Natural and Herbal Treatments for Bladder Infections

A ladder infection occurs when bacteria sticks to the bladder walls and causes the infection. There are many natural remedies that can help you get rid of a bladder infection with out having to take prescription medication. Since the infection affects the bladder the most effective treatment is to get the infection and the infection causing bacteria flushed out of the system.

Drink plenty of water on an average you should have about 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. If this does not create the urge to pass urine then increase your consumption of water. Apart from the eight to ten glasses of water you should have at least 4 glasses of cranberry juice. Cranberry juice makes the urine acidic which causes the bacteria to want to move out and not stick to the bladder.

Another common natural remedy for bladder infection is uva ursi. This is available in the form of a capsule and can be easily obtained from a corner herbal store. It is a shrub which has been used for ages to help treat bladder infections. You should be able to get 500 milligram capsules. Take about 9 capsules a day till the symptoms subside.

Goldenrod tea is another effective cure for bladder infections and has been approved by the German Commission E (American equivalent to FDA) to treat bladder infections. Herbs of Choice had also chosen goldenrod as one of the safest and most effective herb to get rid of bladder infection. The tea can be prepared by taking a spoon of the dried herb in one cup of water for 10-15 minutes, strain and drink 2-3 cups till the symptoms subside.

Corn silk is another herb that has proven to be effective in curing bladder infections. Take about a teaspoon of the dried herb and two teaspoons of the herb if it is fresh in a cup of water. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes. Strain and have 2-3 cups of the tea everyday to get rid of bladder infection.

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