Bloated feeling or swollen face, hands or feet is the probability that one might be suffering from water retention.Water retention develops when excess water accumulates inside the body and cannot get rid of that excess water. Also known as fluid retention or edema.

Water retention could happen as a result of various reasons, however most common causes are like premenstrual syndrome in women, excess salt intake in diet or could be side effect of some medication. Water retention is manifested, by the symptoms of swelling and puffiness of the body specifically in the legs, ankles, hands, feet and abdomen region.

Natural Remedy to Cure Water Retention

Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa):

Punarnvav is a medicinal herb which is a natural diuretic and anti-oxidative regulating fluid level by eliminating the accumulated water and toxins in the body. Its roots is much active diuretic and natural anti-inflammatory agent that can bring reduction in swelling of several parts of the body there by managing the water retention.

Shunti (Zingiber officinale):

Shunti is an effective herb having anti-inflammatory property that is efficient in reducing swelling around joints and more over act as natural medicine that help to get rid of accumulated fluid in the body caused due to any reasons.

Pippali (Piper longum):

Pippali is very useful herb that is able to relieve the symptoms of inflammations and reducing swelling and fluid accumulation mainly around joints. This is very useful natural cure for water retention.

Piper nigrum (Maricha):

Maricha a carminative herb with medicinal property of being a natural efficient diuretic that is suitable to reduce swelling and inflammation and thus alleviate thethe pain. A useful herb that has power to act as a natural cure for water retention.

Curcuma longa (Haridra):

Haridra is strong herb with beneficial effects like reduction in symptoms of water retention which include swelling, pedal edema byhelping to get rid of excessive fluid accumulation and helps to regain the body strength.
Also a proficient blood purifier, eliminating the toxins out of the body, which makes it a fine natural treatment of Water retention.

Gokshura (Tribulus terristeris):

Gokshura is resourceful herb that is an able natural diuretic enhancing the urine output to pass outextra fluid from the body which further help in managing the kidney malfunctioning caused due to fluid retention. This way helps to recover from weakness providing strength to the body. It beneficially remove harmful toxins from the kidney maintain the healthy functioning of kidney. An effective natural agent which reduces swelling caused as a result of fluid accumulation.

This has great properties that has made it a fine natural remedy that can deal with problem caused due to water retention and thus improving the quality of life of affected patient.

Varuna (Crataeva nurvala):

Varuna is also a beneficial herb in treating the problematic condition of water retention in the body which help in flushing out excess of fluids and toxins from the kidney as well. It impart relief by reduction of swelling because of fluid buildup in the body. A useful herb for naturally curing water retention.

Haritaki (Terminalia chebula):

Haritaki is an herb which possess natural property of being an effective diuretic, providing relief from swelling a, inflammation and pain caused due to water retention. This helps the patient to live a quality life.

Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica):

This herb is also having activities to lessen the swelling, inflammation, and bring down the level of accumulated fluid.

Coriander seeds

Seeds of coriander is having diuretic activitiestherefore act as a good natural remedy for preventing the water retention. Also rich in calcium, iron, folic acid, traces of zinc, vitamin A, C and K, along with potassium which in addition provide further advantage to treat water retention.

All these herbs are present in the product of Planet Ayurveda used in the treatment for Water Retention and these are purely herbal and helps to get rid of its symptoms and improve quality of life of the patient.

Author's Bio: 

DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert Ayurvedic practitioner based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. For more info visit our webiste: & Download our Android App Planet Aurveda from Google Play Store