A List of God given Natural Diuretics.

What are natural diuretics? What are diuretics used for and how can I get them into my daily lifestyle naturally?

And here it is! A plain and simple down to earth explanation, that the man on the street can understand.



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.

 What do Diuretics do?

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 pressure.


Natural Diuretics

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 good for:


Alfalfa
Medicago sativa

Can also be used for Kidney stones and for the relief of asthma.


Anise
Pimpinella asisum

Is also an excellent digestive aid.


Astralagus
Astralagus membranaceus

Cancer treatment and HIV.


Bearberry
Arctosstaphylos uva-ursi

candida or probably better known as thrush.


Betony
Stachys officinales

This herb is a real help for stress and also as a natural kidney stone home remedy.


Burdock
Artium lappa

Can also be used in helping the treatment of dandruff.




Dandelion
Taraxacum officinalis

Has been used for centuries as an aid for fluid reduction in the body, as well as eczema, sinus infections and gall stones.

Hawthorne
Crataegus oxyacantha

Possibly the most well known natural fluid reducer which is probably also the reason why it is good for high blood pressure.


Holy Basil
Ocimum tenuiflorum

A natural diuretic as well as herbal help for asthma, measles and mumps and mental clarity.


Marjoram
Origanum vulgare

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 bruising.


Milk Thistle
Silybum marianum



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.




Parsley
Petroselium crispum

Not only is Parsley a good diuretic, but it can also be beneficial in the treatment of psoriasis and gout and is also a natural anti-oxidant.


Watercress
Nasturtium officinale

Watercress is filled with lots of healthy minerals like iron, potassium and magnesium and will also help with hair loss.






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