Asparagus can aid with kidney infections
By Pure Matters
Preparations of Asparagus are used as a diuretic, although the effectiveness for the claimed application has not been sufficiently documented.
Asparagus Rhizome and Root
Approved by Commission E:
- Infections of the urinary tract
- Kidney and bladder stones
Traditional uses of the root include application for nonspecific inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract and for prevention of kidney and bladder stones (irrigation therapy). Among other folk medicine uses are dropsy, rheumatic conditions, liver disease, bronchial asthma, and gout. These applications have not been proved.
The root is used to treat irritable cough, coughing with blood, dry mouth and throat, and constipation.
Uses in homeopathy include kidney stones and cardiac insufficiency.
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