The following herbs, which are found in our kidney and bladder herbal tea, are known to have a positive, cleansing effect on these organs:-
Urtica dioica (Stinging nettle): Diuretic, detoxifying, astringent, restorative, prevents kidney stones
Medicago sativa (Alfalfa): A diuretic and it alkalises the body. It cleanses toxins from the tissues
Plantago psyllium (Plantain): Astringent, diuretic, soothing, detoxifying, antispasmodic reduces inflammation. Also anti-bacterial
Mentha (A variety of mints): Carminative, antispasmodic, anaesthetic
The above combination of herbs has been known to provide relief to sufferers of Kidney and Bladder complaints, prompting better Kidney and Bladder function and relieving
backache due to these problems.
Caution: Avoid if you are taking anti-rejection drugs for kidney transplant.
Avoid if pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid if you have heart or kidney
disease. Contra indicated if you have an autoimmune disease or are using
blood thinning agents.
Dose: Drink 1 cup of tea 1-2 times daily
To Make Tea: Put I tsp herbs in 1 cup boiling water. Cover and stand for 10 minutes, then
strain, Drink hot of cold without sugar. Try to stop using sugar where ever possible. Do not take herbal remedies continuously.