Calculi: Kidney, Bladder, and Gall Stones

Calculi refer to stones that are the result of poor diet and lifestyle and that develop in the kidneys, bladder, and gallbladder.

Causes and Risk Factors

A major causative factor in the development of calculi (stones) is elevated cholesterol levels, which form the basis of that which holds stones (calculi) together.

Cholesterol crystallizes and combines with bile in the gallbladder and form gallstones, which block the passage and causes a host of symptoms such as upper right abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting which usually results after eating fried or fatty foods which are very acidic and thus mucus-forming.

Animal fat from meat and dairy products crystallize with mineral salts and various acids (e.g. oxalic, uric) in the kidneys and bladder and form kidney stones and bladder stones, which obstruct the ducts to these organs and cause severe pain and inflammation.

Symptoms

Common symptoms among stone sufferers are:

Kidney stones

  • Pain with urination
  • Severe pain on the sides of the body and back
  • Pain that spreads to the lower abs or groin
  • Pink, red or brown urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Cloudy or bad-smelling urine
  • Constant urge to urinate
  • Frequent urination
  • Fever and chills

    Bladder stones

  • Blood in the urine
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Penile discomfort
  • Frequent urination
  • Trouble urinating
  • Cloudy or dark-colored urine

    Gall stones

  • Pain in the right shoulder
  • Pain in between your shoulder blades
  • Sudden or intense pain in the upper right part of the abdomen
  • Sudden or intense pain in the center of the abdomen or below the sternum

    Natural Healing

    There are plenty of herbs that can be used to help eradicate stones in the body. Antilithic (anti-stone) herbs help prevent stone or gravel from developing and include:

    • Chanca Piedra
    • Gravel Root (a/k/a Queen of the Meadow)
    • Buchu
    • Uva Ursi
    • Hydrangea
    • Stone Root
    • Cornsilk
    • Parsley Root
    • Horsetail (Shavegrass)
    • Juniper Berry
    • Dandelion Root
    • Burdock Root
    • Devil’s Claw
    • Agrimony
    • Celery Seed
    • Sassafras, and
    • Safflower (Saffron)

    By far, the greatest herb one could take for purposes of dissolving and eliminating any stone condition is Chanca Piedra, a potent South American herb (which literally means “to break stone”). A tea of this herb should be drank 2-3 times daily in addition to taking capsules of one Dherbs.Com Kidneys-Bladder and Adrenal formula Kidneys, Bladder and Adrenals.

    Dietary Intervention

    To improve calculus situations, there must be a change and improvement in diet.

    Just as a person cannot develop high cholesterol without eating meat and dairy, a person cannot develop stones (kidney, bladder or gall) without eating meat and dairy products.

    A vegan diet is greatly advocated for healing purposes as well as overall qualitative lifestyle purposes. Just as diet plays a role in sickness and disease, likewise it plays a role in healing and recovering from disease.

    Make sure to drink plenty of water as water is a natural solvent and helps to dissolve hardened stones.

    DHerbs Solutions

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    Thank you for reading!

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2015-08-27T12:04:01+00:00

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    Q: I have read your article on "CALCULI: KIDNEY, BLADDER, AND GALL STONES". The question I would like to know is would the natural remedy you listed in that article also help with salivary stones. I have had problems with this for over twenty years now. I have had one of my submandibular gland removed due to the duct had become blocked and the swelling wouldn't go down. The doctor said that both glands had stones in them but they only removed the one. I still am having problems with the other gland and in constant pain. I have tried a lot of things to try to rid it or to ease the pain. I just want to be rid of the stones, the swelling, and the pain for good without having the gland removed. So again will this work for salivary stones.

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    You can use the product for salivary stones! GO FOR IT!

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    Q: My 14-year-old beagle has bladder stones and we have chosen to not do surgery due to his age. I was told that there is a liquid herb formula which can dissolve these stones within a few weeks. Is there such a thing and can I get it from you?

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    The herb is called CHANCA PIEDRA; but unfortunately, we do not sell this individual herb, at least individually. However, we now have companion animal formulas and we have a kidney formula (coming soon) that has this herb in it. The formula is coming next month (Dec. 2007).

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    Q: Do you have any products that will help remove gallstones? They wanted to remove my gallstones when I first experienced the pain and went to the emergency room, the following week. Luckily, I knew that the body can heal itself with the correct natural prescription. I changed my diet and passed about 50 stones about a month ago, and have not experienced any pain since, however, I believe that there are more stones in the gallbladder that I need to remove.

