Pain, constant urge to urinate… alternative medicines help prevent recurrence of this bladder condition.
1. Homeopathic prescription for cystitis
In case of recurrent urinary tract infection, take Colibacillinum 4CH, 2 granules 3 times a day. Combine with Cantharis 5CH, 2 granules 3 times a day to relieve burning during urination. Discontinue upon improvement.
2. Naturopathy : the solution to recover from cystitis
Cut out alcohol and avoid highly brewed tea or strong coffee. Opt for foods rich in vitamin C to boost your immunity: citrus fruits, red fruits, green vegetables, cabbage, peppers… Choose foods and condiments with anti-infectious properties: garlic, onion, thyme, cinnamon, mint, oregano. Add invigorating spices like ginger. Take pollen as a dietary supplement.
3. Aromatherapy : which essential oils against cystitis ?
Opt for mountain savory and compact oregano, two essential oils with antibiotic properties. Pour one drop of each on a spoon of honey, to be diluted in a thyme tea (anti-infectious plant). 2 cups per day after meals.
4. Urinary tract infection: the right reflex to adopt
Fight constipation, often associated with recurrent cystitis. Drink plenty of water, exercise, especially crunches, eat high-fiber foods and take a course of probiotics.
5. Phytotherapy: the winning plants against cystitis
To prevent recurrence, opt for a cure of North American cranberry, dosed at 36 mg of proanthocyanidins (PAC) for 3 to 6 months – it is a natural antibiotic. Stimulate your defenses by taking Echinacea mother tincture (40 drops twice a day for 15 days).
6. The express tip for urinary tract infections
As soon as the crisis begins, drink a liter and a half of water to dilute the urine and evacuate the germs right away.
And if it doesn’t pass? Go to your doctor who will prescribe a urine strip analysis.