Lemon Juice and Olive Oil for Kidney Stones Cure

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Posted by Bob (Deming, Nm.) on 08/05/2011
5 out of 5 stars

A big "thank you" to the author of this remedy! My first bout of kidney stones was on Easter Sunday 2005 at the age of 43 - I didn't know if I had injured my back, burst my appendix, or had kidney stones. In extreme pain, my wife rushed me to the hospital's ER where a long ridiculous process started. To make a long story short, a CT scan found a lodged 4mm stone between my left kidney and urthea and after 2 nights of being drugged up on morphine and an IV drip continuosly going, I left the hospital still in pain. The stone did eventually pass.

Over the next few years I experienced passive kidney stones now and then with little discomfort - until yesterday - another full blown pain in the kidney area radiating to my back doubling me over. Not wanting to go though the 14K hospital fiasco again, I did research and as luck would have it, found this site.

The bout started at about 7:00PM, came and subsided in waves of 5~10 minutes apart - I hadn't eaten dinner yet so nausea wasn't too bad. At 8:00PM I drank the 2oz olive oil / 2oz lemon juice concoction - within a few hours the waves of pain lessoned. I drank 5 tall glasses of water during this whole time and was urinating every hour throughout the night. By morning the pain was gone - and by noon today I was back to normal.

I never would have thought a remedy like this would stop such a severe pain!

Replied by Walt
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
08/14/2011
5 out of 5 stars

This works! 2 oz of lemon juice and 2 oz of olive oil. Within 45 minutes of gulping down this nasty mixture I was pain free. Like night and day! For me, the pain may have intensified slightly after swallowing it. But well worth it. This was 5 days ago and still no pain. Anyone know why I now must urinate twice as often as before this cure? Perhaps frequency of urine will adjust back over time?

Replied by Migra44
Alamogordo, New Mexico, Usa
08/21/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I have had kidney stones before so I know what the pain feels like and where it's located. The pain was concentrated on my left lower back and it radiated forward to my pelvic area. I took codeine 300-30 mm tablets to lessen the pain but after 24 hours, not even this pill was helping. After enduring 24 hours of agony I decided to try the 2oz lime juice-2oz olive oil remedy and within one hour I was already feeling much better. However, the pain intensified for a few minutes on the second hour as the stone made its way out. I drank several glasses of water after I took the remedy to help me flush out the stone. This remedy worked for me. I have no idea what size stone I passed because I did not go to the hospital to get an x-ray but whatever its size; it passed. I did not see it come out when I urinated so it was probably a small one. Drinking the remedy was not that bad. I had an after taste of the olive oil for a couple of hours but other than that I was fine.


Posted by Thames (Philadelphila, Pa) on 07/24/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I went to the hosptial on 6 30 2011 with back pain with a mri test I was told I had a 6.2mm kidney stone, I was giving pain meds and sent home. Two days later a friend told me of this home remedy of 2oz of olive oil and 2oz of 100% lemon juice followed by water. I was still in pain taking pain meds and did the remady again and as of today 7 24 2011 went pee and there it was a 6.2 mm stone, so the remedies must work. I have a picture to prove it I've been dealing with stones for years and first time I ever passed one that big without medical help.


Posted by East (Morgan Hill, Ca, Us) on 06/17/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I am so happy I found this site. I had a kindey stone pass from my kidney with alot of blood and pain and on it's way out it got stuck. I did what the doctor told me... Had to return twice in the course of the following 2 1/2 months and I had pain daily. I was taking pain pills that helped very little and drinking alot of water and I kept believing it would pass as the doctor said but it just got worse and when I had to urinate I sometimes had a sensation of tiny little knives stabbing me after I finished... OUCH! I was ready to go back a fourth time and it was a depressing thought because I now expected no results and since it was stuck I was reading about the alternate method of getting the stone to pass and it was not something to look forward to so I tried the olive oil and lemon juice gladly... Took it twice the first day and the next morning I drank another one (not as bad tasting as one would expect! )... And an hour or so later it passed! NO MORE PAIN! I am so thrilled... Thanks you so much for this site and for the advice!

Replied by W
North Of Gotham, New York
09/13/2012

Can anyone tell me if this remedy (lemon juice with olive oil) is only to be used when you have the attack, or is it also to reduce (or break up) the stones once you know you have them? In other words, do I have to wait for the stone attack to drink the lemon juice/olive oil concoction? Thank you all, in advance, for your answers.


Posted by Johnboy (Floyd, Va) on 06/10/2011
4 out of 5 stars

Thank you so much for the info I am 25 years old and had my first round with kidney stones. When the back pains first started I called my mother for advice she told me there was little that could be done save going to the doctor and since I am unemployed I did not want to go unless I was in so much pain I could not stand it. Then after dealing with the pain for a over a week (during which time I got married) I got online and searched for some home remedies. I found this site and tried the Olive Oil and Lemon juice coctail after doing 2 a day for the last three days. I have passed a few and the pain is getting better. Thank you guys so much for the help.

