The Increase in Uric Acid in most cases is an issue related to the lifestyle of an individual. The absence of exercise and wrong selection of food is a common cause of elevated levels of Uric Acid.
The top two reasons your blood test shows raised Uric Acid levels are – firstly, the body is making more uric acid than earlier and secondly, the kidney is not removing the uric acid.
Stop high purine content foods
A low purine diet is advised to people with gout to reduce the risk of uric acid stones.
The high Uric Acid patients should go for a low purine diet. This is because, the long term side effects of raised uric acid causes kidney stones.
When a sufferer does not decrease the overproduction of uric acid in your body, the most common problem he/she faces is gout.
So, it is very necessary for a patient to carefully select the diet that does not contain purine. In essence, a knowledge about the uric acid foods to avoid and what to consume definately benefits.
Worst Food in Uric Acid
In high Uric Acid levels, your diet should not contain an excess of purine. Also, the patients of Gout should stay away from food that triggers a flare-up.
People with gout are often advised to forego dried peas and beans, lentils and other legumes because of their high purine content. In susceptible people, purine increase levels of uric acid and can precipitate a gout attack.
dried peas and beans, lentils and other legumes because of their high purine content. In susceptible people, purine increase levels of uric acid and can precipitate a gout attack.
High purine food included anchovies, sardines, liver, kidney, brain, meat extracts, herring, mackerel, scallops, game, beer, and red wine.; these should be avoided completely.
Moderately high purine content is found in whole-grain cereals, wheat germ and wheat bran, oatmeal, dried beans and peas, nuts, asparagus, cauliflower, peas and mushrooms; eat these in moderation.
gout sufferers may be advised to forego asparagus because it contains purines, a substance that can cause painful attach of the disease.
Controlling Uric Acid Increase
A regulation of uric acid needs to be done systematically. This is because, when you try to fastly reduce uric acid, the body begins to excrete (through urine, stool) essential nutrients like sodium & potassium.
The rule of thumb is you should avoid brightly coloured vegetables, for example carrots , capsicum etc. In fact, prefer dull and light coloured vegetables like bottle gourd and similar ones.
The other must do thing for a sufferer is that he/she should stop pulses (protein diet) and dairy products for some days.
Basically what you need to do is – you need to increase daily intake of fruits and vegetables (light coloured) and lower the intake of protein (pulses, eggs) and tangy items. In particular, consume fruits like apple, papaya and guava in a larger quantity. A patient need to consume more water take for some days to flush out excess uric acid (purine is water soluble) through urine.
It is important for a patient of uric acid to engage in physical activities. Wake up early and take a walk small walk. Also, the Yoga Asanas like Pranayam shows good results in regulating uric acid in the body. Another aspect of Yoga i.e. Mudra also helps – especially the Apan mudra.
Herbal Remedy Preparation
The ancient medicinal system of India – Ayurveda suggests several useful herbal medications for spiked Uric Acid level in the body. Let us find out one by one –
Cure formulation (Herbal Juice)
Take 2-3 tea spoon of Giloy stem juice ( a herbal vine commonly known as heart-leaved moonseed )
- Add 5-7 leaves of Tulsi ( Holy Basil) or its juice to it.
- Add 4-5 table spoons of Aloevera Juice (with Fiber)
- Juice of bottle gourd (1/2 small bowl)
- A pinch of Black Pepper
- Add some warm water
- You can also add 1 tablespoon of bitter gourd in the above formulation occasionally.
The above Ayurvedic herbal medicine is an excellent remedy to get rid of increased uric acid in a natural way. To get the best results it is necessary that you consume this formulation in empty stomach in the morning. You can also take it in the evening atleast 1 hour before/after the meal. It takes 40-45 days to get rid of increased uric acid level using this medicine.
Another important herbal remedy is a herb called Mulethi. You can chew the Mulethi (chew) or Mixed it in warm water. This medication also shows better results.
Herbal Tea for Uric Acid/ Gout remedy
The Ayurvedic Tea for uric acid is another very effective permanent cure for the disorder. It is called ‘Asthanidhi peya’ i.e. 8 jewels tea , mainly due to the presence of 8 powerful natural herbs.
How to make herbal tea?
You need 8 herbs which can be purchased online or nearby stores that sell herbs. The ingredients are –
- White Sandal (100 grams)
- Lotus Powder (100 grams)
- Giloy Kwath (100 grams)
- Dry Ginger(Sauth) (100 grams)
- Arjun Bark (100 grams)
- Kutki (100 grams)
- Mulethi (100 grams)
- Gokhru (100 grams)
Steps to make Herbal Tea for Uric Acid Cure
- Soak one teaspoon of all the above ingredients in water for 1 hour
- Empty the herbal solution to a utensil and add one cup of boiling water to it
- Boil the herbal medicine till the water becomes half a cup.
- Take out and pour in a cup and serve.
You can sip this herbal tea for 39 days-60 days depending upon the severity of uric acid level. If you have a gout flare up problem, the tea needs to be taken for 60 days.
If you want to continue it afterward, take a break for 7-10 days and start again this cycle. You can have it anytime of the day but not immediately after a meal. This is the most effective remedy against increased Uric Acid, and yes it eliminates the problem from root.