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Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a group of disorders that result from the formation and progressive enlargement of cysts in the kidneys without dysplasia, usually leading to renal failure.

Lemon Grass for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

2014-09-20 01:58

Lemon Grass for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder that is characterized by a cluster of cysts on both kidneys. For PKD patients with kidney damage, they are required to keep a restricted diet. Can lemon grass be consumed by Polycystic Kidney Disease patients?

As one kind of herbs, lemon grass does many benefits on kidneys. It is usually taken by making lemongrass tea. Some heath benefits include:

1. Detoxification

Lemongrass herb contains citral that detoxifies the body by increasing the quantity and frequency of urination. This helps to clean the kidney, liver, pancreas, digestive tract, bladder etc and removes unwanted toxic substances through the urine.

Removal of uric acid and toxic substances from the body and thus lemongrass helps treating Polycystic Kidney Disease.

2. Reduce blood pressure and cholesterol

Being a detoxifier, lemongrass contains citral that removes excess cholesterol, uric acid, toxins and fats from the body. This stimulates blood circulation throughout the body. Drinking a glass of lemongrass herbal tea everyday helps to reduce blood pressure, which can slow down or prevent kidney damage.

3. Ease stomach cramp and pain

Lemongrass is an effective pain killer. It has been used for soothing aching feet, tired muscles and painful backs. It helps with excessive perspiration and flatulence. Lemon grass oil mixed with other essential oils such as coconut oil has a better outcome.

4. Fight against infections

Urinary tract infection (UTI) and kidney cyst are the two common seen symptoms in Polycystic Kidney Disease. If severe, infections may also be life-threatening. The anti-bacterial nature of this tea is able to protect you from infections.

Lemongrass can be used in such following ways:

1. Lemon Grass Tea Preparation

2. Lemon grass Liniment Preparation

3. Lemongrass Baths and Compress

You can also take some other natural comprehensive treatment for Polycystic Kidney Disease. Need help? Please contact us by email (, Skype,Viber or online doctors.

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