In Ayurveda, KIDNEY FAILURE is a disease of Mutravaha Srotas. All three doshas are involved in kidney failure .Vitiation of Kapha leads to blockage of micro vessels. Aggravated Vata causes degeneration of kidneys. We can manage it by ayurvedic principles. A tissue damage can be prevented and repaired by some Rasayana drugs & creatinine overload can be cleared with raktashodhana herbs and diuretic herbs. These herbs which help in Ayurvedic treatment for kidney failure are described below:
HERBS WHICH CAN BE USED IN KIDNEY AILMENTS
- 1. MANJISTHA
- 2. DARUHALDI
- 3. BRAHMI
- 4. PASHANBHED
- Mooli Kshar (RADISH)
Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
- Kidney detox support
- Help to support healthy kidney function
- Good diuretic effect
- Have capability to heal kidney ulcers and diabetic ulcers
Kidney excrete waste and toxins from our body and maintain electrolytes balance. In kidney failure patients, kidney does not do their work properly.
Manjistha helps to support healthy kidney function because of its strong diuretic effect, blood cleansing action and anti oxidant property as it removes toxins of our body and also maintains electrolytes balance as well. Due to its blood purifying capability, it also clears up Creatinine, urea & other toxins overload in blood. Whatever we eat Manjistha has property to excrete that undigested and toxins right from gut through anal route. Thus it is a very useful herb in ayruvedic treatment for kidney failure.
Daruharidra (Berberis aristata)
- Diuretic property
- Potent anti bacterial activity
Daru haridra has good anti –inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti -bacterial property. In kidney failure, kidney is not able to excrete waste or toxins from blood. This condition may lead to infection in kidneys or Urinary Tract, so anti-bacterial property of this herb keeps kidney bladder infection free, and due to its diuretic property it helps to excrete waste from blood. Research also proves Daruharidra to have effective role in kidney failure treatment.
BRAHMI (Bacopa monniera)
- Powerful antioxidant
- Natural response to heal low level chronic inflammation
- Improve blood flow
- Anti cancer property
BRAHMI is a good nervine tonic. It normalizes the level of corticosterone hormone.
The herb improves blood circulation of the body, regulates the high blood pressure which effects kidney’s health. It also has significant role in treating urinary problems like dysurea, UTI etc. by eliminating pitta from its mutravahsrotas. This also supports a natural kidney detox.
PASHANBHED (Bergenia ligulata)
- Blood pressure lowering activity
It is a herbal remedy which is capable of increasing the rate of urine flow and sodium excretion due to its diuretic property. Pashanbhed lowers high blood pressure, removes toxins from kidney and also clears urinary tract infections. This herb is very useful in ayurvedic treatment for kidney failure.
Mooli Kshar (Alkali of Raphanus sativus)
- Flushes out toxins
- Regulates blood pressure
- Boosts immunity
This herb helps the kidney to flush out excessive toxins in blood and maintains kidney health. But in CKD patients it is used only when potassium level is below 5.0 mg/dl as radish is good source of potassium. As high amount of potassium increases the risk for heart failure so should be taken in advice of specialist.
Blood pressure is one of the major reasons for kidney failure & generally this is not controlled in kidney failure patients. Above mentioned herbs can help in regularizing Blood pressure thus will help to stop the progression of disease. As everybody know that Kidney failure is a progressive disorder, these herbs can stop the progression and delay dialysis & transplant time as well.
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