Kidney stones are made of mineral salts and acid salts formed when the kidneys are not able to efficiently process the toxins.
They can also be formed when urine is highly concentrated and then crystallized minerals and stone together to form. In this case, a crystallization of unprocessed minerals build up, causing pain, stones and possible obstruction of urine flow.
Men are more likely than women to kidney stones as well as persons between 20 and 40 years old and suffering from gout . The best way to prevent kidney stones is to drink 6-8 glasses of water daily.
Beets, chocolate, coffee, cola, nuts, parsley, peanuts, rhubarb, spinach, strawberries, tea and wheat bran are foods that contain oxalates, compounds that could cause kidney stones.
While it is not necessary to completely eliminate these foods from the diet, people prone to kidney stones should be consumed in limited quantities.
Other factors that can develop kidney stones :
Eating a diet high in protein, high in sodium and high in sugar
Home remedies to remove kidney stones :
Infusion of burdock
2 cups of boiling water over one teaspoon of burdock seeds are cast. Cover and let stand for half an hour. Strain and take. This infusion is used to wash the kidneys and the bladder so it is recommended for when the person suffers from kidney stones.
To remove excess uric acid
Half cup of cucumber juice with half a cup of juice mixed carrot . This juice is very good for the overall health of the kidneys.
Lemon juice, olive oil and apple cider vinegar
This is one of the most effective home remedies for kidney stones and the pain they may be experiencing. At the first sign of kidney stones, 2 ounces of organic olive oil mixed with 2 ounces of organic lemon juice. It is drunk directly without much taste and follows with a 12 ounce glass of purified water. It is expected 30 minutes. After the juice of 1/2 lemon squeezed in 12 ounces of purified water and added 1 tablespoon of organic apple cider vinegar. It is drunk. Latter mixture was repeated with the lemon juice , water and apple cider vinegar every hour until symptoms improve.
Both the celery and the seeds are diuretic and renal tonics. Regular consumption of celery seed, both in seasoning and tea, can prevent the formation of stones.
Basil Tea :
Basil tea can be taken during the day to kidney health. You can also take a teaspoon of basil juice revolt with a teaspoon of honey daily for six months. It is believed that home remedies with pure basil juice can help induce the expulsion of stones in the urinary tract.
Peel potatoes :
According to the book “Contemporary Nutrition: Functional Approach” peel the potato contains starch, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamins B and C, iron, copper, manganese, sulfur and alkali salts. Many of these nutrients can prevent or assist in dissolving most kidney stones.
However, no scientific studies have investigated the effect of eating potato peel in the prevention of kidney stones or training. To make this home remedy can eat potato skins clear and free of blackheads. It can be eaten raw, roasted or boiled. Do not eat potato skins green, because it can contain an alkaloid toxin called solanine, which can irritate the genito-urinary system.
General recommendations to prevent kidney stones
As the saying goes “the best cure is prevention.” A good way to prevent kidney stones is to drink enough water during the day so that your urine is a very light yellow color.
Infusion of thyme :
A cup of boiling water is poured over a teaspoon of thyme and let it rest for 15 minutes. Strain and sweeten with honey . You take a cup a day for a week.
Another way to prevent kidney stones is drinking orange juice or water flavored with lemon. These drinks may help prevent kidney stones because the citric acid in these fruits can reduce the levels of calcium in the urine.
It can also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones by limiting salt intake and reducing the amount of dairy products consumed to a maximum of 3 servings a day. You should also limit consumption of meat 5 ounces daily.
When to see a doctor :
If you have severe pain, pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting or pain accompanied by fever. You should also see your doctor if you have blood in your urine or if you just have a sense that something is wrong. Call your doctor before trying any home remedies.