Oedema is a condition where the body retains fluids; this leads to swelling all over the body. If the condition is related to a kidney dysfunction then you will notice swelling under the eyes first thing in the morning. Later during the day the swelling will be noticed around the ankles. If the condition is due to a liver disease then there will be severe swelling around the abdomen.
There are several remedies that you can avail of in order to treat this condition. Though most would opt to go in for anti biotic treatments to cure this condition; there are several home remedies that you can use in order to get relief and prevent the swelling.
Pineapple is one of the many home remedies that are effective in the treatment of this condition. The presence of huge amounts of chlorine in the fruit helps to get rid of the waste from the body; this includes the excess and accumulated water in the body.
When you are suffering with this condition Arjuna is a helpful herb that comes to your aid. Mix a spoon of the herb in water or milk and add honey to sweeten the drink. This must be had on an empty stomach or before meals. The best time to have it is in the morning before breakfast.
In order to get rid of the excess water from your body you need to drink water. This will ensure that all excess fluids are eliminated from the body and that the toxins are flushed out of the body. You may also have lime juice with water in order to aid the flushing of toxins from the body.
In order to prevent the retention of water in the body you must exercise regularly. When you do this you get rid of toxins through your sweat. Thus the excess water in the body is eliminated. Exercising also uses all the minerals and vitamins from the food that you eat thereby preventing swelling or the limbs or abdomen. You can also try yoga or aerobics as a form of exercise in order to keep fit and prevent any water retention and swelling in the body.