Diuretic herbs can help to increase the flow of fluids and remove liquid from the body by means of urination without losing essential minerals and electrodes. Water retention in the body causes many serious problems like premenstrual syndrome, circulatory problems high blood pressure, drug over dose and promoting urination. These diuretic herbs have the capacity to reduce water retention by clearing the water that is logged in the tissues without causing any harm to the body.
Diuretic herbs can cure kidney and liver disease, urinary tract infection and hypertension. The most effective diuretic herbs are mint, fennel, sage, saffron, yarrow, nettle spearmint, marshmallow dandelion and chicory. These herbs are used commonly as spices or tea blends, are easily available and are used to remove harmful toxins from the body. Though these drugs do not have any side-effects, still they must be consumed under the consultation of herbal practitioner because overdose of these drugs can cause dehydration, diarrhea and nausea.
Dandelion is a herb that can treat spleen, kidney and liver disorders by promoting urination and eliminating toxins and waste from our body.
Linden is used to treat headache, cold, fever, infection and high blood pressure. It can also be used as sedative drug.
Yarrow is a herb that can eliminate toxins from the body in the form of urination
Green tea can heal wounds and is good for heart health.
Stinging nettle has very effective cleansing properties.
Ways to consume diuretic herbs
These diuretic herbs can be consumed in many ways like in the form of tablet, tea or capsule. To make tea out of these herbs, you will have to blend dried herbs to boiled water. Let the herb soak for few minutes then drink it as hot as you can. Some of these herbs are consumed raw or eaten with salad. Mint or sage is ideal for this. Lemon can prevent water retention and can cure urinary problems, like urinary tract infection.