Category: Kidney Health

Herbal Remedies for Klebsiella Species Bacteria – UTI

The Klebsiella Species are the non motile bacilli, which are encapsulated and lactose fermenting and forms heterogeneous group of gram negative bacilli. They belong to the group of important urinary pathogens, especially get infected to the patients having long stay in hospitals. The acquisitions of these infections strains are often associated with urethral catheterization.

The superbug Klebsiella species are resistant to antibiotics, as they are characterized with plasmid – mediated properties.  The species of Klebsiella usually affect the individuals with weakened immune system. It can affect any part of the human body. Usually its manifestation is multiple organs .

KLEBSIELLA SPECIES BACTERIA – UTI

Commonly Affected Organs Are

  • Respiratory system (pneumonia)
  • Blood (septicemia or bacteremia)
  • Heart (endocarditis)
  •  Skin (cellulitis)
  • Urinary tract (UTIs)

Even though in weakened immune system, the infections are more likely to catch you, if you have health problems like

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver disease
  • Lung diseases

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the commonest among the infections affecting the human body. Most of the types of urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria, some by fungus and some rarely by virus. Your urinary tract includes the 2 kidneys, ureters, bladder & urethra. The infections can hit any part of the urinary system. If it affects the kidneys & ureter, it is the upper tract infection and if it hits the bladder and urethra, it is the lower tract urinary infection. Even though the upper tract infections are rare, when compared with lower tract infections, which are usually more severe.

The Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections vary according to the site of infection. Lower tract urinary infections are usually presented with

  • burning with urination
  • increased frequency of urination without passing much urine
  • increased urgency of urination
  • bloody urine
  • cloudy urine
  • urine that looks like cola or tea
  • urine that has a strong odor
  • pelvic pain in women
  • rectal pain in men

Upper urinary tract infections, which is potentially life threatening as it mainly affects your kidneys. If it moves to blood the kidneys, it is called as urosepsis and can end in the collapse of the patient due to shock and dangerously low blood pressure. It is usually presented with

  • pain and tenderness in the upper back and sides
  • chills
  • fever
  • nausea
  • vomiting

Factors Which Trigger Klebsiella Species of Bacteria Includes

  • Hospitalization (particularly admission in an Intensive Care Unit)
  • Use of contaminated medical equipments
  • Use of contaminated intravenous catheters/urinary catheters
  • Use of antibiotics over a long period of time
  • Inadequate infection control practices
  • Major surgery or severe illness
  • Immune compromised health conditions (for e.g. diabetes, alcoholism)
  • Antimicrobial therapy
  • Direct person-to-person contact (for e.g. when a wound is touched by someone with contaminated hands).

Symptoms of Klebsiella species UTI

Symptoms of Klebsiella Species UTI

The symptoms of this kind urinary tract infection vary according to the site of infection and individuals. But it usually resembles with other urinary infections caused by other microbes. They include

  •  Frequent urination
  • Burning sensation during urination
  • Strong smell in urine
  • Urine of red or light pink color
  • Colicky abdominal pain
  • Low back pain
  • Vomiting
  • Lethargy.
  • High fever
  • Chills
  • Rash
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Breathing problems/Shortness of breath
  • Cough (with bloody, yellow, or green mucous)
  • Light-headedness
  • Confusion
  • Changes in mental state.

Herbal Remedies for Klebsiella Species Bacteria – UTI

In Ayurveda, urinary tract infections are considered to as the vitiation of tridosha – vata, pitta & kapha, with a predominance of pitta dosha. The treatment protocol is to bring the balance of tridosha and to eliminate out the bacteria with potential diuretics.

Planet Ayurveda offers some Excellent Remedies – UTI Care Pack – which can efficiently work against Klebsiella species UTI. It helps to relieve the symptoms and to wash out the bacteria. It is guaranteed to be free from side effects, as they are manufactured with no added preservatives, additives or any other chemicals. The formulations of UTI Care Pack includes

  • Punarnava capsules
  • Mutrakrichantak Churna
  • Varunadi Vati

Ayurvedic Treatment for Klebsiella UTI

Punarnava Capsules

  • Boerhavia Diffusa – these capsules are very effective in pain relief. It is widely used for its diuretic and anti inflammatory properties. It is very well known for its revitalizing the lives and also helps in cleansing the blood. This is also good for kidney health. It also has antimicrobial property.

Dosage – 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with lukewarm water.

Varunadi Vati

  • It is the classic remedy for balancing aggravated vata and pitta. Varunadi Vati helps to reduce the symptoms of kidney diseases like painful urination, urinary retention, & infections. This tablet preparation contains Varuna, Punarnava, Gokshura and purified Guggulu, as the main ingredients. Varuna balances tridoshas and it has anti toxic, antioxidant, anti microbial and diuretic properties. It is a great pain reliever.
  • Punarnava is blessed with the best anti inflammatory properties. It also helps in reducing the pain and redness. Gokshura is an eminent aphrodisiac and is the best herbal remedy for uro genital problems.

Dosage – 2 tablets, twice daily with lukewarm water after meals.

Mutrakrichantak Churna

  • Mutra – kriccha – antak, – as the name indicates, this powder is the destroyer of difficulty in urination. It is a relatively safe medicine and been used around the globe from ancient periods. Mutrakrichantak Churna is a complete medicine for almost all kidney concerns.
  • The synergism of herbal drugs of Mutrakrichantak Churna makes it potent enough to have its effect on Mutravaha srotas. Undoubtedly all of them are diuretics, which enhance your urine input, thereby reducing the levels of uric acid or creatinine and wash out bacteria from the urinary tract.
  • The natural anti oxidants will prevent the renal failure and they also provide essential nutrients for the kidney’s health. The combined work of the drugs will also help in prostate enlargement and they are anti allergent too.

