in additon to info here, see number 15 as I addd a lot more on this in response to someone's questions
5. take parsley root tincture.
take 2 droppersfuls 3-5 times a day (5 times a day if you are very ill) or
Dr. Christopher says Parsley: Make at least 2 quarts of the parsley root strong decoction and drink copiously. [SNH p.246]
or to equal this amount in tincture fulls take two dropperfuls every two hours for 16 hours time period. To make it strong when it settles be sure herb solids are 75% of more and the liquid that rise to the top when it settles is only 1/4 or less of the jar. Or one could tincture it and then add more herbs to the tinctures and start again..things will
This herb reduces water retention and giving this and burdock blend tincture (herbpharm) to my mother with zero kidney function and extremely ill after 8 heart attacks in a year and numerous challenges cause her to call me and say.."I can't believe this..I took those tinctures you left and for the first time in 2 years of dialysis I was not sick after dialysis. I always get really sick all day."
this herb also saved Dr Christopher's sister who was to be dead by morning. Swollen to twice her size by dropsy, an illness where the kidneys and skin do not excrete fluids well and cause water retention, this saved her life. He tells the story in one of his videos.
Parsley and parsley root are very good for the kidney patient. Take them in organic tincture form and also can take parsley tea and add parsley and parsley root to your juices.
Parsley root is sold in the USA in some meijers and looks like a bunch of carrots with the tops but the root is whitish and not orange looks like a parsnip but is not a parsnip and the tops look like parsley not feathery like a carrot. It is also sold online in bulk herbs stores.
Parsley Root is a natural and effective diuretic that helps to purify the blood and accelerate the excretion of toxins from the body. Parsley root may also ease bloating, reduce excess water weight and improve urination when it is painful or incomplete. Because of its diuretic properties, Parsley is believed to lower blood pressure, reduce the heart rate and relieve hypertension. Parsley is also considered a mild laxative.
And this health properties of parsley root : mild diuretic, lowers blood pressure, eases water retention
It is a diuretic (makes you pee more),a blood purifier (explained above)carminative, (excites intestinal peristalsis and relieves/promotes expelling of gas), and hepatic (herbs used to strengthen, tone, stimulate the secretive functions of the liver and increased flow of bile) It may have other functions..it is not covered in doc Christopher's book but I saw this on line about it. Among it's uses help in kidney and bladder and liver problems.
A decoction of parsley root can help eliminate bloating and reduce weight by eliminating excess water gain so parsley root aids in excess water retention as you have
recommendation by Dr Christopher for kidney problems is this