Improve Kidney Function Naturally

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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The Role of Melatonin in Kidney Health

The latest science is telling us that melatonin’s therapeutic reach may extend way beyond sleep and it’s almost getting easier to ask: what chronic diseases doesn’t melatonin play a role in? Recent years have seen a flurry of studies showing the protective and therapeutic benefits of melatonin against the most significant chronic diseases of our …

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Everything You Need To Know About Tienchi Ginseng

For thousands of years, health practitioners in China have relied on Tienchi ginseng to treat and support recovery from a wide range of health conditions. This traditional herb is so revered that the 1578 Compendium of Materia Medica (the most complete and comprehensive medical book ever written in the history of Traditional Chinese medicine) referred …

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IgA Nephropathy and CKD and Renal failure

What Is IgA Nephropathy & How Can We Treat It?

IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune condition also known as Berger’s disease, is the most common primary glomerulonephritis in the world and can result in progression to kidney failure/end-stage renal disease in some people. Thankfully, natural medicine offers a number of resources when it comes to treating IgA nephropathy and protecting the kidneys from damage. Read on …

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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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Fo Ti – a Herb to Support The Kidneys & Klotho Production

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has given us a number of amazing herbs to use in the treatment of kidney disease and Fo-ti is no different. Let’s have a look at this unique herb. Polygynum multiflorum (also known as Fo-ti or He shou wu) is one of the most popular herbs in TCM and is used …

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Rehmannia and renal disease, diabetes, stem cells, kidney health

Rehmannia… Angiotensin II, Diabetes, Stem Cells & More!

Rehmannia is capable of slowing down or halting the progression of kidney disease when used in the early stages of renal failure. This herb targets the kidneys directly, so it is considered very useful, especially for improving the strength of the still working aspects of the kidney. Let’s have a look at the actions of …

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Healthy Kidney Recipe, Alkaline recipe, Kidney food, Renal diet, Kidney diet

Kidney Safe Recipe – Zoodles with Mushrooms and Pine Nuts

Food really is the cornerstone to good health. Without good nutrition we can’t expect our body to function optimally or to heal ourselves from disease. As the father of medicine, Hippocrates, once said, ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.’ However, for people with kidney disease, knowing what to eat and what …

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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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