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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.

Herbal Remedies to Reduce High Levels of Uric Acid

Uric Acid is a heterocyclic compound when the body breaks down a substance called purine. Purine is usually made in the body but can consume externally from foods and beverages. Generally uric acid is a waste product of the body that must be eliminated outside the body through urine. Increases level of uric acid is not good for the health of an individual. The term used for the high level of uric acid is hyperuricemia.

High Uric Acid

High Uric Acid (Hyperuricemia)

When purines increases in our body, it cause the increased production of uric acid in the body which further leads to gout diseaseUric acid gets accumulated in the tissues and form crystals. The prevalence rate of hyperuricemia in the global population is rated at 20–25%, but among pre-menopause, women are only 4-6%. The prevalence of gout in males is 5.9% in males and females 2 %. Global, the prevalence of hyperuricemia has progressed significantly in recent decades.

The Normal Level of Uric Acid

In female: 2.4-6.0 mg/dL

In male: 3.4-7.0 mg/dL

If uric acid levels uric increase above 7.0 mg/dL, it may lead to Hyperuricemia.

Causes of High Uric Acid

Uric acid is produced by the breakdown of purine. Purine is formed naturally in our body but some external factors increase the purine level in the body, which leads to higher production of uric acid. And another reason for increased uric acid levels is when the kidneys do not properly excrete uric acid. There are also some factors for the abnormal functioning of the kidneys.

The Risk Factor of High Uric Acid

  1. Abnormal kidney function
  2. Excess production of uric acid
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Hereditary
  6. Excess consumption of alcohol
  7. Some medicines such as diuretics or niacin
  8. Obesity and overweight
  9. More consumption of Caffeine
  10. Intake of Purine-rich food such as anchovies, game meat, gravy, mushrooms, sardines, peas, dried beans, and other foods
  11. Dehydration
  12. Stress
  13. Joint injury

Symptoms of High Uric Acid

  1. Fever, fatigue, and chills
  2. Kidney failure
  3. Gout
  4. Kidney stone
  5. Heart disease
  6. Pain and swelling of the joints
  7. Pain in joints
  8. Swelling of the joints
  9. Urination problem

Ayurvedic Aspects for High Levels of Uric Acid

According to Ayurveda, this disease is known as Vata-Raksta Roga because this high uric acid causes Gout disease. Vata means Air and Rakta mean blood, so Vata-Rakta Roga means an imbalance in the air and buildup of the toxins in the blood. Hyperuricemia is also a condition when uric acid accumulates in the blood and leads to the pain and swelling of the joints.

Effective Herbs  to reduce the High Uric Acid Levels

  1. Giloy
  2. Amla
  3. Bibhitaki
  4. Haritaki
  5. Punarnava
  6. Bitter gourd
  7. Neem
  8. Vacha

These herbs are also used in the preparation of the herbal remedies and Planet Ayurveda provides the best and effective products for Hyperuricemia.

Herbal Remedies to Reduce High Levels of Uric Acid from Planet Ayurveda

Ayurveda provides herbs to balance the Vata dosha and also decrease the vitiation of rakta. During the treatment of high uric acid levels, Ayurveda always prioritizes the removal of harmful toxins from the body which causes abnormalities in the constitution of the blood. There are various herbs which help to detoxify the blood and reduce the level of uric acid.

Planet Ayurveda provides the best herbal remedies to reduce high uric acid levels. The combination of herbal remedies offers named Gout Care Pack. This pack included some herbal products which are prepared by using the best natural herbs and under the guidance of expert Ayurvedic practitioner. These products are safe to use and do not produce any side effects.

  1. Giloy Capsules
  2. Kaishore Guggul
  3. Navkarshik Churna
  4. Punarnava Capsules

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Products Description

1. Giloy Capsules

Giloy capsules contain pure extract of a herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). It possesses analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory. It helps to relieve pain, swelling, inflammation which is associated with hyperuricemia and helps to reduce the high uric acid level. Gilroy also has antioxidant properties and supports the healthy functioning of the immune system. These capsules are also very effective in the fever.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily, after meals, with plain water.

2. Kaishore Guggul

Kaishore guggul are classical tablets prepared by mixture of herbs like Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Guggul resin (Commiphora Mukul), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Long piper (Piper longum), and Red physic nut (Baliospermum montanum) and Indian jalap (Ipomoea turpethum) that treats inflammation & pain condition. These tablets help to eliminate the toxins from the body. It is an effective remedy to reduce the level of uric acid. It also helps to lessen the buildup of the uric acid in the joints. Kishore guggul tablets help to manage the symptoms associated with gout-like heat, redness, severe pain and inflammation in the joints.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily, after meals, with plain water.

3. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik churna is an effective formulation of Planet Ayurveda for Hyperuricemia condition. This formulation contains combinations of many herbs such as Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurroa), Neem (Azadira chtaindica), Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) and Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). These herbs have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic properties. It helps to decrease a high level of uric acid and provide relief from symptoms associated with Hyperuricemia like inflammation, pain, and swelling. This churna balances the Vata dosha and also improves immunity.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice daily, after meals, with plain water.

4. Punarnava Capsules

These capsules are made of a standardized extract of herb Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). It also an effective remedy for Hyperuricemia. It helps to reduce the increased level of uric acid and provides relief from the symptoms associated with the Gout like inflammation, redness, pain, and swelling of the joints. Punarnava capsules have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties and flush out the toxin from the body.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily, after meals, with plain water.


There are various herbs, studied in Ayurveda for high uric acid levels. Planet Ayurveda offers the best herbal remedies to reduce the high level of uric acid naturally without causing any side effects.