If you have back pain, fever or you’re going to the bathroom every 5 minutes, you may face a urinary tract infection. Untreated it may get worse and can affect your kidneys. Well, you can try natural remedies which are very effective in treating UTI instead of drugs. Back in our grandparent’s time weren’t so many drugs to cure all health disorders, and women were trying all sorts of natural remedies, very effective and without side effects.
Garlic – it acts as a natural antibiotic with antibacterial and antifungal properties. You can swallow 2-3 peeled garlic cloves with water, after meals, 3 times a day. You can increase the dose, gradually, to 7-8 garlic cloves 3 times per day for a severe UTI.
Essential oils – are really effective in treating UTI because they have a strong antibacterial effect. The most effective essential oils are lemon, lavender, coriander, thyme and tea tree oils. Mix 1 drop of thyme oil with 2 drops of tea tree and 2 drops of coriander with a spoonful of honey, three times a day.
Cranberries, “the kidneys doctor” – specialist call it this way because is recognized for its diuretic effect. A few people know, however, that this plant has other therapeutic qualities in renal diseases: having an anti-inflammatory effect can dissolve kidney stones.
Prepare a decoction from 1 teaspoon of cranberries leaves to 200 ml of water. You must drink 2 cups per day. Be careful! This tea isn’t recommended during pregnancy.
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