How to Get Rid of Kidney Stones Naturally?
There are multiple at-home and non-invasive treatments for kidney stones to decrease the use of drugs, procedures and surgeries.
A variety of natural remedies have been proven successful in treatment of kidney stones. We have reviewed a number of methods and presented below top 10 remedies including most popular and others are little-known but showed a high level of treatment success.
1. Chanca Piedra
Drink 1-3 cups of Chanca Piedra tea daily.
It is a widespread tropical plant found in coastal areas, known by the common names gale of the wind, stonebreaker or seed-under-leaf. The researchers found some evidence that the plant has a diuretic, antispasmodic, antibacterial capabilities and promotes hypoglycemic activity.
Chanca piedra contains vitamin C, tannins, flavonoids, lipids and alkaloids. It is used to treat kidney stones, liver diseases and viral infections.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
Drink daily one glass of water with one tsp. of apple vinegar. It is very important to use a high quality and organic vinegar.
Apple cider vinegar is rich in citric acid, which helps to dissolve the kidney stones and alkalize blood and urine. In addition to detoxification, apple cider vinegar can help ease pain caused by the passing stones.
3. Apple Peel Tea
Brew tea from the peel of apples (fresh or dried). Drink 2-4 cups every day.
This method is proven to soften stones and sand.
Apple peels are rich of many vitamins including vitamin A & C. A research conducted by University of Illinois came out with the conclusion that half of the vitamin C of the apple is present in its skin alone.
Eat 1 kg of oranges for 7 days. Then take a break for 1 week, and then repeat.
A study shows that a daily orange consumption may help prevent recurrent kidney stones.
Oranges are rich in citrate which has a diuretic effect.
Take 1 tbsp. of flaxseed every morning for two weeks. Then take a break for 7 days and repeat. You can also add flaxseed oil or of flaxseeds to your salads or fruit smoothies.
Flaxseed is proven to reduce the level of calcium in the urine.
Eat watermelon for 7–20 days for best results.
Watermelon has a strong diuretic effect. Also, it increases your water intake, which is important in treating of kidney stones. Watermelon can be consumed raw, or you can eat watermelon seed tea.
7. Horsetail tea
Drink 3-4 cups of horsetail tea daily or take 2 grams of the herb in capsule form daily.
Horsetail tea is an effective, natural diuretic that helps you flush out toxins and uric acid from your kidneys.
8. Pumpkin seeds
Add pumpkin seeds to your diet.
Studies show that pumpkin seeds helps prevent kidney stones by removing substances that cause their development.
9. Carrot Juice
Drink carrot juice 1 tbsp. 4 times a day for 1-2 months for best results.
Carrots are a good source of vitamin B6 and vitamin C, both of which are essential for kidney health.
10. Dandelion Root Tea
Drink a cup of dandelion root tea daily. After for 4 – 5 days, your problems with the kidneys and urinary tract should diminish.
Dandelion can help in the treatment of diseases of the liver, kidney stones and gall bladder, and is also a good helper in atherosclerosis, inflammatory diseases of the kidneys.