Michael Domeny DNP-c, FNP, MS, L.Ac, CD/N,
Licensed Nutritionist, Licensed Acupuncturist
Board certified Herbalist,
Family Nurse Practitioner
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There are myriad of treatment possibilities when it comes to the effect of herbs on diseases of urinary passages. These can include antispasmolitic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant and flushing. Herbal diuretics help the body to rid itself of excess fluid by increasing the rate of urine production by the kidneys. This makes them very versatile in functional complaints as well as in the prevention of recurrent urolithiasis - the process of forming stones in the kidney, bladder, and/or urethra (urinary tract). In addition to their aquatic effect, herbal diuretic are also antidyscratic, (allowing blood purification and regeneration) i.e, they can be used for preventative and curative treatment of metabolic and deposition diseases (arthritis).
Herbal drugs are the first choice for treatment of early stage benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This means that herbs are used very successfully to treat this condition without the need for synthetic alternatives. Based on numerous studies it appears that some of them have anti-androgenic effects.