, the therapist of the highest qualification category