Replied by Ven
Timmins, Ontario
12/12/2011
5 out of 5 stars

YEA!!! Here it goes. Went to the ER with very strong pain from the abdominal towards the groin area. CT picked up a 3-4mm kidney stone. Spent almost 2 weeks on cocktail pills. Pain was in and out with different intensity for another 4 weeks. Started around 7:00P.M on Dec 08/12 the therapy with 60ml OO/LJ followed by 2 long glases of water approx. 0. 950L. Then every 30 min another 2 glases of water for about 2 hrs. Woke up the next morning and around 7:00 AM took the second shot of the OO/LJ mixture. I kept doing this for 3 days. Dec 12/12 approx. 2 hrs after the mixture I felt faint movements in the lower abdomen/upper bladder area. 5 min later the stone popped out with almost no pain at all. Dark color at around 4mm, flat with small corners.

I will keep taking the cure till the whole "thing" is flushed out.... Broke off I am not sure. I will keep posted....

It Works. Try it out. It Works.

Great website. Thank you very much guys for the this excellent website.

Replied by Igor
Osijek, Croatia, Europe
01/02/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I can confirm that this remedy works. Two days after Christmas, about 6.30 PM I got strong pain in my lower back, with no prior announcements (except some tendernes in my groin region and car driving became unpleasant). After initial cramp pain subsided for little it moved to front lower abdomen. Tried warm showers that eased it somewhat but at 3AM I could stand no more and went to ER. After giving me anesthetic that did not help much, was sent to urinary clinic, examined by ultrasound that revealed no larger stones, urine tests that showed some blood and finally X ray clearly displayed 3-4mm stone at the entrance of ureter (tube that connects kidney and bladder). They gave me another stronger anesthetic by injection and pain finally relieved. I was told by Dr. to drink lots of water, 3-5 liters a day and walk as much as possible. If that doesn't work they'll have to put the probe up to my penis and ureter to remove the stone. It sounded as an ugly procedure. I was given pain medications. My wife found this oil/lemon remedy on the net and I've tried it. Used 60mL of olive oil and 60ml of squieezed lemon juice, mixed in a glass. I must say that it did lower the pain after a first drink. It was evening, when pain usually increase. Next day I had 2 drinks, in the morning and evening. I did not walk much as it was unplesant but not painful. On a 3rd day had another drink and went away for a walk, about 2 km. Came home and pissed out some blood and black stone chunks, some 3 pieces with no pain at all. Continued to drink lemonade and herbal teas to wash out urinary system and prevent infections.

So, seems that it works, both in pain reduction and expelling those painful SOBs.

Regards to everyone and Happy New Year.

Replied by Jody
Kansas City, Missouri
05/10/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I've had kidney stones for years. Searched and searched for a remedy with no luck! Then, about 3 weeks ago, that old pain started in my back and intensified within an hour... Off to the emergency room... As the nurse was taking me back to the room, she told me about her daughter and her fight with kidney stones. This prompted her to do research and she found a medical study that concluded lemon juice does help! I did some online searching and found one here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8709360

a note on this: I'm not sure of the medical terminology with this, but in rare cases the stones are CAUSED by too much acid in the urine... If you try this and the pain increases, STOP!! For me, however, the pain immediately decreased, and my 8mm stone began to dissolve. It took about 4 days for the stone to pass, with significantly reduced pain! I caught it in a filter and it was broken and dissolving! Soooo happy to have this info!

Replied by Tara
Carthage, Ny
06/27/2012

This is a life saver. I was told I had multiple stones with one being 8 mm. The doctor scheduled me for a sonic blast but I did not want to do this... Invasive or not. So I found this site and took 2 oz. of EVOO and 2 oz. Of 100% lemon juice. That night I passed a stone about 4 mm and also passed one the next morning about 2 mm. Then I passed another 2 mm one the same afternoon. All with no pain. I continue to drink Lemon juice throughout the day and drink lots of water. I also take Chanca Piedra. One dropper full twice a day. I am hoping that the big one has decreased in size or came out. I will request another CT scan before I think about the sonic waves to break them up. Good luck!!!! Definitely worth a try. Nothing to lose! Thank you everyone for the advice!

Replied by Heather
San Diego, California
06/27/2012

Please follow up when you've had your scan. I'm interested in this too. Tried a similar formula when I had pain, cysts and infection in the kidney (even though my ultrasound showed no stones), I passed several pea sized stones, and felt much, much better with 95% reduction in pain and # of attacks.

I started doing this thinking it was totally hokey and that the stones were probably just cholesterol or fat deposits developed from the olive oil and (in my case) grapefruit juice BUT I did a grapefruit and apple juice fast for the first day prior to ingesting any oil whatsoever, and 100's of small stones were coming out the first night, 24 hours after my last bite of food with fat in it and several hours before ingesting any olive oil required int he flush, so that changed my mind about it being complete hogwash.

(I eat, routinely, a LOT of coconut oil in my diet - at least 2-3 tablespoons per day, sometimes more.)

Anyhow, would love to hear how your scans look.

