Home remedies for kidney stones

kidney-stone Kidney stone in the urinary tract is the most common disorder in today’s environment. The chemicals which are present in the urine viz – uric acid, phosphorus, calcium, and oxalic acid are generally responsible for the formation of the stones in the kidney. The stones may differ in sizes from tiny gravel like substances to a bird’s egg shape. Stones are formed due to some non soluble products in the urine. The main constituents of the stone are generally calcium oxalate or phosphate. The main part being the calcium, others are just a mixture of calcium, ammonium and magnesium, phosphates and carbonates.


The main symptoms of kidney stones includes painful attempt to pass down the ureter. The pain is felt in the sideways first then it moves to the lower part of the body.

The other main symptoms includes- obstacle in urination, painful urination, scanty urination, nausea, vomiting, sweating and chills. There may be some blood passing through the urine also.


Kidney stones occur when there is defect in the general metabolism of the body, scanty urination due to extreme perspiration and low water intake. It also occurs as a result of lack of vitamin A and excess of vitamin D. Overeating also causes stones, when we consume more spicy foods, acid forming fluids, meat, coffee, white flour, tea etc, we become more prone to kidney stones

Simple home remedies

Using kidney beans or French beans

After removing the pods from the beans, you have to slice the pods into two pieces. Now in 4 liters of water you have to take about 60 gms of the pods and then boil it for 20 mins. After boiling you have to filter it and keep it to be cool. The fluid should be consumed every two hours for about seven days. One thing must be remembered that you cannot keep the prepared liquid for more than twenty four hours.

Using basil leaves

Kidney stone can be cleared through the urine by consuming basil leaves mixed with honey.

Consuming vitamin B6

If vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is consumed therapeutically with other B– complex vitamins then after several months the patient gets total relief from kidney stones.