Here is part II of List of Medicinal Plants And Their Uses For Treating Kidney Stone Disease.
11. Krokot – Portulaca oleracea
Krokot – Portulaca oleracea, common purslane, also known as duckweed, little hogweed, or pursley. It is an annual (actually tropical perennial in USDA growing zones 10-11) succulent in the family Portulacaceae, may reach 40 cm (16 in) in height. Approximately forty cultivars are currently grown.
The plant parts taken were roots, stems, and leaves. It can be fresh or dried form.
The use of krokot plant is a complement to speed up the healing process. Krokot has an effect in reducing heat, relieving pain, relieving swelling, and as laxative urine.
12. Jarong – Achyranthes aspera
Jarong – Achyranthes aspera, common names are chaff-flower, prickly chaff flower, devil’s horsewhip. It is a species of plant in the family Amaranthaceae. It is distributed throughout the tropical world. It can be found in many places growing as an introduced species and a common weed. It is an invasive species in some areas, including many Pacific Islands environments.
For traditional treatment, the part of the jarong plant taken is the whole plant. It can be fresh, dry, or powdered capsules.
Jarong is medicinal herbs for kidney stone disease, kidney inflammation, and kidney infections. Why? Because jarong has the function as laxative urine, as anti-inflammatory, and strengthens the kidneys.
13. Pegagan – Centella asiatica
Pegagan – Centella asiatica, known as Gotu kola, kodavan, Indian pennywort and Asiatic pennywort, is a herbaceous, perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae. Pegagan is native to the wetlands in Asia and commonly is used as a culinary vegetable and as a medicinal herb.
Pegagan is a medicinal herb for kidney stones, kidney infections, or kidney inflammation. Why? Because this medicinal plant can work as an anti-infective, fever reducer, and urine laxative. This function can speed up the healing process.
The part of the plant taken as medicine is the whole part of the plant, fresh, dry, or in powder capsules.
14. Rumput mutiara – Oldenlandia corymbosa
Rumput mutiara – Oldenlandia corymbosa, commonly known as flat-top mille graines or diamond flower, is a species of plant in the family Rubiaceae. It is an annual herb with ascending or erect stems that are 4-angled.
Efficacy of rumput mutiara plant is as a fever reducer, anti-inflammatory, and laxative urine.
The part of the plant taken as medicine is the whole part. It can be fresh, dried, or powdered capsules.
15. Jagung – Zea mays
Jagung – Zea mays, also known as corn in North American and Australian English. This plant is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The leafy stalk of the plant produces pollen inflorescences. Separate ovuliferous inflorescences called ears that yield kernels or seeds, which are fruits.
The parts of the corn plant taken for use as urine laxatives, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs are the cobs, shoots, and young leaves that wrap the fruit.
The mixture of young cobs and young leaves of fruit wrapping, then combined with cat’s whiskers and meniran is excellent for treating kidney stones.
16. Pepaya – Carica papaya
Pepaya – Carica papaya also known as papaw or pawpaw. It is one of the 22 accepted species in the genus Carica of the family Caricaceae. Its origin is in the tropics of the Americas, perhaps from Central America and southern Mexico.
The part of the papaya plant taken for use as a medicine is the roots, sap, and leaves.
They serves as a drug for kidney and urinary tract disorders.
17. Bidara upas – Merremia mammosa
Bidara upas – Merremia mammosa, also known as widara upas (Java, Indonesia) and hailale (Ambon, Indonesia) is a climbing tuber plant that probably originated in the Philippines.
The part of bidara upas plant taken as medicine is the old tuber. How to process it? Cutting it into thin strips, dried in the sun to dry, then stored. When needed, poach these dried tubers according to the dose.
In general, kidney or urinary stone disease is band together by infection, inflammation, and pain. Bidara upas can be a pain reliever (analgesic), anti-inflammatory, neutralizing toxins, and anti-infection. Therefore, this medicinal plant is included in the medicinal herb to anticipate comorbidities.
18. Semanggi gunung – Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
Semanggi gunung – Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides is a small native plant from South Eastern Asia. This plant is also referred to as lawn marsh pennywort, a dicot, traditionally placed in the Apiaceae family, but more recently suggested to belong in the Araliaceae. This medicinal plant grows in great abundance when the conditions are right. Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides, the latin name of semanggi gunung, originated in South Eastern Asia, but are slowly spreading in the United States, along with other places around the world. They can grow in a wide variety of habitats.
This medicinal plant is helpful as an anti-inflammatory, neutralizing poison, laxative urine, antibiotics, and fever.
The plant part taken as medicine is all parts of the plant.
19. Sambiloto – Andrographis paniculata
Sambiloto – Andrographis paniculata, commonly known as creat or green chiretta, is an annual herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. It is widely cultivated in Southern and Southeastern Asia, where it has been believed to be a treatment for bacterial infections and some diseases.
This medicinal plant plays a role in overcoming the pain associated with kidney stone disease. Sambiloto plant is helpful to solve the problem of infection and inflammation, reduce pain in the waist, and reduce fever.
Sambiloto plant is very effective to treat kidney stones, kidney infections, kidney inflammation, and diseases of the urinary tract.
The plant part taken as medicine is the whole plant part, either in fresh, dried, or powder capsules.
This medicinal plant has been known by the medical world in the form of tablets and infusions.
20. Kunyit – Curcuma longa
Kunyit – Curcuma longa, also known as turmeric. It is a flowering plant belonging to the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. The rhizomes are usually in cooking. These medicinal plants are perennial, rhizomatous, an herbaceous plant native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia that requires temperatures between 20 and 30 °C (68 and 86 °F) and a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive. They are gathered each year for their rhizomes. Partially are used for propagation in the following season, and some others, for consumption.
The efficacy of turmeric rhizome to overcome inflammation and infection helps speed up the healing process of kidney stones, kidney inflammation, and kidney infections.
The part of the plant taken as medicine is the rhizome. It can be in the form of fresh or dried.