Here you can find 12 herbs and some reasons why we selected this combination. In the herbal remedies education that our formulators have received, its important to not only target the specific organ or condition that we wish to cleanse or alter, but also remember that the body is a wholistic organism that is intelligent and interconnected. Causing changes to one body system impacts other body systems. For this reason, we have selected the herbs below for a perfect kidney cleansing product.

PHYLLANTHUS NIRURI (Chanca Piedra) - Phyllanthus niruri, commonly known as the 'stone breaker' is an adaptogen with potent antioxidant properties. It has been shown to provide positive kidney health benefits primarily in people with kidney stones.* (Reference: Pucci, N.D., Marchini, G.S., Mazzucchi, E., Reis, S.T., Srougi, M., Evazian, D., & Nahas, W.C. (2018). Effect of Phyllanthus niruri on metabolic parameters of patients with kidney stone: a perspective for disease prevention. Int Braz J Urol. 44(4): 758–764.)

DANDELION ROOT - Dandelion is another common plant with essential properties that may support the kidneys and urinary tract. Dandelion root is an excellent potassium source, which may benefit people with kidney disorders that contribute to potassium loss mainly induced by diuretics.* (Reference: Clare, B.A., Conroy, R.S., & Spelman, K. (2009). The Diuretic Effect in Human Subjects of an Extract of Taraxacum officinale Folium over a Single Day. J Altern Complement Med. 15(8): 929–934.)

UVA URSI - Uva Ursi or bearberry leaf has been researched for its beneficial properties on the urinary tract's inflammatory diseases. It is a traditional herb that has been used to support kidney health. Uva Ursi may promote the elimination of harmful toxins that get stored in the kidneys.* (Reference: Garcia de Arriba, S., Naser, B., & Nolte, K.U. (2013). Risk Assessment of Free Hydroquinone Derived from Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi folium Herbal Preparations. International Journal of Toxicology 32(6) 442-453.)

JUNIPER BERRY POWDER - Juniper berry has a rich history in traditional and alternative medicine. Juniper berry may support the immune system, kidney function, and urinary tract. Juniper is an essential ingredient to prevent the loss of essential electrolytes.* (Reference: Raina, R., Verma, P.K., Peshin, R., & Kour, H. (2019). Potential of Juniperus communis L as a nutraceutical in human and veterinary medicine. Heliyon. 5(8): e02376.)

HYDRANGEA EXTRACT - Hydrangea root bark is a Native American shrub with unique adaptogens and antioxidants that may support the urinary tract. In studies, it has been shown to help the urinary tract by preventing kidney and bladder infections. Most importantly, it enhances the immune system to support all of the organs internal functions.* (Reference: Yarnell, E. (2002). Botanical medicines for the urinary tract. World J Urol 20: 285–293)

STINGING NETTLE (Urtica Dioica) - Stinging nettle or Urtica dioica is a flowering plant that may seem a little hostile due to its jagged, bitter leaves. But, stinging nettle has been used for centuries for several reasons, but mainly for its ability to boost prostate and urinary health.* (Reference: Dizaye, K.F., Alberzingi, B.O., & Sulaiman, S.R. ( 2013). Renal and vascular studies of aqueous extract of Urtica dioica in rats and rabbits. Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2013 (25-31).)

PARSLEY - Parsley leaves contain compounds that provide several anti-inflammatory properties and an ability to regulate urinary pH and reduce blood pressure. Parsley leaves may also help keep the kidneys healthy and lower the risk of kidney stones.* (Reference: Ahmad, A., Saleh, A., Alrusayni, A., Khalid, A., Aloraifi, O.A., & Dhanarasu, S. (2016). Efficacy of parsley (Petroselinum crispum) leaves extract and decoction on status of lipid profile and osmotic fragility in gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity in rats. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 8(3):948-957.)

MILK THISTLE - Milk thistle's active ingredient is known as silymarin. It has been shown to reduce urinary excretion of albumin, TNF-a, and malondialdehyde in patients with diabetic kidney disease. Milk thistle is also commonly used to support liver health, reduce oxidative stress, and support the immune system.* (Reference: Rafieian-Kopaie, M., & Nasri, H. (2012). Silymarin and diabetic nephropathy. J Renal Inj Prev. 1(1): 3–5.)

LEMON POWDER - Lemon balm powder is part of the mint family. It has been used for thousands of years as a calming herb and an excellent natural detoxifier. It is an essential herb to alleviate the symptoms caused by urinary tract problems. It may also reduce the symptoms caused by indigestion, stomach pain, agitation, and anxiety.* (Reference: Rezaei, M., Zamani, S., Ghasemi, A., Rahimi, A., Nabi, N., Changizi-Ashtiyani, S., & Ramezani, Z.A. (2015). The Effects of hydroalcoholic extract of Melissa officinalis L. on the level of renal function and liver enzymes in diabetic. Iranian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol 17 No. 5.)

HOLY BASIL - Holy basil or tulsi is an aromatic shrub that originated in north-central India. It is considered a potent adaptogen with other antimicrobial, antioxidant, and immune-enhancing properties. These essential properties support the body's internal function to prevent oxidative damage, which may enhance inflammation in the body. Anti-inflammatory agents support kidney function by preventing additional damage in their organ functions.* (Reference: Cohen, M.M. (2014). Tulsi - Ocimum sanctum: A herb for all reasons. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 5(4): 251–259.)

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR POWDER Apple cider vinegar powder may aid in kidney stone management by its potential to dissolve mineral deposits due to its acetic acid content. Additionally, it could help prevent the formation of new stones by reducing oxalate levels and offering anti-inflammatory properties.

PASSION FLOWER also known as Passiflora, is believed to offer potential benefits for kidney stones. Its diuretic properties may help increase urine production, aiding in the flushing out of small stones. Additionally, passion flower's anti-inflammatory effects could help reduce inflammation and discomfort associated with kidney stones.