Aromatherapy Treatment for Cystitis
Essential oils have quite powerful antiseptic properties and should be used at the earliest possible stage of cystitis. A useful way to them is to add them to the bath up to10 drops in total add just before getting into the water. Some of the most suitable oil some Bergamot Chamomile Lemon (perhaps only 5 drops if this oil this oils is chosen) and Sndal wood. A warm compress with-3-5 drops of Chamomile or Lavender roil added, can be placed over the lower abdomen if there is a lot of discomfort.
Herbalism Treatment for Cystitis
There are many herbs which have specific effect son the urinary tract, so if the cystitis persist or recurs do seek professinal treatment. In the first instance drink plenty of fluid.
Symptoms of cystitis can include frequent urging to pass water, accompanied generally by a sharp pain- in women this is usually felt inflammation ( urethritis) here too while minted to experience pain in the pens'. The urine may look cloudy or strongly colored and may have a strong smell. Sometimes there is pain just before or just after urination perhaps with a feeling of needing to pass water again as fresh urine tickles into the inflamed and irritated bladder. Especially water or infusion chosen from the following herbs. In mild cases simply drinking plenty of herb teas such as Chmomile.( Chamomilla recutita) or Meadowsweet (Filpendula ulmaria) may reduce the inflammation sufficiently to solve the problem. These two herbs can of course also be taken as stronger infusions in acute attacks. Bucha (Barosma betulina) is a particularly useful herb, not only acting as a urinary antiseptic but soothing the inflamed membranes too. And helping to escape the cycle of cystitis antibiotic scystitis which can easily occur with conventional treatment. Bearberry (arctostapbylos uva- ursi) is another strong antiseptic remedy, most helpful when the urine is acidic and sharply burning. To these herbs can be added Celery Seed ( Apium graveolens) which has a very alkaline effect on the urine, Agrimony( Agimonia eupatoria ) to tone and astringe the swollen tissues and / or Marshmallow ( Altbea officinalis ) ( Ideally the root but the leaf is also good) for its pure soothing properties. It is generally recommended to take plenty of garlic internally to fight infection and to cleanse the tissues for some times after the attack has subsided.
Homeopathy Treatment for Cystitis
Symptoms of discomfort when passing urine are a feature of the remedy picture Homeopathy for a large number of homeopathic medicines, so theprofessional practitioner has a wide choice. For self of -treatment choose initially from: Cantharis: for the classical symptoms of cystitis, burning pains with passing water, which comes only slowly and also a frequent urge to urinate. Pulsatilla: urine may easily dribble out when coughing or laughing; staphysagria: when the vulvae area is sore or bruised- often given for honeymoon cystitis.
In the first place, as soon as you feel the twinge of cystitis coming on, dink plenty of water or herb; teas. Avoid alcohol or strong tea and coffee which can irritate the bladder ling further. Sometimes it can be helpful toad a pinch of bicarbonate of soda to water to make it alkaline. Avoid obviously acidic food such as vinegar, unripe fruitoroneslikegoodeberries, polums, rhubarb or tomatoes. Man people tend to suffer periodically with cystitis and for recurrent problems look at things such as not waringtig jeans or trousers. Avoid vaginal deodorants and be careful to rinse under wear thoroughly (biological washing powers or detergents can leave irritant traces). If you have had antibiotics, it is very helpful to take plenty of live yoghurt afterwards to repopulate the defensive hut bacteria, a little can also be applied to the effect, especially if you are prone to cystitis. This helps to alter the local acidity which encourages the body's natural defenses to multiply and it is also quite cool and soothing to the irritated and inflamed surface.