Anyone who has ever had a kidney stone knows that it is an extremely painful condition, especially while the stone is caught in the ureters, the tubes which lead from the kidneys to the bladder. Even once in the bladder, the stone must this be passed through the urethra. Men, having a longer urethra, have a much more difficult time with this and medical professionals have often dubbed this process “male childbirth”. That is why a recipe like the one below, which can help naturally dissolve stones before they can cause so many problems, is such a good one to know about.
What Exactly are Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones are deposits of minerals – usually some form of calcium like calcium oxalate – that collect in the kidneys and can form small, pebble-like “stones” within the kidneys themselves. Positioning is everything when it comes to kidney stones: a stone can stay in the kidney for weeks, months or even years without a person having any symptoms. However, if the stone becomes lodged at any point in the ureter, extreme back or flank pain and bloody or cloudy urine can result.
At this point, a doctors will try to have a patient pass the stone naturally through pushing fluids and by given them strong analgesics to keep the pain under tolerable control. However, some stones are large enough that they require surgery to remove. The third option is to combine pushing fluids with the use of remedy like the one given below to dissolve the stone so that it is easier to eliminate naturally.
Kidney Stone Remedy Recipe
- 1 cup pure maple syrup
- 9 ounces extra virgin olive oil
- 9 ounces lemon (with peel)
- 9 ounces parsley root
- 9 ounces raw organic honey
Scrub the lemon and cut into pieces with the peel still on, then put it in a blender and process. Next, clean and scrape the parsley root, cut it into chunks, add to blender and process in with the lemon. Then add the maple syrup, honey and olive oil and process once more until you get a smooth, well-blended mixture. You can store this is an airtight glass bottle in the refrigerator.
How to Use
Take one tablespoon of this every morning one an empty stomach, then be sure to drink a lot of fluids for the rest of the day.
How Does This Remedy Work?
The main active ingredient here is the lemon; consumption of this fruit is excellent for kidney stone therapy, since it raises the acidity of your urine and dissolves the calcium-based kidney stone naturally. The parsley, too, is also important, as it is a natural diuretic to help you increase urine output and flush the kidneys naturally. The honey is important, too, as it can be soothing to the irritated linings of your ureters and also provides powerful antibiotic protection for them, while the maple syrup makes the remedy palatable.
So if you do have problems with kidney stones, consider using this home remedy to dissolve all or part of the stone naturally and make it easier to pass. It tastes delicious because of the honey and maple syrup and is really effective at treating this painful condition, making it easier to cope with.