Urinary Tract Infection Herbal Remedies
urinary system consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
The kidneys remove excess liquid and wastes from the blood in the form
Normal urine is sterile and contains fluids, salts, and waste products but is free of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. An infection [UTI] occurs when microorganisms [bacteria, virus, fungi] from the digestive tract, adhere to the opening of the urethra and multiply.
Most infections arise from one type of bacteria known as E. coli, which normally lives in the colon.Herbal remedies for UTI [urinary tract infection]do not cause side effects when used regularly at the recommended doses.
An herb at the prescribed dose causing stomach upset or headache is very rare. This may be due to the purity of the preparation or added ingredients such as synthetic binders or fillers.
So it is always better to use only high quality, standardized extract formulas. If is best to consult with a natural health practitioner [such as a holistic medical doctor or licensed naturopathic physician] before beginning any herbal treatment plan.Just like all medications overdosing can lead to serious illness and death in very rare cases.
Goldenseal root This herb is a powerful antimicrobial agent. This herb can be Used as a tea made from 1 tsp of dried herb in a cup of hot water.
This herb is also available in capsule form or in a tincture form Uva Ursi this herb has been in use as an antiseptic with soothing and strengthening properties.
A tea made from 2 tsp of herb in a cup of hot water can be consumed 3-4 times a day. This herb is also available in tincture form.Cleavers (Galium aparine) has been used in the form of tea for the treatment of urinary infections.
Marshmallow root (Althea officinalis) has soothing demulcent properties.this herb is used in "cold infusion. "we have to Soak this herb in cold water for several hours, then strain and drink.
Buchu is a soothing diuretic and antiseptic for the urinary system. Corn silk (Zea Mays) is a soothing diuretic. a tea can be made with this herb and can be consumed 3-4 times a day. Horsetail (Equisetum arvense) is an astringent and mild diuretic .
This is very
effective for the treatment of urinary tract infections. Usnea Lichen
has soothing and antiseptic property. In tea form gives excellent remedy