Battling Kidney Stones? The kidneys are very integral part of our body that perform the essential task of removing toxins and excess fluids from our body in form of urine.
So, it goes without saying, how important it is to take good care of our kidney and keep it healthy. Ayurveda recommends effective and natural ways to treat Kidney Stones and other Kidney related ailments.
What Does Ayurveda Recommend for Natural and Speedy Relief From Kidney Stones?
Here are some quick Ayurveda home remedies for effective relief from Kidney Stones:
First and foremost remedy recommended for speedy, natural relief from kidney stones is water. Drink lots and lots more of water. This helps in keeping your body hydrated, and also in flushing out toxins and other unwanted minerals and waste products that are responsible for the formation of stones. The drinking water will make it easier for the stones to pass.
2. Lemon juice with Honey
The juice of a lemon in warm or normal water is considered to be very effective for kidney stones. You can add honey or rock salt to this mixture to make it more palatable.
3. Coconut Water
Coconut water is one of the healthiest drinks and is considered to be good for the dissolution of kidney stones. It has been proven effective in breaking and flushing out the kidney stones from the body through urine. It is also found effective in relieving the burning sensation during urination.
4. Vendakkai (Lady's Finger/ Okra/ Bhindi)
Rich in magnesium with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, Vendakkai helps in the prevention of crystallisation of chemicals in the kidney thus making it an excellent remedy for kidney stones.
5. Kollu (Horse Gram)
Kollu or Kulti is found to be useful for prevention and also for getting rid of kidney stones and gall bladder stones. The pulse helps in breaking the stones into smaller pieces that would come out of the urinary tract easily.
6. Tulasi (Basil)
Tulasi has been found to be promoting the fluid, mineral and uric acid balance in the kidney. Have Tulasi leaves a few times a day as tea, juice or with honey. This will help in expelling kidney stones from the urinary tract. It will also help in maintaining our kidney’s health.
Essential Tips to Keep Kidneys Healthy and Prevent Formation of Kidney Stones:
- Avoid consumption of too much salt.
- Exercise in moderation. Avoid dehydration.
- Drink lots of water and healthy liquids.Include fibrous fruits and vegetables in the diet.
- Avoid unhealthy foods like sugar, processed foods, sugary drinks, sodas, alcohol, black tea and chocolate.
- Reduce intake of meats, eggs and poultry which are likely to increase the amount of acid in urine.
- Whole wheat bread, vegetable proteins, pulses and sprouted grains are a good alternative source of proteins, nutrients and fibres that reduce the risk of kidney stone formation.
Proven and Effective Ayurveda Treatment for Kidney Stones
Small Renal Stones can be treated easily. It might even pass through the ureter to the bladder on its own, with time. However, large Renal Stones, too large to pass on their own, can be very painful and cause extensive damage to Kidneys and other organs. It needs proper and intensive treatment using a combination of powerful herbal remedies.