7 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

By:Himanshu Sharma, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Mar 18, 2015

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The kidneys in our body aid filtration of body fluids and excretion of toxic waste. You can turn to natural approaches to maintain a healthy level of functioning.
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    Natural Kidney Cleanse

    The kidneys are responsible for regulating body fluids and excreting toxic waste. Healthy kidneys filter and clean the blood, and send waste out of the body through urine. Diet, exercise and managing medical conditions play an important role in maintaining kidney health. You can also try a natural kidney cleanse with herbs.


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    Garlic is an effective remedy with the potential to cure kidney conditions. The presence of an active ingredient called allicin in garlic has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, all of which can help in kidney cleansing.


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    Turmeric is known to be an excellent remedy for kidney infection. This herb contains an active ingredient known as curcumin which inhibits the growth and spread of all kinds of microbes and keeps kidney healthy.


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    Ginger has been used in medicine for thousands of years. The herb is also an effective cure for kidney infections. Gingerols (an active compound) in ginger is an antibacterial agent that inhibits the spread of bacteria within the kidneys.


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    Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) can be used either in dried or liquid form to prevent kidney problems. A study at the University of Maryland Medical Center recommends the use of cranberry to improve kidney function.


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    Dandelion Root

    Often mistaken as a pesky weed, dandelion’s health benefits include relief from urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, anaemia and liver disorders. It helps cleanse kidney with the use of its diuretic properties.


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    Parsley is an aromatic herb that has been commonly used in herbal medicine. The herb helps flush out excess fluid from the body, thereby supporting kidney function by reducing the build-up of toxins in the kidneys.


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    Celery Root

    Celery root has been used for years as a natural diuretic. The herb eliminates toxins by increasing urine output. Moreover, it is also a stimulating tonic for the kidneys because it has potassium and sodium.


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