Easy Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Kidney Stones

Apple Cider Vinegar For Kidney Stones

Kidney stone, which is known as nephrolithiasis in medical terms, forms within the kidney or urinary tract when there is either a decrease in the urine volume or if there is an increase of stone-forming substances in the urine.  Kidney stones are small hard deposits made of mineral and acid salts. It often causes extreme pain but do not cause any permanent damage. But if you do not pay attention in the beginning, it may block your urinary tract and create complications. It may sometimes need surgery to remove the stones from the urinary tract.

Apple cider vinegar is considered as a great ingredient that you can use to prepare remedies to cure small kidney stones. And at the same time this ingredient will also save you from those painful surgeries as well as from the dreaded side effects of using drugs.

Does Apple Cider Vinegar Really Treat Kidney Stones

You must be thinking now how apple cider vinegar can treat kidney stones and what properties are there in apple cider vinegar that makes it so powerful to treat and prevent kidney stones? Let’s read on to find out!

Breaks down the stone forming tissues: Apple cider vinegar is acidic in nature, which helps to break down the hard tissues that form the kidney stones. So its use cures the kidney stone issue as well as prevents the reoccurrence of it.

Flushes out the toxins: The consumption of apple cider vinegar helps the body to flush out the harmful toxins from it, which in turn help to prevent the formation of new kidney stones.

Promotes the digestion process: Apple cider vinegar offers an alkalinizing effect, so its consumption smoothens the digestive process and the production of hydrochloric acid. This in turn prevents the products in the body from forming acid. It makes the body strong enough to prevent the formation of new kidney stones.


 Dissolves the kidney stones: the acidic natures of apple cider vinegar also dissolves the smaller kidney stones and help them to pass through the urine.

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Treat Kidney Stones

Apple cider vinegar offers some of the most effective natural remedies to treat the kidney stones and the associated symptoms. So it is now important for us to know how to use apple cider vinegar for kidney stones. Let’s read on to get cured of the kidney stones by using apple cider vinegar!

1. Apple Cider Vinegar and Water

This is one of the simplest yet effective apple cider vinegar remedies   for kidney stones.

Required Things

  • Organic Apple Cider Vinegar – 2 tbsp
  • Water – 8 ounces

Process:

  1. Take 8 ounces of water in a glass and add 2 tbsp of organic apple cider vinegar to it.
  2. Stir it properly and drink.
  3. Take this remedy once in a day to get rid of kidney stones.
  4. 4.      To prevent the reoccurrence of the kidney stones, take this remedy once to twice in a week.

Note: Along with this remedy, also drink ample amount of water to flush out the toxins from the body.

2. ACV, Water and Baking Soda

ACV, when mixed with baking soda, offers an effective remedy for kidney stones. The alkalizing effects of baking soda remove the acid from the body, which is the main cause of kidney stones.

Required Things:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 2 tbsp
  • Baking Soda – ½ tsp
  • Water – 1 glass

Process:

  1. Take one glass of water and 2 tbsp of baking soda and ½ tsp of apple cider vinegar to it.
  2. Mix both the ingredients well and drink it.
  3. Drink this remedy thrice a day to get rid of kidney stones.

3. ACV and Honey for Kidney Stones

Honey with its antibacterial as well as antifungal properties makes this ACV remedy more effective to treat kidney stones. And at the same time it also adds a good taste to the ACV drink.

Required Things:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Honey  – 2 tsp

Process:

  1. Mix both the apple cider vinegar and the honey well.
  2. Take this mixture 2 to 3 times a day to get rid of kidney stones.
  3. You can also add this mixture to a glass of water and drink it to treat the kidney stone issue successfully.

4. ACV, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice and Water

As lemon juice is acidic in nature, its consumption decreases the acidity level in the urine. This process in turn prevents the formation of stones in the kidney. It also works as a natural antiseptic, which prevents the further growth of bacteria in the kidneys. It also keeps you hydrated and removes the toxins from the body.

Required Things:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 1 tbsp
  • Organic Olive Oil – 2oz
  • Lemon Juice – 2oz
  • Water – 24oz

Process:

  1. Take the olive oil and the lemon juice in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Drink the mixture and then drink 12oz of water.
  3. After half an hour, take the other 12oz water and squeeze the juice of half a lemon to it.
  4. Add the ACV to the lemon water and mix well.
  5. Repeat this remedy in every half an hour to get rid of kidney stones.

5. ACV, Coconut Oil and Water

Other than treating hair and skin related problems, coconut oil also treats kidney stones successfully. Its consumption helps to dissolve the kidney stones.

Required Things

  • ACV – 2 tbsp
  • Coconut Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Warm Water – 16 ounces

Process:

  1. Take the water in a glass and add the ACV and the coconut oil to it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well and drink it.
  3. Take this remedy regularly until you get cured of kidney stones completely.

6. ACV With Honey And Baking Soda

Required Things

  • ACV – 1 ounce
  • Honey
  • Baking Soda – 1/4  tbsp

Process:

  1. Take the water in a glass and add the ACV and the coconut oil to it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients well and drink it.
  3. Take this remedy regularly until you get cured of kidney stones completely.

7. ACV Poultice

Apart from drinking apple cider vinegar to treat kidney stones, you can also use it topically to treat kidney stone pain.

Required Things

  • Apple Cider Vinegar – 3 tbsp
  • Water – 3 tbsp
  • A Washcloth

Process:

  1. Mix the ACV with water and heat it.
  2. Soak a washcloth in it and place it on the area where you are getting pain due to kidney stones.
  3. Let the cloth be on that place till it becomes cool.
  4. Repeat the process 2 to 3 times a day to get rid of the pain associated with kidney stones.

Additional Tips

To get rid of kidney stones as well as to prevent it successfully, follow the tips that are mentioned below.

  • Always use apple cider vinegar in a diluted form otherwise you may harm the enamel of your teeth or may burn your throat or mouth. The recommended ratio of apple cider vinegar and water is 1:10.
  • Also, wash your mouth thoroughly after drinking apple cider vinegar.
  • Make sure to use raw, unpasteurized and extra virgin apple cider vinegar to prepare the remedies as it is more pure and effective.
  • Do not use apple cider vinegar if you are suffering from gout as its usage may increase the pain.
  • If you are suffering from any other disease then consult a doctor before using apple cider vinegar for kidney stones.
  • Remember to drink lots of water while using the apple cider vinegar for kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water will hydrate your body properly, which in turn will treat as well as prevent the kidney stones from reoccurrence.
  • You can take apple cider vinegar daily in your salad or as a condiment to prevent it from occurring again.
  • Avoid taking caffeinated drinks to prevent kidney stones from occurring.
  • Eat a healthy diet that is low in sodium, high in fiber and low in fat to prevent kidney stones in future.

You can try these apple cider vinegar remedies to treat kidney stones if it is the initial stage and if the stones are small enough to be dissolved soon. But if you are experiencing acute pain due to kidney stones and if there is no improvement after using all these home remedies, then you need to consult a doctor to know the exact reason and the further medication for it.

Now I am sure that you are no longer going to bear the pain of kidney stones as you know how to treat kidney stones with the help of the simple yet effective apple cider vinegar remedies. So use the remedies to get of the painful kidney stones.

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Maria Miller

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