Hydrangea Hydrangea strigosa
Hydrangea is used for urinary tract problems such as infections of the bladder, urethra and prostate; enlarged prostate; and kidney stones. It is also used for hay fever.
Hydrangea has a long history of promoting a healthy prostate and urinary tract. It combats infection and is believed to very helpful in treating inflamed or enlarged prostate and bladder infection, including cystitis, urethritis and prostatitis, etc. As a diuretic, it promotes the flow of urine and is said to remove stones and the pain caused by them. Hydrangea stimulates the kidneys to release retained fluid and helps to prevent the formation of gravel. It will also help to pass deposits through the ureters from the kidneys to the bladder. Importantly, the herb is also used to relieve the backache often caused by kidney trouble and dissolve and remove kidney stones.
Further supporting a healthy urinary tract, Hydrangea helps treat urine problems, such as frequent urination that may also be accompanied by burning pain, and it has been used to help treat bedwetting problems in children.Hydrangea is believed to be a blood cleanser and may treat lymphatic conditions that are caused by poor blood. Hydrangea has been used to relieve chronic rheumatoid arthritis and the swelling of arthritis (possibly reducing calcium deposits), gout and edema.