My dad has more than 8 kidney stones in both kidneys right now. We just found out from the doctor. He has been in pain for more than 2 weeks now. It is a stabbing pain. Does anyone have any home remedies I can try giving him? If so please let me know!
By Zareena from Alpharetta, GA
I have dealt with kidney stones several times over the years. The best home remedy I have found is :
6 oz. pure pineapple juice, mixed with 6 oz. tonic water
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Pinch of ground cinnamon
Mix juice and tonic water, lick the palm of your hand. Put a pinch of cinnamon, and a pinch of nutmeg on your palm. Lick this off your hand, then wash it down with juice mix. The tonic water will relax the stomach muscles, The pineapple juice will cleanse the kidney. The cinnamon helps with infection, and the nutmeg will soften and help break up the stone. Do this a few times a day. The stone will break up and pass easily within 1-3 days normally.
85% of kidney stones are crystallized acids with sharp points, such as Uric Acid or Calcium Oxalate stuck in one of the 2 narrow renal tubes connecting kidneys with the bladder. They will give you periodic pain attacks on the lower left or right side of your backbone. The acid crystals cannot dissolve as long as your urine is acid and therefore you need to buffer your urine to lower its acidity. 2 agents will do that well enough to have the stones dissolve to the size of coarse sand and come out. Take one heaping teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda with lots of water.
I had a kidney stone the size of a 50cent piece of course I had to have it removed, but there remained pieces I refused to have surgery again. I had a wonderful urologist and he understood,so he told me to drink all the lime juice I could. Not limeade, lime juice. Within a few days I passed all the stones.I understand it is very painful for men my heart goes out to your father.Some of the other suggestions given to you sound real good as well. God bless.
Just read a book that says that visualization works great. First count backwards from 100 to 1. Then start to visualize the stones in your body and the white blood cells attacking them. See the stones getting smaller and smaller with each attack. Now you can see the attack as one with swords or a light saber like in Star Wars. What is important is that you see the results of the attack on the stones.
Do a google search on The Silva Method.
My husband has gotten kidney stones and the fastest, most complete relief came from a product at the healthy habits nutrition store. It is a liquid called Chanca Piedra by Raintree Nutrition. Perhaps a local herb or nutrition/health store will have this. I know this isn't homemade, but it is a powerful and fast remedy. God bless, I know he is hurting.
Consume 12 ozs of beer. Best wishes.
By Mary Nelson01/06/2011
Here is a remedy I just read about in Midwifery Today. It talks mostly about UTIs, but mentions that it dissolves kidney stones too.
Drinking parsley tea is a great way to help stamp out urinary tract infections (UTIs). Rinse one bunch of parsley with cold water; place it in a glass bowl and pour boiling water over it. Put a plate on top of the bowl and allow the tea to steep for 30 minutes. Remove the parsley from the bowl. Add honey to the tea if needed to mask the taste. Drink the tea, hot or cold, regularly during an 8-hour period. It will flush out a UTI and even dissolve kidney stones. In 27 years, I have seen no adverse side effects from the use of this tea. If the urine of a woman with a UTI were cultured, it is most likely that E. coli would be discovered. Women should wipe their privates from front to back to help avoid this problem.
Joan M. Dolan
Tricks of the Trade, Midwifery Today, Issue 64
By vicki hood01/06/2011
Google remedy of olive oil and lemon juice. It works. Bust up stones to sand. Dad can pee into a nylon and see the busted up stones.
Hulda Clark has a website she offers a homemade drink, but you need to follow it to the "t" and it's pretty severe, but claims to work using the olive oil mixture.
I have suffered intermittently from kidney stones for nearly 9 years. One was so bad I had to have surgery to remove it. Later, my grandmother was hospitalized with a kidney stone and told me about a home remedy given to her by a nurse and believe me, this really works! Mix 2 oz of olive oil and 2 oz of lemon juice, drink it straight down and follow with a large glass of water at the first sign of stone pain. The stone(s) will pass within 24 hours. I have eliminated at least 8 stones with this remedy and have not gone back to the urologist since I started taking this.
