Herbal Medicines

Cordyceps and Kidney renal disease

Cordyceps Sinensis & Kidney Function

Cordyceps sinensis (also called Caterpillar fungus) has been recorded officially as a herbal drug in the Chinese pharmacopoeia and is one of the most famous traditional Chinese medicines and medicinal mushrooms. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) traditionally used Cordyceps as an adaptogen and immune supportive herb, to support the kidney and lung systems.  Cordyceps is actually …

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Golden Rod… a Golden Herb for Urinary Tract Infections!

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are no joke. Not only are they incredibly uncomfortable but they can also lead to kidney damage. If you’ve experienced a UTI yourself I’m sure you haven’t forgotten the burning, pain and the constant feeling like you have to ’go’. Natural medicines are extremely well placed when it comes to treating …

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Turmeric in diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular disease

The Protective Role of Turmeric in Disease

Most people have heard that turmeric can lower inflammation and is useful for arthritis, but does it have any benefits when it comes to kidney disease? Short answer = yes, read on to find out how.  Turmeric is a highly powerful herb with a number of amazing health and healing properties. This ancient spice, celebrated …

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Schisandra berries for CKD

Schisandra Chinensis – Helping Everything from Diabetes to IgA Nephropathy

Schisandra chinensis is a herb that has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. And for good reason. This herb might just do it all!  Schisandra has long been used in the traditional medicines of China and Russia for a wide variety of ailments, including respiratory disease, asthma, insomnia, kidney problems and …

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ginger in kidney disease, benefits of ginger in KCD

One Simple Cooking Herb May Reverse Oxidative Kidney Damage

We’ve all cooked with it, added it to a veggie juice, or had it as a warming soothing tea. But now the scientists at the Sri Venkateswara University in India (Molecular Biology division) have taken it one step further and started running extensive tests on this humble herb. This humble herb you know as Ginger, …

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