Kidney stones are the small and hard deposit which is formed in the kidney due to excess mineral content causing severe pain on the side and back of the body. The kidney stones may not show symptoms initially until they move to the ureter. Hence, from there they start showing signs of fluctuating pain, pain while urinating, change of urine colour, frequent urge to urinate and so on. The kidney stones can also be formed in the body due to lack of water i.e., dehydration, genetically or due to improper diet. It is a serious condition as the pain inhibited is chronic. [Also Read: Healthy Juices To Treat Constipation]
Parsley is a herb which is rich in antioxidants and flavonoids that fight free radical damage. It also prevents the formation of calcium oxalate which is the prime cause of kidney stones. Moreover, the presence of Vitamin K, Vitamin E and Folic Acid, prevents calcification. Therefore, you can dissolve kidney stones at home with parsley due to its amazing properties.
Parsley Water With Cucumber and Lemon:
To prepare parsley water you need fresh parsley, one lemon and a half cucumber. Boil parsley leaves for at least 15 minutes and then allow it to cool down. Chop the cucumber into pieces and squeeze the lemon in parsley mixture. Later, refrigerate it overnight and in the morning you can drink it after straining. [Also Read: How Can You Reduce Bloating With Drinks]
For parsley tea, you need to boil a cup of water and add to it freshly chopped parsley leaves. Leave this mixture for 10-15 minutes to let the water extract parsley flavour. To add some sweet taste, you can mix in it a drop of honey. Strain the mixture and drink.
The parsley juice requires carrot, beetroot, cucumber and lemon too. The carrot and beetroot also help in the purification of kidneys. Therefore, to make the juice you need to soak parsley in hot water for 20 minutes. Chop the carrot, beetroot and celery. Take a juicer and add all the ingredients together to blend well. You can also add a spoon of apple cider vinegar. Later, take off the juice in the glass, squeeze lemon in it to consume immediately.
These parsley drinks are essential to treat kidney stones, however, consultation with the doctor is important before opting for any home remedy as everyone has a different body type. [Also Read: How ginger, lemon and turmeric tea detoxifies your liver]