Replied by Stephen
Mt. Rainier, Md
06/30/2012
5 out of 5 stars

felt crappy for a week, then started xperiencing serious pains in my kidneys. had kidney stones many years ago, so was familiar with the pain. wife was out of town, really didn't want to go to the hospital, drop the kids on someone in the middle of the night, so I started searching and found this site. drank lemon juice and olive oil at four in the morning, wokeup pain free, with some residual aches. a day and a half later, felt another stone working it's way down, continued with the concoction, so far feeling great. will continue as needed. thank you so much for this information!

Replied by Corrina
Vancouver, B.c Canada
07/04/2012

I passed a 2mm stone in the ER a month ago and it was an excruciating process. Was told today by the urologist that a recent ultrasound shows a 5 mm in the kidney and a few smaller ones as well. My question: If I do the olive oil/lemon juice thing do I start that now or do I wait until the stones start to move? He's offered me lithotripsy as the big stone is too high up to go in and crush at this point. Will the olive oil and lemon juice concoction help break the stones down?? Anyone?? Freaked out in B.C.

Replied by Helpyourself
Houston, Texas
07/05/2012

Try one oz. fresh squeezed lemon, chase down with one oz. olive oil, a.m. and p.m. Perhaps surgery will be unnecessary. Do this for a few days. Good Luck!!


Posted by Jay (Auckland, New Zealand) on 05/29/2011
5 out of 5 stars

Hi All, I was in a car accident and went in for an XRay to check if all was in order, only to find out that I had kidney stones in my left kidney - 12mm and 8mm lodged at the bottom of the kidney. My Urologist indicated that I needed surgery (PNL) to remove these stones.

I got onto Google about 6days ago and found the lemon and olive oil treatment as well as the Coke and Asparagus treatment. Last Thursday night I started with the Lemon and Olive (60ml Lemon Juice and 60ml Olive oil), about 30minutes later I felt the pain on my left flank starting to ease off. Friday monring I went to the supermaket and bought a dozen fresh lemons and by mid morning a had another doze of lemon and olive oil (60ml each), followed by 2 tablespoon of the mixture every 15min, and drank heaps of lemonade.

On Saturday morning I switched to the coke and asparagus regime (I read somewhere to use both these combinations). So I had 6 diet cokes every 20mins followed by a can of asaparagus (mashed) and follwed this up with 2litres of distilled water.

By Saturday night (09:30), I started to see some soft, white-coloured debris in my urine (from 1mm through to 3mm). On Sunday morning squeezed 6 lemons and had this straight up, followed by water (in total I had about 20litres of water from Thursday night).

It is now Monday morning, and I am still passing out bits and pieces of debris in my urine, and the pain is almost gone - I am sure this treatment has solved my problem. I am planning to continue with the lemon treatment for the rest of the week and have a Ultra Sound next week to check the status, will keep you posted. A big thanks you to all of those that have contributed to this forum and provided this treatment..... God bless.

Replied by Debbie
Melbourne, Australia
05/30/2011

One thought.... Diet coke has aspartame in it which is very dangerous. You had 6 diet cokes every 20 minutes.... You should read up on the dangers of aspartame. You may not have kidney stones now but you may have started bigger problems.

Replied by V
Austin, Tx
05/09/2013

Agree with Debbie. Diet coke is poison, nobody should drink that stuff!

Replied by Gomathi
Salem Tamil Nadu, India
09/22/2015

Sir my mom is also having 12_13 mm kidney stones. Whether it will harm her when the stone comes out?


Posted by Dan (Flint, Mi) on 05/21/2011
5 out of 5 stars

AFTER VIEWING YOUR COMMENTS I TRIED THIS. ONE SHOT IN THE EVENING, ONE SHOT THE NEXT MORNING AND THAT EVENING MY 5MM STONE CAME OUT WITH NO PAIN WHATSOEVER. SO I REALLY APPRECIATED FINDING THIS SITE AND I WILL TELL EVERYONE I KNOW ABOUT THE SITE AND ABOUT THE KIDNEY STONE REMEDY. THANK-YOU VERY VERY MUCH

Replied by Teddy
Charlotte, Nc, Usa
01/10/2012
5 out of 5 stars

Yes, it worked! Thanks!

Replied by Ulujm
Livonia
04/29/2012

hi I have been in pain for 3 months now. Low back pain and in the right kindney area. No problem to urinate. The pain is not severe but sometime I could move with difficulty. I went to see an orthopaedic doc. He was not sure if it was stone or muscle problem. He sent me for physical therapy. I am convinced that it is stones problem. I am going to try this recipe. I'll let you know the outcome


Posted by Tx1005 (Corpus Christi, Tx, Usa) on 05/15/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I was suffering from a 2 mm kidney stone that was right outside my bladder. After a week of pain, I found this website. I mixed the concotion of 2 ounces of lemon juice & 2 ounces of olive oil (which I worked out to be 2 tablespoons of each; 1 oz = 1 tablespoon). Mixed that up and drank it at 11 pm on Saturday night. Then, I started TRYING to drink 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar (ACV) with water. YUK!! Instead I diluted 1 tablesoon of ACV in 8 oz of water and drank that. Then did another tablespoon with another 8 oz. That helped to pass it. Drank lots of crystal light and cranberry juice. Last but not least, I went to grocery store and found (of all things) Apple Cider VInegar tablets!!!! bought those and took some of those.

