Can You Drink Herbal Tea with CKD

2017-10-12 15:45

Can You Drink Herbal Tea with CKD

Can you drink herbal tea with CKD? If you are fed up with the conventional western medicine, herbal tea will be a good choice for you. But not all herbal tea is suitable. Now go on reading to learn more information.

Herbal tea for CKD patients

There are a lot of herbal tea, such as dandelion tea, nettle leaf tea, parsley tea, marshmallow tea, blueberry tea, gravel root tea, etc. Which one you can drink depends on your medical condition.

As a matter as fact, Chinese medicine is a kind of herbal treatment. And oral Chinese medicine is herbal tea. But to oral Chinese medicine is not a single herb, but also a combination of many herbs. This is to achieve a better effect and counteract respective side effects. However, oral Chinese medicine usually tastes extremely bitter, so patients usually do not like it.

In Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital, we do not only use oral medicine, but also external therapies. External therapies do not stimulate your stomach and can do better, because the active ingredients of medicine can reach nidus directly.

The most commonly used treatment is Toxin-Removing Treatment. It makes use of various therapies such as Medicated Bath, Foot Bath, Navel Therapy, Moxibustion, Mai Kang Mixture and so on to expel waste products from body, dilate blood vessels, remove stasis and block blood clotting to make internal environment good for kidney self-healing and other medication application. After about one week’s treatment, floccules will appear in urine, which are those wastes being passed out. After about half month’s treatment, your high creatinine, high BUN and high uric acid level will decrease. After about one month’s treatment, your renal function will be improved. With treatment going on, you will feel better and better.

Can you drink herbal tea with CKD? Yes, but do not drink it without the guidance of doctor in case that some herbal tea has renal toxicity. Now you can send a copy of your lab report to After analyzing your condition, our renal experts will contact you and give you personalized guidance.

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