Kidney Stones

From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Kidney Stones:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Celery
  • Dandelion
  • Kidney Beans
  • Lemon Juice
  • Magnesium
  • Olive Oil
  • Pomegranate Juice

Natural Cures and Remedies for Kidney Stones

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Kidney stones usually cause severe pain in their attempt to pass down the ureter on their way to the bladder. The pain is first felt in the side and thereafter in the groin and thighs. Other symptoms of kidney stones are a desire to urinate frequently, painful urination , scanty urination, nausea, vomiting, sweating, chills and shocks. The patient may also pass blood with the urine.

Apple Cider Vinegar, Celery, Dandelion, Kidney Beans, Lemon Juice, Magnesium, Olive Oil, Pomegranate Juice

Resolves kidney and bladder ailments Agrimony eases the pain and helps pass kidney stones. Because of its astringent qualities, it is used for bladder incontinence and bedwetting. It helps

Magnesium is widely distributed in foods. It is a part of the chlorophyll in green vegetables. Other good sources of this mineral are nuts, soyabeans, alfalfa, apples, figs, lemons, peaches, almonds, whole grains, brown rice, sunflower seeds and sesame seeds. The recommended dietary allowances for magnesium are 350 mg. per day for adult man, 300 mg. for women and 450 me. during pregnancy and lactation. Deficiency can lead to kidney damage and kidney stones, muscle cramps, arteriosclerosis, heart attack, epileptic seizures, nervous irritability, marked depression and confusion, impaired protein metabolism and premature wrinkles.

As an astringent, bearberry helps tone the tissues of the bladder, particularly when there is enure-sis (uncontrolled urination), kidney infection, prostate constriction, and incontinence. It has the triple action of calming and toning the tissues and serves as an astringent for excessive dis-charges. With incontinence, it seems to impart tone specifically to the sphincter of the bladder, which holds the urine in. For people who worry about needing a bathroom everywhere they go, bearberry can provide comfort. It has often been used to help dissolve kidney stones.

Couch grass is mildly diuretic and soothes irritation in the urinary tract. It is suitable for those situations when passing urine causes pain or a burning sensation (cystitis, urethritis) or when there is a general inflammation of particular parts of the urinary tract (prostatitis, kidney stones).