Top 9 Natural Remedies for Kidney Stones

Please follow us on Telegram to be sure to receive our latest posts!

Top 9 Natural Remedies For Kidney Stones
Infographic – Photo sources – see foot of article

Kidney stones are formed due to various reasons. It could be your diet is too high in calcium, meat protein, salt (increases urate), purines (found in alcoholic beverages) and oxalate (cranberry, apple, orange juices), and low in water consumption. Other causative factors are existing medical problems such as urinary tract infection, gout, inflammatory bowel disorders, sedentary lifestyle and genetics. People with kidney stones experience extreme discomfort, with several episodes of sudden sharp and excruciating pain in the buttocks area that can be relieved by constant movement. It may or may not radiate, depending on the movement of the stones. Other signs and symptoms associated with kidney stones are abdominal pain, fever and chills, and nausea and vomiting. [1]

Once it is medically confirmed that you have kidney stones, doctors will most likely send you home with a prescription for heavy duty pain killers. However, medications are not the only tool that can relieve you of your suffering from kidney stones. In fact, there are natural remedies that can provide additional comfort as you and your body duel over kidney stones.

10 Natural Solutions Against Kidney Stones

1. Increase Your Hydration: – This is by far the best natural remedy, notwithstanding the type of kidney stones you have. For people diagnosed with kidney stones, they should be consuming a minimum of 10 glasses of fluids on a daily basis. People who are at risk to develop cystine stones should drink more fluids, at least 14 glasses every day. To determine if you are drinking enough fluids, check if your urine is pale yellow and almost watery. If not, then you ought to increase your hydration and must be consistent with it.

Water remains the best fluid for everyone and should comprise at least half of their hydration routine. Although there is calcium concentration in water in general, it plays a diminutive role in stone formation. Lemon juice is a wonderful ingredient that can be added to your water. Lemon juice is proven to be beneficial to the prevention of kidney stones because it contains citric acid. As citrate levels in the body increase, your protection against kidney stones also increases. [2]

2. Dandelion: – A taproot perennial that grows abundantly in North America, Europe and Asia, Dandelion has anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties [3] that all contribute to the prevention of kidney stones. On top of that, dandelion is a natural diuretic which makes it a great tonic and cleanser for our kidneys. You can make tea out of the dandelion root or leaves, either by natural process or by buying ready-made dandelion tea bags.

3. Pomegranate: – Since pomegranates are low in potassium, they are great for people who are on a renal diet. A renal diet is generally low in protein, salt, phosphorus and potassium and is recommended for people who are suffering from renal problems like kidney stones and kidney failure. So if you are highly afraid of getting kidney stones, start your day with a glass of fresh pomegranate juice or make it a habit of eating pomegranates.

4. Basil: – Basil is commonly found in our kitchen, but did you know that basil is a known natural remedy for kidney stones? Basil can strengthen our kidneys. [4] To give our kidney a boost, make a tea or juice out of fresh basil leaves and with some help of raw honey. Drinking this delicious concoction everyday can help alleviate the discomfort you feel from having kidney stones.

5. Grapefruit: – Grapefruit ranks as one of the most powerful sources of antioxidant among fruits. Therefore, regular consumption of grapefruit can help you ward off urinary tract infection. Also, grapefruit juice is another powerful tool that reduces calcium oxalate kidney stones. [5] In a paper that was published in The British Journal of Nutrition, the incidence of calcium oxalate stones formation lowered among their subjects who daily drank half to 1 L of grapefruit juice because of the low pH and citric acid excretion.

6. Marshmallow Root: – Marshmallow root has strong anti-inflammatory properties. This herb contains mucilages forms coating that act as a protective and soothing factor once tissues become inflamed and irritated. This coating protects the digestive and urinary tract when kidney stones pass. Dr. James Balch, author of The Super Antioxidants, recommends a daily intake of 2 pints of marshmallow root tea to effectively flush out kidney stones from the body. [6]

7. Green Tea: – Perhaps everybody agrees that green tea is a wonder drink. A group of doctors from Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences conducted a study in 2005 about the preventive effects of green tea in the formation of renal stones. The study showed that the antioxidant properties of green tea actually lowered the formation of calcium oxalate deposits, thus preventing calcium oxalate urolithiasis. [7] Opt for the caffeine free green tea, and drink at least 2-3 cups a day.