Now it is sunday around 7:15 pm and I feel a little discomfort in my pee area. Felt like I had a urine infection. Went to bathroom and my 2mm kidney stone came out!!! No pain whatsoever!! Soooo happy!!! Now I do not have to go see a urologist to get it removed!! And I can go back to work symptom free. I am ecstatic. Needless to say something of the above worked for me. I say try it at least. All you have to lose is... Well, possibly, a kidney stone!!!


Posted by Robert Henry (Ten Mile, Tn Usa) on 04/10/2011
5 out of 5 stars

Last Sunday Debbie and Justin were not in the pew behind us in our little country church in East Tn. The Pastor said that Debbie has a kidney stone and her doctor had given her a drug and told her to drink lots of water and come see him on Tuesday.

I call them after church and told them to go to the Earth Clinic site and read what they say.

Got to church today and Debbie hugged my neck and gave me a thank you card. She got immediate relief by drinking lemon juice and olive oil.

The doctor could not find a stone in his tests on Tuesday and canceled the hospital procedure.

I needed this Atta Boy after being beat up by the wemmins on this site who are more concerned about the moon and their menstrual period than the problem in Japan.

Requesting a get out of jail pass for bringing this up. Yo buddy ===ROBERT HENRY

Replied by Donnie
Ft Smith, Arkansas
04/23/2011
5 out of 5 stars

Having delt with Kidney Stones for most of my adult life with the most recent being the largest 3 years ago, a couple weeks ago I felt the familiar slight pressure and feeling of continuoisly having to go but not being able to finish and knew what I was in for.

I stumbled onto this site and ran down to the store when I got off work and bought a bottle of pure olive oil and a 100% bottle of lemon juice from extract(only lemon juice in the store), got home and took the recommended mixture and followed it by the suggested amount of water when I got home at 6:30 that morning.

After checking back on this site and reading further I noticed I should have gotten extra virgin olive oil, but since I already opened and used some I decided I would just use it after all olive oil is olive oil right? lol.

I kept a log and started 4/16 took the mix twice daily at 7am and again at 7pm.. Maybe because I wasnt completely blocked yet it didnt seem to do anything for me and on the morning of 4/22 I took the last of the olive oil mix since I was now out of olive oil and was going to chalk it up to "Murphys Law" that it didnt work for me after 6 days, 15 minutes later I went to the bathroom and passed a large piece of stone that looked as if it had been broken into 3 parts(darker color on the top and bottem but light on the sides where it broke off/apart maybe?)

Thats a "YEA" for me and ive sent my wife back to the store to get a bottle of "EVOO" and am continuing the routine using it now to try and break up/flush out the rest of the stone(s).. on a side note, extra virgin olive oil is much more oily than pure olive oil and harder for me to drink the mix down, but it is prob why its recommended since it should help the pieces to "slide" out easier.

Thank You to everyone in this comunity who have posted their experiences and shared their stories to help the rest of us.. Most people reported passing stones within 1-3 days, but may have been fully blocked at the time and I was partialy blocked and it took me 6 days to pass a piece of stone so dont get discouraged and quit if it doesnt work after a few days!

I just ordered some Chanca Piedra from amazon.com to try as prev maint also!


Posted by Thewhitedarius (Akron, Ohio, Usa) on 03/14/2011

Well... Here goes. I'm currently in my 2nd bout with kidney stones, the first being 5 years ago. Last time I just drank tons of water and it was summer. After about 2 weeks of pain, I basically went crazy and started doing mad work around the house and pretty much "sweated" it out... Very painful.

So... It started up again about 6 weeks ago with the typical sign: hematuria. I knew what it was but went and had a CT scan to be sure. Guess what? It was a 4mm stone in ureter. I tried the lemon juice olive oil mix... And didn't really have any issues for a few weeks. Then the pain started up again, much worse this time. I went back for an x-ray and they found 6 stones this time! There were 3 in one ureter and 2 in the other and 1 in the bladder. I wasn't sure if the mix worked originally and that I possibly passed the original stone weeks ago or if it was one of the many new ones. Originally I thought the mix was an "old wives tale" and I had wasted my time, but after visiting this site and seeing all the testimonials it would be foolish to just wait for something to happen or go in for what might be an unnecessary surgery.

I go back to the uruologist on Friday (4 days). I am going to try lemon juice and olive oil mix again (and again) to see if it works for me.

I did notice that when I did it the first time (also drinking a lot of 15% lemon juice lemonaid) my urine seemed to have some grittyness to it, but didn't think too much about it at the time. Was this the 1st stone? Did the mix cause the exodus of the other stones? Of course no one knows, but I am going to see if the lemon juice and olive oil mix works. None of the stones is larger than 2-3mm, so I am thinking that the first stone passed or shrank or broke up. I will update you guys with my progress. Wish me luck and wide ureters (more the latter).

