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12-18-2008, 02:36 PM
More and more people are resorting to natural foods and herbs that exhibit diuretic properties instead of diuretic pills. Moderation is the watchword even in the case of natural diuretics. Natural diuretics can aid in removal of excess fluids from the body and aid in treating of sciatica, kidney stone, lymphatic swelling, PMS, gonorrhea, liver disorders and high blood pressure.


Green tea is a natural diuretic food that has been in use for centuries in China.
Consumption of cranberry juice can aid in removal of excess fluid retention.
Apple cider vinegar exhibits natural diuretic properties and in addition maintains the potassium levels. It can be added to the salad dressing.
Dandelion is often used as a natural diuretic.
Nettle has natural diuretic properties that facilitate good cleansing.
Dandelion leaf tea aids in detoxification and has a beneficial effect on those suffering from cystitis and urinary tract infections.
Fennel has carminative and diuretic properties and is frequently used in seasoning food.