If sudden lower back pain arises in your body, it may be due to a kidney infection . While not all back pain is kidney pain, lower back pain is sometimes due to internal organs, specifically due to kidney problems such as kidney stones, infections, or other kidney diseases.
This precision can be called flank pain – pain that develops between the last rib and the buttock. Side pain usually occurs on one side and is usually sharp and severe that comes in waves. This pain can even spread to the hips and groin area.
Herbal remedies for kidney pain
If it is kidney pain, it may also show symptoms such as painful urination, fever, chills, as well as blood in the urine that your eyes sometimes cannot see. If you have even a little doubt that your back pain may be a kidney pain, you should visit your doctor, as it may indicate a serious underlying health problem that requires immediate medical attention. These home remedies for kidney pain are intended to be used as additional therapy and under the supervision of your doctor.
1. Drink lots of water to relieve kidney pain
Staying well hydrated not only prevents kidney stones , but can also flush out those already present in the ureter, the thin tube that connects the kidney to the urinary bladder. The water will dilute the urine preventing minerals and salts from clumping together and forming kidney stones. Water also removes toxins from the body. More importantly, however, drinking a large amount of water can immediately decrease kidney pain every time it occurs.
As soon as you realize that you are about to have severe back pain, start drinking clean, filtered water . You may need to drink 1 to 1- ½ liters of water.
When you start to have this kidney pain, you cannot know it before it happens, but when you have already had a couple of incidents of this intense and acute pain, you will learn to recognize the previous symptoms of such kidney pain.
Water therapy is specifically helpful in kidney pain due to stones, and in some pain events due to kidney infection as well.
Tip: Although water can scare away kidney stones, this may not always be the case. You should consult your doctor about your kidney problem.
2. Drink fresh lemon juice to relieve kidney pain
The lemon juice is one of the best remedies for kidney stones and kidney pain. The acetic acid in such citrus foods as lemon helps to break down and dissolve the stones. However, you need to use fresh lemon.
Ways to drink lemon juice for kidney pain
In the morning, start the day with a glass of plain water, mixed with the juice of a fresh lemon.
At the beginning of kidney pain, mix about 4 tablespoons of lemon juice in a glass of water and drink this water. If your body accepts this remedy, the pain can go away in less than 20 minutes.
If you can bear to drink raw olive oil, mix 4 tablespoons of lemon juice with 4 tablespoons of olive oil and drink this. However, do this only if you can digest such an amount of oil. Many people feel bad after having lemon juice mixed with olive oil. Lemon juice alone can also ease kidney pain.
3. Dandelion tea to relieve kidney pain
The dandelion herb has diuretic properties which means it can increase urine output. Therefore, you can empty the kidneys to relieve pain as well as stones. Not only this, dandelion tea can also stimulate blood circulation in the kidneys.
Make dandelion tea to get rid of kidney pain
1-2 teaspoons dried dandelion leaves
1 cup hot water
Add the dried dandelion leaves to the water.
Let it sit for 10-15 minutes.
Strain and drink this tea.
You can have 2-3 cups of dandelion tea during the day.
4. Watermelon Seed Tea to relieve kidney pain
Another good diuretic is watermelon seed tea . It is a good stimulant that cleanses the kidneys as well as the urinary bladder. In fact, if your kidneys aren’t very active, watermelon seed tea can even stimulate that, too.
Make watermelon seed tea for kidney pain relief
1 tablespoon of Watermelon seeds (ground or cut)
2 cups of Water
Boil the water.
Place the watermelon seeds in a bowl.
Pour the boiling water over the watermelon seeds.
Allow the tea to cool.
Strain and drink the tea.
Drink this tea once a day for three days in a week.
It is recommended to make fresh watermelon seed tea every time you want to drink.
5. Celery tea seeds to relieve kidney pain
Celery (Apium graveolens) works directly on the kidneys by speeding up the elimination of waste material. Some clinical studies conducted in China have shown that celery increases urine output and may be the reason for kidney pain relief. Celery has a very calming effect on the stomach and therefore can provide relief from pain as well as flatulence. The volatile oil found in celery has antifungal properties and is effective against many bacteria . Hence, it can also make you get rid of kidney infections.
Make celery seed tea to get rid of kidney pain
1 tablespoon of celery seeds
1 cup of hot water
Grind the celery seeds.
Put them freshly ground in a mug.
Pour the hot water over them.
Allow the tea to cool.
Now strain and drink.
Take this tea once a day. Repeat three days a week.
Warning: Since celery is a uterine stimulant, pregnant women should not drink celery seed tea. Celery seed tea is good for giving relief from spasms, but it can result in delayed menstruation.