Asparagus - a simple and natural remedy for dissolving kidney stones? The Elements
of Material Medical, edited in 1854 by a professor at the University of Pennsylvania,
stated that asparagus was used as a popular remedy for kidney stones. The diuretic
and alkaline properties of asparagus help break up oxalic acid crystals formed in
In addition, asparagus contains a good supply of protein called histones which are
believed to be active in controlling cell growth. For that reason, it can be said
that asparagus contains a cell growth normalizer and accounts for its action on cancer
and as a general body tonic. Asparagus has been the highest tested food containing
glutathione, considered the body’s most potent anticarcinogen and antioxidant..
Other health benefits of asparagus:
The high alkalinity of this wondrous vegetable helps reduce acidity and helps rid
tissues and muscles of waste.
The anti-oxidant and glutathione in asparagus prevents progression of cataracts and
other eye problems.
Asparagus is one of the few vegetables that has many healthful nutrients. A simple
way of enjoying the benefits of asparagus is to put cooked asparagus (canned asparagus
works as well) in blender to make a puree and store in refrigerator. Eat 4 tablespoons
twice daily. Improvement usually comes between 2 to 4 weeks.
Be aware that asparagus contains an amino acid which gets converted into a compound
with a sulphuric smell and may cause your urine to have an unpleasant odor. It is
temporary and nothing to worry about..
Combine the asparagus, lemon juice, spices and yogurt in a blender or food processor
and blend until smooth. Add red onion and cilantro and blend together. Remove from
the mixer and put in a bowl to chill in the fridge. Serve cold! Enjoy! Refrigerate
A simple, delicious and easy recipe! Using asparagus as a substitute makes this dip
low calorie and healthy.