Bright's Disease

A kidney disease.

Herbal Aids:

Cranesbill: Drink the decoction in combination with golden seal (Hydrastis canadensis). [SNH p.152]

Bright's Disease: (chronic nephritis): See formula using juniper berries, blue cohosh, couchgrass and buchu. [SNH p.251]

Yarrow: Yarrow has also been recommended in pancreas problems, including Bright's disease and diabetes. [UW-Yarrow]

Uva Ursi: Uva ursi or bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi: Ericaceae) is an excellent herb for the adrenal, for diabetes, Bright's disease, and assists in controlling kidney and bladder congestion. [NL 1-6]

Alfalfa: According to May Bethel, author of The Healing Power of Herbs, 1968, alfalfa contains 8 known enzymes which are instrumental in food assimilation. Bethel also quotes Dr. W. H. Graves, D.C., who has successfully used alfalfa in cases of diabetes, rheumatism, bright's disease. [NL 2-12]

See Also:

Kidney Formula: Dr. Christopher's Kidney Formula

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