by Susan Schachter July 06, 2023 2 min read
Diuretics help remove excess sodium (salt) and water from the body, and in doing this, promote the production and excretion of urine. Diuretics that aren’t “potassium-sparing” can cause us to lose potassium as well. We need to be careful about losing potassium. More about that later.
As we discussed in our eBook, water goes where salt is. If there is too much salt in our blood vessels, more water will be drawn into those blood vessels, which increases the pressure inside of them. Hence, high blood pressure. So more fluid, higher pressure; less sodium in blood vessels (and therefore less fluid in blood vessels), lower blood pressure.
Yes, Nature's Pharmacy does contain potassium-sparing diuretics and Hibiscus tops the list. Plus there are a couple other potential natural diuretics (not necessarily potassium-sparing) like cucumber and cranberry (which is also an ingredient in 120/Life).
So make sure to drink your reds!
Here’s to Your Health!
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