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Managing Urinary tract infection with Ayurveda

by Dr Vaid Ji on Feb 27, 2024

Managing Urinary tract infection with Ayurveda

What is Urinary tract Infection?

Urinary system consists of parts such as kidney, ureters, bladder and urethra. Urinary tract infection is the infection of urinary tract. Usually the parts of the system that are infected in urinary tract infection are bladder and urethra but it can involve bladder and kidney. If infection is limited to urethra than it is called as urethritis, if kidneys are involved it is called as pyelonephritis and if bladder is involved it is described as cystitis. Women are more prone to infections than men due to their anatomically smaller length of urethra.

Normally, urine is the byproduct of the kidney which contains excess water along with waste product and toxins removed from the blood. Usually the urine when moving through urinary system does not contain any contamination. It caught infection from outside the body causing infection and inflammation known as urinary tract infection.

Types of UTI:

  • Vaginitis: It is a vaginal infection
  • Urethritis: Infection of urethra causing discharge and burning sensation during urination
  • Cystitis: Bacterial infection spreads to bladder which gives symptoms like pain during urination, reoccurring need to urinate, lower belly pain, cloudy or bloody urine.
  • Pyelonephritis: When the infection ascends towards kidneys. The severity of the UTI increases as a result of this person have fever with chills, vomiting , nausea, pain abdomen

What causes Urinary tract Infection:

Various microorganisms can lead to UTI usually bacterial. Bacteria such as E.coli, chlamydia, mycoplasma are responsible for urinary tract infection in both male and females. Chlamydia and mycoplasma usually transmits through sexual activity. Men have longer urethra than women that is why women are more at risk.

  • Women whose mother has frequent history of UTI
  • Poor genital hygiene
  • People with diabetes, HIV attracts more infection
  • Women using spermicides, diaphragm, condoms during intercourse
  • Women using lubricants to prevent dryness during intercourse
  • Increased sexual activity
  • Older people usually get UTI due to catheterisation or prostatitis
  • Sexually transmitted disease might cause the infection
  • Weak immune system
  • Some complications like menopause, spinal injury
  • Using public toilets

What are the symptoms?  

  • Persistent or instant urge to urinate after shorter period of time
  • Increased urine frequency
  • Urine is cloudy, bloody or foul smelly
  • Fever with chills
  • burning micturition
  • vomiting and nausea
  • lower abdomen, flank or pelvic pain
  • pressure in lower abdomen or pelvis
  • Itching in vaginal area

Ayurveda view point over Urinary tract infection:

Ayurveda is a science of holistic healing and it focuses on doshas (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) the three energies of the body. These bodily energies should be in balanced state for a good health. When the doshas are imbalance it leads to diseases. Urinary tract infection is due to the vitiation of all three dosha predominantly pitta dosha. It is mutravaha srotas vyadhi.

Preventions for UTI:

  • Maintaining good hygiene
  • Drinking a lot of water
  • Avoid spicy food
  • Including probiotics such as curd
  • Avoid using birth controls like condoms etc
  • Drinking plenty of fluid like coconut water
  • Proper urination
  • Maintaining gut health, avoid eating processed food
  • Avoiding foods that causes UTI
  • Drinking tea or coffee
  • Eating cranberries since it contains proanthocyanidins that prevents the bacteria from sticking to the walls of baldder.

Some potent Herbs For Urinary Tract Infection:

  • Varuna (Crataeva nurvala): It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which helps in treating urinary tract works by flushing out dangerous bacteria out of the body.
  • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa): It is well known Ayurveda herb for urinary infections. It heals urinary infections and has diuretic properties. It’s antimicrobial properties reduces the urinary tract irritation and flushes out the toxins out of the body.
  • Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris): It is an effective herb for Urinary tract Infection. It significantly relieves the symptoms like burning, itching, discomfort etc. It also have diuretic properties that corrects UTI by maintaining the urine flow.

Some classical Ayurvedic formulation for UTI:

  • Chandraprabha vati
  • Varunadi kwath
  • Punarnavadi kwath
  • Chandanasava
  • Guduchi ghan vati
  • Prval pisti
  • Tandulodaka (rice water)

Managing Urinary Tract Infection with Chandigarh Ayurved Centre:

Chandigarh Ayurved centre provides you the best natural and herbal remedy “Urinary tract infection (UTI) care kit” which cures the disease in a natural way. It mainly affects the root cause of the disease and helps in curing the disease. The continuous use of this kit shows a proven result.


  1. Liver Care Tablet

The Liver care tablet of CAC is a herbo mineral pure ayurvedic formulation. It mainly works in balancing pitta doshas. liver care tablet consists of ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( Phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinospora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc. Its main function is to improve the circulation of blood. it works against burning sensation of urine, removes urinary infection and other inflammatory conditions.

Dosage: Take one tablet twice daily with plain water after a meal.

  1. UTI Care Tablet

It’s a 650 mg pure herbo mineral ayurvedic formulation. it treats the root cause of diseases without any side effects. along with the UTI problem it also treats problems related to kidney, urinary bladder, urethra and ureters. it consists of ingredients like Yavakshar (Hordeum vulgare)   -200 mg, Kalmi Shora (Potassium nitrate) -150 mg, Nuashadar (Ammonium chloride) -150 mg, Swarna Gairik (Red ochre) -150 mg. It removes the kidney stones, renal colic, painful micturition, hypertension, and burning sensation during the passage of urine. it has antioxidant and anti -inflammatory properties. also useful in dysuria, pelvic pain, urine incontinence, foul odor, etc.

Dosage: take 1 tablet twice daily with plain water after meal.

  1. Trikatu Syrup

Trikatu syrup is pure ayurvedic formulation comprises of mainly three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum). the main function of trikatu syrup is it removes excess of Kapha doshas and supports the respiratory system, help to reduce body weight and hence detoxifies the body. it has anti-inflammatory , analgesic and antioxidant properties. It boosts metabolism and works in dysuria, painful micturition, and reduce inflammation of the kidney occurs due to any diseases. It is free from chemicals, additives, colors and fillers.
Dosage: 2 tsp twice daily before a meal.

  1. Detox Premium Powder

It is purely a herbal formulation that helps to reduce inflammation and burning sensation caused due to UTI infection. It has an anti-inflammatory action. It also helps to remove toxins due to its antioxidant properties. It comprises of  Moti Pishti, Parwal Pishti, Shukta Pishti, Giloy Satav, Kamdudha Ras, Jahar Mohra, Akik Pishti, Gandhak Rasayan, Shankh Bhasma, Sutshekhar Ras, Sudhyog Tab, Shwet Parpati, Yavakshaar. It has an antibacterial action and provides cooling and calming effect to the body.

Dosage: Take one sachet twice a day with normal plain water.

  1. Sheet dhara:

It is pure herbo mineral ayurvedic formulation which works on doshas of the body especially pitta  doshas. It mainly consists of herbs like Ajwaion, Kapur (camphor) and Mint leaves that provide a cooling effect and helps to reduce burning sensation during micturition. it also controls mood swings, bloating and nausea.

Dosage: Take 1/2 or 1 teaspoon of sheet dhara twice daily empty stomach.