Cystitis Tea

     Nettle (Urtica diotica): Nettle is very high in assimilable Fe+ and Ca+, as well as Vitamins A and C. These nutrients make is ideal for anemia. As well as being a diuretic, nettle is beneficial to the whole body over time. Dandelion lf (Taraxacum officinale): The main benefits of this herb are exerted upon the function of the liver. It has the ability to clear obstructions and stimulate and aid the liver to eliminate toxins from the blood. It also has a very high mineral content, which many of our foods today lack due to depleted soils. The leaf is one of the finest diuretics, and can be taken for fluid retention, cystitis, nephritis, weight loss, and hepatitis. Pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata): Treats inflammatory conditions associated with the kidneys and bladder, especially in Yang excess conditions. It is also used for lumbago, pain in the joints, and general body stiffness. Uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi): A diuretic that is specific as a urinary antiseptic and disinfectant, it treats chronic inflammation of the bladder and kidneys. It is also useful for diabetes, mucus discharges of the bladder, and for many diseases associated with the Spleen-pancreas and Liver. Corn silk (Zea mays): Treats edema, urinary dysfunction, urinary stones, jaundice and hypertension.