Replied by Thewhitedarius
Akron, Ohio, Usa
03/15/2011

Last night I drank it. So far today I have noticed little discomfort... Less than yesterday. After straining my pee I noticed a little grit, like a grain or two of sand, but almost microscopic. It's worth mentioning that I ran out of antibiotics yesterday and the antibiotics were almost like a pain killer... So that's good. I will update again tomorrow.

Replied by Thewhitedarius
Akron, Ohio Usa
03/16/2011

Day three: with the urulogist appointment fast approaching I am amping up the oo/lj combo. Results from last night were similar to the first night: some grit in my pee but no major activity. Today, with no meds, I am relatively pain free... Some minor discomfort but not the level I'd expect from having 6 stones out of my kidneys in ureter. Having to be at work for 11 hours a day, I can't always strain my pee so I don't know if I've passed any or not. Usually I know when they pass though, but without knowing for sure, I'd say I haven't passed anything yet.

Replied by Thewhitedarius
Akron, Ohio Usa
03/20/2011
5 out of 5 stars

Went to the urulogist and guess what: one stone left. I didn't even know I had passed the other ones. I guess that's a "yea". At the urulogist I asked him about lemon juice and olive oil and he answered begrudgingly, "... Lemon juice: yes. Olive oil: I can't say."

Can't say or won't say! It works. The only thing you have to lose are the stones.

Also, someone mentioned to keep it to 2oz of lj, and I will 2nd that notion. I tried two lemons of juice (about 4oz). That made me sick. Keep it at 2 & 2. Great site guys.

Replied by Sm
Oakley, Ca
05/15/2011

ok, my husband has his first stone. He is in tremendous pain and I would do anything to help him. I found this site and had him, reluctantly, drink lemon and olive oil. I actually saw him fall asleep for the first time since the er visit. His pain pills are running low and I cant see him in pain anymore. How often is the treatment recommended or is it a single dose treatment? any duration between doses?days, weeks, months?

Replied by Jane
Portland, Or.
05/15/2011

My daughter Just told me she is passing stones and she is still in pain so I say, use it till you lose it! I think the dissolving stones are clogging her urethra. I would do a tonic myself weekly if I showed signs of susceptability. Red meat, milk and cheese. Anything high in Uric acid and our bodies sometimes produce uric acids for some reason.


Posted by Linda (Dallas, Tx) on 03/06/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I had a 5mm stone stuck at the entrance to my bladder for the past month. (The pain actually feels much lower) This last week was the worst. Finally used 2 oz lemon juice/2 oz olive oil followed by LOTS of water for two days. Also used a prescription of Rapiflo from my urologist. Stone passed on the third morning. What a relief!


Posted by Esena (Ottawa, Canada) on 02/10/2011
5 out of 5 stars

I just want to grab all of you in a biiig hug!!! Thank you for the remedy oo and lemon jus!!! Ater ER and 5 days of excruciating pain my husband is cured. It have taken less than 15 hours for the remedy to crush his 3-4 mm stone which stuck at the end of the tube almost at he entrance in the bladder. It is amazing... And we are so thankful to you all for posting your experiences ( I have read almost all of them in some hours). We are happy; he is better and we have the remedy and know how to prevent this stones for forming. For those who are looking for a remedy for kidney stones, please, believe in this one, it helps- give it a try!!!

All the best for all and keep helthy.


Posted by Robert (Everett, Wa) on 02/01/2011
5 out of 5 stars

After going to the doc and learning I had my first kidney stone, my wife, who is all about natural cures, happened upon this site to learn about the olive oil and lemon juice remedy. When I returned home about 8:30 pm, I set up 3 shot glasses and into each one put half lemon juice and half OO. I downed all 3 in succession, and followed with 2 large glasses of water. After 30 minutes, I downed 1 more shot of the mixture, followed by 1 glass of unsweetened cranberry juice. For every hour after that, I drank another glass of water. By this time my abdomen was huge with liquids, but nothing was coming out- just the usual trickle and then it would stop, despite the urgent feeling of constantly needing to go.

After about 5 hours, I actually had the urge to go No. 2. I got on the throne and pushed for the bowel movement and immediately the stone shot out at the same time and I finally flowed with urination again. I never thought I would take that for granted, but I have a new appreciation for being able to urinate normally.

So Yes, I'm a believer in the OO and lemon juice, so if this feeling ever returns, I'll know exactly what to do.

Thanks to the people on this site who provided the information to get better. I would still be in pain without you!


Posted by Cyndi (Durham, NC) on 12/09/2010

I have suffered intermittently from kidney stones for nearly 9 years. One was so bad I had to have surgery to remove it. Later, my grandmother was hospitalized with a kidney stone and told me about a home remedy given to her by a nurse and believe me, this really works! Mix 2 oz of olive oil and 2 oz of lemon juice, drink it straight down and follow with a large glass of water at the first sign of stone pain. The stone(s) will pass within 24 hours. I have eliminated at least 8 stones with this remedy and have not gone back to the urologist since I started taking this.

