Ayurvedic medicines are now finding wide acceptance in the prevention and treatment of kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Cystone, a product of Himalaya Herbal Care is one such medicine that is prescribed quite commonly by Ayurveda medicine practitioners.
The proper functioning of the urinary system is vitally important for human well being. Stones in kidneys, bladders or the urethras, infections of the urinary tract, painful urination and urinary incontinence are some of the ailments that affect the urinary system. Kidney stones have become a prevalent problem over the last few decades. They are formed when excess minerals that are not filtered out through urine crystallize over time in some part of the urinary system. Stones can be painful and a source of great discomfort to the bearer. If left untreated, it can lead to complications that may require surgical intervention.
Symptoms of stone formation
Smaller-sized stones may not cause pain in the body and may pass through the urine. However, larger stones can remain in the system and can cause acute pain. Some of the symptoms associated with stone formation are:
- Lower back and groin or abdomen pain
- Blood in the urine
- Cloudy or smelly urine
- Burning sensation when passing urine
Treatment for stones
With adequate fluid intake, most stones that are smaller in size will pass through the urinary tract without causing any problems. But bigger stones will require medications to increase the passage rates or treatments. In modern medicine, these include shockwave or laser lithotripsy, urethral stents, etc.
Ayurvedic treatment for stones
There are many Ayurvedic medicines available for the treatment of stones. Medicines like Cystone acts on the stone to disintegrate and pulverize the stone.
Cystone is an herbal supplement. It is prepared by mixing a combination of herbs. It acts on substances like oxalic acid and calcium hydroxyproline to minimize stone formation. It also contains ingredients that act as antimicrobial agents to prevent infections in the urinary tract.
It helps to maintain the proper functioning of the kidneys as well as the urinary tract. It effectively prevents and minimizes the causative factors that precipitate stone formation.
Ingredients of Cystone
The primary active ingredients found in Cystone and their respective uses are listed in the table below:
|Shilapuspha||helps in the effective functioning of the urinary system|
|Pasanabheda||helps in the dissolution of calculi|
|Manjishtha||helps remove toxins from the blood|
|Nagarmusta||acts as an anti-inflammatory agent|
|Apamarga||helps in the disintegration of urinary stones|
|Gojiha||inhibits stone formation|
|Sahadevi||helps in relieving pain|
|Shilajeet||helps in combating the negative effects of stress and relieves pain|
|Hajrul yahood bhasma||Helps in dissolving stones|
Benefits of Cystone
Cystone tablets are beneficial to people suffering from disorders of the urinary system. Some of these benefits are:
- It helps in the proper functioning of the urinary system
- It prevents the formation of stones in the kidneys, bladder and the urinary tract
- It fights infection of the urinary tract
- It reduces pain
Living life the right way
Disorders of the urinary system can throw your life in disarray. Some modifications to your lifestyle can aid in preventing the incidence and recurrence of these disorders. Below are some tips that will enable you to stay healthy.
- Having at least 8 glasses of water a day can bring down the chances of getting a urinary system disorder.
- Cutting down on your salt consumption is another way to prevent kidney stones. A high intake of salt can upset the balance of salt / minerals / water in your kidneys.
- Practicing good hygiene can considerably cut down the chances of getting infections.
- Having a diet rich in fruits and vegetables will help in the long run. Vitamin C found in many citrus fruits like oranges, lemon, etc. can help in fighting infections of the urinary tract.
Cystone has been found to be an effective medicine for urinary system ailments and is widely prescribed by Ayurvedic practitioners. To be affective and to not cause any side effects, it should be taken in the correct dosage as prescribed by the doctor.