Surprising Health benefits of Kulthi dal for Urinary stones

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Can you believe, just a simple dal/pulse can treat your urinary stones? Yes, it is proved and possible. Today we will be talking about ‘kulthi dal‘ or horse gram or kulit dal.  It is widely known for its curative properties of treating gall bladder stones, kidney stones and maintaining renal health.

Kulthi dal or Horse gram comes under the family of legumes and has several usages and benefits.

plant of horse gram
plant of horse gram

Something you must know about Horse gram:

English nameHorse gram

Hindi name– Kulthi

Other names– kulthi bean, hurali, Madras gram, Muthira, ulavalu

Kingdom– Plantae

Family– Fabaceae

Binomial nameMacrotyloma uniflorum

Appearance of Kulthi dal?

kulthi dal
kulthi dal for urinary stones

Horse gram is an annual plant, densely growing, low-growing or climbing, slender, herbaceous legume reaching 30-60 cm in height with slightly hairy stems. The stems, leaves, and husks are used as fodder or green manure and seeds are fed to cattle and horses.

Horse gram is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-hyperglycemic in nature, It is also densely rich in antioxidants

Many of you must be guessing what are the benefits of horse gram. Apart from treating urinary stones, it has many other health benefits which are given as below.

Health benefits of Horse gram/kulit dal:

Now let us see how to use Horse gram for the treatment of urinary stones.

Everyone should keep this in mind, that if you are having larger stones, then this treatment might not work or work very late.

For whom it works the best?

There are a number of treatments available for urinary stones,especially in the allopathic field. But none of them are free from side-effects! As a fact, there are many who can’t afford those expensive treatments. After the surgical removal of stones, there are heavy chances of again development of stones.

If you are in the first stage of urinary stones or suffering from again and again development of stones, then this horse gram therapy is very good and effective for you. You don’t need to prepare it in spicy manner, it has a very simple process.

cooked kulthi dal
cooked kulthi dal

How to use Kulthi dal/kulit dal for urinary stones?

Get Horse gram from market, clean it properly under the running water and follow the steps given below-

  • Take 25 gm of horse gram and boil it in 200 gm of water.
  • Boil till it gets soft and water reduces to 50 gm.
  • Take this dosage as twice a day, as soup.
  • You can add little rock salt and few drops of lemon in it, for a better taste.

Doing this for 7 days, is very effective for urinary stones. Make sure before you start the treatment, go for a scan and checkout the current severity of stones. Again go for the scan after 15-20 days. You will notice the results yourselves.

Horse gram will dissolve the stones, which will get easily passed out from urine passage.

This was a traditional, effective and homemade remedy for urinary stones. With this treatment, you can even continue your allopathic medicines as it does no harm in such cases. Give it a tr and share your experiences with us.

Hope you like the article, share this to all so that it may save some lives. Take care and live well!


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