As we know that a healthy level of anything is better for a good life. Similarly, if the levels of hormones, enzymes, etc. get an imbalance in our body, it can disturb the body system. Ayurveda also said that imbalance in the tri dosha of the body (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) also leads to the development of diseases.
Now we are going to discuss the Creatinine level and how to lower down the level of creatinine with Ayurveda.
Creatinine is a waste product produced by muscles after the metabolism of a compound known as creatine. This creatinine is eliminated by the kidneys. The creatinine level indicates renal function. If the creatinine level is high then the kidney is not functioning properly.
The Creatinine level for Normal Kidney Functioning
Women normally have lower creatinine levels than men. It can also depend on age, race, and body size.
- For Men: 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dL (or 53 to 106 mcmol/L)
- For Women: 0.5 to 1.1 mg/dL (or 44 to 97 mcmol/L)
There are some tests which evaluate the creatinine level
Creatinine levels can be examined in both urine and blood. The level of creatine evaluates kidney function, while it is proper or not. A high creatinine level is a sign of chronic disease. And creatinine is also one of the factors that conclude whether dialysis is required in a kidney patient.
- Serum creatinine
- Creatinine clearance (Ccr or CrCl)
Symptoms Show High Creatinine Levels
- Reduced urine output
- Dark urine
- Low-grade fever, Headache
- Tiredness, fatigue
- Swelling in feet, face and around eyes
- Lack of appetite
The Role of Ayurveda in the Reduction of Creatinine Level
In Ayurveda, there are various herbs help to reduce the creatinine levels naturally and also do not cause side effects on the body. These herbs help to regenerate the cells and avoid dialysis in kidney patients. Some herbs are Varun, Punarnava, Gokshur and Bhumi amla, etc which improve the renal function and also used in the preparation of ayurvedic products.
Planet Ayurveda offers the REVIVE KIDNEY PACK, which is the best combination of herbal products which reduce the creatinine level naturally. The products included in this pack contains pure herbs and produces no side effects. These are prepared under the supervision of Ayurvedic Practitioners and no chemical, preservative, and sweeteners, etc.
The following are the products that Reduce Creatinine Levels with Ayurveda.
- Mutrakrichantak Churna
- Rescue Formula
- Varunadi Vati
- Punarnava Mandur
- Chandanadi Vati
This herbal product contain many herbs such as Bhumi Amla (Phyllanthusniruri), Shirish (Albezzialebbok), Apamarg (Achyranthesaspera), Shigru (Moringaoleifera),Punarnava (Boerhaviadiffusa), Varun (Cratevanurvala), Gokshur (Tribulus Terrestris), and Kaasni (Chicoriumintybus) It is kidney a wonderful remedy of Planet Ayurveda which lowers the creatinine levels. These herbs are very useful in kidney disease like Punarnava it is the best herb that improves the functioning of the kidney, prevents kidney failure. Varun and Gokshur are also very effective in kidney disease. Overall these herbs make this product, the best alternative to reduce the chances of dialysis.
Dosage – 1 Teaspoonful twice daily warm with water and for best result Boil 1 Teaspoonful in 400ml water until it remains 50-60ml. Filter the preparation with a regular tea strainer and drink. You should use this once in morning 45min. after breakfast and similarly in evening 45min. after dinner. Prepare fresh every time as per this.
2. Rencure Formula
These capsules are prepared by the combination of herbs such as Punarnava (Boerhaviadiffusa), Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris), Kaasni (Cichoriumintybus), and Palaash (Butea monosperma). These herbs support the healthy functioning of the kidney. These improve the filtration capacity of kidneys which helps to eliminate the toxins from the body. It also helps to maintain healthy kidney cells and improve the urination process. It makes this product effective to lower the creatinine level and in the treatment of kidney diseases and kidney failure.
Dosage – 2 Capsules, twice daily with warm water after meals.
This is a classical formulation that is very effective in the treatment of kidney failure. This product is made up of various herbs such as PunarnavaBoerhaviaDiffusa, Varun (Crataevanurvala), Gokshur (Tribulus Terrestris), and ShuddhaGuggulu (Commiphora Mukul) which are useful to improve the functioning and strengthening of the kidney system. That’s why it is also effective to reduce the creatinine levels. These herbs improve the filtration capacity of kidneys and help to eliminate the waste or toxic material from the body. Overall functions of thus products show its beneficial results in kidney disease and failure.
Dosage – 2 Tablets, thrice daily with warm water after meals.
4. Punarnava Mandur
Punarnavamandur is also a classical formulation for kidney disease. It helps to lower down the creatinine levels and prevent kidney disease. Punarnavamandur contains various ingredients such as Punarnava (Boerhaaviadiffusa), Piper nigrum (Maricha),Piper longum (Pippali), Zingiber Officinale (Shunti), Terminalia chebula (Haritaki), Piper Chaba (Chavya), Emblica Officinalis (Amalaki), Curcuma longa (Haridra), Plumbagozeylanica (ChitrakMool), Embeliaribes (Vidanga), and Ferric oxide calx (MandoorBhasma). These herbs support the healthy functioning of the kidney, improves the filtration capacity of kidneys, regenerate the kidney cells and helps to eliminate the toxins from the body. Punarnavamandur supports overall kidney health and reduces the chance of dialysis in a kidney patient.
Dosage – 2 Tablets, thrice daily with warm water after meals.
5. Chandanadi Vati
This classical remedy is very beneficial in providing relief from kidney disorders. It provides a calming and soothing effect on the urinary tract system and also provides relief from burning gut. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It is used in the treatment of burning micturition, kidney disorders, heatstroke, burning gut, piles, fissures, etc. This is a classical Ayurvedic formulation. It contains herbs and minerals like Safed chandan (Santalum album), Kababchini (Piper cubeba), Safed ral (Shorea robusta), Gandhabiroja (Pinus longifolia), Katha (Sanegellia catechu), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Daruharidra (Berberis aristata), Gairik (Red ochre), etc.
Dosage – 2 Tablets, twice daily with warm water after meals.
Dietary Guideline to maintain Creatinine Level
1. Less intake of Protein
A high protein diet can increase the creatinine level and reduce your protein intake which leads to the improper functioning of the kidneys.
2. Add more Fibers in your Diet
Kidney patients should take a fiber diet to reduce the creatinine level in the body. Food includes fibers are fruits, whole grains, vegetables, and legumes.
3. Avoid Vitamin C Food
Patients with kidney disease should avoid food containing vitamin C such as citrus fruits
4. Low Salt intake
The person having high creatinine levels should limit the intake of salt.