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    For gallstones, perform our Full Body Detox kitand regimen. After the cleanse, take our Kidney-Bladder-Adrenal Gland Formula (6-12 capsules daily) and take a tablespoon of olive oil daily and you'll eliminate all of your stones. You can heal from your condition! Guaranteed!

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    Q: My friend has blood in her urine and back pain, with pain in her side. Is this a result of kidney stones. What should she do?

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    It could be a sign of kidney stones. I would suggest the friend performs the FULL BODY DETOX followed by the 10-DAY ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD CLEANSE.

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    Q: I have 2 sick puppies and are searching for a product to heal there UTI and bladder stones. Can you tell me how many capsules a day I would give our 10 pound dogs of the KIDNEYS AND BLADDER capsules. I don't want to hurt them by giving them too much. Also do you offer a coupon code for free shipping? Anything would help. Thanks

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    Open up 3 capsules and mesh/mix into their dog food. You can't hurt your dogs or human beings with herbs as herbs are food. We do not offer free shipping unless for large orders ($200+).

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    Q: Hi I completed the FULL BODY DETOXlast week. I could have done better because I cheated a couple of times but I did lose 10 lbs and the type of cystitis I have (eosinophillic Cyctitis - which is caused by eosinophils in my bladder that have caused an ulcer type lesion in my bladder that will not heal) felt about 50% better. However, a couple of days after completing the full body detox all my symptoms came back, blood in the urine (from the lesion), pain (primarily for hours after I urinate, by the time the pain subdues its time to urinate again so it becomes a cycle of pain), along with infection type sypmtoms (cloudy urine, inability to hold). My primary question is, how long to do I have to wait to do the detox again? What else do you recommend that my help heal this issue that I have had for over 10 years. I was on antibiotics indefinately because they seemed to ward off bladder infection. Anything you can suggest would help. I thought if was on the detox program for a longer period of time I may heal.

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    I would suggest performing the FULL BODY DETOX again RIGHT NOW! However, when you perform it this time around, please drink one or all of the following teas: Juniper Berry, Uva Ursi, and Cornsilk. You have an issue with your bladder. Drink bitter/unsweetened cranberry juice too during the cleanse. Drink vegetable juice (with celery, parsley, and asparagus). I am also going to recommend you take KHEMETIAN GOLD in every glass of water during the detox.

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    Q: What herbs are good for getting rid of kidney stones and reducing the pain that's associated with passing them?

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    Please read the article entitled "Calculi". It's located in our articles section on our website.

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    We list great sources and references for crystals and chakras in the Dherbs Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Manual (available on-line). Look under SUGGESTED BOOKS.

    All of our Elixirs are made from crystals and can be purchased on our website. These can be used for healing purposes as well.

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    Any organ removed that you were born with will impair your health. To take care of the gallbladder, perform the Full Body Cleanse followed by the 10 Day Liver Cleanse. While cleansing drink 2 cups of our Liver, Gallbladder and Sleen Tea. Once you are done cleansing start a daily regimen consisting of the Liver and Gallbladder and Vitamin C Formula.

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    We would recommend that you perform our Full Body Cleanse, then follow that up with our Male Cleanse. These cleanses help to provide essential nutrients conducive to male sexual reproductive health.

    After you finish the cleanses, go with Male Hormonal Formula, Prostate Formula and Male Health Tea to continue to maintain the wellness of your testicles, penis, and prostage gland.

    And more importantly, give masturbating a break for a while.

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    Q: I would like to ask if your product for 'Kidney and Bladder' is suitable to use for children. My daughter is 7 1/2 years of age. She has bladder incontinence, she has had urine sample checks and sometimes she has had an infection, she has been given an antibiotic, once this clears up for a while, the incontinence comes back again. Please advice. The doctors now advise her to take Ditopran, a drug which older people use for this condition.

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    Yes, our Kidney-Bladder formula is suitable for children age 7-8. We would actually recommend our Children's Detox and/or our Children's Kidney Formula for your child's incontinence.

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    Q: I had my gall bladder removed about two years ago, and recently I have started having pain/pressure under my right rib cage. I have been to the doctor, I took the ultrasound, and found nothing. Do you have any idea of what could be causing me to have this problem?

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    Without doing a vibrational diagnosis I don't know what's causing the pain but the right rib cage encases the liver, so you may want to address the liver. Give the FULL BODY DETOX a try, especially since you no longer have a gallbladder.

