strong smelling urine, from proteins and other
spasm in the lower back
change in perspiration
acute pains in the lower back and kidney area
brittle hair and nails
desire for salt
Food enters the
bloodstream through hepatic veins and the villi in the small intestines. The
blood is filtered in the liver before circulating through the lungs, where the
blood is infused with oxygen before moving on to the heart. The blood then
leaves the heart via the aorta to the kidneys where it is purified. The liver
filters out toxins of food, alcohol and bacteria, and stores glycogen to
convert into glucose when needed. The kidneys ensure hormonal balance (sexual
hormones), maintain electrolyte balance (mineral balance), and control the
blood sugar via the adrenal glands.
Kidney stones form
when the kidneys fail to filter properly or as a result of
Take 60g of fresh
vine leaves and make tea from them. Drink 3 cups daily. This should dissolve
the stones. It can be a most painful experience when the stones emerge. To
release the tension, hold a *ginger
compress around the painful area, which is right and left of the spine at
lumbar 1 and thoracic 12.
If vine leaves are
not available, make 6 litres of watermelon juice. (Use the entire watermelon,
including the green parts, but not the skin or the seeds.) Boil down to 3
litres and drink all of it in 1 day.
Have a cold sitz
bath before going to bed.
On rising, take the
juice of 1 lemon in a cup of hot water.
Boil 1 tablespoon
dandelion (from the herbalist) in 500ml of water until 125ml is left. Combine
equal amounts of the following juices to make 375ml:
Mix the juice with the reduced
dandelion water and the juice of a lemon. Drink 1½ litres a
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