Remedy #5: Fennel Seeds
Fennel can act as a powerful diuretic and can increase the production of urine in the body. It can prevent accumulation of toxins in the body and help with digestion.
Boil 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds in hot water.
Boil until the water reaches its boiling point. Cover the cup and let it cool for 10 minutes. Remove the remains from the tea. It is recommended to consume this tea 3 times a day.
Remedy #6: Stinging Nettle Root
Stinging Nettle possesses natural properties that can increase the production of urine in the human body.
It can resolve water retention in the body. Boil 1 teaspoon of nettle root in a cup of water. Let it cool for 10 minutes. You should consume this tea a few times a day.
Remedy #7: Cranberry Juice
Cranberry juice can help you reduce water retention.
It has the ability to speed up the production of urine in the body and it is a great source of minerals including calcium, magnesium, and potassium.
You should drink 1 cup of cranberry juice on a daily basis in order to treat your water retention problems. You can also take cranberries in pill form.
Remedy #8: Aromatherapy
Essential oil is another remedy that can effectively treat water retention. Aromatherapy can stimulate the lymphatic system, thus encouraging drainage of fluids.
The most effective oils for water retention are geranium, juniper, and cypress essential oil. Put 20 drops of each in your hot bath and soak yourself for 10 minutes, every second day.
Remedy #9: Dandelion
Dandelion can help you to effectively eliminate excess water from the body. Many studies showed that dandelion can help in the production of urine in the body. It is a great source of potassium, known for having the ability to reduce sodium in the body.
Dandelion is also packed with magnesium that is very effective for reducing premenstrual bloating. Add 1 teaspoon of dried dandelion leaves in warm water for 10 minutes. Remove the herbs and consume this tea a few times a day. There are also dandelion pills.
However, it is very important to consult your doctor before you decide to use dandelion tea or other herbal remedy because there is chance to encounter interference with certain drugs. Just add a teaspoon of few dried dandelion leaves in warm water for about 10 minutes. Remove the herbs and enjoy this tea several times a day.
Remedy #10: Onion
Onions can cleanse your blood and increase the production of urine in the body. They are extremely effective in preventing kidney stones. Peel a few onions, add 4 cups of water and boil them. Add salt to the mixture for better taste.
You should consume 3 cups of this solution a day, for the next few days.
Make sure to consume more bananas, pineapples, cucumbers, watermelon, cabbage, celery, and watercress. They will increase the production of urine, thus eliminating retained water.
Also, it is very important to drink plenty of water during the day since dehydration can cause water retention, exercise regularly and limit the consumption of salt and alcohol.