Our kidneys are the filters of the blood from the presence of toxins that are later on eliminated through the urinary tract. However, these organs can be very fragile if not properly taken care of which will lead to improper fluid discharge thus leading to the development of kidney stones.
They can cause great pain and even damage to the affected kidney and because of that in worst case scenario the affected person must undergo a surgery. But, there is no need for such aggressive method as there are foods like lemon and parsley that can help in the natural removal of the kidney stones.
Be aware of the fact that kidney stones can differ in size and constitution and because of that you should first seek for a medical advice. Even the small stones can lead to the development of urinary tract infections and bleeding. But, there is a simple solution and prevention for this condition and that is the consumption of plenty of liquids.
In this article we shall present you a recipe that will help in their elimination which has been used by our grandmothers. Here it is:
A Lemon and Parsley Syrup for the Removal of Kidney Stones
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Handful of fresh parsley
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- Sterilized glass jar
Combine the lemon juice with the parsley in order to make dough. After that include the rest of the ingredients. You should mix everything nicely till you obtain a smooth texture. Transfer the resulting mixture into a glass jar and close it well. Keep it in a cool and dark place.
Consume 1 teaspoon of this syrup on an empty stomach every morning. If you want you can dilute the syrup in a glass of warm water in order to make it easier for consumption. The result will be even better if you drink 8 cups of water daily.
The benefits of the used ingredients:
As per Dr. Eisner of Harvard Medical School, the daily intake of half a cup of diluted lemon juice, or the juice of 2 lemons, can lower the risk of kidney stones. This citrus fruit has in its content citric acid that binds to calcium and thus helps in preventing the formation of kidney stones. Lemon contains phosphoric acid that can lower urinary acidity and help in the removal of excess salts and toxins from the body.
There are also the antibacterial and antifungal properties that can prevent the development of infections of the kidneys and bladder.
Scientists have realized the amazing benefits of the parsley in the treatment of kidney stones and all thanks to the amazing properties of parsley.
This green plant has in its content essential oils that are high in apiol and myristicin that elevate the production of urine thereby removing the waste from the body.
Parsley is a great source of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that can prevent and fight off numerous diseases. In addition to this, parsley contains chlorophyll which is a natural compound that helps in the elimination of toxins and excess fat from the body.
This natural bee product reveals a wide spectrum of benefits aside the fact that it will soften the taste of this syrup. As per the scientific findings the combination of organic acids and phenolic compounds which are present in raw honey demonstrates an antioxidant power which has been related to lower risk of certain chronic diseases.
The use of lemon is not advised for people suffering from citrus allergies, biliary and gastric disorders, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Prior use we advise you first to consult your doctor as he is the one that can confirm whether the syrup will be beneficial for you.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid the use of this syrup.