lumbar 1-5 and
pain in the
burning sensation in
the bladder and on passing urine (men only)
Cystitis is just as
likely to be caused by a chill as by excessive consumption of a particular kind
of alcohol. An attack occurs when the urethras - tubes that lead from the
kidneys to the bladder - become inflamed. Infection also can be communicated to
the kidneys from the colon.
It is important to
drink as much liquid as possible. I recommend:
1 teaspoon finely
grated lemon rind - not the juice
1 teaspoon ground
Boil in 1½
litres of water and drink while hot. If no lemon or cinnamon is available, use
cranberry juice, but you must warm it first.
If you are unable
to find the above ingredients, drink sage or camomile tea in the
The following barley soup can also
be most helpful.
6 cardamoms (black
for men, white for women)
1 teaspoon fennel
3 litres water
Boil the concoction
down to 1½ litres - filter and consume while hot.
Eat no protein of
any kind and eat vegetables and fruit exclusively for 48 hours. Healthfood
stores can usually recommend specific herbal teas and tissue salts for
FRESH JUICE RECIPE
Make 500ml from equal amounts of
the following juices:
Add a pinch each of
salt, black pepper, cinnamon and ground roasted cumin seeds. Drink undiluted.
Eat 1 pomegranate or 500g of watermelon while doing so. It is also helpful if
you chew the seeds of the pomegranate and watermelon.