Diuretic herbs: the list
Diuretics of vegetable origin (herbs, herbs) are widely used in medicine to fight edema. Folk remedies have a mild diuretic effect, unlike medications. Therefore, herbal use in pregnancy, Pediatrics, and even in chronic heart failure. Before using herbs you need to consult your doctor herbs have contraindications.
When you use diuretic herbs?
- Diseases of the urinary system (kidney stones, inflammation in the tissues of the kidney infectious diseases of the bladder or kidneys).
- Cardiovascular disease (hypertension, congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension).
- Intoxication syndrome (in cases of poisoning by toxins of bacteria, viruses, and poisons, drugs).
Rules of admission of herbal diuretics
Last admission medical collection should be carried out not later than 16.00, in order to avoid night mocheotdelenie.
Weed need to take a long time, they begin to act immediately, but after 14 – 21 days of treatment. During this time, the body accumulates a sufficient dose medicinal substances, so it is not recommended to take breaks in reception. To sustain the rate of 1 – 3 months, and then take a break (doctor’s orders).
Any diuretics (even herbal origin) with prolonged use together with the liquid is removed and micronutrients (potassium, sodium). So the food you want to add dried apricots, raisins, figs, baked potatoes. No need to follow a salt-free diet, the allowable rate of salt (sodium) – 2 grams is 5 grams of salt.
Adequate drinking regime. Despite the fact that edema is the accumulation of excess liquid water when they experience a need to drink! Swelling is a symptom of disorders of the cardiovascular or urinary system, but not excess water. You need to drink at least 50 ml/kg/day of water, this norm includes herbal diuretic teas.
During treatment should continuously monitor the functioning of internal organs. To carry out ECGs, test urine and blood be once every 10 treatment days the first month, then 1 time per month.
In some cases, you cannot use diuretic herbs?
- Individual intolerance or allergic reaction to grass.
- Children up to 6 years.
- Urolithiasis with calculi of a large size. Sharp excretion of urine when kidney stones can lead to blockage of the ureter, severe pain and renal colic.
- Hypokalemia (decrease of potassium in the blood).
- Adenoma of the prostate.
List of diuretics herbs, recipes
Horsetail. The plant has a strong diuretic effect. But it can not be used in inflammatory diseases of the kidneys (nephritis, nephrosis) or gastrointestinal tract (gastritis, peptic ulcer disease). Optimal use of the plant for weight loss, and traumatic edema, hypertension. To prepare you need to take 4 teaspoons of crushed dried herb, boil half a liter of boiling water and infuse for 20 minutes. Take a quarter Cup three times a day.
Daisy. This plant is a diuretic action in addition has anti-inflammatory, soothing, antiseptic action. Therefore, it is recommended to apply swelling of infectious origin, and edema associated with inflammatory diseases of the kidney or disease of the nervous system. Daisy is good in the herbal camp, as it has a mild effect, and its diuretic effect can better enhance other herbs. To prepare the broth should take 2 teaspoons of flowers plants pour a pint of boiling water for 10 – 15 minutes, strain and drink as tea on a half-glass three times a day.
Bearberry. The leaves of this plant are used as a powerful diuretic, purifying the kidneys quickly. Tea from the leaves of this plant is useful for pregnant women. Tablespoon of dried leaves pour a glass of boiling water, to insist, strain and drink twice a day.
Rosehip is a plant has a mild diuretic and also a tonic, immunostimulant, hypotonic effect. Broth and juices from the fruit of this plant is very useful for kidney and cardiovascular system. To prepare need two cups of boiling water, pour two tablespoons of chopped dry fruits, to insist in a thermos for a night and drink a glass 2 – 3 times a day.
Nettle is used as diuretic, raversijde, tonic herbal remedy. It is useful in edema due to infectious lesions of the kidneys, heart or blood vessels. As nettle has a mild diuretic action, it is better to use in the composition of herbal. To prepare a collection need to take 50 grams of dried nettle leaves, 50 grams of birch leaves, 50 grams of elder flowers and many fruits turn. Grind the ingredients with a tablespoon of the mixture boil in a water bath in a Cup of boiling water for about ten minutes. Drink the resulting broth is strained in the morning, after Breakfast.
What herbal pills you can buy at the pharmacy?
The kanefron H is a drug which is based on plant extracts of the herb centaury, lovage root and rosemary leaf. Is a diuretic, a vasodilator effect. Removes muscle spasm in the urinary system, reduces inflammation, and kills the infection in the kidneys. The drug is available in drops and tablets.
Zistan – herbal drug that is used for urolithiasis. Plants included in tablets, effectively dissolve kidney stones, and due to its diuretic effect contribute to their elimination. In addition, it has antimicrobial actions and can be used for urinary tract infections. Available in tablets.