Top 7 Natural Home Remedies for Urinal Tract Infection (UTI)
If you frequently suffer from UTI pain, try these 7 home remedies to naturally heal and prevent further infections. As always, if you have any questions, you should check with your doctor.
Pure cranberry juice. Medical researchers learned as early as the 1840s that the hippuric acid in cranberries inhibits the growth of E. coli bacteria, the most common cause of UTI. Hippuric acid also keeps E. coli from adhering to the urinary tract walls, and from spreading from the bladder to the kidneys. Pure cranberry juice contains antioxidants that remove the bond between bacteria and the urethra walls, and that weaken bacteria. For a natural remedy, drink three 8-ounce servings of pure cranberry juice—make sure it’s not a juice “cocktail,” which contains lots of sugar—or, eating 1/2 cup of dried cranberries might help, according to a small Harvard study.