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    Q: I'm writing regarding 2 issues that I would like advice on. First, I am a 31 year old professional athlete (african american), and I was diagnosed with over active bladder in 2006. This condition makes me use the rest room about 20 to 30 times per day, it is very uncomfortable. The urologist went inside the penis with a camera, but he did not find anything, and from there he said I had "overactive bladder". I would like to know if you recommend something that specifically could work on helping repair the bladder, and prostate area. I have already taken your Full Body Detox. I am just looking for something that specifically repairs the bladder/kidney function. On that note, I also want to know is there something I can take for penile dysfunction? I was with my wife the other night, and everything went fine. Until, I noticed that I was experiencing some issues as far as the penis staying erect, about half way through the act. I do not smoke, drink, or abuse any drugs. I'm wondering where it may have come from? Could the frequent urination have anything to do with it? Also, it is noteworthy to mention that I was masturbating alot even 3 times a day, for a period of years. I am wondering could that be a problem? Can I repair these issues?

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    Greetings! I recommend the Total Male Cleanse which will address every concern you wrote about. While performing this cleanse, order and drink "Kidney's Tea", and "Jackrabbit Tea" (1 cup of each daily while cleansing). Your genital glands may have become weakened due to the excess masturbation. You lost a lot of zinc (with every ejaculation zinc and other nutrients are lost), so after the TMC make sure you purchase, and take our Zinc Phosphate, MSM Sulfur, Kidneys-Bladder Formula and Male Hormonal Formula, at least for 3 months until you rebuild the uro-genital system. The kidneys are connected to the sex glands.

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    Q: I have a kidney disease. Will any of the following products have an affect on my kidneys? IRON PHOSPHATE FORMULA, KIDNEYS AND BLADDER, & MOON CYCLE TEA.

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    YES, THEY'LL HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT ON YOUR KIDNEYS. HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD CONSIDER PERFORMING THE FULL BODY DETOX BEFORE TAKING THE FORMULAS.

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    Q: I have a rare type of bladder condition called eosinophillic cystitis. It has caused me to have an ulcer type (open wound in my bladder) that will not heal. What products would you recommend? Because of the ulcer (or some doctors have said it looks like a tumor) I consistently have a urinary tract infection so I have to take antibiotics every day to stop the infections. I am in constant pain and have been on antibiotics for years. Please help. I plan on doing the complete body detox, what else might you recommend?

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    Without a doubt, try the FULL BODY DETOX for this problem! Drink DETOX TEA daily too!

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    Q: My husband is experiencing severe lower back pain, and numbness in his leg. He has already had a series of epidural shots in his spine, and the pain is still there. He has been a body builder, and a healthy eater in the past. He is retired Army and thinks alot of the pain is due old injuries. I do not see any herbs for severe back pain. He is on Flexerol, 800 ml of motrin, and I believe next they will suggest surgery (fuse the bones together). Can you tell us what may help his back?

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    It appears his condition is self-inflicted and not degenerative in nature, so herbs exclusively would not be of great help; only partial help. The drugs are making his condition worse. I would suggest he give the Full Body Detox, a try so as to purify his body so REAL healing can begin. The pain may always exist, but it could be contained. He should also see a chiropractic. Being honest too, what he is experiencing is the effect of his cause (what he did to his body under the guise of what he thought was the right thing to do in bodybuilding, and eating what he thought was healthy food). Detox first! But if he can't give up the drugs, I wouldn't recommend detoxing as herbs and drugs don't mix!

