Apple An apple juice fast, preferably with organic apple juice, will cleanse the system and stimulate the kidneys and the liver.
Broom (Cytisus scoparius) Dried or fresh twigs of broom contain an alkaloid which will be released in a decoction. The tea will increase the flow of urine.
Celery Celery seeds act on the kidneys. Bruise and add 3 tablespoons of the seeds to a pint of brandy or red wine. Steep them for several days. Dosage: a tablespoon at a time with 2 tablespoons of water, three times a day. This celery seed brandy is also useful for flatulence.
Juniper Juniper berries eaten in dried form as well as juniper berries steeped in wine or combined with several other herbs produce a powerful diuretic action.
Corn Silk Make tea from the yellow strands of "silk" beneath the husk of corn. Corn silk is a wonderful and effective diuretic.
Grapes Eat grapes freely to induce free flow of urine from the system. That is why certain wines are so effective as a mild diuretic.
1/2 tablespoon juniper berries
1/2 tablespoon dandelion root
1/2 tablespoon broom tops
I pint water
Boil all the ingredients on a low flame until the water reduces to 1/2pint. Strain the liquid and put it in a labeled jar. Drink 2 tablespoons three times a day.
Onions Raw onions increase the flow of urine. They are, therefore, excellent in a raw tomato, onion, and garlic salad (add lemon juice and oil). This combination will not only increase the flow of urine, but eliminate toxins from the system. It is excellent at the onset of a cold.
Parsley Eat crushed parsley, add it to other juices from extractor, or make parsley soup, or drink parsley herbal juice, available in some health food stores. Parsley can also be used cooked with juniper berries.