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Herbal Remedies - Cystitis

Cystitis is an infection of the urine that causes an inflammation of the bladder, it is the most common urinary tract infection.

Cystitis occurs when bacteria travels up the urethra, infecting the urine & consequently infecting the bladder, sufferers will experience some or all of these symptoms :-

  • Frequent urge to urinate.
  • Burning pain or a 'scalding' sensation
  • Strong smelling urine
  • Cloudy or bloody urine
  • Abdominal pain.

Women in the late teens and older are most likely to suffer from cystitis (especially if sexually active), because the female urethra is relatively small, bacterial has easier access to the bladder, males can also suffer with cystitis, however it is far more common in the elderly

Cystitis if the infection is left has the ability to back deeper into the urinary system until eventually reaching the kidneys, if this happens then urgent medical attention is required.

Herb
Uva-ursi Disinfects the bladder and helps to heal the lining of the urinary tract.
Echinacea Boosts immunity and clears infection