Home Remedies To Control Uric Acid

What are Uric Acid and its Effects?

Uric acid is a chemical by-product produced when the breakdown of purines takes place. Generally, uric acid is transferred by the blood to the kidneys and flushed out of the body through urine. This breakdown occurs when digestion of food items like meat, beans, etc. which have high levels of purines are consumed. High levels of uric acid lead to a condition known as hyperuricemia which can result in a disorder called Gout. Gout is a common type of arthritis which causes pain and inflammation in joints.

High Uric Acid Level

What are the Causes of Gout?

There are certain diseases that may induce a high level of uric acid-

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic kidney disorders
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Psoriasis
  • Previous medications or chemotherapy for tumors
  • Menopause
  • Poor food habits and fasting
  • Dehydration
  • Previous surgery
  • Injury in joints

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Gout?

  • Stiffness and tenderness in joints
  • Sudden pain in joints
  • Heaviness, itching & numbness in shoulders, hands, feet, knees, and thighs.
  • Abnormal perspiration rate
  • Patchy appearance in the skin

Who are at Risk of Gout?

  • Obese Person
  • Alcohol addicted people
  • High blood pressure patients
  • People suffering from cardiovascular disorder

What are the Complications that may occur?

  • Chalky lump formation underneath the skin, which can be considered as Tophi (Advanced gout)
  • Weak bones
  • Chronic kidney disorders
  • Damaged joints and deformity
  • Some may experience a reoccurrence of symptoms

How can Gout be Diagnosed?

  • CT scan
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • Blood tests
  • Joint fluid test

Effective Home Remedies for Gout

1. Ginger

We should add ginger in our daily diet and can consume it in raw pieces. Ginger has great anti-inflammatory properties so it helps in getting relief from pain and inflammation. It also possesses anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-stress properties which help in maintaining uric acid levels.

2. Lemon

Lemon is a very effective home remedy for gout as it has a neutralizing effect and helps in reducing the uric acid level in blood.

3. Baking Soda

Baking soda is very useful in reducing inflammation and pain caused in gout. You should consume it by mixing in water for better results. It also helps in reducing uric acid levels and chronic symptoms of Gout.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is recommended to consume three times a day with honey which is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. Moreover, it possesses anti-microbial, anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory properties which help in suppressing symptoms of Gout.

Natural Treatment by Planet Ayurveda to Control High Levels of Uric Acid

Ayurvedic approach is believed to be the best way to treat any chronic disease without any side effects and naturally. Planet Ayurveda is offering the best alternative herbal remedy for treatment of Gout i.e. Gout care pack which is formulated by good quality herbs and products are 100% pure. This care pack includes the following products-

1. Giloy Capsules

2. Punarnava Capsules

3. Kaishore Guggul

4. Navkarshik Churna

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1. Giloy Capsules

Giloy capsules have been formulated by pure and sterile extract of Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) which is a potential Indian traditional herb. This herb is considered as Amrit because it possesses enormous phytochemical and chemical constituents which make it anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory and a great blood purifier. This capsule strengthens immunity, improves digestion and treating various urinary disorders.

Dosage– 1 capsule two times a day with plain water after meals.

2. Punarnava Capsules

Planet Ayurveda’s Punarnava is a classical herbal formulation that contains pure extracts of Punarnava. These capsules reduce inflammation and swelling (edema) naturally. Punarnava possesses diuretic properties that help the body’s abilities to remove fluids. This is the best product for water retention. This works potentially in treating Kapha imbalance which causes swelling in the joint and triggers the movement of toxins through urination.

Dosage-1-2 capsules two times a day with plain water before meals or as per directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

3. Kaishore Guggul

Kaishore guggul has been formulated by using enormous herbs like Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki(Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Guggul(Commiphora mukul), Guduchi herb(Tinospora cordifolia), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Long pepper(Piper longum),Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Red physic nut (Baliospermum montanum) andIndian jalap (Ipomoea turpethum). This is a tremendous herbal remedy which is very beneficial in removal of uric acid a swell as reduces lymphatic congestion. The herbs used in this blend possess anti-inflammatory, sedative and anti-oxidant properties which makes it beneficial in treating various ailments like digestive, nervous system, liver diseases, etc.  This works miraculously in reducing inflammation and swelling caused due to gout.

Dosage– 2-3 capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

4. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik churna is a pure herbal formulation without any additives chemical, colors, binders, yeast, etc. and are 100% vegetarian. This supplement have certain herbs like Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrao), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) and Bahera (Belleric myrobalan). This combination works effectively in relieving “Vata” dosha and in detoxification of the body. It also relieves pain, reduces swelling, blood purification and improves metabolism.

Dosage– 1 teaspoon two times a day, after meals with plain water or as prescribed by Ayurvedic doctor.

What can be a good diet for Gout?

  1. You should avoid vegetables like mushrooms, peas, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, and dried beans.
  2. Consuming pearl millet, sorghum and green lentils must be added in the diet.
  3. Intake of dairy products like milk, butter, and cheese should be reduced.
  4. Fruits like cherries, apple, pineapple, strawberries, and banana should be added in daily diet.
  5. Carbonated drinks, fried food items, tea should be avoided.
  6. Intake of more water in order to keep yourself hydrated.

Why Planet Ayurveda?

  • We are providing 100 % natural product
  • Vegetarian formulations
  • All the products manufactured are free from all kinds of preservatives, chemicals, and colors.
  • Best quality herbs are used and are produced under fully sterilized conditions.