Overactive bladder is a condition which causes sudden involuntary contractions of the muscles in the bladder forcing the person to feel an uncontrollable urge to urinate instantly.
Herbal remedies for overactive bladder
There are various herbs which have the ability to help manage the activity of the bladder and fix the inability to control excretions as well as urgency and excessive frequency of urination.
One of these herbs is Alpinia oxyphylla, which originates from the ginger family and represents a very popular controller of both the frequency and the urgency of urination. This is due to its ingredient, aromatic oil, which has a soothing effect on a number of unpleasant conditions including nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Cornus officinalis is another valuable Chinese herb which can battle the overactive bladder condition equally well. It can also be used to ease the side effects of menstrual bleeding, and it represents a positive contribution to the immune system as it is filled with vitamins and minerals, among other healthy substances.
Schisandra chinensis can also treat this condition, although its prime role is to keep all the functions of the body in balance. For more effective results Schisandra chinensis is combined with Alpinia oxyphylla. Another thing it does is get rid of feelings of fatigue and boost energy.
Aside from being extremely beneficial when dealing with this problem, Panax ginseng is incredibly healthy and has a positive impact on many aspects of health. On one side, it takes care of anxiety, improves focus, all the while taking care of the body as well helping the person feel fairly energetic. On the other, it helps control the sugar in the blood and improves immunity.
Valeriana officinalis, which simply goes by the name valerian, is a well-known substance which is used as a sort of a natural sedative regarding many different conditions. Its mild and soothing effect help the muscles of the bladder wall relax and control the overly active urges. It is also recommended for treating muscle spasms, as well as stress and anxiety. And perhaps the most rewarding thing about it is that it is completely devoid of side effects.
Passiflora incarnate is used with valeriana officinalis for best effects when treating the overactive bladder. Passiflora incarnate can treat different kinds of inflammations and spasms as well.
Finally, for those who are not willing to deal with the herbs themselves there are capsules which combine some of these beneficial herbs and treat overactive bladder with the utmost efficiency.