Diuretic (stimulates urination), treats minor urinary problems. Helps with water retention, helps to dissolve kidney and bladder stones, and treats urinary tract infections (such as cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis). Improves elimination of uric acid.
1 teaspoon of dried herb infused into a cup of hot water. Strain and drink. Sweet with honey to taste if required. Repeat as required.
Do not use if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients. If allergic reaction occurs discontinue use. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use Juniper is you have recognized kidney damage. Do not exceed the recommended dose as an overdose of Juniper can cause kidney and urinary tract dysfunction or cardiovascular complications. Do not take this tea for more than six weeks at a time without a break. Should not be taken with hypoglycaemics (antidiabetic agents) or diuretics. Avoid if you have obstruction of the bile ducts or gallstones. Do not use if you have a known allergy to other members of the Asteraceae family (such as daisies or chamomile). Dandelion should be avoided by those taking potassium-sparing diuretics or ACE inhibitors. Marshmallow extracts can affect the absorption of allopathic medications, so check with your doctor is you are using prescription medicines regularly. Marshmallow and Hibiscus have both been shown to lower blood-sugar levels. Therefore they may interfere with the action of other therapies or medications being used to control blood-sugar levels, such as insulin for diabetes. Avoid in cases of acute inflammation of the liver and kidneys. Avoid if taking warfarin or other anticoagulant. Hibiscus lowers blood pressure, so avoid if your blood pressure is already low. Drinking a hibiscus beverage before taking acetaminophen (paracetamol) might increase how fast your body gets rid of paracetamol.
Juniper Berries, Dandelion, Golden Rod, Marshmallow Root, Buchu, Hibiscus Flower, Willow Herb