Replied by Bfroehling
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
12/26/2010

I really appreciated this helpful information. I experienced a kidney stone on Christmas Eve and never had one before. (I have high tolerance for pain and this was high on the painOmeter!! ). By the next morning I searched and found the olive oil and lemon juice remedy. Within the hour I did experience some relief and was grateful. I started to thing about the Chemical implications and why the oil (to lubricate) and the lemon juice (to breakdown the stone) was a good combo. Then I saw the Apple cider vinegar which made perfect sense being a better acidic approach to breaking down the stone. I went and got a bottle and took a few swigs. By Christmas day I was much improved and in very little pain. Thanks again for the help!"


05/04/2011: Terra from Citrus Heights, CA replies: "My dad just had a spinal surgery done was released from the hospital after a few days feeling great. A day after being home he had severe left side pain, so we went back to ER and sure enough it is a kidney stone. I made him the lemon juice and olive oil remedy to drink and within the next 24 hours it came out. This was very helpful beings he just had the surgery and needed to recover from that as well. Definitely going to remember this one, Thank you so much!

Replied by Becca
Tucson, Az
01/05/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I am so happy I found this site! I have had numerous kidney stones over the years and always ended up in the hospital to pass them. I felt that old familiar pain yesterday and decided to try to find relief at home and I found this site. I tried the olive oil and lemon juice remedy, except I decided to just use four ozs of lemon juice instead and leave out the olive oil since I didn't have any. I slugged down the lemon juice and then followed it up with 2 more doses of 2 ozs of lemon juice in a cup of hot water with a small amount of sugar (hot lemonade!!! ) and within an hour my pain was down by half. I continued drinking hot lemonade and this morning I can't even tell I passed a kidney stone. It's just amazing. You saved me a lot of time, money and agony of going to the hospital. I hate hospitals! Thanks so much!

Replied by Emir
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
01/05/2012

Hi there from Malaysia. I am 33 male. I started experiencing lower left back pain one month ago. The pain occurs just above the buttocks and not higher up where the kidneys are. And the pain only occurs when I bend over to the front right. Earlier I brushed it off as muscle pain. But now after 1 month, the pain is still there and spreaded to both left and right kidney areas.

I went for a checkup, did blood test and urine, doc says both are fine. Done KUB X-ray and ultrasound found out my right kidney is a mild hydronephrosis (swelling due to backup or obstruction of urine in ureter). This worries me more since we cannot see a dilated right ureter in the X-ray. The left kidney seems ok and left ureter is dilated as normal. I'm due for a CT scan end of this month.

Meanwhile I found this website and tried both the ACV (2 oz 2 oz of wter), and the 2 oz lemon juice mixed with 2 oz of olive oil. Nothing seems to come out when peeing. But I do notice that 10 minutes after gulping the ACV, the pain on the left seems to be reduced by quite a lot. Does ACV has some kind of anaesthetic characteristics??

Anyway, to describe my problem further, the pain that I have, is not as "giving birth". It is just a mild and dull but needle pricking sharp kind of pain. It seems to be worse when I am lying down esp when I go to sleep at night. I for sure will wake up 3-4 times each night because of the sharp pain, and I will try to adjust my sleeping position to ease it. I also experience numbness at both left and right pinky and ring fingers if I put my arms under the pillow (Ulnar?).

I am beginning to think that my problem is nerve related but due to the hydronephrosis I have I am pretty confused and depressed with all this, that I shed 4kg in the 1 month. I used to be 82kg 1 month ago and now I am 78kg. Does anyone have this kind of problem, do share.... Thanks.

Replied by Jojmom
Southlake, Texas, Usa
01/07/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I am so grateful for this advise. I took a shot of the mixture yesterday and already this morning peices of the stone are coming out. I'm not in near as much pain as I was before. I also read the article about the "Jump and Bump". Worth trying too. It's not this OR that, it's this AND that! To our health!

Replied by Alina
Dacula, Georgia
01/09/2012

This question is for Emir from Malaysia; Emir, what did you find out about your mild hydronephrosis; my 15 yrs. old son was diagnosed with it last summer but the doctors didn't do anything for him; just sent him home from the hospital with tylenol for pain; he's not in pain now, but I wonder about the implications of this if left untreated???

Replied by Emir
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
01/10/2012

Alina from Dacula, Hi, I haven't found out anything about my mild hydronephrosis to my kidney yet till today. Tomorrow will be going for a CT-scan (first CT-scan). Ever since I was diagnosed with hydronephrosis, doc gave me Ural (urine alkalinizer) 1 sachet 3 times a day after meal because he fears for Uric Acid stones that are invisible in both Ultrasound and KUB X-Rays. I would suggest you take your son to do a normal CT-scan in case of stones. Not sure how expensive it is over there, but here it is about usd200 for a normal ctscan of the abdomen. For my case it is weird because I feel no pain at all if I am sitting down or in vertical position. Just when I lie down to sleep, for a long time (>1 hour), then the pain starts, and it is more of a dull pain, with occassional needle pricking pain at the flank area randomly. To be honest I am scared of what the outcome of tomorrow's ct scan.... Really stressed now.. And boy do I regret for not drinking more plain water everyday instead of just coffee and sugary water and sodas.... :(

Replied by Emir
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
01/18/2012

Just to update on my case. CT scan came back normal. No stone was seen.

