The following is meant as a guideline as to what natural foods and remedies a person can use for certain ailing problems. These protocols are meant as a helpful guide and are not meant to diagnose or treat. In office recommendations are not included.
Bladder infections (cystitis): Symptoms include frequent urination, pain and burning during urination, fowl smell and cloudiness or darkness on urine, some dizziness and nausea.
Drink at least 2 quarts of water or pure unsweetened cranberry juice diluted with water daily. Take goldenseal root capsules, 2 caps three times a day for 1 week to 10 days. Take Uva Ursi herb 3 caps 3 times a day (not in pregnancy), eat fresh garlic or take garlic capsules, take 3-5 drops of oregano oil in glass of water 3-4 times a day, take probiotics
Eat lots of celery, parsley and watermelon. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, soft drinks, chocolate, sugar and processed foods, refined carbohydrates, also citrus fruits. If you have:
Cystitis symptoms and weakness, fluid retention and chilliness take Arsenicum
Cystitis symptoms and fluid retention with joint pains take Nux vomica
Cystitis symptoms and fluid retention take Belladonna and/or Mercurius
For bladder stones: drink 1 quart of parsley tea each day for 3 days then 2 cups a day for 2 weeks
Emotion linked to bladder – literally being “pissed off”