Indigenous wisdom of Ayurvedic drugs to treat Urinary tract infections


  • Prashant S Bhokardankar
  • Bharat Rathi



Ayurveda, UTI, Ayurvedic drugs, Antibacterial


Urinary tract infections (UTI) in all ages are related with high morbidity and long term difficulties. Use of antibiotics is useful in cases of UTI, consequently opposition of pathogenic microorganisms to antibiotics  is of high clinical concern. According to Ayurveda drugs especially important components which have been utilized for the treatment of various diseases. The review paper highlighted different clinical studies and scientific studies which are useful to prove the adequacy of Ayurveda drugs against urinary tract infections. Ayurvedic  drugs were reviewed in the current paper in the awake of evaluating their well being for the clinical condition like UTI. Ayurvedic medications showed good anti bacterial properties against both gram positive and negative microscopic organisms causing UTI. Other aspects are highlighted  likewise mitigating, diuretic, cell reinforcement, nephroprotective and antiurolithiatic properties helpful in the administration of UTI and all medications are protected even in high dosages subsequently can be adequately utilized for UTI conditions. In this paper an attempt is made to highlight the research work of herbal drugs of Ayurveda which would be effective in the treatment of UTI. 

Author Biographies

Prashant S Bhokardankar

Professor, Department of Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana, Datta Meghe Ayurvedic Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. 

Bharat Rathi

Professor, Department of Rasashastra Bhaishajya Kalpana, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurveda College Hospital and Research Centre, Salod (H.) Wardha, (MS), India.




How to Cite

Bhokardankar, P. S., & Rathi, B. (2020). Indigenous wisdom of Ayurvedic drugs to treat Urinary tract infections. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 11(3), 370–377.



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