Kidney stones are the most painful and reoccurring health problem which can last for few weeks at a time. Kidney stones are result of deposition of mineral salts (calcium, sodium, uric acid and other crystal forming substances) which normally kidney filters and passed through urine. Sometimes due to dehydration or any other reason these salts do not get filtered and deposited along the ureter or in kidneys causing severe to very severe pain. In worst condition, renal failure may happen if kidney stones left untreated.
So before these little rock creates big problems, you must try out these natural remedies for kidney stones which will help to prevent or relieves from pain or break those mineral stones.
1. Lemon Juice and Olive Oil:
This combination is being used to treat gallbladder stones but also effective to treat kidney stones. The citric acid present in lemon helps to breakdown calcium based kidney stones and stops further growth as well. Take four tablespoon of lemon juice and olive oil and mix it well. Take this mixture along with plenty of water, 2-3 time per day for 3 days. No need to undergo 3 days course if you pass the stones in day 1 or 2. This remedy is effective in removing small stones only.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar is best remedy for kidney stone. It helps to break down and flush out various kidney stones. If consumed regularly it also prevents re-occurrence. Mix 2 tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar with one teaspoon of honey in one cup warm water. Take this mixture 3 times per day.
Pomegranate has astringent properties which helps in the treatment of kidney stones. It also prevents formation of stones. So if you are suffering from kidney stones, add pomegranate in your shopping list.
Basil is most common seasoning used in cooking. However it has various useful chemicals that are known for various health benefits such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial property. You can chew 2-3 leaves daily or take one teaspoon of basil juice and honey, mix it and take it in morning for 5-6 months. Another best option is drink basil tea.
Watermelon is rich source of potassium and water that is essential for healthy kidney. It also regulates and maintains acid level in urine. So watermelon is potential remedy to get rid of little rocks specially composed of calcium, magnesium, phosphates, and carbonates.
6. Kidney Beans:
As name and shape resembles to kidney, it is also good remedy for kidney stones. It is good source of fiber, protein, vitamin B and mineral that boosts kidney health.