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Herbal Remedy for Frequent Urination

Updated on June 21, 2013

Treating Frequent Urination Herbally

Frequent urination can be a serious problem for those who suffer from it. It tends to affect the daily lifestyle including our professional and personal lives too. Frequent urination might occur due to urinary tract infection, diabetes, enlarged prostrate or due to enlarged prostrate bladder. Pregnancy or excessive intake of beverages too might be responsible for excessive urination.

Herbal Remedies for Frequent Urination

Since too much urination may cause not just physical but mental damage also, so it is better to opt for herbal remedies which have been found to be useful in dealing with the same.

Saw Palmetto: If the frequent urination occurs due to the enlargement of the prostrate bladder then this herb might prove helpful to you. This herb has ant-inflammatory properties which help in reducing the activities of the enzymes responsible for causing urine. However, this herb should not be taken by pregnant women or the one who is breastfeeding. According to the Medical Center at University of Maryland, saw palmetto herb has been found to be effective in reducing various symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Pumpkin Seeds Extract for Frequent Urination Treatment
Pumpkin Seeds Extract for Frequent Urination Treatment | Source

Pumpkin Seed Extract: Pumpkin seeds are said to be rich in fatty acids thus they make the prostrate bladder strong. Taking a mixture of pumpkin seeds with water helps to stop excessive urination.

Corn Silk as Herbal Remedy for Frequent Urination
Corn Silk as Herbal Remedy for Frequent Urination | Source

Corn Silk: If urination is caused due to any kind of infection in the bladder or due to chronic cystitis then corn silk can be found to be effective in treating the same. It is known to have antibacterial properties as well as it is antiseptic too which helps in soothing the bladder and thus provides relief to the person suffering from urination. Apart from urination problem it is also found to be effective in various other health problems too. It is also used for treating bed wetting too.

Cranberry helps treat Urinary Infection Naturally
Cranberry helps treat Urinary Infection Naturally | Source

Cranberry: Cranberry is one of the most important herbal remedies for frequent urination. It is primarily a native fruit of North America.It should also be taken by those suffering from Urinary Tract Infections. It is known to contain anti-bacterial properties. This can be taken either in the form of juices which are available in the market or else in the form of direct fruit or capsule. It prevents the growth of infection causing bacteria in your bladder.

uva ursi is a useful hub for treating frequent urination
uva ursi is a useful hub for treating frequent urination | Source

Uva Ursi: It is diuretic and antiseptic herb which is meant to treat urinary infections which in turn leads to excessive urination. But this has to be avoided by pregnant women. You can buy either its capsules or take it in the form of dried leaves. Drinking herbal tea of uva ursi is helpful in reducing urination.

Buchu Herb helps treat Urination Problem Herbally
Buchu Herb helps treat Urination Problem Herbally | Source

Buchu: This herb is known to have cooling properties and thus soothes the bladder. It is also antiseptic and anti-inflammatory and is effective in treating urinary infections and thus reduces urination too. For best results you need to drink herbal buchu tea daily.

(The above information is correct and relevant to the best of my knowledge but it is always advisable that a good doctor is consulted if anyone is suffering from frequent urination. The information is meant solely for educational purpose alone)


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      Bronnie 14 months ago

      Thanks for sharing. I had frequent urination caused by cystitis for over 2 years. My condition was cured by a herbal medicine called diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill. I think herbs are useful and effective.

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      Lisa 5 years ago

      OMG! I have dealt with this since a i was a kid. I hate Cranberry Juice, but if you find 100%, not cocktail., it's just the best for this problem!

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      Shadaan Alam 5 years ago from India

      thanks Vinaya for reading this hub, i really hope and pray that pumpkin seeds helps your father.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      My father has this problem, he is is using a herb which is quite rare. I will suggest him to try pumpkin seeds.

      P.S :Thanks for reading and commenting on my home hair remedy hub.