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    Q: I am taking nexium 2Mg to prevent vomiting. Now I am having headaches at both sides of my temples mouth waters up as though preparing to throw up but muscles do not respond. Resulting in a feeling of sour stomach nausea and a constant hot pulsating pain that is even worse at night. Here is a list but complete list of all known symptoms and circumstances: 1975-1977 weight 110 lbs 1982 diagnosed hyperthyroidism weight 98 lbs. proprylthyoruracil taken also radio active iodine no follow-up treatment only herbal teas cleaning regular diet no pork or by products 1983 pregnant 110lbs. June 1983 March weight 210lbs. Newborn weight 4lbs. 14ounces 1985 weight 135lbs. 1986 April wt. 205lbs newborn at 6lbs. 12ounces 1993 weight 130lbs 1994 September wt. 195lbs newborn at 7lbs. 9ounce 1997 colonics chlorophyll 2000 miscarriage 2002 miscarriage 2003 weight 175lbs. 2006 weight 195lbs 2007 February colonics no additives March hypothyroidism diagnosis weight at 215lbs Synthroid taken approx. 2wks abdominal pains / stop taking synthriod pain subsides / lower dosage taken approx. 1wk / intensified pain with nausea & vomiting tried Armour Thyroid Extract & Herbal equivalent with same results / Stop all Meds. & herbs/Pain has intensified prilosec does not help 2007 May emergency room visit all test normal Bill: $10,000 No insurance / weight 215lbs. 2007 October 26 - 31 stomach will not hold food or water without vomiting 2007 October31 Emergency Room Visit/all test normal detect minor stomach irritation/Follow -up prescription :Gastroenterologist Weight 224lbs height 5'4 New Hospital Bill undetermined Employment Pending Problem : paid $324 for individual insurance coverage from Beech / Aetna Now they are nowhere to be found. ACH revolks has been put on my account to keep that bogus insurance associate from using my account information and to recover that which they have already taken. Nexium was prescribed for the last 6 months I have been experiencing nothing but intensifying pain and sleepless nights being awakened by pain or frequent calls to urinate. At times I look as though I am 9 months pregnant. I have infrequent bowel movements and hardly any food in my stomach. I am constantly experiencing hunger pains so I just drank a lot of water. Now my stomach won't event take water without making me nauseated. All the little cleansing diets has robed me of my strength the smallest of task feels like a chore . If you can't help me I'll understand. The pain is mainly in middle of chest and in my back between the shoulder blade it burns and causes my whole abdominals and diaphragm to swell. It feels like an acidic chemical in my chest shoot out almost like, (if you could imagine) a spray bottle. It sprays like tiny streams of a burning like chemical into the breast, muscles in my upper and lower back tightens, my spine burns and my diaphragm feels like it is on fire and it starts to literally vibrate and trimmer in pain. I am in constant pain.

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    I highly suggest you first perform our Full Body Detox (maybe twice, back to back). After the Full Body Detox, I would suggest you try our Weight Release kit and regimen which will help you to regulate your weight. Consider a vegan and raw foods diet. Order our Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Manual and check out these diets and how to incorporate them into your life.

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    No drugs will really help your condition. I don't recommend medication but it's your choice in the end!

    For pain, we have a Headache and Pain (Bio-salicin) formula which works well with MSM Sulfur (of which you need to take 9-15 capsules per day, maybe 3-5 capsules three times a day).

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    Q: Hello. I was wondering if you could help me. In April of 2007 I contracted urethritis. I was treated with antibiotics and everything was fine. Then around 3 weeks later I was re-infected and treated again but this time the pain has not gone away. I have been on antibiotics for 4 months straight and I can not get rid of this. My body is run down and I am in constant pain. Some of my symptoms include weak or no erection, itching in my penis, lower abdomen pain, burning in the urethra, burning when urinating. My urologist can not help me and I don't know what to do. Taking the medication helps but if I get sexually aroused then all of the symptoms return. I'm lost but I know that I can fight this off. Can you help me with some insight as to what can help? Also recently I feel like the infection has spread to my anus(due to constant itching) and I have not been sexually active since all of this has started.

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    I would recommend that you perform or Full Body Detox and fast. It will greatly help you

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    Personally, I would not take the medication. It's creating your problem with yeast. Drugs cannot help you, only harm you.

    Also, while detoxing, take the Male Health tea to help restore optimum activity in that region!

    You will be alright after you do the necessary things! Stay positive! Healing is yours!

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    Q: Any advice on kidney stones? Just had emergency surgery last week to get one removed. 

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    Yes! Please read our article entitled "CALCULI: KIDNEY, BLADDER, AND GALL STONES" in our articles section. We cover this condition in detail in this particular article.

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    Q: I am a 29 year old woman currently living with one functioning kidney. Both kidneys were found to be "swollen" many months ago due to polyps that had formed inside my uterus. These issues were treated and now I'm interested in treating adult acne that has been forming on my cheeks for many years. My nephrologists told me not to take any herbs especially in capsule form because it may affect my kidneys. What is your opinion about taking herbs for people with one functioning kidney (or which article should I refer to)? Is there another alternative to treating acne without taking herbs. I am now greatly increasing my water intake and drinking one cup of unsweetened cranberry juice every day.

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    If drugs don't hurt one kidney, how in the world could a plant hurt it? Herbs are 1 million times safer than drugs. The choice is yours however to make on taking herbs. We deem them safe. You may be interested in performing the 10-DAY ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD CLEANSE as well as the HEALING SKIN OIL for external application of the acne. Please read our article on a href="http://www.dherbs.com/articles/acne-210.html">"ACNE". Check the articles section on our site!