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Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

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  80 feet road indira nagar, Bengaluru     Feb 9, 2017

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The kidneys are responsible for the elimination of toxic wastes from the body. They regulate fluid balance in the body and purify the blood by filtering out impurities. When the kidneys are not functioning normally and are unable to excrete wastes and toxins, kidney stones are formed as unprocessed minerals begin to crystallize. These stones sometimes cause intense pain and can even block urine flow. 

Try these simple home remedies:

1. Lemon juice + Olive oil + ACV 

Start with a mixture of 2 ounces each of olive oil and lemon juice. Follow this up by drinking a glass of water. After half an hour, squeeze some lemon into a glass of water and add a spoon of apple cider vinegar. Repeat this recipe every hour until your feel relief.  

2. Uva ursi 

Also called as bear grapes, it is a common remedy that is used to cleanse the urinary tract and prevent infections or discomfort.  

3. Kidney beans 

These beans contain high amounts of magnesium that help relieve the symptoms associated with kidney stones.  

4. Horsetail 

Drinking a few cups of horsetail tea everyday helps in flushing out excess water and uric acid as it is a natural diuretic. 

5. Pomegranate juice  

Fresh pomegranate is a good remedy for kidney stones as it has natural astringent properties.  

6. Celery 

Celery vegetable and seeds are natural kidney tonics and urine promoters which prevent the formation of kidney stones.  

7. Basil 

Basil or tulsi is known for its medicinal properties and they work on kidney stones as well. Basil tea or fresh basil juice to ensure proper functioning of the kidneys.

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