8. Wild Carrot: – As an aromatic herb, wild carrot is not to be confused with the common vegetable carrot. Wild carrot is a known diuretic, which means it encourages toxins and waste to be flushed out from our kidneys, thus potentiates its cleansing effect. [8] It has been said that a herbal infusion of the wild carrot leaves and seeds is a good counteract natural measure for kidney stone formation. Even if stones have begun to form, the same concoction is still capable of diminishing those harmful stones and from recurring.

9. Eat For The Benefit Of Your Kidneys: – More a general preventive stragegy. A diet full of salt, alcohol and preservatives will damage anyone’s kidneys. Therefore, they top the list on what food items to avoid. Go for meals that contain a minimal amount of salt and as much as possible cook your own food. Buying canned goods is not only more costly but also dangerous to your kidney. Invest in fruits and vegetables that have high antioxidant properties such as tomatoes, blueberries, squash, and carrots. Beware of red meats (such as pork and beef), oxalate-rich foods (nuts, spinach, and beans), cold water fishes, refined foods like white bread, and commercial fatty foods like French fries and fast food burgers.


[1] “Kidney stones.” NHS Choices., n.d. Web. 21 July 2013.

[2] Penniston, Kristina. “Citric Acid and Kidney Stones.” UW Hospital Metabolic Stone Clinic. UW Health. UW Hospital and Clinics, n.d. Web. 21 July 2013.

[3] Roizman, Tracy. “The Benefits of Dandelion Leaf & Root for the Kidneys.” Popular Herbal Supplements. Livestrong Foundation, 7 Oct. 2011. Web. 21 July 2013.

[4] “Medicinal Uses and Health Benefits of Basil.” Natural Health. Off The Grid News. N.p., 21 Apr. 2011. Web. 21 July 2013.

[5] “Grapefruit.” The World’s Healthiest Foods. George Mateljan Foundation, n.d. Web. 21 July 2013.

[6] Marx, Natalie. “Alternatively Speaking: Kidney stones.” Lifestyle. The Jerusalem Post. N.p., 31 May 2012. Web. 21 July 2013.

[7] Itoh, Y, et al. “Preventive effects of green tea on renal stone formation and the role of oxidative stress in nephrolithiasis.” The Journal of Urology 173.1 (2005): 271-75. Abstract. Web. 21 July 2013.

[8] “Wild Carrots.” Plants. Preparing To Survive. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 July 2013.

Infographic Photo Source:

Marshmallow Root –

Take These 8 Nutrients 1 Hour Before Bed To Boost Deep Sleep And Metabolic Regeneration By 695%:

Do you ever have trouble "turning off your brain", or experience anxiety, poor sleep or high stress?

It's called Shallow Sleep Syndrome... and it affects a HUGE number of people in the modern age.

Also - have you gained weight - even though you are "doing what you always did"? *raises hand*

If you answered YES to any of these questions, you MUST watch this video:

dental care

Most people are unaware that your sleep and your weight are connected!

Science has proved without doubt that your body cannot function without adequate DEEP sleep.

Deep sleep facilitates Metabolic regeneration - which repairs tissues (including brain cells), rebuilds health and restores your ability to convert food to energy instead of fat.

Deep sleep also supports the production of Human Growth Hormone - which is considered the "fountain of youth" by anti-aging experts.

Without sufficient deep sleep, our natural production and growth of Human Growth Hormone is obliterated!

Your Metabolism is wrecked and you have dramatically increased risk of serious disease!

But it gets worse - lack of deep sleep also suppresses the hunger-regulating hormone Leptin, which results in runaway food cravings and the metabolic dysfunction responsible for "inexplicable" weight gain.

Learn The 8 Simple, Natural Nutrients To Take 1 Hour Before Bed To Boost Deep Sleep And Metabolic Regeneration By 695%

Our natural levels of deep sleep decline in our 30's and even more in our 40's, which leads to metabolic slowdown and consequently, increased signs of aging.

However a dangerous new problem has entered the arena.... technology.

The culprit?

The screen of your cell phone, tablet, laptop, computer and television!

In addition to the High Stress of our Modern Lifestyle, the blue light emitted by the screens of our electronic devices is Wreaking Absolute Havoc on our physiological ability to achieve the previous deep sleep that we need so badly! This also is scientifically established!

The blue light emitted by smartphones, TV, computer monitors, tablets, laptop and blue LEDs has a similar effect on our bodies as bright sunlight - messing up our circadian rhythms and confusing our bodies about whether we should be awake or asleep!

