Herbs For Uric Acid Dissolving
The acidic diets with purines are found in organ meats, aged cheese, mushrooms, wine, shellfish and they make uric acid crystals inside us. These crystals collect in the kidneys and make stones, or get in the joints and cause pain, arthritis form called gout. They are sharp and make inflammation and pain in the tissues. Some herbs can well cure this and remove such crystals.
1. Lemon juice
Fresh lemon juice can stop gout attacks and remove inflammation by stopping formations of calcium carbonate said Biochemical, Physiological and Molecular Aspects of Human Nutrition. The carbonate makes acids neutral in the blood and this involves excess uric acid that makes gout attacks in the big toe. Lemon juice has vitamin C which makes connective tissues near joints stronger and removes damage of the crystals. Also citric acid in the lemon removes crystals and dissolves them, thus lowering this serum uric acid.
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2. Burdock root
This root is amazing traditional cure for arthritis and gout too. The burdock roots clean the bloodstream from toxins, inflammation and make more urine excretion (urine has uric acid). This is a cure, stated The essential Book of Herbal Medicine. The bets average dose is 20-30 drops burdock tincture in 8 oz water, 3-4 times a day for several days.
3. Devil’s claw
This removes inflammation and cures arthritis and gout too. It dissolves uric acid in the bloodstream and the best dose is 500-750 mg daily.
4. Alfalfa sprouts
This has many vitamins and minerals which removes uric acid. Also this alkalizes you and raises the pH to dissolve the crystals and prevent gout, said Medical Herbalism. This uric acid stays in alkaline, basic fluids inside.
5. Sour black cherry
These cherries and their juice have been a cure for gout long time ago. They lower the uric acid levels and remove kidney stones said Biochemistry of Human Nutrition. They alkalize you too and affect tissues and blood as well, similar to the lemon and alfalfa. Also most cherries have enzyme that makes neutral the uric acid and has anthocyanins which are antioxidants and remove inflammation, said Advanced Nutrition: Macronutrients, Micronutrients and Metabolism. The dose of cherries is best between ½ dozen and 2 dozen every day.