Doc said not to worry, everything's fine and suggests that it probably is my muscle/nerves.

Bah. I am taking it 50%, because I still have a dull bilateral flank pain.

So, I just need to relax and monitor how things are in the future.

This sucks really.

Replied by Elaine
Dallas, Tx
01/19/2012

Thank you for posting the lemon olive oil remedy. Just took it and hope it will work for me. Praying for healing for all who suffer from kidney stones.

Replied by Penguin
Akron, Ohio
01/24/2012

I am going to try this too. Not sure what is going on with me but for about 5 months, I have been having discomfort and a fullness sensation on/off just below and under my left ribs that radiates to my back around where my kidneys are. Sometimes the discomfort is sharp. It seems most uncomfortable when I wake up and does get better after I wake up. I have not had a fever, no vomiting, no diarrhea and no blood in the urine. All labs including BUN/creatinine have come back negative except I did test positive for mono. I do not have an enlarged spleen though which is usually classic for mono.

I also tested positive from an ultrasound for what my doctor describes to me as what they thought was a small stone on each kidney. She told me to wait 6-8 weeks and see if I feel better. I am halfway done with the wait and do not feel any better at all. My stomach has been upset on/off too and I feel pressure on my bladder on occasion with the urgency to urinate a significant amount in the morning when I wake up.

Does anyone else with kidney stones have any of these symptoms? I am trying the lemon juice tonight. However will pick up some olive oil tomorrow. (oh, and I have not been constipated at all but also did give myself a bowel regimen just in case and it did not take away my symptoms). Will let you know how the lemon juice works.

Replied by Bruce
Ada, Oklahoma
01/31/2012

I will be 65 in August and had my first kidney stone when I was 25. I have had regular surgery once (100 stones removed from left kidney) and lithotripsy six times (3 times on each side). I have a half dozen stones in each kidney right now with the largest being about the size of a nickle in my right kidney. It is not coming out, in fact, all of them are too large to pass. I have been drinking about a gallon of distilled water daily and my wife cooks with distilled water. Kidney stone formation is down by 60% since we began this about ten years ago. My stones are calcium oxalate formed around uric acid molecules. I was totally off all calcium for 20 years until my doctor said to forget that because there was a study out that said diet makes no difference in people like me who have a hereditary issue. My father had them terribly bad, too.

I think I will try the lemon juice and olive oil thing for a while to see if it makes a difference. I am really tired of passing stones. Once after double lithotriply (both kidneys at the same time) I passed 143 stones during one urination episode and over 800 before they were all out from that one lithotrisy procedure. I have passed thousands of them and the largest was larger than a wooden kitchen match head. It was the largest stone my urologist had ever seen passed. Hopefully the lemon juice will help dissolve them. I honestly think the distilled water helps both because of the high ph and because there are no minerals in it.

Replied by Wendy
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
02/11/2012
4 out of 5 stars

I'm so glad I decided to give this remedy a try! I was up last night with kidney stone pain. I knew that's what it was as I've had them in the past, and one time I even had to have surgery with basket removal to remove a large one. I am currently BFing my daughter, so the thought of Rx pain meds or surgery was not appealing to me. I ran across this site and the olive oil lemon juice remedy and thought I would give it a try. So... At 4AM I drank 1T OO and 2T cold lemon juice and approx 32 oz water. It was awful tasting, but by 530AM I was asleep with no pain. I'm not sure what it's doing to the stone, but I'm just so happy the pain is gone :). I'll try it again with 2T OO/2T LJ tonight. Thanks again for posting this remedy. I'm so happy I decided to try it!

Replied by Cynerjii
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
02/16/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I always know that I have kidney stones back to several years ago and just a day after the Valentines day, my left testicles start to get pain and it goes around my back and then to my left legs, I know this kind of pain is different from the "normal" pain and this is the "Stone Pain" instead of taking medication. I took the Lemon & Olive Oil remedy. 2 teaspoon of Lemon juice, and 3 teaspoon of Olive oil, down with a large glass of distilled water approx 1Litre. 45 Mins later I gotta pee, and guess what the stone with a size of the seeds of a papaya came out, and immediately the pains are gone (actually up to 20 mins after that 1L of water the pain is starting to go away). This is really working! Whoever shared this info Thank you very very much! Muakkkkk!

Replied by Angela
Dallas, Tx
03/07/2012

In response to Penguin from Akron, Ohio. Sounds to me like you have Gall Stones and not Kidney stones. I suffered from the same symptoms for three years before finally having to have emergency surgery. Get your doctor to have a sono done on your gallbladder the next time you have symptoms.

