How to Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally?

What are Kidney Stones?

As Per Modern Aspect

Kidney stones are the hard deposits that are made up of minerals and salts especially calcium oxalate, that deposits on the inner lining of the kidneys.

Kidney stones are also called calculi or renal lithiasis or nephrolithiasis.

Kidney Stones

As Per Ayurveda Aspect

In Ayurveda, Kidney disease is correlated with Ashmari. It is a disease that is related to mutravaha strotas in which asthma means the stone is formed in the urinary system.

It is a tridosha vyadhi (comprises of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) in which Kapha dosha is predominant.

Causes are Ushna Gaman (Walking in sun for a long time), Adhwagaman (regular habit of walking longer distances), Adhyashana (Overeating), Mutravegavrodha (suppression of micturition) all these causes may lead to stone formation.

What are the Causes of Kidney Stones?

  • Dehydration
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Intake of a high level of protein and sodium diet
  • Obesity

What are the Symptoms of Kidney Stones?

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Blood in urine
  • Burning micturition
  • Severe pain in the groin region
  • Fever and chills
  • White blood cells or pus in the urine
  • Less urination
  • Cloudy or smelly urine

How to Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally?

1. Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon Seeds

Watermelon seeds act as laxatives that loosen the stool and detoxifiers that eliminate the excessive waste from the body along with the kidney stones.

Steps to follow:

  • Grind some watermelon seeds in a grinder and boil some water.
  • Pour this water over the seeds and let it steep for 10-15 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool down and strain it.
  • Drink it throughout the day.

2. Lemon Juice and Olive Oil

Lemon Juice and Olive Oil

Lemon contains citric acid- a natural inhibitor of kidney stone formation. It will break down the stones and greasiness of olive oil helps in passing out of the stones through the urethra easily.

Steps to follow:

  • Mix one tablespoon of lemon juice and olive oil in water.
  • Drink this solution for three days.

3. Banana


Banana stem is rich in potassium and vitamin B6 which is very beneficial for dissolving kidney stones. It has a diuretic property that expels calcium crystals from the body.

Steps to follow:

  • Soak the banana stem in a cup of water for half an hour.
  • Blend this stem and strain it.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice in it.
  • Add salt to it.
  • Drink this on an empty stomach.

4. Coconut Water

Coconut Water

Coconut water is rich in potassium that alkalinizes the acidic urine and increases the urine output. It is very beneficial for kidney and bladder problems. It reduces the size of kidney stones in a shorter period of time and also prevents bladder infections.

Step to follow:

  • Drink coconut water daily for a week.

5. Pomegranate


Pomegranate contains antioxidants that eliminate the stones and other wastes from the kidney and keeps the kidneys healthy and improves its functions. It lowers down the urine’s acidity level that can help in reducing the risk of kidney stones recurrence.

Step to follow:

  • Drink pomegranate juice daily.

6. Radish Juice

Radish Juice

Radish has an anti-inflammatory property that reduces the inflammation and also has an antioxidant property that helps in removing the kidney stones and other waste products from the body. It provides relief in other symptoms related to kidney disorders.

Steps to follow:

  • Peel off the radish and removes its stem.
  • Grind and blend it and extract its juice.
  • Drink about 100 ml of this juice daily in the morning on an empty stomach.

7. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar contains citric acid that softens and dissolves the kidney stones. It reduces the size of stones so that they can easily pass without pain. It neutralizes the acidic urine and also reduces the pain and inflammation from kidney stones. It has a cleansing effect on the kidneys.

Steps to follow:

  • Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water.
  • Mix this solution and drink it.
  • Drink this twice or thrice in a week.

8. Watermelon


Watermelon contains potassium content and the highest amount of water that helps in flushing out the stones easily. It also eliminates the free oxygen radicals from the body.

9. Water

Plain Water

Dehydration is the main cause of kidney stones, so drink 8 to 10 glasses of water daily.

10. Ginger

Ginger Root

Ginger is very effective in kidney stones that flush out the stones and other water products from the kidneys by its antioxidant property.

Steps to follow:

  • Add 2 teaspoons of freshly grated ginger in 2 cups of boiling water.
  • Strain it and add honey and lemon juice to it.
  • Drink this tea twice or thrice in a day.

11. Grapes


Grapes contain high quality of potassium and water that helps in dissolving the kidney stones. It flushes out the stones and other toxins from the kidneys such as uric acid. It also helps in maintaining good kidney health.

12. Turmeric


Turmeric also possesses antioxidant property that detoxifies the kidneys and liver by eliminating the stones and other toxins from the body. It can also prevent and treats inflammation and infections of kidney disorders.

Steps to follow:

  • Mix half teaspoon of turmeric powder and ginger powder in a cup of boiling water.
  • Strain it and add the juice of half lemon and mix it.
  • Drink this once in a day for a few weeks.

13. Dates


Dates are rich in magnesium and fibers that are responsible for cleansing the kidneys and also lowers the risk of kidney stones formation and provides relief in the symptoms related to kidney stones such as nausea, burning micturition, etc.

Steps to follow

  • Soaked the dates in water overnight and consume it after taking the seeds out that will helps in dissolving kidney stones.


Kidney stones are the crystallized salts and minerals that develop in the kidneys. They are very painful and may cause painful micturition, fever, vomiting, nausea and other symptoms and the several causes that lead kidney stones as well as home remedies that provide relief and dissolve the kidney stones are also discussed above.

Hope this information is useful.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Read More

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