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Urinary System Issues
See Also Part 2: Urinary Tract Infection UTI


For kidney and bladder strength and tone.
Reduces inflammation and infection.
Improves circulation in small kidney capillaries and helps repair damaged tissues.
Increases urinary flow to control body/blood fluid balances and pressures.
Improves excretion of uric acid and retention of potassium.

Recommended Usage
Take one capsule with a meal three times daily. Use together with Hydrangea herb when kidney stones are present.

Kidney Weakness

General Indications
Copious, pale urine
Scant urine with fluid retention
Structural imbalances

Combination Potassium

Combination Potassium


  • Each bottle now provides a 30-day supply.
  • Helps generate energy.
  • Helps maintain balance of body fluids.
  • Drives excess sodium out of the body.
  • Supports kidney function.
  • Provides essential nutrients for muscles like the heart.
  • Promotes proper nerve transmission.
  • Activates cellular cleansing.

Adequate potassium levels are essential for the body's active transport pump, which moves nutrients into cells. This herbal formula nutritionally supports the body's enzyme system and is a source of trace minerals compatible with potassium utilization.


Water Rentention

General Indications
Swollen ankles, toes, fingers
Scanty urine - Puffy eyes
Swollen tongue

Kidney Activator

Kidney Activator

Kidney support for infection and inflammation.

A natural antiseptic diuretic that helps cleanse and build the urinary system when there is too much water.
This includes edema, incontinence and other bladder and kidney inflammation and irritation problems.
Pregnancy is in the list of historical uses. So is bloody urine.

Although K is classified as a lithotriptic, always use caution in cases of kidney stones.

Juniper, parsley, uva ursi, dandelion, chamomile.


Chronic Kidney Weakness
Copious, pale urine
Frequent lower back pain
Weak knees and ankles
Brittle bones
Spinal misalignment

KB-C is a Chinese formula that corrects this deficiency of water energy. It strengthens the organs associated with water in the body, the kidneys and bladder. In addition it also strengthens the bones. In Chinese medicine, the kidneys help build the bones.
Although this may seem like a strange concept to Western minds, the kidneys also regulate the balance of mineral electrolytes and flush acid waste to help maintain pH balance, which maintains the health of the structural system.
Acid pH contributes to a loss of bone density.


and/or Horsetail


Horsetail is a diuretic and astringent that has been used to help control incontinence including bed wetting - it both strengthens the bladder and eliminates water.
It is a good "spring cleaning" detoxification herb.
There is evidence that horsetail builds the immune and nervous systems. It is recommended for urinary tract infections. Horsetail contains a very high amount of silicon (and high calcium) in a bioavailable form. This makes it a very popular in formulas to build and provide elasticity to bones, hair, skin, nails and teeth.


Irritaded - Inflamed
General Indications
Scant, dark urine
Burning urination
Hot feeling over kidneys
Puffiness / darkness under eyes
Urination produces standing foam
General symptoms of heat

For kidney and bladder strength and tone.
Reduces inflammation and infection.
Improves circulation in small kidney capillaries and helps repair damaged tissues.
Increases urinary flow to control body/blood fluid balances and pressures.
Improves excretion of uric acid and retention of potassium.

Recommended Usage:
Take one capsule with a meal three times daily. Use together with Hydrangea herb when kidney stones are present.


and/or Marshmallow


Healing, soothing soft tissue repair herb.
Marshmallow root is a classic cooling and wetting herb for conditions that are hot and dry.
It has been used since ancient Greece for bronchitis, whooping cough, dysentery, cystitis, incontinence, etc.
Other internal uses include inflammatory stomach and bowel problems, lung irritations, urinary tract infections, swollen joints--and it even increases and enriches mother's milk.

Like slippery elm, it will absorb poisons and reduce inflammation including ulcerations and wounds that won't heal.

Urinary Infection

Diagnosis of urinary infection
Prevention of urinary infection
See also UTI

Intended for urinary tract infections.
Cranberry contains a substance that reduces the ability of bacteria to cling to the lining of the urinary tract.
This may reduce the tendency to develop urinary tract infections.
Cranberry also controls the odor of urine from incontinent individuals. It retards the degradation of urine by Escherichia coli bacteria to produce ammonia odors.
Buchu is one of the most nourishing herbs for the urinary tract and is slightly diuretic. It also has tonic, astringent and antiseptic properties that may contribute to reducing urinary tract infections and inflammation.
Buchu has also been used for the prostate and pancreas; it may be useful for early stages of diabetes.
Contains cranberry juice concentrate, buchu concentrate reduced to powder before capsulation.


Powerful natural antibiotic team
An important infection fighting immune system stimulant.
Golden Seal has been used as a substitute for quinine with no after-effects.
Echinacca is also a natural antibiotic that helps with both viral and bacterial infections. It stimulates the body to build blood cells and antibodies and helps the body to cleanse and strengthen itself.
Contains echinacea purpurea and echinacea angustifolia combination with an equal amount of golden seal root in a glycerin base.
NSP uses the roots because these contain the greatest concentrations of the beneficial components.
Both species are used because of their different but complementary ways of stimulating the immune system.

