Dropsy is an abnormal fluid of waste product or toxin accumulation in the body. It leads to oedema, a type of swelling. It may develop into liver diseases or sometimes cancer. It is the base of many diseases, mainly those of kidneys and heart.
In the case of kidney dropsy, the area under eyes and face become worse in the morning.
In heart dropsy, swelling becomes worse in the evenings, lower part of the body like ankles swell.
In the case of liver disease, legs and abdomen are prone to swell.
There are many causes of dropsy. Below are the primary reasons which are highly responsible for dropsy.
The primary cause of dropsy is the abnormal accumulation of toxic matter in the body. It overloads in kidneys and liver which weakens these organs.
Accumulation of toxic fluids in the tissues lead to heart muscles.The heart faces difficulty in pumping the blood and providing sufficient nourishment and oxygen to the body organs.
Obstruction of circulation of blood, lymph and disturbance in elimination.
Interference with circulation is the symptom in oedema with pain.
During itching, allergy is the primary cause.
Hormonal factors- swelling during pregnancy and premenstrual phase.
Advanced kidney diseases.
Starting the treatment with a fresh fruit diet is an efficient method. It should include fruits like apple, peach, pear, pineapple, papaya and grapes.
Warm water enema is beneficial.
Later on, taking a restricted diet of juices, for breakfast. Wheat bread, chapatis, cottage cheese, potatoes, french beans, raw vegetable salad with olive oil and lemon juice dressing for lunch. The same diet of the meal is enough for dinner.
After the above diet, the patient may shift to a well-balanced diet. It should contain fresh fruits and vegetables. Hot water bath is useful in treating dropsy.
Garlic, cloves, and bitter gourd give good results. Taking Arjuna herb in the form of decoction of thick bark with milk on an empty stomach.
Tea made of margosa leaves, juice from the leaves of bael are contain components that help in treating dropsy.
The remedies mentioned above are very efficient. They understand and work by understanding the nature of the body. It is always better to take treatments which do not have any side effects or lead to other diseases. As the treatment comprises of fruits, vegetables, and natural herbs, there are no chances of facing any side effects.