Stone is found either in kidneys or in bladder.When this stone moves from kidneys towards bladder through ureter
there is agonising pain.After the stone passes out the pain is relieved.Hot fomentation on the back as well as
lower abdomen is always useful.
Berberis V. Q: During pain 5 drops in an ounce of hot water should be repeated every 15-20 minutes.
Magnesia Phos 3x: 5 grains or 5 tablets dissolved in hot water and given repeatedly relieves the pain.
Stigmata Maydis Q: 15-20 drops in hot water during pain relieves it.
SARSAPARILLA 30, DIOSCOREA Q, PAREIRA BRAVA Q and THLASPI BURSA PASTORIS Q are also very useful.
When the pain is relieved the following medicines should be given to prevent recurrence of pain and expel the stone.
Lyco: When there is a reddish sediment in urine.
Urtica Urens Q: 5 drops in water 2-3 times a day.Continue for some days.
Acid Pnos 3x: When phosphates are found in urine.
Graphites: When the sediment in urine smells sour.
Chin Sulph 3x: When the sediment in urine is reddish or brownish in colour.
Lithium Carb 3x Trit: When the stone is in bladder, continue twice daily for some days.It dissolves and expels
the bladder stone.
SARSAPARILLA, OXALIC ACID and NITRO MURIATIC ACID should also be studied.
INFLAMMATION IN KIDNEYS [NEPHRITIS]
Is a pretty serious disease.Pain, fever, restlessness, dyspnoea are its usual symptoms.As the kidneys being involved do not function, the toxins or poisons which are not excreted mix with the blood resulting in uraemia, unconsciousness and even collapse.Such cases should be entrusted to experienced physicians.A few medicines are given below.
Aconite 3x: To be given in the beginning, during fever, restlessness, etc.
Terebenthina: When the quantity of urine decreases.
Camphor Q: On sudden retention of urine.In babies it may be smelt by putting the phial near the nose of the baby.
NUX, IGNATIA, GELS, PULS etc. are also indicated.
INFLAMMATION OF URINARY BLADDER [CYSTITIS]
The symptoms generally begin with retention of urine, pain on passing urine, dribbling chill and fever.
Cantharis 3x, 30: Chief remedy when it occurs with burning.
Dulcamara: If the cause is dampness, getting wet in rain.
Aconite 3x: When due to dry cold winds.
Chamomilla: In chronic cases.
Pariera Brava Q: 2-3 drops 2-5 times daily when kidney is also involved.
Acid Benzoic: if there is offensive odour in urine, just like a horse’s urine.
Acid Nitric: When there is repulsive had odour.
BELL, CAUST, PULS. CANN. SAT, and SABAL SER.
Q shouid also be consulted.
When sugar is found in urine, it is termed diabetes.Patient becomes weaker and weaker, losses flesh, is emaciated.One Major 0’Mera, Inspector General of Hospitals, in his book on tropical diseases says that he cured many diabetic patients by keeping them on Dab for 2-3 months.Walking is said to be the best treatment for diabetes, I have known many cases who lived long up to the age of 80-85 though they contacted diabetes in middle age, by taking recourse to walking for 8 to 12 miles daily, preferably in early morning hours.Lemon, papaya, bel, mooli (radish), bengan (brinjal) karela and jamun are said to be efficacious in controlling diabetes.
Syzigium Jambolanum Q: Most useful no other remedy causes in so marked a degree the diminution and disappearance of sugar in urine.
Natrum Sulph 6x and Natrum Phos 6x: Specific remedies for diabetes.Both should be taken one in morning and the
other in the night continuously for some days.
Lactic Acid: When thereiis pain in joint also.
Secale Cor: When there is much thirst, burning in palms and soles.
Plumbum lodide: When uric acid increases.
Argentum Met: When there is swelling on feet.
Terebenthina: When there is burning in urine, albumin also passes with sugar.
Other Medicines: ACID PHOS, CEPHELENDRA, HELONIAS, RHUS and NATRUM MUR.
INVOLUNTARY PASSING OF URINE [ENURESIS]
The disease is found mostly in children, but adults also are sometime found suffering from it.
Ferum Phos 12x, 200x: To be given twice daily for some time in 12x. 200x should be repeated twice a week only.
Beiladonna: If the patient wets the bed during sleep.
Causticum: When the patient passes urine before midnight.
Sepia: When there is offensive urine.
Cantharis: When the patient passes urine while sleeping during the day.
Cine: When the patient has a history of worms.
Natrum Phos: When it is due to worms.
Sulphur: In chronic cases.