Herbal remedies for cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder. This disease is characterized by frequent urination with only a small amount of urine, burning sensation during urination and pain in the area of the kidneys. Sometimes pain is accompanied by an infection and rise of temperature. When cystitis takes on chronic form the help of antibiotics is necessary. At the beginning of the illness a treatment by flushing, using medicinal herbs, is recommended. It is done to stimulate urine secretion that, in turn, helps to clear urinary paths of the infection that found its way in there. The important part of the successful treatment of cystitis is the quantity of herbal teas, taken during the day. It should be no less than 1-2 L. The more, the better. It won’t be too hard to drink such amount of liquids if it is distributed evenly throughout a day.

When PH of urine is more than 7: Combine together 3 parts of horsetail grass, 3 parts of St.John’s wort, 4 parts of nettle leaves, 4 parts of birch leaves and 2 parts of rupture wort. 1 tbsp of the mix put in 200 ml of boiling water and steep for 30 min. take from 1 tbsp to 1/4 cup 3 times a day after meal for 2 weeks.

When PH of urine is less then 7: Combine 2 parts of barberry bark, 2 parts of mountain cranberry leaves, and 1 part of poplar buds. Steep 1 tbsp of the mix in 200 ml of boiling water for 30 min. Take from 1 tbsp to 1/4 of cup 4 times a day before meal for 2 weeks.

Handful of mountain cranberry leaves boil for 10 min in 3 cups of water. Steep for 4 hours, filter and drink 3 times a day. Used as diuretic at cystitis.

Prepare a mix of 15 g of horsetail grass, 15 g of cinquefoil root and 20 g of plantain leaves. Put 1 tbsp of the mix in 2 cups of boiling water, steep for 1 hour and filter. Drink 1 cup of warm liquid in the evening.

Combine 4 parts of mountain cranberry leaves, 4 parts of chamomile flowers, 3 parts of elder flowers, 2 parts of St.John’s wort grass and 1 part of barberry leaves. Preparation and dosage as explained above. Both remedies provide diuretic effect at cystitis.

Mix together equal parts of chamomile flowers and horsetail grass. Steep 1 tbsp of the mix in 1 cup of boiling water. Drink 3 cups (hot) during a day when there is a painful urination.

Boil 2 tsp of mountain cranberry leaves in 1 cup of water for 15 min at low heat. Filter and drink during the day.

Mix together 20 g of each: mountain cranberry leaves, St. John’s wort grass, elder flowers, chamomile flowers and poplar buds. Boil 1 tbsp of the mix in 3 cups of water for 30 min. Filter and drink ½ cup 4-5 times a day.

2 tsp of mountain cranberry leaves put in 1 cup of water and boil for 15 min at low heat. Filter and drink during the day.

Mix together equal parts of chamomile flowers and horsetail grass. Steep 1 tbsp of the mix in 1 cup of boiling water. Drink 3 cups (hot) during a day when having a painful urination at cystitis.

Mix together 20 g of each: mountain cranberry leaves, St. John’s wort grass, elder flowers, chamomile flowers and poplar buds. Boil 1 tbsp of the mix in 3 cups of water for 30 min. Filter and drink 1/2 cup 4-5 times a day.

Combine 10 parts of horsetail grass, 10 parts of tansy flowers and 20 parts of mountain cranberry leaves. Put 1 tbsp of the mix in 200 g of water, bring to a boil and steep for 6 hours. Drink 1/3 cup 3 times a day after meal.

Put 1 tsp of crushed parsley leaves and roots in 1 cup of boiling water, steep for 2-3 hours and drink 1 cup a day 1 hour before meal.

Place 1 tbsp of knotweed in 200 g of boiling water and steep for 2 hours. Drink 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meal.

Steep 1 tbsp of nettle leaves or roots in 200 g of boiling water for 45 min. Filter and drink 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meal.

Put 1 tsp of birch buds in ½ cup of boiling water. Drink during a day.

Chronic cystitis: combine 2 parts of poplar buds, 3 parts of peppermint leaves, and 4 parts of pear leaves. 1 tbsp of the mix put in 200 ml of boiling water and steep for 40 min. Take from 1 tbsp to 1/3 cup 3 times a day before meal for one-one and a half months 2-3 times a year.