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6 Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting)

by Andreea Laza

If you are looking for simple and effective natural treatments for enuresis, continue reading this article and find out what they are. But first.

Bedwetting (enuresis) is a disorder characterized by involuntary, diurnal, and nocturnal urination, abnormal considering the mental age of the child and not related to bladder control of neurological origin, epileptic seizures, or an organic abnormality of the urinary tract. The causes of bedwetting are unknown, but favorable factors are:

  • small bladder
  • infections (UTIs)
  • constipation
  • low antidiuretic hormone
  • growth retardation
  • heavy sleep
  • psychological factors
  • diet (dairy products, citrus fruits, chocolate, and in general foods rich in sugar or food dyes are irritating)

Some say that bedwetting is not a condition but a symptom. Either the case, we have here some amazing natural treatments for enuresis or bedwetting with plants, for adults and children altogether, with zero side-effects or contradictions.

6 Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting)

6 Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting)

1. Natural Treatments for Bedwetting with Cranberries

This is one of the simplest yet natural treatments for enuresis. For this treatment, you need 10 cranberry leaves and 200 ml of water. Put the water in a pot over the fire and when it has reached the boiling point at the cranberry leaves and let them boil for a few minutes. Strain the decoction and drink it 30 minutes right before bedtime. In addition to a good night’s sleep, this tea has amazing healing properties you’ll experience after only a couple of uses.

In at most two weeks’ time you will see the difference and the healing process will be almost complete. Don’t forget to really believe in the miraculous powers of plants, because Creations is so perfect that has never been created by random, and believe me, plants are God’s pharmacy.

6 Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting) - Cranberries Leaf

2. Herbal Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Adults)

Have 3-4 cups of tea made with 2 parts common lady’s mantle, and of St. John’s wort, yarrow, and shepherd’s-purse (one part each). Add 1 tsp of Swedish Bitter to each cup of tea before you drink it. The dried beans sheaves sitz baths are recommended in nocturnal enuresis in adults as they are in kids (read the remedy below).

After the bath, anoint the pelvis area with calendula salve and apply a Swedish Bitter cotton compress on your belly overnight. Throughout the day, anoint your pelvis area with shepherd’s-purse balm. This is one of the most powerful natural treatments for enuresis. You can find below all the herbs that you need.

3. Natural Treatments for Bedwetting (Kids)

Sitz baths are highly recommended in nocturnal enuresis in children, also known as nighttime urinary incontinence or bedwetting. Actually, this is one of the most effective natural treatments for enuresis. Here is what you can do. Add 2-3 liters of warm water (not boiled and chilled, just warm) and take a 5-10 minutes sitz bath. Take this bath twice a day for as long as one week. After the bath, go directly to bed and cover yourself well. A naturist diet is also recommended.

White dried beans sheaves are known to work wonders in case of bedwetting. Here is how you can use them efficiently. This is a 3 weeks treatment. Resume after 2 weeks if the results aren’t visible yet. Boil 2-3 handfuls of white dried beans sheaves in 5-6 l of water until the water starts coloring. Take two of these sitz baths a day. The second one should be done in the evening, right before bedtime. After the bath, wrap your kid in warm towels. Make sure the baths are as warm as possible (if the water cools down too much, pour some more hot decoction).

6 Natural Treatments for Enuresis (Bedwetting) - Dried beans sheaves
White dried beans sheaves

Another simple cold water home remedy for enuresis in children is recommended by famous priest Sebastian Kneipp. Put the kid to walk in a tub filled with calves-high cold water for 3-5 minutes. Then take them out, and make them run around so that their legs return to the normal temperature. This is a week-long treatment. When your kid is on the potty, tell them to release the urine jet and then stop it for a second and then release it again. This is a great way to strengthen the muscles that control urinating and the child learns how to stop urinating while sleeping as well.

Here is what you can do to stop your kid from bedwetting. 45 minutes after your child has fallen asleep, take him to the potty while he is still half sleeping, and whisper to them to urinate. Wait patiently until they’ve finished, and repeat the procedure with patience every evening, until they stop bedwetting for good. These are some of the best natural treatments for enuresis for children.

4. Cabbage Treatment for Bedwetting

Place a fresh cabbage leaf on the belly and lumbar area in the back in the evening and leave them to sleep with the cabbage leaf on their skin. In 2-3 days, bedwetting will be history. Make sure you smash and warm up the cabbage leaf before application. One of the simplest yet most effective natural treatments for enuresis there are.

5. Dill Home Remedy for Bedwetting

Grind natural dill seeds and then sift them. Have 2 tsp. of this dill powder in the morning and evening, 30 minutes before the meals. Hold the powder under your tongue as much as possible and then swallow. This cure lasts for 7 days. This is one of the simplest yet most effective natural treatments for enuresis.

6. Egg & Salt Natural Treatments for Enuresis

Mix 1 egg yolk with 1 tsp of salt until you obtain a paste. Split the paste into halves and apply it to two sterile bandages. Apply the bandages on the skin around the kidney area. Hold them on until the skin starts to change color to pink. If the bedwetting hasn’t stopped after the first application repeat after a week. If results cannot be seen again, resume after 1 month. This is one of the simplest natural treatments for enuresis.

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Natural Tips to Prevent Enuresis for Adults

In addition to the natural treatments for enuresis, we have a few pieces of advice to increase the capacity of your bladder. Drink all the liquids right after you wake up, until 12:00 in the afternoon. Then after 12 o’clock, eat drained foods (little to no liquids). Whenever you feel like going to the toilet throughout the day, delay your urinating by 5 minutes. The next day, increase the delay by 7-8-10 minutes.

Before going to bed, tie a foulard around your waist and tie a consistent knot at your back. This way you avoid sleeping on your back, which favors enuresis. Program your subconscious mentally by looking into a mirror and saying to yourselves: “Tonight I will not bewet.” 

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We sure hope that the natural treatments for enuresis (bedwetting) here will truly help you out. Let us know if you’ve tried them and have worked for you, in the comments below. Stay healthy, naturally!

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