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World Kidney Day Beat Kidney Stones With These Amazing Home Remedies

By: Niharika Choudhary
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The other day, I was reading about this thrilling new scientific discovery. A group of American Scientists have created the world's first test-tube organ.

Well, these scientists experimented on the cells from a cow's ear and with the help of cloning technology, they transformed these cells into functioning kidneys.

They are claiming that this could be a revolutionary step in transplant medicine and this technique could be a breakthrough for humans in the coming years.

There are a number of chronic kidney disorders (CKD) also known as chronic renal diseases. The first signs or symptoms of any kidney disorder are reduced appetite or keeping unwell all the time.

The worst part of the human body is the interlink of all the diseases. A person suffering from diabetes or high blood pressure is more prone to any kind of CKDs.

The most common in these are kidney stones. One out of each thousand person suffers from kidney stones. Kidney stones are the result of wrong eating habits.

If not eliminated or operated on time, kidney stones can cause chronic pain in the abdomen.

Therefore, in this article, we shall be sharing some of the very easy home ingredient remedies that can help you prevent kidney stones or eliminate them.



Cabbage is a store-house of nutrients.

It is a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6 and folate.

People suffering from kidney stones should consume cabbage cooked in clarified butter (cow's ghee) to get a quick relief from the pain associated with kidney stones.



Spinach is loaded with iron, calcium, potassium, zinc, magnesium and a wide range of vitamins.

Since kidney patients are advised to consume more of magnesium-rich food, spinach is a good option to meet the daily magnesium requirements.

Patients suffering from kidney stones should consume the juice of raw spinach at least thrice in a day.

Doing this regularly will help in eliminating the kidney stones.



Patients suffering from kidney stones should consume fresh carrot juice at least 3 to 4 times in a day.

Doing this helps in getting a good relief from the kidney stones easily.



Consuming muskmelons is a boon for patients suffering from kidney stones.

Eating muskmelons every day helps to break the kidney stones and promotes the excretion of these stones through urine.



The fruit as well as its seed are rich sources of many nutrients.

Patients suffering from kidney stones should make a powder of the jamun seeds.

They should prepare a mix of this powder with curd and have it every day.

Doing this regularly will break the kidney stones and it would be flushed out through urine.


Split Bengal Gram

Split Bengal gram or chana dal is the most nutritious dal among all its peers.

It is very useful for patients suffering from kidney stones.

All they need to do is to soak the chana dal overnight and have it with honey many times in a day.

This has shown good results in eliminating the kidney stones.



The good old potato is extremely beneficial for people suffering from kidney stones.

They should include potatoes in their daily meal and drink lots of water after having a potato-rich meal.

Doing this regularly can give a quick relief from kidney stones.

However, people suffering from diabetes should avoid doing this.



Beetroot is a gem among all the vegetables.

You name a nutrient and you will find it in a beetroot.

Apart from the other vitamins and minerals, beetroot is an excellent source of magnesium.

Regular consumption of beetroot in the form of juice or soup prevents the formation of kidney stones.



Apples are the most nutritious profound fruits among all the other fruits.

Did you know that people who consume the juice of an apple on a daily basis are the least prone to the risk of kidney stones?

So, grab a glass of apple juice and keep the risk of kidney stones at bay.


Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd might be one of the most allergic veggies for you, attributed to its bitter taste; but this modest vegetable is loaded with nutrients and is also rich in magnesium.

Regular inclusion of bitter gourd in your food, either cooked or taken in the form of juice, keeps you safe from the risk of having kidney stones.


Coconut Water

Coconut water has a great antibacterial compound called monolaurin.

Coconut water is an excellent remedy to fight kidney stones.

Regular consumption of coconut water helps to dissolve the kidney stones by diluting the urine and flushing them out through urine.



Regular consumption of buttermilk helps in reducing the size of the kidney stones, finally excreting them out through urine.



Raisins are very beneficiary for the overall health of the kidneys.

Regular consumption of raisins is very effective in relieving the problem of the removal of kidney stones.



Yes, last but not the least, people with kidney stones should drink a lot of water more than their regular limit.

Doing this will eventually help them to flush out the kidney stones through their urine.


No Junk Food

Say ‘No' to junk food. Excessive consumption of junk food gets accumulated in the body.

Junk food is also high on sodium.

Sodium increases the risk of kidney stones by causing your kidneys to discharge more of calcium in the urine.

Story first published: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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