Olive Oil and Lemon Juice for Kidney Stones

Lemon Juice and Olive Oil  

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Posted by Mike (Philadelphia, PA) on 04/24/2007
5 out of 5 stars

Went to the hospital with kidney pain, cat scan found a 3mm stone, sent home to pass it. Had one before, and was worried about getting more as I found out if you have a single incident, you will likley have more, looked up info on google, found your site. Had nothing to loose, tired it and within 24 hours, the stone was out. It was bigger then my last one, but this time, caus eof the oil, didin't even feel it come out. I can't believe that hospitals don't talk about this stuff, what a pitty all the people that have surgery without trying anything else. I also found a product called chanca piedra, which is supposed to do the same thing as the oil and lemon, but used the lemon oil mixture first which worked. I will use the chanca once a month to keep me from getting them again. Now I have told 10 more people about this so they have the knowledge too.


Posted by JohnIan (Colton, CA) on 04/14/2007
5 out of 5 stars

Dissolve Kidney Stones: This would be my second bout with kidney stones. It started on Monday (April 9th, 2007), two sharp pings. Couldn't be. No. It was. The next day I got the pain.

Man. I suffer from panic attacks. I have it mostly under control. No pills. Postive thoughts, it's not real. When I got them the first time I sought help from the internet. I ended up on some medical site. It should worse case scenario; surgery. I started to panic, got cold sweat and almost lost the abilty to walk. Add to that, I went blind for a moment. I have never had that happen before, nor since.

Under the help from my mom I visited one of my local botanicas. The fellow there gave me these herb pills and tea to drink to dissolve the stone(s). I could take the pills, but the tea made me feel lightheaded. So, I stopped drinking it. All and all, it took nearly two months for it pass. The pills took the pain away. So I was inclined to believe the rest. The pills were twenty bucks for a week's worth. So, about $160.

Since this is once again my reality. I decided to look at the Web once more. This time... different Google keywords. *smile* And I ended up here.

On Wednesday night I took the elixir and went to bed. It helped with the pain. One of my problems besides that was urine. I was drinking a lot of water, but releasing not really enough. Probably one of them was plugging up the exit. Thursday evening I took it again.

About an hour later I went to bathroom, very little coming out. Then less than half an hour later. BOOM! Gotta go, gotta go. Floodgates opened. I went again two more times. They're gone.

This stuff really works and saved me some serious greenbacks. I already have the lemons (lemon tree in the backyard) and the olive oil was less than four bucks.

Money saved which now goes back to DVD purchases (I'm a collector). We all have our addictions.

What needs to be mentioned in better detail is the formula itself. A warning. It's hard to swallow. I was on the verge of vomiting, trying to keep that stuff down. It works, it truely does - for me at least.

A bit of advice. Sounds simple, but it's important. KNOW your cups! I had two, one for the mix and one with water. I drank one and then the other. But refilled the water in the wrong cup. Putting that taste back into my mouth. Funny. I guess, but not at the time.


Posted by Michelle (Carlsbad, CA) on 01/15/2007
5 out of 5 stars

I tried the Lemon Juice and Olive Oil remedy this weekend. THe stone has been there for a year now and finally decided to move this weekend, so pain pills were not doing the trick, so i tried the Lemon Juice and olive oil remedy..It totally helps!!!! I took it after a big dinner and it just sat in my stomach but the pain was gone and i was able to sleep. The next morning i got pain again so i drank it again, on an empty stomach. Don't do that. I felt sick the whole day, pain was gone but sick to my stomach. And i feel 100xs better today still a bit sore, but nothing like what i would be feeling like. So try it!! But take it with food makes a big difference.


Posted by Drew (Chicago, IL) on 01/11/2007
4 out of 5 stars

Wasssup peoples, to those that have kidney stones or had them should know about the agonizing pain.One day I was at work and all of the sudden I felt a sharp pain in my lower left side of my back and then the next day the right side was hurting like hell.I didn't know what to do. I went to see a kidney specialist and he told me that I had kidney stones and that scared the living daylights out of me.For about the next two years or so I dealt with the pain It kept me in and out of work so I just couldn't take it no more.So I 've browsed almost every site about kidney stones(this was 1/10/07) and found this site. At first I was like yeah right so I just figured might as well try something since I don't have insurance.tried the lemon juice and olive oil about 9:30a.m 1/10/07,about half an hour later the pain was gone!!!!.I was surprised but still aint passed the damn stone yet.I've took about three doses in one day and it still aint passed but my urine looked kind of grainy.So it's 01/11/07 took another dose at 9:00 this morning hoping to pass the thing,but I know one thing the pain is gone for now.Somebody wish me luck!!