Diet Chart for UTI Patients:

  • Limit caffeine, artificial sweeteners & alcohol.
  • Limit the intake of acidic fruits. Try to avoid lemons, oranges, grapefruits, and tomatoes.
  • Avoid spicy foods. Spicy foods irritates your bladder, worsening the symptoms of UTI.
  • Stay hydrated always. Have plenty of water.
  • Stay nutritious and have healthy diet to boost your immune system.

Most Effective Ayurvedic Treatment for Chronic Nephritis Syndrome

Chronic nephritis syndrome is a condition in which there is inflammation of kidney occurs secondary to other diseases such as chronic pyelonephritis. This inflammation reduces the kidney ability to filter waste from body.

Chronic-Nephritis-Syndrome

The kidneys have about one million nephrons, which are known to be filtering units of the kidneys. Inside each nephron there is a tiny network of looping blood vessels called the glomerulus. The glomerulus act as filters and helps in filtering the blood. The excess fluid and waste product is passed into the tubule and urine is formed.  This filter helps to keep blood cells and protein in the bloodstream.in a healthy nephron.

Types

  • Glomerulonephritis: It is inflammation of the glomeruli.
  • Interstitial Nephritis(or Tubule-Interstitial Nephritis): It is the inflammation of the spaces between renal tubules.

Causes

  • The cause of Nephritises is any kind of infection or toxin but the most cause is autoimmune, that affects the major organs like kidneys.
  • Pyelonephritis is a condition in which inflammation of kidney occurs due to urinary tract infection that reaches further to renal pelvis of the kidney.
  • Lupus nephritis is the inflammation of the kidney caused by systemic lupus erythematous (SLE), an immune system disease.
  • Nephritis resulting from strenuous exercise known as athletic nephritis.
  • Blood in urine after strenuous exercise may also result from March hemoglobinuria caused due to any injury or trauma to red blood cells, hence causing it rupturing, which leads to the release of hemoglobin into the urine.

Symptoms

  • High blood pressure
  • Drowsiness
  • Swelling
  • Itchy skin
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Flank pain
  • Headache
  • Low urine output
  • Blood in urine

Diagnosis

  • Blood test
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound

Treatment

Revive Kidney Pack :- Consists of herbal formulation prepared by natural means.

1. Mutrakrichanatak Churna

  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)

    Known as hogweed. It is a natural diuretic. It removes excess of water, fluids collected in body due to acute nephritis. It maintains the electrolyte balance in body. It mainly works in painful micturition along with burning.

  • Varun (Crataeva Nurvala)

    Also known as caper. It is mainly helpful in curing renal stones. It works in urinary tract infections. It removes excess of fluids, as well as swelling of body, occurs mainly due to kidney failure.

  • Gokshuru (Tribulus Terrestris)

    It act as diuretic as well as it is an herbal tonic for genitor- urinary system. It removes obstruction in urinary tract and provides strength and generation of kidney cells. It helps in avoiding dialysis.

  • Kaasni (Cichorium Intybus)

    It gives strength to kidneys. It is used to cure nephritis, nephritic syndrome and other condition which leads to kidney failure. It works in both acute and chronic kidney failure.

Dosage:- 1 tsp. twice a day with water. For better results boil one tsp. in 400ml of water until it remain 40-60ml. Prepare fresh at time of usage. Use 45 min after breakfast in morning and 45 min after having dinner.

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2. Rencure Formula Capsules

  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)

    Known as hogweed. It is a natural diuretic. It removes excess of water, fluids collected in body due to acute nephritis. It maintains the electrolyte balance in body. It mainly works in painful micturition along with burning.

  • Varun (Crataeva nurvala)

    It is mainly helpful in curing renal stones. It works in urinary tract infections. It removes excess of fluids, as well as swelling of body occurs due to kidney failure.

  • Gokshuru (Tribulus Terrestris)

    It acts as diuretic as well as it is an herbal tonic for genitor- urinary system. It removes obstruction in urinary tract and provide strength and generation of kidney cells. It helps in avoiding dialysis.

  • Rakta Chandana

    It works as alkaline in urine. It act as anti-infective and cooling agent in urinary tract.

  • Palaash

    It relieves painful micturition. It strengthens kidneys and prevents kidney failure.

Dosage:- Two capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

3. Varunadi Vati

  • Varun (Crataeva nurvala)

    Also known as caper. Most popular herb in urinary tract infections and kidney disorders. It works in urinary tract infections. It removes excess of fluids, as well as swelling of body, occurs due to kidney failure.

  • Gokshuru (Tribulus terrestris)

    It is used in kidney patients to manage its kidney malfunctions.  It acts as diuretic as well as it is an herbal tonic for genitor- urinary system.

  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)

    It is Known as hogweed. It acts on inflammatory conditions of patients. It acts as diuretic, expectorant, emetic, stomachic, laxative.

Dosage: two tablets thrice daily with plain water after meal.

4. Punarnava Mandoor

  • Punarnava

    It has anti -inflammatory, anti fibrinolytic properties. It acts as diuretic, expectorant, emetic, stomachic, laxative.

  • Shunti:

    It has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.

  • Pipplai

    It has anti -oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and sedative in nature. It also stimulates the body.

  • Maricha

    It has anti-inflammatory properties. It reduces inflammation, pain and swelling.

  • Chavya

    It has anti- inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, and antimicrobial properties.

Dosage:Two tablets thrice a day after meal with plain water.

So this kidney pack naturally cures problems. It strengthens immune system and naturally recover body. These herbs has the power to bring all three vital energies back in harmony and thus improves the functioning of kidney. Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies treatment of kidney failure. These herbal remedies are very helpful in avoiding kidney transplant and dialysis.