June 13, 2015

5 Teas for Urinary Infection

Urinary tract infections are commonly appear in both sexes, although, due to the anatomy of the urethra is more vulnerable to men. 

In women, the urethra is closer to the anus and the vagina, which makes bacteria from the digestive tract to easily pass into the urethras and to bring urinary infection.

The most common cause of urinary tract infections is bacteria. 

Some of most known bacteria are E. coli, Proteus, and Pseudomonas spp

They are normal inhabitants of the gastrointestinal tract, however, when there are problems with digestion, constipation, poor hygiene, there is multiplication of bacteria which crossing through intesitines in circulation ending with  urethra.

Symptoms of urinary infections are burning and pain during urination, unpleasant pain in the lower abdomen, blood in the urine, frequent urination.

Natural Treatment of Urinary Infections

To help yourself and eliminate the symptoms of urinary infection that depletes you, try to use some of the following teas that have proven effect in the natural treatment of the symptoms of urinary bacterial infections.
natural treatment of urinary infections

To help yourself in elimination of the symptoms of urinary infection, try to use some of the following teas that have proven effects in the natural treatment of the urinary bacterial infections.

  • Cranberry

Cranberry is a medicinal plant that can undoubtedly be called a plant for urinary infection. 

Anthocyanosides in cranberries prevent the adhesion of bacteria to the mucous membranes in urinary tract and urinary bladder, thus preventing their colonization, reproduction and spread of the infection.

How to prepare Cranberry tea?

It is necessary to collect 30 g of dried cranberry fruits and put them in ½ liter of water.

Fill the pot with water and put cranberries in it.

Put it on the stove to boil until half an hour, while the half liquid evaporated.

When the tea has a little cooled, strain it and sweetened with honey.

It can be drunk 3 times a day for one cup after a meal. 

  • Bearberry

Bearberry is an herb that has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. 

It is proved to be an excellent natural remedy to combat E. coli.

How to make tea from the bearberry?

Boil 250 ml water on the stove. Remove from heat and add 1 tablespoon of bearberry dry leafs.

Cover bowl and leave to stand for 10 minutes. Strain the tea and drink it 3 times a day, always freshly prepared.

  • Parsley

Parsley is a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory natural remedy and strong diuretic.

Infusion of parsley

Pour 20 g of parsley leaves with 250ml of boiling water. When the tea has cooled, strain it and drink.

Tea can be drink maximum 2 times for a day.

  • Dandelion

Dandelion is a strong diuretic and works effectively in inflammatory processes in the bladder.

 Dandelion tea

Two teaspoons of dried dandelion put in pot and pour with cold water. When water with dandelion boils, remove from heat and let it stands for 15 minutes. Strain the tea and drink it 2 times a day for 6 weeks.

Tea mixtures for urinary infection

- 40 g of horsetail
- 40 g mint leaves
- 40 g leaves and flowers of St. John's worth
- 40 g of plantain leaf
- 20 g of thyme

Tablespoons of this mixture pour with 1 liter of water and cook until it boils.

When the tea has cooled, drain it and keep in good sealed glass jar in a dark place.

It can be drunk 3 times daily per 1 500 ml before meals and 500 ml after meals.