Herbal Remedies for Edema and Ascites

The general circulation of fluids throughout the organism is almost entirely dependent on the activity of heart and liver. So when these two organs get sick, one of the most important signs of disease is fluid retention: oedema, when the heart is affected, and ascites, when the liver is diseased. Both these signs need medical attention (especially ascites), but you can also augment any conventional treatment with one of the following remedies. Just be careful not to use more than 2-3 at once, because the cumulative effect may be too strong and you won’t even know which remedy was the most helpful in your case.

Burdock root tea

Burdock root tea

Infusions and decoctions

  • Wormwood root. Add 1 tablespoon of dried root in 150 ml of water, cover the recipient and slowly boil for 10 minutes. Then let steep for another 30 minutes. Take 1-2 teaspoons, 3 times a day, for 7 days.
  • Burdock root. Add 1 tablespoon of finely cut dried root in 200 ml of water and slowly boil for 15 minutes. Take 1-2 tablespoons, 4 times a day, between meals.
  • Wheatgrass root. Add 6 tablespoons of finely cut dried root in 1 l of water and let the mixture boil until ¾ of water evaporates. Take 1 tablespoon, 5 times a day.
  • Parsley. Add 2 tablespoons of dried leaves in a cup of hot boiled water and let steep for 2 hours, in a thermos bottle. Drink 50-70 ml, 3 times a day.
  • Lovage. Add 3-4 tablespoons of dried leaves in 1 l of water and let steep for 15-20 minutes. Drink 200 ml, 5 times a day.
  • Horsetail. Add 2 tablespoons of dried plant in a cup of hot boiled water and let steep for 30 minutes, in a thermos bottle. Take 3 tablespoons, 3 times a day, between meals.
  • Flax seeds. Add 4 tablespoons of seeds in 1 l of water and slowly boil for 15 minutes Then let steep for another hour. Drink as hot as possible, 130 ml, 7 times a day.

Tinctures

  • Hawthorn. Add 4 tablespoons of dried flowers in 150 ml of alcohol 40% and let the mixture macerate for 7 days. Take 15-20 drops in a glass of water, 3 times a day.
  • Parsley seeds. Add 2 tablespoons of ground seeds in 200 ml alcohol 40% and let the mixture macerate for 21 days. Take 12-15 drops in 100 ml of water, 2 times a day, before a meal.
  • Birch buds. Fill a bottle with buds and alcohol 40% and let the mixture macerate for a month in a warm and dark place. Take 30 drops in a glass of water, 1-3 times a day, progressively, for three weeks (once a day in the first week, 2 times a day in the second, and 3 times a day in the third).

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