Wondering how to remove uric acid from blood naturally? Then you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll discover how to reduce uric acid using 3 simple gout home remedies.
Gout is cause by high uric acid levels in your blood. When high uric acid is present needle-like microscopic crystals can form in your joints. This then gives rise to the swelling, inflammation and unbearable pain of gout.
So, as a gout sufferer, you need to reduce and remove uric acid from your blood in order to get rid of your gout. And you can do this either through drugs, or, through natural remedies.
Drugs such as allopurinol and probenecid can be effective reducers of blood uric acid. But they have to be taken over the longer term as they only work whilst they are being taken. And they have some nasty side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of appetite, skin rash, hives, itching, etc.
So many gout sufferers utilize natural remedies to remove uric acid from their blood in order to get rid of their gout. And there are many such remedies at your disposal; using things like herbs, fruits, diet, etc. Here are 3 popular and effective ones…
(1) Baking Soda.
Baking soda can help to dissolve gout crystals, and, by increasing uric acid solubility, make it easier to remove uric acid from your body.
Mix 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in a large glass of water. Drink 1 glass first thing in the morning, 2 to 4 glasses during the day, and, 1 glass before bedtime. No more than 8 glasses (4 teaspoons) per day. Repeat until your symptoms have gone.
Important Note: Baking soda is high in sodium so move to a low-sodium or salt-free diet whilst taking this remedy. Also, if you suffer from high blood pressure, or you suspect you may, talk to your doctor before using this remedy.
Cherries have excellent anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the ability to reduce uric acid in the blood. So they are also an excellent natural home treatment choice.
Eat between 30 and 40 cherries, every 4 hours during a gout attack. After an attack, to keep your uric acid at healthier lower levels, eat 30 to 40 cherries every day.
Alfalfa has been shown to dramatically reduce uric acid in blood. The leaves can be made into a tea or you can get it as a supplement in the form of tablets, capsules or liquid extracts. You are best to visit a herbalist and / or a good health food shop. They will advise on dosage.
Next, having removed, or rather, reduced your high uric acid and eliminated your current gout attack, you now need to prevent more attacks. In case you weren’t aware, frequently recurring gout attacks can lead to permanently damaged joints and kidney problems over time.
And if you’ve suffered one gout attack you’re now more likely to suffer more. So you need to figure out what you need to do to prevent these. You need to become aware of the impact that lifestyle, diet, your weight, your family history, etc., can have in your getting gout, and, in curing it.