Top 7 Herbs that Promote Kidney Health


When kidneys are not healthy, your body becomes like a household where the drainage system is blocked and unable to flush out or sewerage out all the dirty water and waste. Can you imagine living in such a place? Even the very mention of this brings a foul smell to your mind! Now imagine the same happening in your body because you have ignored the health of your kidneys.

Yes, this bean shaped pair plays a significant role of flushing out all toxins that get consumed everyday due to pollution or bad eating habits and a cosmopolitan lifestyle. The ‘detoxification diet’ you happily spend on is nothing but an attempt to restore the health of your kidneys. What if we tell you about top 7 herbs that ensure good health for your kidney and that is not even costly as well? Take a look:-

1. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa)

Popularly known as ‘hogweed’, Punarnava is one of the best Ayurvedic herb which restores the health of kidneys by removing excess water from the body. This also makes Punarnava a dependable herb in case of renal failure. Being an Ayurvedic herb, one doesn’t need to worry about its side effects.

2. Bhumiamla (Phyllanthus niruri)

One can realize the importance of Bhumiamla herb by the name it has got – stone breaker. Stones problem, renal calculi, is a major problem causing kidneys malfunctioning. This herb, when taken with proper guidance from an Ayurvedic doctor, can not only help you get rid of kidney stones but also restore the healthy functioning of kidneys.

3. Varuna (Crataeva nurvala)

Ayurvedic people often refer to it as ‘Caper’ and use it to cure urinary tract infections. It also is a dependable herb to break down renal stones. Many of you might be wondering where a commoner can find Varuna; all that you need to do is meet your expert Ayurvedic doctor nearby.

4. Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris)

Many serious kidney problems trace their root in obstruction in the urinary tract. Gokshur is a very effective herb for cleansing the urinary system. It is popular all over the world for increasing the sperm count as well as sexual stamina in men.

5. Palaash (Butea monosperma)

This Ayurvedic herb is a urinary alkaliser and has been used widely in treating case of kidney failure. One can consume Palaash with warm milk to boost the kidneys health.

6. Kaasni (Cichorium intybus)

Anti-inflammatory property of Kaasni makes it a popular herb to treat acute renal inefficiency. Known as ‘Chicory’, leading Ayurvedic doctors use it to cure nephritis and many similar problems that lead to kidney failure.

7. Rakt Chandan (Pterocarpus santalinus)

Another natural herb, Red Sandalwood, helps the kidneys owing to its cooling properties. An excellent herb, Rakt Chandan helps a lot in filtration and thus restoring kidneys to their normal functioning.

Just because we have been blessed with two kidneys; we tend to pay lesser importance to their health as compared to face, heart or even our liver. So drink a lot of water every day, more than 8-10 glasses. And when searching for all the best Ayurvedic herbs and treatments to cure kidney problems, visit the expert and award-winning doctors at Chandigarh Ayurved Centre.

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