Posted by John (Longview, TX) on 11/24/2006
5 out of 5 stars

So far, pain from kidney stones is gone thank God and thanks to this page. First off...thank God for this page! In January, 2006, I was at work and became incapacitated due to lumbar and flank pain. I was sweating profusely, and skin was cold to the touch. It was one of the worst pains I had ever experienced. It was so bad, I was taken to the local ER by my wife. A KUB film (ie kidney, urinary bladder x-ray)and CT of the abdomen revealed 3 kidney stones, an 8mm in the left kidney, and two 4 mm in the right. Extracorporeal lithotripsy was indicated, but I didn't have thirty or forty grand to spend on it. This began an ordeal for about 10 months plus, in which some days were ok, and some days I had to stay on heavy duty pain pills to function. But, things took a turn for the worse. The pain was daily now, and getting worse. It became almost impossible to stand up to wash the dishes at home. Then, in desperation, I started Googling for possible remedies. I found this page, and at first blush, I thought, what good will lemon juice and olive oil do? After all, I reasoned that my stones were composed of Calcium Oxalate, and would not dissolve in acid urine. But, when disabling pain is the only alternative, you try anything, so I sent my wife to get some olive oil and lemonade. They were out of the cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, so she got the house brand. She got the lemon juice from concentrate. I mixed up the brew and chugged it down fast, followed by a glass of water. Surprisingly, it did not taste that bad. The next morning, I got out of bed early...dreading the pain in the left lower abdomen and low back. It didn't appear! I waited nervously the rest of the day. Nothing. At the end of the day, I took another dose for good measure. I haven't been aware that I have passed the stones, but the absence of disabling pain is such a Godsend, I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to be able to get up early again and do my chores and enjoy life. I am sharing this remedy and site with patients, friends, and family. Again, thank you so much.


Posted by Mike (Townsville, QLD, Australia) on 11/04/2006
1 out of 5 stars

When in pain, people will have a go at just about any remedy to eliminate it. A lthough the idea of taking 2 oz of olive oil and equivalent of freshly squeezed lemon juice didn't appeal to me but after reading the positive responses it sounded like the fix I was after. I presently have a 6 mm kidney stone blocking one ureter which has been well and truly stuck for 2 weeks. I have had them before but the last was in the early 1980s. Living in the tropics (and the southern hemisphere) the onset of each tropical summer usually results in dehydration and an increase in the reporting of kidney stones. I'm a casualty. After each kidney stone attack the stone is only moving fractions of a inch and causing significant bleeding with the result that for half a day afterwards my urine is practically pure blood and then blood clots. Not sure how serious this is, as a nose bleed can look pretty horrendous with blood loss and it is certainly not too much to worry about. CAT scans and x-rays have shown that the stone is hardly moving at all and the next step will be some sort of intervention to eliminate it. As a last hope of avoiding this I have been searching for remedies. I took the mixture of olive oil and lemon juice for 3 nights in a row right before going to bed. Although feeling extreme nausea I managed to keep the concoction down through the night. By the fourth morning I had had enough. I didn't appear to do anything. I didn't really understand how this remedy was going to work giving that it was likely to acidify the bodily fluids and make things worst. The use of olive oil also escapes me, certainly wouldn't act as a lubricant at the level of the urinary tract. As other comments have noted, although there are different chemical composition of kidney stones, the previous ones I had were calcium based and the best approach for these is to alkalize ones bodily fluids, not acidify them. So I am onto sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) at a dose of 3.5 g, dissolved in a glass of water, three times a day. I haven't had an attach for 3 days now and the urine is very cloudy, which I suppose could indicate that stones might be dissolving. The jury is still out. As for the olive oil and lemon juice - it didn't work for me. When in pain, people will have a go at just about any remedy to eliminate it. Although the idea of taking 2 oz of olive oil and equivalent of freshly squeezed lemon juice didn't appeal to me but after reading the positive responses it sounded like the fix I was after. I presently have a 6 mm kidney stone blocking one ureter which has been well and truly stuck for 2 weeks. I have had them before but the last was in the early 1980s. Living in the tropics (and the southern hemisphere) the onset of each tropical summer usually results in dehydration and an increase in the reporting of kidney stones. I'm a casualty. After each kidney stone attack the stone is only moving fractions of a inch and causing significant bleeding with the result that for half a day afterwards my urine is practically pure blood and then blood clots. Not sure how serious this is, as a nose bleed can look pretty horrendous with blood loss and it is certainly not too much to worry about. CAT scans and x-rays have shown that the stone is hardly moving at all and the next step will be some sort of intervention to eliminate it. As a last hope of avoiding this I have been searching for remedies. I took the mixture of olive oil and lemon juice for 3 nights in a row right before going to bed. Although feeling extreme nausea I managed to keep the concoction down through the night. By the fourth morning I had had enough. I didn't appear to do anything. I didn't really understand how this remedy was going to work giving that it was likely to acidify the bodily fluids and make things worst. The use of olive oil also escapes me, certainly wouldn't act as a lubricant at the level of the urinary tract. As other comments have noted, although there are different chemical composition of kidney stones, the previous ones I had were calcium based and the best approach for these is to alkalize ones bodily fluids, not acidify them. So I am onto sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) at a dose of 3.5 g, dissolved in a glass of water, three times a day. I haven't had an attach for 3 days now and the urine is very cloudy, which I suppose could indicate that stones might be dissolving. The jury is still out. As for the olive oil and lemon juice - it didn't work for me.


Posted by Michelle (Ohio) on 03/27/2006
5 out of 5 stars

Was taken to the ER on 3/23/06 with severe low back pain. Was admitted and told to have a 5mm kidney stone and a urologist would see me the next day. Waited 24hrs. never saw a doctor. Checked myself out of the hospital and my mom told me about this remedy. Drank 4oz. lemon juice and 4oz. distilled water every hour and also took the 2oz. lemon juice and 2 oz. olive oil 1 time on 3/25/06. Within 24 hours I had passed the stone! THANK YOU!