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Urine Infection Home Remedies

By Suparna Chakaraborthy

Urine infection is a common problem among women and is caused due to bacterial infection in the urethre, which then travels across the urinary tract. One can come in contact with the bacteria during sexual intercoures, unhygenic conditions, restricting urination for too long etc. Urine infections symptoms start from stomach pain, burning sensation in the urinary tract, dribble urination and can also lead to more serious illnesses. Home remedies for urine infection can cure the problem if started at an early stge of the disease.

Urine Infection Home Remedies -

1.One of the useful urine infection home remedies is to boil some water with blue brinjal plant leaves and drink it when hot. One should drink it twice a day.

2.Cranberry juice is often called a natural antibiotic and is one of the well known home remedies for urine infection. It helps the body to build resistance againt the bacteria E coli, which creates the disease. One to two cup of cranberry juice is enough for cure.

3.Blueberries too works in the same way as cranberry juice and one should eat a handful of them twice a day to make it effective.

4.Mix one spoon of baking soda in water and drink it twice a day. Baking power in water increases the ph of the water, which makes it easy for the body to flush it out. This will help flush out all the bacterias.

Apart from these four urine infection home remedies, one should stop intake of soft drinks and use more of ginger and garlic in food. There anti-bacterial properties help to kill the germs.

Story first published: Thursday, May 5, 2011, 16:16 [IST]
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