Home Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections

For most people, especially women, urinary tract infections (UTIs) have become a constant part of their lives. When left untreated, UTI infections can result in permanent conditions, such as urine incontinence, entailing people to undergo stress urinary incontinence laser treatments! To help you treat your infections at home, here are a few top-notch remedies that you can try:

Drink Parsley Water

Not only does parsley water make for a fantastically revitalizing after dinner drink, it also helps to alleviate symptoms of a urinary tract infection. What you need:

  • 1-2 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp. dried parsley or ½ cup fresh parsley

Directions:

If you are using fresh parsley, bring the water to a boil and stir in the leaves. Reduce the heat and allow the brew to simmer steadily for 6-10 minutes, until the leaves infuse the water. Strain the brew, discard the leaves, and drink up hot. You can even pop in the refrigerator to prepare a parsley iced tea. When using dried Parsley leaves, stir in the leaves in boiling water, cover, and let it steep for 8-10 minutes. Strain and drink at least twice a day. All good gynecologists in Dubai even advice pregnant women to drink this remedy to prevent urinary infections along the way.

Baking Soda and Vinegar

To treat UTI, mix one heaped tsp. of baking soda in a glass of water and drink daily on an empty stomach. When using apple cider vinegar, mix 2 tbsp. of vinegar in a glass of water and drink at least 20 minutes before eating a meal. You can add honey to make the taste bearable, if you desire. In addition, you can use apple cider vinegar and baking soda as a genital wash. Add a teaspoon of both to some lukewarm water and clean the opening of your urethra twice with this water. The bathe would alleviate discomfort and sooth the area.

Juniper Berries

To prepare juniper tea, mix one tablespoon of berries in 8 ounces of boiling water.  Allow the brew to steep for about 20 minutes and drink at least two cups per day. However, Juniper berries are not advisable for individuals with kidney diseases, pregnant women, and lithium users. It is also not prescribed to diabetic patients, since it can lower blood glucose levels.

Ginger Tea

To prepare the tea, add a piece of ginger to 1 cup of boiling water, and allow it to simmer for about 10 minutes. Strain and drink up. You can add a teaspoon of honey to improve the taste. However, do not consume more than 3 cups of ginger tea in a day.

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