Natural, Safe and Effective: Kidney Stone Herbal Remedy
There are many natural cures for kidney stones and a kidney stone
herbal remedy may be your preferred method of dealing with
• Aloe Vera juice
• Ginko biloba extract
• Goldenseal extract (limited and never during pregnancy)
• Lobelia and yam tincture (15 drops in glass of warm water relaxes ureters and relieves pain)
• Marshmallow root tea (cleanses kidneys)
• Uva ours (relieves pain and bloating)
• Gravel root
• Juniper berries
Nettles have long been used as a diuretic. The idea being that if one
urinates more frequently, the urine will be more diluted and therefore
less likely to form kidney stones through crystallization.
Wanna make some nettle tea? Go for it but be careful! Have you ever mistakenly walked through a patch of stinging nettles? OUCH!
Grab some nettle leaves...the smaller ones are less bitter. Boil said leaves and sweeten. Voila! Enjoy!
Asparagus root, birch leaf, couch grass, goldenrod, horsetail,
lovage, parsley, and stinging nettle are herbs that all have diuretic
properties thus increasing urine volume that is beneficial in reducing
kidney stone buildup.
Chanca Piedra ("stone crusher")
A kidney stone herbal remedy from South America called Chanca Piedra. Has it worked for you?
My favorite kidney stone beverages...
While we are at it, coffee is not necessarily an herb but as a
kidney stone beverage
it should be imbibed in moderation. It does provide some beneficial
qualities for kidney stone sufferers--increased fluid intake, diuretic,
etc. But, be sure to re-hydrate as the fluid leaving your body needs to
be replaced! Dehydration and low urine production is one of the leading
causes of kidney stones.
I have also found benefits from drinking
a hot water and vinegar concoction
as well as
.Be advised, there are experts that will advise some kidney stone
sufferers against drinking cranberry juice. I understand their concern,
but I cannot argue with personal results. It increases urine production
and has helped me to pass a few stones.
Cranberry juice has long been know to combat yeast/bladder
infections. If you have ever had a bladder infection you know the
discomfort that accompanies the infection. Cranberry juice does the
Lemons and lemonade
have been know to act as natural cures for kidney stones. The citric
acid increases citrate levels in the bladder. Elevated citrate levels
help to decrease oxalate levels in the urine thus helping to prevent the
formation of calcium oxalate kidney stones.
Vitamin supplements like Magnesium Citrate and Potassium Citrate have been shown in studies to prevent stone formation by increasing urinary citrate levels. Read more about kidney stones and potassium citrate.
Does anyone have experience with this kidney stone remedy? I've seen it all over the web, but have not tried it myself. I'd appreciate your feedback.
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