Treatment for Edema


Edema is kind of disease when it occurs the body, particularly the legs, ankles and feet swell. The major reason for swelling is that too much water retention in the body’s tissues. Pregnancy is another major reason for edema. Edema can be caused by sunburn, some medications, eating too many salt or other serious conditions such as heart failure, kidney or liver disease. The cause of your condition should be discussed with your doctor. Edema can be a symptom of a serious health condition, so always consult your doctor or naturopath before taking herbal remedies or attempting to treat yourself at home. You can use some herbal remedies at home to reduce edema. These herbal remedies could relieve the discomfort and pain caused by the edema.

The salt and fat are the main factors affect the edema disease. You should reduce salt and fat in your diet by including more raw foods. The most important ingredient in herbal remedies is lots of water and fresh fruits and vegetables. Eating fresh raw fruits and vegetables can help your body to eliminate salt and toxins that are causing edema. Salt is often the culprit in edema, as it causes water retention in the body, so you should try to eliminate salts. One of the best ways to reduce your symptoms is to eat some fresh foods. It’s very important for you to reduce the salt and fat.

You should take two cups of dandelion tea daily. It’s a natural diuretic which can help to reduce the swelling of edema. Dandelion leaves are high in vitamins A, C, D and B as well as zinc, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, choline, calcium, boron, copper and silicon. It’s highly nutritious. You should boil 1 cup of water and remove from heat before adding 1 tsp. of fresh dandelion. Allow the tea to steep for 5 minutes, and then strain the herbs and drink. You should drink the dandelion tea continuously, don’t drink just in few days in a week.

It’s very important for you to eat one fresh whole cucumber daily. Many herbal remedies include fresh cucumber, as it has many healing properties. Cucumber will help to eliminate toxins from the body, and reduce water retention caused by edema. You should make an herbal poultice from comfrey and coltsfoot that you can apply directly to the effected area. Boil four cups of water and remove from heat. Add two teaspoons of comfrey and two teaspoons of coltsfoot and allow it to steep for five minutes. Strain the herbs, soak a towel in the water and apply to the affected area for 20 minutes three times a day. Only in this way you can treat your edema. It’s a good way to save money. You could heal your edema without huge amount of money.