You can take the home remedies below to relieve UTI:
1.Drinking more water
Drinking plenty of water can flush out all the pathogenic bacteria and toxins from the body, it will help remove the infection.
Baking soda is one of the most effective home treatments for UTI. Add one teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water and wash the opening of the urethra. It helps to relieve the urinary irritation symptoms and neutralize the acid content present in the urine, thereby, eliminating the infection.
Cranberry can inhibit the growing and breeding of varieties of pathogenic bacteria, keep the integrity of the bladder wall, and the normal urinary pH value. So drinking cranberry juice can work great and prevent the bacteria from remaining in the urinary tract.
Blueberry contains a special compound that can prevent bacteria from adhering to the urethral wall cells, thereby, it can be advantageous to prevent UTI. So drinking blueberry juice (without adding artificial sweetener) or have some blueberries early in the morning are great for protecting yourself from this disease. Drinking blueberry juice is a good home remedy for UTI in men.
5.Apply Heating Pad
This is an excellent home remedy for UTI pain. You can place a hot water bottle or heating pad over your abdomen, it can help to dilate the blood vessels and accelerate the blood flow, thereby, the abdominal pain caused by the infection can be eased.
The enzyme, known as bromelain, is found in pineapple. It has the properties of anti-inflammation and is helpful to eliminate the UTI symptoms. Either eat a cup of fresh pineapple or drink the juice of half a pineapple on a daily basis is beneficial for easing the symptoms. Avoid eating canned pineapple for it has preservative and its nutrients have been destroyed.
7. Try Aromatherapy
Take some tea tree oil, sandalwood oil, juniper oil, bergamot oil, and frankincense, then mix them. Apply this mixture on the areas closer to the bladder. The mixture can avoid the germs from expanding infection. This method should be taken for about three to four days to take a great effect on eliminating the symptoms.
Home remedies are not so efficient as medications. If these remedies can’t relieve UTI symptoms efficiently, you should take medication. Herbal medicine diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill can be considered as alternative medicine.
Please consult the physician of your choice before starting this, or any, diet plan or exercise program