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These 7 Herbs Can Help Cleanse Our Kidneys

Kidneys are responsible for managing the body liquids and flushing out waste and toxins from the body. A kidney working perfectly filters and purifies hemoglobin and sends trash out of the body through urine.

Kidney’s strength can be sustained through a proper diet, training, and a few natural remedies.

What is Kidney Cleanse?

Kidney cleanse is consuming an adequate amount of fluids in the form of foods such as in fruits and vegetables, water and other liquid.

Few, kidney cleanse foods are beetroot, watermelon, lemon juice, pumpkin seeds, smoothies made of different fruits.

Also, there are certain vitamins and minerals which play a role in kidney cleanse such as vitamin B2, vitamin B6, and magnesium.

Kidneys cleanse help keep the blood pressure under control and improve the functioning of the urinary tract, boost immunity and clear toxins from the entire body.

Kidney cleanses through herbs is a natural approach and an easy way to keep the functioning of kidneys.

These 7 Herbs Can Help Cleanse Our Kidneys

These 7 Herbs Can Help Cleanse Our Kidneys

Natural kidney strength can be maintained with the help of some herbs. They keep the kidney functioning best and do not leave any side effects in the body. These herbs can be used for kidney cleanse as well


Curcumin, active ingredient present turmeric inhibits the growth of microorganisms in the body and keeps the kidney functioning at their best.

It is a traditional herb and a dietary spice that has significant anti-inflammatory properties.(1)


The anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties of garlic, which is due to the presence of allicin in it, play a role in kidney cleansing. It plays a role in chronic kidney disease reducing hypertension and oxidative stress, thereby improving renal dysfunction.(2)

It is efficient in keeping the kidney functioning at its best.

Garlic is actually an excellent choice for people with chronic kidney disease.


Ginger offers the body with numerous health benefits and maintaining kidney function in one amongst those many.

Zingiber officinale, a rich source of antioxidant including gingerol, shogaols, zingerones play a role in removing the microbes and keeping the kidney fit.

It can be consumed in many ways such as in tea or in the meals.


Eating cranberries can protect the kidneys. They prevent the development and growth of ulcers and bacteria in the urinary tract.

The sweet flavor of cranberry juice makes you drink more of it. There are a few evidence of it preventing UTI in some people.(3)

The best way to take cranberry is to drink its pure juice or take cranberry supplements.

Dandelion Root

Dandelion acts as a diuretic increasing the amount of urine and plays a role in improving kidney function.

It also helps improve the immune system.

Along with improving the kidney function it also plays a role in fighting inflammation in the body.

It can be taken in tea and can be consumed three times a day.


Parsley has anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of antioxidants and regulates the urinary pH. It regulates the blood pressure and keeps the kidney healthy and also lowers the risk of kidney stones.(4)

It is high in oxalates which may increase the risk of kidney stones.

Celery Root

Celery roots act as a diuretic and neutralize the pH and stimulate the kidney function.

It helps the body get rid of toxins by stimulating the kidney function.

Due to the potassium and sodium content, it acts as a stimulating tonic for the kidney. It is extremely good for patients with kidney dysfunction.

Pregnant females, nursing mothers, children of people with kidney disease should not go for kidney cleanse. If taking a natural approach for the kidney cleanse, talk to a doctor or consult a health professional to avoid any unnecessary side effects on health.

Sheetal DeCaria, M.D.
Sheetal DeCaria, M.D.
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Sheetal DeCaria, M.D. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:December 27, 2019

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