7 Easy Natural Cures for Kidney Stones

kidney stones

Kidney stones are crystal aggregations of dissolved minerals in urine, which usually accumulate inside the bladder or kidney. The stones can sometimes be successfully dissolved by inexpensive medicines available over the counter. However, kidney stones can be a painful condition when the stones are present in the bladder or the kidney, and it is passed through the ureter.


  • Pain near the kidneys or the rib cage
  • Pain spread out in the abdominal region and the groin
  • Painful urination
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Urine may have signs of blood, change in color from yellow to brown often with a bad smell

The Kidneys are some of the most important organs in the human body; it filters impurities and detoxifies wastes from the urine. Stones form when the kidney is unable to process toxins effectively, which requires immediate medical attention. In non-severe instances, home remedies may soothe the discomfort caused by kidney stones and naturally speed up the healing process of the body

  • Olive oil, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar

This is one of the easiest, most effective and favorite remedy for kidney stones. Once the kidney stone is identified, mix 2 ounces of olive oil and 2 ounce of lemon juice. Drink it directly and then have a glass of water. After half an hour, add half lemon juice to 12 ounces of water with one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and consume it. Drink the mix of lemon, vinegar and water every hour until you feel a change in the symptoms.

  • Dandelion root

It is ideal for treating kidney stones as it acts as a cleanser and a tonic. Having 500 mg of dandelion root two times a day can be beneficial.

  • Pomegranate juice

Pomegranate has numerous health benefits but the juice and seeds of pomegranate could be considered another effective way of treating kidney stones. The juice has astringent properties and it sourness works well in dissolving the stone and removing it naturally. Choose freshly squeezed juice and organic pomegranate over artificial juices.

  • Asparagus and coke

Sounds unusual? Well, the combination is unusual but it can do wonders for kidney stones and its painful symptoms. This is a common remedy that involves having a good amount of coke followed by steamed asparagus pureed (half pound). Here, the coke acts as a dis solver with phosphoric acid, and the asparagus works as a diuretic. Any form of soda taken alone could dehydrate the body, which is not good for kidney stones. So, having it with asparagus breaks down the stone and allows it to pass naturally.

  • Basil

Basil tea acts a tonifier for the kidney and consuming it throughout the day helps improve overall health of the kidney. For kidney stones, take raw honey with a tablespoon of basil for around six months to see results.

  • Horsetail

Horsetail tea is an effective solution for dissolving kidney stones naturally. Drink up to three or four cups daily for instant results. Horsetail is also available in the form of capsules.

  • Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is commonly used for treating kidney stones, though it makes your mouth feel sick. Made of citric acid, the vinegar helps in dissolving the stone and releases it naturally from of the body. Mix two tablespoon of vinegar in a glass of water and drink it throughout the day. It is advisable to drink plenty of water when consuming apple cider vinegar to help flush kidney stones out of the body naturally.


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