By Marjorie C. Woodworth01/04/2011
My husband has been plagued with kidney stones for the last few years. So I had saved the above website in my favorites. Please read over the website and it will give you a list of foods to avoid if a person has kidney stones. My husband can still eat these foods, but he has to limit himself.
I've had three different bouts of kidney stones over the last 15 years. For the first two times, I ended up having to have surgery. Doctors went up with a "basket", busted them up, and brought them out. For the third time, I was fortunate enough to take a medicine called Urogesic Blue. It relaxes the urinary tract. I started taking it one morning and flushed myself with water all day. I passed the stone at 5pm that evening.
Prayers to your dad! Kidney stone pain is worse than childbirth. I had my first stone 3 months after my child was born...I would have much rather delivered another baby!
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Does anyone have any good suggestions on how to get rid of or prevent kidney stones? My Chiropractor of all people is who found that I had a kidney stone! After that I went to the emergency room because I have no insurance. They ran all kinds of expensive tests (over $2000) and said "You have a kidney stone and a gall stone". They gave me 3 prescriptions for pain pills and sent me home. It's no wonder people get addicted to pain killers!
That was last August and I have been in pain since then. The only thing that seemed to help was drinking cranberry juice. I found the next best thing at Wal-Mart, concentrated cranberry pills. They worked for a while, but now the pain is back even when I take the pills. I'm on my 4th bottle now and take 6 cranberry pills a day. I still have a lot of pain. Is there anything that would help besides pain pills?
luv2craft from Normalville, PA
By Cheryl from MO
As for the kidney stones, my husband has had several. Drinking soda is supposed to be detrimental, and his doctor told him to avoid salty snacks. He has had some removed surgically as well as lithotripsy, but the past few he has been able to pass on his own in a couple of days after drinking plenty of water. Kidney stones, left untreated, can also cause problems if they were to block off the urine flow and cause actual kidney problems. Again, as difficult as it is to think of paying those bills, you do need to be seen by a doctor. Trudy (05/05/2006)
This was given to me by an elderly lady that said her family always used this for kidney stones. Hope this will help. Also see a Dr. if needed. My husband did see a Dr. and this tea helped better than what the Dr. gave him. (05/05/2006)
The doctor said yesterday that I have a kidney stone the size of a quarter that is too large to pass so I will probably have to have surgery.
Thanks again everybody. This probably won't be my last kidney stone so I'll use your home remedies next time I have a stone. (05/19/2006)
Best to you. (05/27/2006)
By Jim in Jax
The magnesium will dissolve the stones and the B-6 will lower the acid in the urine that causes the stone to form. You should notice tiny bits of the stone in gravel form exiting your urethra within a week. These are good sources of vitamins and minerals that your body uses anyway. This info came from a chiropractic source back in the 70s and has worked for me. (05/18/2007)
I have suffered from kidney stones for 2 years really bad pain. I went on a search and found the most wonderful place in India. The above address. It is run by an 86 year old man and his 45 yr old son and they have been dissolving stones for over 30 years. I started the medicine which is herbs and minerals. It took 2 and one half weeks after medicine I still had pain while they shrunk.
I have no pain at all their price $50.00 for a huge amount that lasts 6 weeks this is sent from God. His name is Mahadev Patil and you are welcome to pull up his site and tell him I gave a testimony. No pain for once they are gone. Please pass to others to help them I am one thankful woman. (08/28/2008)
How often are you supposed to drink the lemon juice and olive oil to help get rid of kidney stone pain?
By jmp from Bakersfield, CA
I have a folder entitled kidney stones that I saved in My Favorites and here is a website I believe will be beneficial to you. One of the pages gives a list of foods that cause kidney stones. The foods can be still eaten, but in smaller amounts.
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