An ailment that is as painful as it is complex, kidney stones form when the kidneys are unable to effectively process toxins. More specifically, a crystallization of unprocessed minerals builds up, causing painful kidney stones which can block your urine flow and even cause kidney failure. Moreover, often a recurring issue, the rate of recurrence for any patient who has passed a kidney stone is between 60-80%. While there is said to be no real cure for kidney stones and one of the main ways they are handled is via costly medical procedures, before you rush yourself to the emergency room, try the following home remedies for kidney stones.

Dandelion Root

A great kidney tonic and cleanser, dandelion root can be a great supplement to help ward off kidney stones. If taken regularly in vitamin form, taking up to 500 mg twice daily is said to make a huge difference in terms of the occurrence and recurrence of kidney stones.

The Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Raw Apple Cider
Vinegar Remedy

Said to be one of the easiest and most effective remedies for kidney stones, by mixing 2 ounces of organic olive oil and 2 ounces of organic lemon juice, you begin the process of flushing your kidney stones. Follow this with 12 ounces of purified water and after 30 minutes, squeeze the juice from 1/2 lemon into 12 ounces of purified water and add one tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar. Repeat the second part of this process every hour until symptoms improve.


A great herbal remedy, by drinking 3-4 cups of horsetail tea daily, or taking 2 grams in pill form, you will help to relieve symptoms and recurrence of kidney stones.

Overall, if the case of severe pain, always contact your doctor. However, by trying remedies such as these you could correct your issue in between doctor’s visits.