Home remedies to treat kidney infection | Food

Kidney infection is a type of urinary tract infection that generally begins in your urethra or bladder.


Bacteria of an infection that traveled to your blood steam till it gets to your kidneys. It is unsually to develop kidney infection.

Risk factors

  • Being a female, because female urethra is short in length that makes easy for bacteria to enter.
  • A blocked urinary tract by things such as stones.
  • A weak immune system affected by diabetes and HIV.
  • Damaged nerve around the bladder.
  • Use of unclean urinary catheters.

A kidney infection requires good medical attention. If not treated properly, a kidney infection can permanently damage your kidneys or the bacteria can spread to your bloodstream and cause a life threatening infection.

Remedies and food

Use probiotics

Blueberries: This fruit is another natural remedy to prevent urinary tract and kidney infections. Blueberries can also speed up the healing process of an already existing infection.

Garlic: This is one of the most effective home remedies to help with kidney infection.

Turmeric: This is effective on speeding the recovery of kidney infection like blueberries.

Ginger: It will acts a antibacterial agent to help treat infections.

Cranberry juice: The juice helps to avoid the growth of bacteria on the bladder walls and prevent also the infection on kidneys.

Apple juice: Because of the acid property apples posses, it will help maintain acid in kidneys.

Drink herbal tea: Teas such as chamomile tea, hibiscus tea and green tea.

Drink apple cider vinegar: Is for supply of antibacterial properties and malic acid to help cure the infection.

Drink water as recommended by health care givers.