Homeopathic Support

Adults 5 drops orally, 3 to 5 times daily or as otherwise directed.
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days consult a healthcare professional.
Consult a physician for use in children under 12 years of age.



The kidneys, located near the lower ribs on either side of the spine, look like two bean-shaped organs that regulate the fluid in your body. They also excrete too much acid or alkaline elements and clear the blood of toxins. About 2.5 pints of water are excreted as urine every day. Urine is about 96% water.

The kidneys cannot do their job without a sufficient amount of water, so remember to drink enough water. About 2.4 million nephrons inside the kidneys filter the blood. They help to regulate the sodium/potassium ratio, vital for energy production, etc.
All in all, about 300 pints of water are filtered each day.

With such a big job to do, certain nutritional elements are important to keep them healthy so you don't experience the various kinds of pain produced by discontented kidneys such as bladder infections, kidney stones, or pain in the lower back.

The kidneys can be poisoned, clogged, malnourished, ruptured by blows, and overworked until they begin to break down. Blood in the urine is a sign, or could be an infection of the filtering tubules. The urinary system is a complex and intricate system consisting of the kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureters. A well-functioning urinary system is essential for good health. Although we tend to equate the urinary system simply with elimination, it is actually an amazingly complex filtering system that minute-by-minute determines what to excrete and what to retain in the body. In fact, over 95 percent of the water and most of the nutrients we take in, are reabsorbed.

The kidneys purify 45 gallons of blood every day. Considering that you have 7 to 8 liters of blood in your body, this means that your entire blood volume gets filtered approximately 20 to 25 times each day!

Our kidneys produce enzymes and hormones which interact with other compounds and help us maintain our blood pressure. They regulate the proper fluid balance in our bodies and help maintain the proper acid and alkali balance. Kidney failure is a life threatening situation. If the kidneys cannot filter toxins from the blood and move them out of the body, these waste toxins accumulate in the blood and contaminate the entire system.

10 possible signs you may have kidney disease


More than 26 million American adults are living with kidney disease and most don’t know it.

Kidney failure is a life threatening situation. If the kidneys cannot filter toxins from the blood and move them out of the body, these waste toxins accumulate in the blood and

According to the National Kidney Foundation...
If you’re at risk for kidney disease due to high blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of kidney failure or if you’re older than age 60, it’s important to get tested annually for kidney disease. Be sure to mention any symptoms you’re experiencing to your healthcare practitioner.

  1. You're more tired, have less energy or are having trouble concentrating.
    A severe decrease in kidney function can lead to a buildup of toxins and impurities in the blood. This can cause people to feel tired, weak and can make it hard to concentrate. Another complication of kidney disease is anemia, which can cause weakness and fatigue.

  2. You're having trouble sleeping.
    When the kidneys aren't filtering properly, toxins stay in the blood rather than leaving the body through the urine. This can make it difficult to sleep. There is also a link between obesity and chronic kidney disease, and sleep apnea is more common in those with chronic kidney disease, compared with the general population.

  3. You have dry and itchy skin.
    Healthy kidneys do many important jobs. They remove wastes and extra fluid from your body, help make red blood cells, help keep bones strong and work to maintain the right amount of minerals in your blood.Dry and itchy skin can be a sign of the mineral and bone disease that often accompanies advanced kidney disease, when the kidneys are no longer able to keep the right balance of minerals and nutrients in your blood.

  4. You feel the need to urinate more often.
    If you feel the need to urinate more often, especially at night, this can be a sign of kidney disease. When the kidneys filters are damaged, it can cause an increase in the urge to urinate. Sometimes this can also be a sign of a urinary infection or enlarged prostate in men.

  5. You see blood in your urine.
    Healthy kidneys typically keep the blood cells in the body when filtering wastes from the blood to create urine, but when the kidney's filters have been damaged, these blood cells can start to "leak" out into the urine. In addition to signaling kidney disease, blood in the urine can be indicative of tumors, kidney stones or an infection.

  6. Your urine is foamy.
    Excessive bubbles in the urine especially those that require you to flush several times before they go away indicate protein in the urine. This foam may look like the foam you see when scrambling eggs, as the common protein found in urine, albumin, is the same protein that is found in eggs.

  7. You're experiencing persistent puffiness around your eyes.
    Protein in the urine is an early sign that the kidneys filters have been damaged, allowing protein to leak into the urine. This puffiness around your eyes can be due to the fact that your kidneys are leaking a large amount of protein in the urine, rather than keeping it in the body.

  8. Your ankles and feet are swollen.
    Decreased kidney function can lead to sodium retention, causing swelling in your feet and ankles. Swelling in the lower extremities can also be a sign of heart disease, liver disease and chronic leg vein problems.

  9. You have a poor appetite.
    This is a very general symptom, but a buildup of toxins resulting from reduced kidney function can be one of the causes.

  10. Your muscles are cramping.
    Electrolyte imbalances can result from impaired kidney function. For example, low calcium levels and poorly controlled phosphorus may contribute to muscle cramping.

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