Kidney stones are actually hard deposits of salts and minerals specially calcium oxalate. They are also called calculi or urolithiasis. The most common factor that cause these stones is dehydration. Kidney stones have various sizes from small, medium to large. Small stones are harmless and pass on without any effort but medium and large kidney stones can be painful and hard to get rid of. Below are some home remedies to pass kidney stones fast at home.
Drinking water is the easiest way you can cure kidney stone. In case of small stones the pressure of water usually force stones to move out.
Lemon juice is also helpful for curing kidney stones because lemon contains citrate, a compound that can breakdown calcium and inhibit its growth. Doctors recommend drinking 4 ounces of lemon juice daily.
You can get rid of kidney stones by eating boiled kidney beans. Kidney beans have high percentage of magnesium which helps to remove stones.
Pomegranate have some extraordinary antioxidant properties which helps to remove kidney stones. The juice also contains some properties which lowers the acidity of urine inhibiting kidney stones to form.
Apple cider vinegar:
You can take it by mixing raw ACV in some kind of sweetener like honey or sugar. 2 tablespoons of ACV is enough to break and flush out stones. Take it before every meal.
It may not be effective against large or medium stones but is helpful against small kidney stones. Olive oil lubricates the urinary tract giving way to kidney stones.
Watermelon is rich in potassium. In a form of salt it helps to dissolve kidney stones and also it increases the urine production.
It is a long term prescribed natural remedy of kidney stone. Not only it softens kidney stones but also filled with antioxidants. Uva ursi also increases and alkalizes the urine which helps to get rid of stone quickly.
Most of the small to medium size stones can be cured by stated things. If you still can’t get rid of stones, you can have shock wave therapy known as extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy(ESWL). Many people don’t do that but if the stone is very large, it is highly recommended that you should take this treatment. In this therapy high energy waves breakdown stone into small pieces. Now the pieces will move out through urinary tract easily. This is very safe method.