Ayurvedic Ways to Stop Dialysis Naturally

This shloka means when the urine gets stuck in the urinary bladder or there is a retention of urine.

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As Per Ayurveda Aspect

Chronic kidney disease or renal failure (वृक्क रोग) is a disease of mutravaha srotas (मूत्रवह स्रोतस). All three doshas and dushyas are involved in this disease. Kapha dosha is involved in blocking the microvessels and Vata is responsible for the degeneration of the kidneys. Kidneys are made up of mainly 2 dathus: rakta and meda dhatus.

As Per Modern Aspect

The kidney is the most important organ of the body which is very essential and it eliminates the waste products from the body. Chronic renal failure refers to as an irreversible deterioration in the renal function when the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is below 30ml/min. Several diseases such as blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of kidney failure.

What Are the Causes of Renal Failure?

  • Diabetes (मधुमेह) and high blood pressure (उच्च रक्तचाप) are the main causes of renal failure
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Nephritic syndrome
  • Urinary tract infections (मूत्रमार्ग के संक्रमण)

Other Common Causes are

  • Heart attack (हृदय रोग)
  • Use of illegal drugs
  • Urinary tract problems (मूत्रमार्ग की समस्याएं)

What are the Symptoms of Renal Failure?

  • Pedal edema (पाद शोफ)
  • Itching
  • Muscle cramps (मांसपेशियों में ऐंठन)
  • Vomiting (वमन)
  • Nausea (जी मिचलाना)
  • Excessive urination or no urination (मूत्र का अधिक मात्रा में आना या मूत्र न आना)
  • Difficulty in sleeping (निद्रा न आना या अधिक आना)

Here are Several Herbs That Stop Dialysis Naturally and Improve the Function of Kidneys

1. Varuna

Varuna is also known as Crataeva nurvala which is an effective and famous ayurvedic herb. This herb is mainly useful in dysuria, migraine, worm infestation, renal stones etc. In Ayurveda, this herb is used to treat urinary tract infections and breaks down renal stones. It is also useful in treating several other Vata imbalance disorders such as paralysis, neuralgia, bloating, constipation etc. In Charaka Samhita, Varuna is also mentioned in the treatment of abdominal tumor (गुल्म), piles (अर्श) and fever (ज्वर). This herb has bitter (Tikta) and astringent (कषाय) taste. It also balances Vata and Kapha Dosha. Its several functions are mentioned in Ayurveda, it has several functions such as गुरु (heavy), स्निग्ध (Oily), उष्ण (hot potency).

2. Gokshura

Gokshura is an ancient herb which is used for thousands of years and has immense medicinal properties. Its Latin name is Tribulus terrestris and belongs to family Zygophyllaceae. In these modern days, this herb is used for body building and also provides relief in urogenital system. It has a cleaning effect on the urinary tract infection and shows a diuretic effect on the kidney stones. As mentioned in Ayurveda, it has Madhur (sweet) taste and is heavy to digest (गुरु). It balances the three doshas ie., Vata, pitta and Kapha. It also improves vision and also useful in other eye disorders. This herb maintains the urinary composition thereby reduces the risk of stone formation. Pregnant women, lactating mother, and children should take this herb as per doctor’s prescription.

3. Punarnava

Punarnava is the most effective and famous rejuvenating herb used in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. This herb works as a Rasayana for the body and several reproductive organs. In chronic kidney disease or kidney failure, this herb maintains water metabolism and treats pedal edema. It also maintains the proper functioning of liver, heart, and kidneys. Being an excellent diuretic, it is useful in treating high blood pressure. Its other main function as mentioned in Ayurveda such as it is useful in toxic conditions (ग्रह विष), speeds up the wound healing process (व्रणहर) and also improves the digestion process (दीपनी).

4. Bhumyamalaki

Bhumyamalaki is an important ayurvedic herb which protects the kidneys and liver. Being a diuretic, this herb reduces the level of urea and creatinine in the body and also improves the functioning of kidneys. It acts as a laxative which is helpful in treating diarrhea and dysentery. A decoction prepared from this plant acts as a blood purifier and also treats skin infections. The effect of this herb on kidneys and liver diseases had been clinically studied. The internal use of this herb is also beneficial in several gastrointestinal ailments such as hyperacidity, excessive thirst, loss of appetite and constipation. In menstrual-related disorders such as leucorrhea and menorrhagia, this herb is very effective.

5. Shirisha

Shirisha is the most useful and important herb used in the treatment of various disorders. This herb is also indicated in snake bite poisoning. Being an antioxidant, this herb is used to clean and detoxify the sense organs. Of all the herbs used, this herb is very effective in treating the effect of poison. It is also useful in healing the non-healing wounds, eczema, vitiligo, and other skin related disorders.

6. Shigru

Shigru is a well-known herb for its Vata and Kapha pacifying nature and also improves the eyesight. Being an antioxidant herb, it protects the body from various infections and prevents the damage of healthy cells caused by free radicals. Seeds of this herb are anti-inflammatory in nature that reduces the inflammation. It is also useful in arthritis, gout, and cramps. Shigru is rich in magnesium and calcium that improves the strength of bones and teeth and is also useful in other bone-related disorders such as osteoporosis. It is useful in pacifying the Vata and Kapha Dosha. Bark and leaves of this herb are used in reducing severe pain.

7. Apamarg

Apamarg is the most powerful herb used to treat fistula, tumors, obesity, abdominal colic pain, ascites, and urinary stones. Its botanical name is Achyranthes aspera and belongs to family Amaranthaceae. By its diuretic action, this herb is useful in dysuria, water retention, and urine retention. It also helps in the breakdown of kidney and bladder stones. Apamarg enhances the kidney’s function and decreases the levels of urea and creatinine. In the Ayurveda system of medicine, this herb is used in making of special treats (क्षारसूत्र) to treat hemorrhoids, fistula, fissures etc. This herb has a special function in balancing the Vata and Kapha doshas in the body. Being purgative in nature, this herb helps to expel intestinal microbial infections and worm infestation. When it is applied externally it can heal wounds and provides relief in skin related disorders.

The use of above given herbs will help in keeping your kidney healthy and reduce the sitting of dialysis.