What are natural diuretics? What are diuretics used for and how can I get them into my daily lifestyle naturally?
Remember to follow your physician or herbal practitioner's recommendations rather than trying to self-medicate with alternative remedies.
Diuretics should not be used as an aid in loosing weight and is forbidden by most physicians due to the side effects.
Diuretics should also not be used to eliminate excess fluid due to pre-menstrual bloating.
Diuretics aid the elimination of sodium (salt) and water from the body through urine.
When the kidneys excrete sodium (salt) they excrete water from the blood at the same time. This process decreases the amount of fluid flowing through the blood vessels, which reduces pressure on the walls of the arteries.
The value of diuretics lies in treating the build up of excess fluid in
the body that occurs with some medical conditions like heart failure,
kidney and liver diseases and then also in the treatment of high blood
Below is a list of herbs which are natural diuretics and we have added on a little bonus for you by listing some valuable information of what other ailments these herbs are also good for:
Is also an excellent digestive aid.
Cancer treatment and HIV.
candida or probably better known as thrush.
This herb is a real help for stress and also as a natural kidney stone home
Can also be used in helping the
treatment of dandruff.
Has been used for centuries as an aid for fluid reduction in the
body, as well as eczema, sinus infections and gall stones.
Possibly the most well known natural fluid reducer which is probably
also the reason why it
is good for high blood pressure.
A natural diuretic as well as herbal help for asthma, measles and mumps
This herb can be used for various things and apart from its diuretic
capabilities it is also a natural way to help with flatulence and
This is a good one for helping the liver with over-indulgences because it is an excellent liver tonic and diuretic at the same time.
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