Natural Approach Used for urinary tract infections
Keywords:Urinary tract infection, Medicinal plants, Traditional uses
Fifteen plants have been searched and mentioned in the article used for urinary tract infections (UTIs). These plants had been clinically proven with proposed mechanisms and traditionally they are in practice for the treatment of UTIs. The data was collected for google scholar with updated references. Among these plants, some are available commercially especially cranberry extracts for purpose as mentioned. These plants like Vaccinium macrocarpon [Cranberry], Echinaceae purpurea [Cone flower], Arctostaphylos uva-ursi [Bearberry], Hydrastis Canadensis [Goldenseal], Agathosmabetulina [Buchu], Equisetum arvense [Horse tail], Berberine,Vaccinium myrtillus [Bilberry; Blueberry],Trans-cinnamaldehyde ,Zea mays [maize], P. granatum [pomegranate],Juniperus communis [juniper],Urtica dioica [nettle],Armoracia rusticana (horseradish),Solidago Canadensis [Goldenrod] are effective like antibiotics and prevent or treat UTIs.