1. Kidney Beans
Kidney beans that have a close resemblance to that of a kidney, is known to remove kidney stones effectively and cleanse the kidneys. Kidney beans are high on fiber and are a great source of minerals and B vitamins that help in cleaning your kidneys and help the urinary tract function better.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
The presence of citric acid in apple cider vinegar helps in dissolving kidney stones, further alkalising blood and urine, and helping to remove the stones. Regular consumption of apple cider vinegar will help in flushing out the unnecessary toxins in the kidney.
3. Pomegranate Juice
The seeds and the juice of pomegranate are important for removing kidney stones as they are a good source of potassium. Potassium prevents the formation of mineral crystals that can develop in to kidney stones. It also reduces the formation of stones due to its astringent properties, flushing out the toxins from the kidney and lowering the acidity levels in the urine.
Drinking dandelion root tea (root pulled out of the ground) or dried organic dandelion for tea is good for cleansing kidneys. It acts as a kidney tonic and further stimulates the bile production that carries away the waste and aids in better digestion.
Basil is diuretic in nature and acts as a detoxifier that helps in removing kidney stones and further strengthens its functioning. It lowers uric acid levels in blood, cleansing the kidneys. It consists of acetic acid and other essential oils that help in breaking the stones down to pass through urine. It also acts as a pain killer.
6. Lemon and Olive Oil
While olive oil acts as a smooth passage to let the stone pass through the kidney to the bladder. Lemons have the highest concentration of citrate. Consuming dilute lemon juice daily has been shown to decrease the rate of stone formation. The compound hydroxycitrate (HCA) can dissolve calcium oxalate crystals, the most common component for kidney stones.
Watermelon consists of high amount of potassium salts that help in regulating the acidic levels in urine. Try drinking a cup of watermelon juice with one fourth teaspoon coriander powder. Watermelon is a diuretic, so this mixture will give the kidneys a good flushing and help to remove small stones and crystals. Use this two to three times a day.
Dates soaked in water overnight and consumed after taking the seeds out works well for dissolving kidney stones. Dates have a high amount of fiber that helps lower the risk of forming kidney stones. It also consists of magnesium that is responsible for cleansing the kidneys. Other remedies also include cherries, cucumber juice and coconut water, which work really well for removing kidney stones.