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How to clean the urinary tract naturally

The urinary tract makes up a series of organs in our body that are responsible for purifying the body by eliminating urine and other waste. Knowing how to clean them is essential to maintain adequate natural care. We explain how.

The urinary tract forms a complete drainage system that our body has in order to eliminate different waste materials, as well as excess water. In these ways we find several organs: two kidneys, a bladder, a urethra and two ureters. In this sense, we must pay special attention to the care of the kidneys, which are two bean-shaped organs responsible for purifying and detoxifying functions of our body (along with the liver).

Did you know that, each day, the two kidneys process about 190 liters of blood to eliminate about 2 liters of waste products and excess water? For this reason, it is not only essential to maintain adequate kidney health, but also to know how to cleanse the kidneys at least once a year.

In the case of both the kidneys and the urinary tract in general, there are several diseases and health disorders that can affect them. The most common are kidney stones, which consist of pieces of solid material that are formed inside from different substances found in urine. We can also find urinary tract infection, which consists of an infection that can occur in any part of the urinary tract, caused by bacteria, which cause infection when they overcome the natural defenses of our body, causing infection (we must have Keep in mind that bacteria that enter the urinary tract are usually rapidly eliminated from the body).

From a medical point of view, there are different tests that can be useful when it comes to knowing how well the kidneys are working, knowing their current state and if they are performing their functions correctly. When kidney function has worsened, high keratinize usually appears in the blood test, which is a parameter used to monitor and determine the correct function of the kidneys, with the typical reference range in women ranging from 0.5 to 1.0 mg/ld., while for men it is 0.7 to 1.4 mg/ld..

We can also mention certain diseases that directly or indirectly tend to harm the urinary tract. The most common with those diseases that are chronic, such as: diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, direct relatives of people with kidney disease, and kidney problems and diseases themselves.

In one way or another, it is always appropriate to know how to clean the urinary tract, as a way to care for the urinary tract and avoid, prevent and treat the different infections of the same.

Tips to clean the urinary tract naturally

1. Horsetail infusion

Horsetail is a plant with recognized purifying and diuretic action, which means that it helps in a very positive way when it comes to producing more urine, and therefore when it comes to increasing the purification of our body and the urinary tract in particular. Its infusion is suitable not only to clean the urinary tract, but also in case of diseases present in the urinary tract and also in case of cystitis.

  • Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of horsetail. 1 cup of water.
  • Steps to make the horsetail infusion: boil the equivalent of a cup of water in a saucepan. When the water reaches the boiling point adds the horsetail, and let it boil for 3 minutes. After this time, turn off the heat, cover and leave to rest for another 3 minutes. Finally strain and drink.
  • How to drink horsetail tea: You can drink a maximum of 3 cups of this tea per day.

2. Dandelion tea

Along with horsetail, dandelion is another of the medicinal plants with the greatest diuretic and purifying action.  In addition, it is a suitable plant when it comes to caring for the liver and gallbladder, improving the digestion of fats and the detoxifying process of the liver.

  • Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of dandelion, 1 cup of water.
  • Steps to make the dandelion infusion: put the equivalent of a cup of water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. When the water reaches this point, add the dandelion, and let it boil for 3 minutes. After this time, turn off the heat, cover and leave to rest for another 3 minutes. Strain and drink.
  • How to take this infusion: You can take this infusion 3 times a day, preferably after meals.

3. Follow a proper diet

It is essential to follow a proper diet for the kidneys. It is essential to opt for certain detoxifying and purifying fruits and vegetables, such as celery, asparagus, aborigines, watermelon, melon and blueberries. Likewise, it is advisable to replace animal milk with vegetable milk, which is very suitable in case of kidney problems.

It is also very important to drink around 2 liters of water each day, which is around 8 glasses of water per day. You can combine this consumption with certain depurative infusions such as those that we mentioned in the previous sections, as well as juices and diuretic juices made with natural and fresh fruits.

On the other hand, certain foods that tend to overload the kidneys and therefore can be negative in the process of cleaning and purifying the urinary tract should also be avoided.  Particularly noteworthy are meat, fish and eggs (in short, all those foods rich in protein).


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