Replied by Dave
Davenport, Florida
04/18/2012
5 out of 5 stars

My wife had a kidney stone and was willing to try anything to avoide surgery. She tried the olive oil and lemon juice for a couple of days. Her pain came and went during a two week period. She was scheduled for surgery to remove it. The morning of surgery they did an ultasound and discovered that the stone was no longer present, and was spared the surgery.

Replied by Ed
Santa Rosa, Ca / Usa
04/27/2012

Hi everyone - just diagnosed this week with a centimenter and a half (13mm??) stone. The pain has diminished great and I feel pretty good. Surgery is scheduled for May 2nd and I'd love to try and dissolve this by then. Anyone have any suggestions? Could the Lemon Juice dissolve something that fast? If the pain has gone away would I still go into surgery? Thanks Ed

Replied by Harry
Alameda, Ca
05/06/2012
5 out of 5 stars

After two trips to the Emergency room in 3 days for Kidney Stone pain and after a week on Vicodin to manage the pain, and then being scheduled for surgery to remove a stone, I found and tried the 3 oz. Lemon Juice and 3 oz Olive Oil treatment, followed by water in one of many online searches I did for relief.

WOW! It's been 2 days, now, with no pain, no Vicodan and I passed a 2mm stone. My urine flow has more than doubled, so, it is likely that the 7mm x 5mm stone that was blocking my ureter is dissolving, breaking up and passing.

Thank you to all for saving me from unnecessary surgery.

Replied by Dan
Baltimore, Md
10/11/2012

Hi, about a week ago I started waking up with dull flank pain on the right side. It subsides after getting up and I have little to no pain throughout the day, but when I go to bed, I wake up 5-6 hours later with significant flank pain. I have no visible signs of blood in the urine, urine is pale yellow with no foul odor, I have no fever. I drink tons of H20 from my santevia filter. I am not debilitated from normal activity at all........ Hell I started the insanity workout this week. I am concerned though that I have this pain that is only present in the early morning hours after I lay down for 5 hours. Does this sound familiar to anyone?

Replied by Dave
St Clairsville, Ohio
01/16/2013

I have been having kidney stones since I was a teenager. About every 6 years I get a large one that gives me problems while all along I pass the small ones. I have had lithotripsy, stents, cystoscopies, laser to break up one that got stuck in scar tissue from passing so many stones.

I just had litho twice on the same stone a month apart that was a 1/2 inch that the first litho could not fully breakup. I have a stent in now that is there to widen the ureter with scar tissue so that I can pass some of the stones that are remaining. The stent is a minor irritation but I have been passing small stones and dust almost daily for the past few weeks. The stent is to come out today in the office and I will schedule litho for an 8mm stone in my right kidney.

I am going to try the OO and lemon juice combo and see if it can break up the stone before my next litho. I am 62 now and tired of all these stones. I hope it works.

Replied by Noel
Asheville, N.c.
01/16/2013

For kidney stones I have used gravel root extract that you buy in whole foods or health food store. Meat protein and dairy products are very hard on the kidneys so you might want to watch consumption of these products. I have a kink in my kidney which causes me problems. If I eat walnuts or other kinds of nuts other than almonds I have problems. Good luck just wanted to mention what has worked for me.


Posted by Pencilscribbler (Texas, U. S.) on 11/30/2010

I have a question's regarding the Olive Oil and Lemon Juice to dissolve Kidney Stones; I have a 15 year old dog who is having problems with his kidneys and has an ulcer, he is approximately 16 lbs now (he has lost 7 lbs since becoming sick for the first time). 1) Can you use this same remedy on dogs?

2) What can you do to neutralize the acid in the lemon juice so that it would not aggravate an ulcer?

3)Would you use the same mixture: 2 oz of olive oil and 2 oz of lemon juice, drink it straight down and follow with a large glass of water? Can you break this mixture down into smaller portions?

4) Can you use the Real Lemon Juice or should they be Fresh Hand Squeezed Lemons?

Regards,
Scribbler~

Replied by Kanthi
Sharjah, Uae
12/20/2010

Hi iam having 5mm thick kidney stone. I'm having severe backache. Can I use lemon juice and olive oil as a remedy? And how much I ahve to use per day. I'm feeding my 7 motnhs old baby. Can I use this remedy even if i'm feeding her. Pls reply to me I am very much worried about my pain and as i'm feeding my baby that is the main reason why i'm asking you.

Replied by Becky From Ohio
Ashtabula, Ohio, Usa
12/20/2010

Kanti, I've never heard of not being able to ingest lemon juice or olive oil when breastfeeding. So, I can't think of a reason why you couldn't.


Posted by Aarcain (Kilgore, Texas) on 10/25/2010

My father has been using the Lemon Juice and Olive Oil to pass kidney stones for years now. It works within a week, depending on how large the stone is. This is well worth the risk in using as it cost less than a doctor visit and it is all organic.



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