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Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a diuretic to help relieve the symptoms of minor ailments of the urinary tract (e.g. benign infections).
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GOLDENROD (Solidago canadensis) – Family: Asteraceae
Amongst its main properties this plant is: anticatarrhal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, diaphoretic/carminative, diuretic/diaphoretic, antiuric, aromatic stimulant, astringent. Solidago canadensis is the plant mostly often used by herbologists for all types of renal affections. It may be used just as well for mild water retention as for nephritis. It is very efficient for cystitis, urethritis, uremia, and renal calculi.
NETTLE (Urtica dioica) – Family: Urticaceae
Nettle is traditionally used in herbal medicine as a mild diuretic. It helps eliminate urea, uric acid and chlorides, and antiarthritic. This source of minerals prevents their loss when taking a diuretic “Potassium – sparing”. This is a non-irritating diuretic used for minor kidney infections accompanied by back pain.
DANDELION (Taraxacum officinalis) – Family: Asteraceae
Taraxacum officinalis leaves have powerful diuretic properties. It also contains a number of minerals (potassium, sodium, iron, silica, calcium), vitamins (A, C, F) and bioflavonoids. The root is a natural depurative. It facilitates the elimination of all sorts of toxins (endogenous and exogenous), even infectious. It encourages the excretions of toxins through the kidneys.
UVA-URSI (Arctostaphylos uva ursi) – Family: Ericaceae
The arbutin and hydroquinones contained in this plant make UVA URSI most valuable for disinfecting the urinary system in cases of chronic cystitis and urethritis. Its antibacterial properties make it one of the best natural urinary antiseptics. It also has anti-calculi, diuretic, fungicide, antipyretic, and astringent properties.
PARSLEY (Petroselinum crispum) – Family: Apiaceae
Its flavonoids have an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effect. Petroselinum crispumÕs myristicin and apiol have diuretic properties. Like Dandelion, this plant facilitates the evacuation of toxins through the kidneys. Petroselinum is used as well for water retention during PMS as for cystitis. It also has antimicrobial and antispasmodic actions.
JUNIPER (Juniperus communis) – Family: Cupressaceae
Tonic, diuretic, antiseptic for the urinary tract. Juniper berries facilitate drainage of the urinary tract, they act as a kidney tonic, they are diuretics and especially are a powerful antiseptic of all the urinary tract, but should be avoided in kidney failure. These fruits are recommended in cases of gout, rheumatism and arthritis.