MEDICINAL PLANTS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF KIDNEY, URINARY AND GALLSTONE (RENAL STONE AND HERBAL TREATMENT): A REVIEW

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  • Rambir Singh Department of Pharmacy, Maharishi Arvind University, Jaipur-302012, India

Keywords:

Kidney stones, Nephrolithiasis, Urolithiasis, Urinary stones, Gallstone, Medicinal plants, Renal stone', Herbal treatment

Abstract

A kidney stone is a hard/solid mass made of crystalline mineral material (usually calcium oxalate). Within the kidney or urinary tract. Usually originate within the kidney or urinary tract. The medical term for kidney stones is Nephrolithiasis, urolithiasis, or urinary stones. The leading cause of kidney stones is a lack of water in the body. Stones are more commonly found  in individuals who drink less than the recommended eight to ten glasses of water a day. When there is not enough water to dilute the uric acid, a component of urine, the urine becomes more acidic. An excessively acidic environment in urine can lead to the formation of kidney stones. In this review article, we included causes, symptoms, risk factors of  kidney stone   and some medicinal plants and their products used as antiurolithiatic activity or herbal treatment etc. so it will be helpful for the patient of nephrolithiasis, urolithiasis, or urinary stones disease.

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Author Biography

Rambir Singh, Department of Pharmacy, Maharishi Arvind University, Jaipur-302012, India

Associate Professor 
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Pharmacy, Maharishi Arvind University, Jaipur-302012, India

 

References

Ita Pfeferman Heilberg(2006),"Nestor SchorRenal Stone Disease: Causes, Evaluation and Medical Treatment",Arq Bras Endocrinol Metab, vol 50 nº 4. ,

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28-02-2019
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Singh, R. (2019). MEDICINAL PLANTS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF KIDNEY, URINARY AND GALLSTONE (RENAL STONE AND HERBAL TREATMENT): A REVIEW. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Medicinal Plants, 2(1). Retrieved from http://informativejournals.com/journal/index.php/Journal_Medicinal_Plants/article/view/30

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