Blue Light KILLS Deep Sleep!

Blue light, especially in the evenings and night time, destroys our bodies ability to produce its natural deep sleep hormones!

Once these hormones are gone, so is the deep sleep responsible for the body's natural fat burning power.

Can you now see the simple link between our modern lifestyle and out of control weight gain so many are experiencing?

Fortunately - nature has the answer (as always)...

Follow This Link To Learn The 8 Simple, Natural Nutrients To Take 1 Hour Before Bed To Boost Deep Sleep And Metabolic Regeneration By 695%

Watch the video:

dental care

Do This 60-Second Dental Trick Before Going to Bed Tonight To Rebuild Your Teeth and Gums And Get Rid of Tooth Decay:

Do you wish you could have perfect, healthy, strong, sparkling teeth?

This amazing new solution to tooth decay doesn't involve putting more toxic fluoride, mercury or other nasties in your body... but rejuvenates your mouth using these all natural ingredients (amazing stuff and makes perfect sense when you see it!)

Watch the video now to learn all about it (click to watch):

natural gum health video

Most People Don't Have The Guts To Try This:

Lost Ways Of Survival Video

An amazing discovery in an abandoned house in Austin, Texas: A lost book of amazing survival knowledge, believed to have been long vanished to history, has been found in a dusty drawer in the house which belonged to a guy named Claude Davis.

Remember... back in those days, there was no electricity... no refrigerators... no law enforcement... and certainly no grocery store or supermarkets... Some of these exceptional skills are hundreds of years of old and they were learned the hard way by the early pioneers.

>> Click here to find out about them now

We've lost to history so much survival knowledge that we've become clueless compared to what our great grandfathers did or built on a daily basis to sustain their families.

Neighbors said that for the last couple of years Claude has tried to unearth and learn the forgotten ways of our great-grandparents and claimed to have found a secret of gargantuan proportions. A secret that he is about to reveal together with 3 old teachings that will change everything you think you know about preparedness:

>>> Click Here To Watch His Short Video <<<

List Of 100+ Amazing Forgotten Plants That Can Keep You Healthy During The Worst Of Times:

Did you know that the old native Americans used to say that there was a plant for every illness? Click here to learn about the amazing medicinal plants you probably have growing right in your backyard.

I Can't Help Showing This Off:

If you haven't heard of Claude Davis yet do yourself a huge favor and watch this video.

One of the smartest guys I ever had the pleasure of meeting, Claude set-up a unique prepping system that changed his life forever.

I already tried it myself and let me tell... you I was completely blown away... His surprising tactics could make your life easier and give you the peace of mind you deserve.

Don't just take my word for it... watch his short video and decide for yourself.

>>> Watch His Short Video <<<

The #1 Muscle That Eliminates Joint And Back Pain, Anxiety And Looking Fat

By Mike Westerdal CPT

Can you guess which muscle in your body is the #1 muscle that eliminates joint and back pain, anxiety and looking fat?

This is especially important if you spend a significant amount of time sitting every day (I do, and this really affects me in a big way!)

Working this "hidden survival muscle" that most people are simply not training because no-one ever taught them how will boost your body shape, energy levels, immune system, sexual function, strength and athletic performance when unlocked.

If this "hidden" most powerful primal muscle is healthy, we are healthy.

Is it...

a) Abs

b) Chest

c) Glutes

d) Hip Flexors

Take the quiz above and see if you got the correct answer!

P.S. Make sure you check out this page to get to know the 10 simple moves that will bring vitality back into your life:

==> Click here to discover which "hidden survival muscle" will help you boost your energy levels, immune system, sexual function, strength and athletic performance permanently!

Chef Peter Lost 60lbs With These Recipes:

Over the past year, our friends at PaleoHacks have been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu chef Peter Servold.

Well, today this new incredible Paleo Cookbook is finally available to be shipped right to your door for FREE!

That's right - as a special launch promotion, we're offering our brand new Paleo fat loss cookbook to you for free (Chef Pete lost 60 lbs using these recipes!) - All you have to do is just cover a small shipping cost (international shipping is a bit more).

Get your FREE copy of Paleo Eats Here. (Grab this today, because we only ordered a small batch of these cookbooks for this freebie promotion, and they will sell out FAST!)

--> Get The Free Cookbook <--

Join Our Email List:

If you enjoyed this page:

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment